With impeccable timing, every MP has received a DVD and slurpy letter from the BBC’s lobbying wing.
Ostentatiously designed to show MPs the quality of recent BBC work, it’s no coincidence that the targeted lobbying campaign has taken place in the same week that Whittingdale launches his BBC Charter Review Green Paper.
The BBC really don’t help their cause sometimes.
Using licence fee payers’ cash to lobby MPs not to cut the licence fee because – as they claim – there is no room for cuts in the corporation.
Here is an easy rump saving: say goodbye to the ‘Head of Corperate Affairs’. And his entire lobbying team…