Fiona Hyslop: Scotland has been short-changed on broadcasting

SCOTLAND has been short-changed by the UK Government on broadcasting.

On Thursday, the BBC announced proposals to cut 2,000 jobs across the UK – with an estimated 100-120 jobs going in Scotland alone. This is a result of last year’s damaging licence fee settlement negotiated by the Westminster Government which is obliging the BBC to operate with a budget reduced by 16 per cent.

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