BBC boss: Whittingdale has ‘laid to rest’ charter renewal concerns

Edinburgh James Purnell

BBC head of strategy and digital James Purnell has stood by the corporation’s defensive response to the government’s green paper - but admitted that the culture secretary’s latest remarks had “changed the mood of the debate”.

James Purnell welcomes culture secretary’s remarks

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