Hutton Inquiry Report

BBC NEWS | Politics | BBC chairman quits over Hutton

So the BBC gets a great deal of criticism - on the evidence I heard this seems to be largely justified

But the lack of criticism of the government seems rather strange. Maybe Hutton didn't feel there was enough proof to make any particular recommendations.

Still it seems to me that the Government was able to influence outcomes, without leaving enough material to allow proper scrutiny.

I hope Lord Hutton is right in his conclusions, since there is a risk that certain undesirable behaviours may be reinforced by this outcome.

Plus the timoing of the release of this report may have influenced an important educatiuonal bill, and drawn attention away from what I feel is a fundamental constitutional problem, namely the confusion of UK representation versus England & Wales level statutes - how can we have such a muddle ?

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