Submitted on Friday 29th July 2011
Rejected on Wednesday 21st June 2017
Current status: Rejected
Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)
Ensure Formula 1 coverage remains on Free to air channels in United Kingdom
This petition is to attempt to secure public backing for the Government to overturn the arrangement where the FIA Formula 1 coverage has been taken up (in part) by Sky TV. Formula 1, currently aired on the BBC has attracted up to 10 million viewers and not only has a loyal fan base in the UK but also provides a significant amount of the people and technology in the sport. This peitition is seeking a review by the Government to secure the television rights of the full FIA Forumla 1 Grands Prix race series on a media that is available to one and all without the need to subscribe to a specific provider. Namely a free to air UK available television channel.
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The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:
There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.
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