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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:35 am on 17th September 2015.

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Photo of Kevin Brennan Kevin Brennan Shadow Minister (Education) 10:35 am, 17th September 2015

May we debate Ministers meddling with the BBC? The Culture Secretary has just announced that the BBC’s “10 o’clock News” should not be at 10 o’clock. Would a debate about ministerial meddling not allow us to explore why a party that once was a supporter of public broadcasting and an independent BBC has been reduced to its Ministers just mouthing the mantras of Murdoch?