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UK Culture Secretary advises against Channel 4 privatisation

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UK Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan has written to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak advising against the privatisation of free-to-air broadcaster Channel 4.

In a letter obtained by Lewis Goodall of the News Agents podcast and widely reported by the UK press, Donelan said that pursuing a sale of Channel 4 at this point is “not the right decision” and that there are “better ways to secure (its) sustainability”.

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