David Clementi

Sir David Clementi's speech to the Royal Television Society

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I’m proud to be speaking to you as Chairman of the BBC.

A couple of years ago in his MacTaggart lecture, Armando Iannucci called public service broadcasting “one of the best things we’ve ever done” as a country.

It’s something I have always believed. And I believe the British public do as well. 

Not just because an unprecedented number responded to the Government’s consultation paper at the time of our Charter Review, the great majority in support of the BBC…