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BBC External Services and the proposed 1979 public expenditure cuts.

British Broadcasting Corporation. Information Division.

BBC External Services and the proposed 1979 public expenditure cuts.

by British Broadcasting Corporation. Information Division.

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Published by British Broadcasting Corporation Information Division .
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Public expenditure cuts in Britain and consumption sector cleavages Article in International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 8(2) - October with 17 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Taxation is by and large the most important source in nearly all countries. According to the most recent estimates from the International Centre for Tax and Development, total tax revenues account for more than 80% of total government revenue in about half of the countries in the world – and more than 50% in almost every country.. We begin this entry by providing an overview of historical.

Get this from a library! Public expenditure to [Great Britain. Treasury.]. The history of the British national debt can be traced back to the reign of William III, who engaged a syndicate of City traders and merchants to offer for sale an issue of government debt, which evolved into the Bank of , at the end of the Napoleonic Wars, British government debt reached a peak of £1 billion (that was more than % of GDP).

Spending the proceeds arising from the sale of public assets may have been politically more acceptable, and more popular, than increasing taxes, (further) borrowing or cutting public expenditure (Brittan, ). However, increasing foreign ownership of the UK’s productive assets is not compatible with democratic capitalism. For the Irish politician, see Denis Healy (Irish politician). The Right Honourable The Lord Healey CH MBE PC FRSL Deputy Lead.


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BBC External Services and the proposed 1979 public expenditure cuts by British Broadcasting Corporation. Information Division. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Many people in the UK think the quality of public services has been maintained or improved over the past five years despite government cuts, a poll for the BBC suggests.

In Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's program of cost‐cutting, the service is facing the same sharp reductions as the rest of the public sector. The Government is talking about budget cuts. A special BBC News season examining the approaching cuts to public sector spending Spending Review: Making It Clear Economists, as ever, are divided over the impact cuts.

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service artered at Broadcasting House in Westminster, London, it is the world's oldest national broadcaster, and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees. It employs o staff in total, more t of whom are in public sector broadcasting.

Founder: HM Government, John Reith, first Director. External Services wholly from current efforts to reduce public expenditure, we should ease the burden of the BBC to the maximum Peter therefore proposed, and the Chancellor agreed, to take extent.

a further £1 million of the cuts required of the BBC out of the aid budget instead. We had hoped, following a suggestion from Sir Michael Swann. Annual budget: £bn. Cuts since %. Where the axe fell More than half of the savings came from transferring the cost of the World Service to the BBC.

August - The government announces the country's biggest spending cuts in 50 years, seeking to reduce public expenditure from % of GDP to % by   Urgent action is needed to boost working class participation in public life, including the expansion of a scheme which saw bus drivers working as magistrates, a think tank says.

It rose by almost 13% between and in real terms (stripping out the effect of inflation). Nonetheless as a percentage of GDP, thanks to.

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Originally considered a moderate within the party, he was identified as belonging to its. The Spongers is a television play by Jim Allen which was directed by Roland Joffé and produced by Tony broadcast on 24 January on BBC 1, it was originally screened as part of the Play for Today series.

Set against the backdrop of Silver Jubilee of Elizabeth II, the play depicts a single mother's struggles as welfare cuts affect the poor and disabled. The new analysis from the IFS suggests the amount of money that will be cut in spending because of the recession and banking crisis could match the rise in spending on services like schools and hospitals in the last decade.

'Spending squeeze' In public spending stood at 36% of the national income, and it is now nearly 44%. included in the current Public Expenditure Survey Programme for capital expenditure by BBC External Services.

Most of the sum is earmarked for new or improved transmitters to enhance the audibility of External Services. There is also an element for continuing modemisation of Bush House.

Financial details are as follows:   In Octobera crisis point was reached over government funding for the BBC's external services.

So desperate did the BBC become that it approached Kingman Brewster, the American ambassador in. Believes that the External Services of the BBC are trusted and reliable A decision on the proposed cuts in the BBC's overseas service is likely to be taken within the next week, following a debate on 13 November in the House of Commons on public expenditure cuts.

PE /rev. Created Date: 11/21/ PM. public expenditure cuts should apply to the BBC external services, and the the level of expenditure on BBC external services from /81 would still be higher than it had been in / b. The BBC would soon face a large wage increases for their Thi-ch. BBC Parliament service licence was the only service to underspend by more than 10% as it delivered additional efficiency savings, especially in its overheads, without compromising editorial.

The UK public favours tackling the ballooning public deficit with cuts in spending, a BBC poll suggests. The survey found 59% of the 1, people polled believed there should be benefit or tax credit cuts - rather than tax hikes - to lower the deficit.

It's all about MONEY at the moment. Everywhere you look there's talk of cuts, deficits, growth and spending. But what does all this mean.

Figures are expressed in constant public expenditure survey prices, broadly the price of goods and services in autumn figures are indicative only (the price base for Cmnd was changed from constant to cash terms) and are based on the simple assumption of 10 per cent price inflation, to.

Questions are being asked across local government and the wider public sector as the full impact of the severest public expenditure cuts in more than 80 years becomes clear.The United Kingdom National Debt is the total quantity of money borrowed by the Government of the United Kingdom at any time through the issue of securities by the British Treasury and other government agencies.

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It has also been used to describe the principles of the British government under Thatcher as Head of the Conservative Party from to and continued into the governments of John Major and David Cameron. An exponent of Thatcherism is regarded as a "Thatcherite".

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