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Watch: Tory MP slams Beeb’s lack of flags

BBC Director General Tim Davie was grilled today by the Commons public accounts committee and for Tory MP James Wild there was one item top of his agenda: flags. It follows last week’s sniggering incident in which two BBC breakfast presenters appeared to poke fun at Robert Jenrick’s Union Jack. Wild asked Davie: ‘In your own report last year of 268 pages, do you know how many union flags were pictured in any of the graphics?’ to which the BBC man replied: ‘In all the briefings I got for this meeting, that was not one of them’ prompting Wild’s answer: ‘Zero.’ Wild went on: ‘Maybe in the annual report for this year