How the BBC Erases Complaints

Grouse Beater

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Last month, on a late evening’s BBC news programme, a BBC journalist made this assertion: “The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, arrived in Scotland to tell the population categorically there will be no currency union.”

The remark was made on a post-Referendum round-up of events. Carney did make a visit to Edinburgh, and did make a long statement covering a currency union in the event of Scotland regaining independence, only the BBC journalist’s statement is a lie.

Carney said nothing of the sort.

He stated the exact opposite; he made plain a currency union was possible.

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England - actually the Bank of the United Kingdom Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England – actually the Bank of the United Kingdom

A Lie is a Lie is a Lie

What he said, at a carefully arranged press conference, was, “It is the Bank’s job to make work whatever politicians decide.” He went on to point out a currency union would…

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