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BBC's 'overstaffing' of Dale Farm eviction

October 24, 2023 by admin in News, Press

As Liberal Democrat spokesman for culture, media and sport Don Foster commented on the BBC over its ‘over staffing’ of the Dale Farm eviction.

The BBC sent six satellite crews, a caravan providing accomadation and refreshments along with over 20 members of staff to cover the Dale Farm eviction story.

Don Foster stated that this was, “ludicrous over staffing and hardly a good way to get public sympathy for the 20% budget cuts facing the BBC.”

Read the full article: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/8839523/BBC-accused-of-overstaffing-as-protesters-pull-out-of-Dale-Farm.html