Harman: Jeremy Hunt 'backed BSkyB bid'

Labour's Harriet Harman has repeated calls for Jeremy Hunt to resign as culture secretary following emails between his department and News Corporation during a BSkyB takeover bid.

Ms Harman told the House of Commons:

"This was a controversial bid. He could have refused to take it on but he didn't. He could have referred it to the competition commission but he didn't. His role was to be impartial but he wasn't... He wasn't judging this bid, he was backing this bid."

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