Sign the petition here:
Write to your MP, you can use the model wording below and feel free to add something about the personal impacts on you.
Please ensure you include your full postal address at the end so your MP can see that you are their constituent.
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I am writing to you to ask that you lend your voice to the campaign to stop the BBC cutting Black and Asian BBC local radio shows.
These radio shows are very important to our communities, cuts impact not only on listeners but on the predominantly Black and Asian workers employed by the BBC, working ok these programmes.
It is essential that the BBC provides a service to all and that it is not allowed to simply disregard Black and Asian communities and workers in this way.
As a public broadcaster the BBC is accountable to the public and communities and also has to comply with its equality responsibilities under the Public Sector Equality Duty. There appears to have been no Equality Impact Assessment conducted
and no consultation with communities impacted has taken place as part of this.
I would be grateful if you were to write to the BBC to raise concerns.
I refer you to the petition by campaigner Zita Holbourne here;
and the open letter by BEO which some MPs have signed here;
I look forward to hearing from you.
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