David Cameron defiant on Jeremy Hunt's conduct
David Cameron insisted today that he had seen no evidence that Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has breached the ministerial code of conduct in his handling of News Corp's bid for BSkyB.
Mr Cameron was forced to go to the Commons to face MPs' questions after Commons Speaker John Bercow awarded Labour an urgent question.
He strongly defended the way Mr Hunt had handled the takeover bid for BSkyB by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp empire.
He said that at every stage of the bid, Mr Hunt had sought independent advice, even though he was not required to do so.
"He acted fairly and impartially and in line with the advice of his permanent secretary," Mr Cameron said.
"I have seen no... read more
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