Sunday 19 April 2020


Former Labour MP Kate Hoey has joined in condemnation of the BBC over a series of anti-government stories that included a phoney story about PPE (see above).  The BBC retracted its story on Friday in a small correction on its website.  Kate demanded a full on-air apology...

Kate also lashed out over a broadcast in which a GP was introduced as a guest, but the presenter failed to inform viewers that he was until very recently a Labour MP.  Dr Paul Williams lost his Stockton South seat to the Tories in December, but he is also the Labour candidate for Cleveland Police Commissioner in next year's elections.

In yet another incident last week BBC News introduced a nurse to discuss concerns over PPE.  Again the Beeb failed to mention that he was a member of the Labour Party.