The Culture, Media and Sport Committee is right that the current system is broken. But their proposals would not fix it.
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Greg Dyke’s career in football risks ending as ingloriously as it did at the BBC. John Whittingdale and his Select Committee should launch an enquiry.
Bob Neil re-presents it for Second Reading today. Here are extracts from its Second Reading last time round
While refusing to debate the licence fee with critics, the BBC seems happy to make swanky promotional productions to advertise itself.
Their reaction suggests that Cameron’s vow of more powers to Scotland is unacceptable to the Parliamentary Party as it stands.
The Director General’s latest defence of the TV tax doesn’t hold water.
There is a stinging irony in the force’s claim that co-operating with the BBC helped to protect the integrity of its search.
All the posts were elected unopposed – another sign of Tory MPs’ growing discipline.
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Hunt puts in strong performance, as Government wins vote of confidence. (And the DUP votes with the Government.)
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. 8.30pm Update: I have been through the ayes and noes, and have found the… Read more »