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James Heath

Director of Policy, BBC, Director of Policy, BBC

Blog posts in total 9


  1. BBC response to the O&O market impact report

    James Heath responds to the O&O market impact report.

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  2. Is BBC One really the same as ITV?

    James Heath writes about ITV’s submissions to the Government and the Commons Culture Select Committee on Charter Review.

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  3. The BBC and market success - is the licence fee a tax that grows the economy?

    James Heath, Director of Policy & Charter, blogs about the BBC and market success.

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  4. BBC funding arrangements

    James Heath explains how the recent Licence Fee agreement gives the BBC a flat income to spend on content and services over the first five years of the next Charter period.

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  5. The BBC's role in the creative economy

    James Heath explains how the BBC works as an engine of growth in the UK creative economy.

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  6. Response to the Institute of Economic Affairs critique of the licence fee

    James Heath, Director, BBC Policy responds to an article on the Institute of Economic Affairs website about the future of the Licence Fee.

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  7. Why subscription isn't the best way to fund the BBC

    Director of Policy at the BBC James Heath continues his exploration of alternative funding models for the BBC in the second of his public policy blog posts for About the BBC. 

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  8. Why the licence fee is the best way to fund the BBC

    In the first of two posts Director of Public Policy James Heath sets out thinking around and ideas about some of the key public policy questions facing the BBC.

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  9. The BBC and plurality in the media

    BBC Director of Policy, James Heath addresses the issue of plurality.

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