By Chris Hastings Arts Correspondent For The Mail On Sunday
Published: 00:17 BST, 2 May 2021 | Updated: 00:17 BST, 2 May 2021
The BBC has been accused of breaching impartiality guidelines by including Left-wing bias and anti-Government rhetoric in its prestigious Thought For The Day slot.
Recent editions of the segment, which is broadcast every day as part of Radio 4’s Today programme, have included veiled criticism of senior political figures and even references to recent sleaze scandals.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Critics say the comments have no place in a slot dedicated to spiritual contemplation and meditation and are unacceptable so close to the nationwide elections on Thursday.
The row centres on three editions of the programme broadcast towards the end of last month.
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Novelist and screenwriter Rhidian Brook, who has been a contributor to the slot for over 20 years, referred to the Greensill lobbying controversy, remarked that ‘the old paradigm of having friends in high places still persists’ and added: ‘We have witnessed a series of situations which look like privileged people gaining