Ofcom Election Committee’s decision on Alba Party complaint (4 May 2021)

04 May 2021

Ofcom’s Election Committee has considered a complaint, dated 3 May 2021, submitted on behalf of the Alba Party.

It concerns the BBC’s approach to its Scottish Parliamentary Election programming, and coverage given to the Alba Party – in particular, the second leaders’ debate, due to be broadcast on BBC One Scotland at 7:50pm this evening. The Alba Party also queried the Election Committee’s published decision, following its previous complaint.

Ofcom’s Election Committee has decided not to uphold the Alba Party’s complaint of 3 May 2021. The Committee’s full reasoning is available in its letter to the Alba Party (PDF, 712.4 KB), dated 4 May 2021.