Ofcom is to become responsible for regulating the BBC which will include ensuring that the BBC’s commercial subsidiaries trade fairly, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s White Paper published today says.

A single unitary board, collectively responsible for everything the BBC does, for delivering against the public purposes and other obligations of the Charter, and for acting in the public interest, will be introduced and Ofcom will become the external regulator for the BBC. More at pjnews.co.uk