Definitions/Glossary of terms
Agreement See "Framework Agreement"
BBC Executive BBC Executive Board. The BBC Executive is formally
constituted under Article 7 of the Charter and is responsible
for delivering the BBC’s services in line with the priorities set
by the BBC Trust. It is responsible for all aspects of
operational management of the BBC.
BBC Governance UnitThe independent body that provided advice to the former
BBC Governors. The Governance Unit has been superseded
by the BBC Trust Unit.
BBC Governors The former Board of Governors, superseded by the BBC
Trust under the new Charter.
BBC Management Part of the BBC Executive.
BBC Trust The BBC Trust is formally constituted under Article 7 of the
Charter. It is the guardian of the licence fee revenue and thepublic interest in the BBC. It has ultimate responsibility,
subject to the terms of the Charter and the Framework
Agreement, for the BBC's stewardship of licence fee revenue
and other resources; for upholding the interests of licence fee
payers and the public interest generally in the BBC; and for
securing the effective promotion of the BBC's Public
BBC Trust Unit The Trust Unit provides the BBC Trust (i.e. the trustees)
with independent and objective advice. The Trust Unitadvises the trustees on the conduct of their duties and
supports their work in the following key areas: Performance;
Finance, Economics and Strategy; Audiences; Governance &
Accountability; and Nations.
Sunday, 10 February 2008
BBC FREESAT DECIDED BY THE BBC TRUST.
AS REPORTED BY THE BBC TRUST IN APRIL 2007.