Urgent Question on accusations of unfair pay at the BBC

09 January 2018

On 9 January 2018, Livingston MP Hannah Bardell pressed the newly-appointed Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Matt Hancock, on the gender pay gap in the BBC following the resignation of the Corporation's China Editor, Carrie Gracie.

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