Not only is television a comfort to many older citizens, but we should not be allowing the BBC to start setting social policy.
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It would be a good match. Former Remainer v the former Chair of Vote Leave. No gender war element, either. How about it, Downing Street?
The Corporation’s proposals represent a surrender to the modern trend of fracturing of political debate into regional silos and online echo-chambers.
Plus: Off I go to Washington for the inauguration. Time to strip Southern of its franchise. And: what happened when I had breakfast with Andrew Pierce.
Also: Sturgeon warned that she risks repeating Labour’s mistakes by governing timidly; Hain hits out at Cardiff Bay for dodging referendum on powers; and more.
Will Corbyn represent In? Could we have Ozza v Bozza? What happens to Farage?
Also: Anger in Ulster as unions back Corbyn; Police Scotland accused of spying on journalists; devolved governments join forces in BBC battle; and SNP members quit due to rematch delay.
They could at once increase viewer engagement, diminish the Corporation’s monopoly power, and reduce political involvement in its funding.
As a coercively-funded state organ of enormous influence and reach, political oversight of the Corporation is both just and necessary.
Cameron’s four nations tour takes him to Northern Ireland, and a visit he describes as a chance to “live the dream”.
It’s one of his old favorites (as on Desert Island Discs). He wouldn’t sing the tune – but he did chant the words.
Our verdict on yesterday evening’s debate – insofar as it mattered, which it didn’t much.
In the era of the internet who needs the TV broadcasters for an election debate?
And why should they shape the election campaign anyway?
There should be “an element of voluntary subscription”, says the Chairman of the Culture, Media and Sport committee.