BBC critic to head commons watchdog

Tory MP John Whittingdale, one of the BBC's more formidable critics, is to head the Commons watchdog that will scrutinise its activities.The former shadow media secretary is to replace Sir Gerald Kaufman as chairman of the cross-party Commons media select committee. Labour MP Kaufman, himself an outspoken critic of the ...

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