New BBC Chairman announced

Sir David Clementi has been confirmed as the next BBC chairman after Number 10 approval, the government has said.

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The ex-Bank of England deputy governor wrote a report in 2016 which proposed significant changes the BBC's regulatory and governance model. As a result of Sir David's recommendations under the new Charter Ofcom will be responsible for regulating the BBC and a new unitary boared will be put in place to govern the corporation.

In response to the announcement, VLV Chairman Colin Browne said, 'We congratulate Sir David on his appointment and look forward to a constructive relationship with him as he steers the BBC through challenging times and ensures that this hugely valued institution is truly accountable to its licence payers’.

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