BBC presenters are public servants, their salaries part-financed by the nation's taxpayers. Should we not also ask these presenters to justify a salary almost five times that of an MEP or backbench MP?
BBC (and ITN) broadcasters are all too ready to offer personal comments as though they are hard facts to the audience. Under these circumstances, a register of BBC broadcasters' financial interests is essential. These people purport to be judges but they need also to be judged.
MEP for London South and
Surrey East (Con)
11 JulyReuse content