Sat, 10 Mar 2012
Commenting on the news that Ofcom is to probe whether BSkyB is “fit and proper” to hold a broadcasting licence, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Policy Committee on Culture, Media and Sport, Don Foster said:
‘‘The regulator has been too silent so far and it is a relief to see it finally flexing its muscles.
“James Murdoch has fled to New York and no longer has his hands directly on British papers, but Liberal Democrats have established in Parliament that the whole company can still be held accountable.
“It’s about time we showed that hacking phones on an industrial scale and corrupting public servants is not fit and proper behaviour for any person or company.”