BBC Trust says no evidence UK Govt ever pledged thirteen frigates

BBCThe UK government did not pledge to build thirteen Type 26 frigates on the Clyde during the 2014 referendum campaign, according to the BBC’s watchdog.

In a ruling that will shock many, BBC Trustees have said there is no evidence that such a specific pledge was ever made by any UK government minister.

The ruling follows a complaint over news bulletins broadcast on November 4th on BBC Scotland’s flagship morning news programme Good Morning Scotland.  According to the three bulletins a UK government indyref pledge to build eight Type 26 frigates on the Clyde was set to be honoured ….

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Author :  GA Ponsonby
Source :  Indyref2.scot
Original Publication Date :  Mar 15, 2017
Article Link :  BBC Trust says no evidence UK Govt ever pledged thirteen frigates 
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