Channel 4 'to avoid privatisation' with move to Birmingham
Plans to privatise Channel 4 could be dismissed if the broadcaster moves its HQ to Birmingham, according to reports.
It has been rumoured for some time that the channel was being lined up for a move to Birmingham and now government sources have told the Sunday Times that relocating here would mean keeping it in state ownership.
Channel 4 is owned by the Government but generates its revenue from advertising and the move to Birmingham would be funded by a sale of its head office in central London.
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