228. Ofcom's licensing functions in relation to relevant independent radio services.

Ofcom1 may grant licences2 to provide relevant independent radio services3, and must do all that it can to secure the provision within the United Kingdom4 of:

  1.  

    (1)     a diversity of national services5 each catering for tastes and interests different from those catered for by the others, of which at least one is a service whose greater part consists in the broadcasting