Blair is warned over Davies appointment

Opposition MPs have warned prime minister Tony Blair that he will storm into a political row if he appoints Gavyn Davies as a successor to outgoing BBC chairman Sir Christopher Bland, as Whitehall makes prepar-ations for a shortlist, writes David Rose.

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