Politicians must tackle BBC’s pro-vegan bias, says NFU deputy president

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NFU deputy president Guy Smith has said politicians who control the BBC’s licence fee must tackle pro-vegan bias at the broadcaster.

The union leader warned vegans had been allowed to ‘hijack’ the climate change debate and distort the BBC’s reporting.

Speaking at the NFU leadership hustings in Skelmersdale last Wednesday (January 22), Mr Smith said: “It is time to go to the politicians, because they control the licence fee.

“I am fed up with writing letters. I must have written three or four letters about Chris Packham, and every time I write a letter, he seems to get another series.

 

Abi Kay

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