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Money paid to BBC for The Apprentice (FOI)

Money paid to BBC for The Apprentice (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 04 March 2024.
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How much taxpayer money was given to the makers of BBC's The Apprentice by The States of Jersey or Visit Jersey to help them film their recent episode in Jersey? If so, can you provide specific details about how the money was spent? 


No funding was provided by the Government of Jersey to the makers of BBC’s The Apprentice. Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 applies.

You may wish to direct your query to Visit Jersey however, it should be noted that they are not a Scheduled Public Authority and therefore not obliged to respond under Freedom of Information legislation. Please see a link to their website below.

Visit Jersey: UK Breaks & Holidays | Jersey, Channel Islands​

Article applied 

Article 3 - Meaning of “information held by a public authority”

For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –

(a)     it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or

(b)     it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.​

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