BBC refuse to answer The National over Question Time debacle
THE BBC have refused to answer vital questions posed by The National following accusations of bias in how the audience for Question Time is chosen.
William Mitchell, a failed UKIP candidate, claimed that he had been personally invited to appear in the BBC show’s audience for the fourth time, despite the BBC claiming that there is a “detailed application process” for selecting who will be invited to take part.
The loyalist, who doesn’t even live in Motherwell where the show was recorded, was personally invited to travel through to take part after asking for clarifications over an invitation to appear in the audience of a different BBC panel show.
The National felt that not only had his appearance misrepresented the local area, but had potentially acted outwith the BBC’s own rules.
We posed the following six questions to them…