Chris Bryant, incumbent winner of the civility in politics award, is currently hectoring Kate Andrews, one of the country’s most prominent female economic voices. Taking to Twitter, Chris Bryant complained that the BBC hadn’t accompanied her Question Time appearance with a mention that she “is part of the Institute for Economic Affairs, which is notoriously secretive about their funding.”
Why doesn’t @bbcquestiontime mention that Kate Andrews is part of the Institute of Economic Affairs, which is notoriously secretive about their funding?— Chris Bryant (@RhonddaBryant) November 17, 2022
Two quick points, Chris:
The one-man standards arbiter strikes again…
UPDATE: Bryant doubles down
Kate Andrews, a veteran free marketeer, reviews Truss’s energy policy:
“The Truss government’s first – and possibly biggest – policy announcement of her premiership suggests free-market solutions are for the campaign trail and socialist policies are for governing.”
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