Boris Johnson's attempt to privatise Channel 4 is being jeopardised by opposition from within the Civil Service, The Mail on Sunday understands.
Senior mandarins have expressed 'serious reservations' about the plan, which comes after months of tensions between No 10 and the broadcaster over its funding model and allegedly woke agenda.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has concluded that the channel does not have a viable future in the face of the multi-billion budgets of the US streaming giants unless an 'alternative ownership model' is explored.
But No 10 has been told by the Cabinet Office that privatisation offers 'no value to the taxpayer'.
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