Surely the BBC would not be so silly as to orchestrate an attempted mass lobbying effort of MPs ahead of the coming battle for its future? This identical email has been sent to a number of MPs from a number of constituents today:
I think it’s vital we have a strong and independent BBC. I don’t want to see its funding cut or independence compromised.
I’ve taken some time to fill in the government’s BBC Charter Review public consultation. I’ve included my responses below for you to see.
Please do everything in your power to protect our BBC.
Beeb-sceptic Tories suspect a put up job. Whoever is responsible, any campaigner worth his salt knows no MP pays attention to annoying mass emails…