Harriet Harman

As of 3 May 2017, Parliament is dissolved and there are no Members of Parliament until after the General Election on 8 June 2017. This site was established while I was an MP. I am now a parliamentary candidate for the election on June 8th

Boris Johnson should not interfere with the BBC - 14/05/12

Boris Johnson wrote today that the next Director General of the BBC should be a Tory.

The importance of the BBC to Britain today is hard to overstate, and it is so trusted because it reports politics impartially. The whole point of the Director General of the BBC is that they are neutral.

But just as Boris Johnson thinks he can interfere with the police, he clearly thinks he can interfere with the BBC.

Boris Johnson should keep out of it.

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