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By Nicholas Watt: The BBC needs “clearer red lines” around its website to allow competitors that depend on private revenue to survive, the g…

Jeremy Hunt
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By Nicholas Watt: The BBC needs “clearer red lines” around its website to allow competitors that depend on private revenue to survive, the government warned today.

Amid concerns that the government is hostile to the BBC, the culture secretary, Jeremy Hunt, lavished praise on the corporation for helping to ensure that Britain has the best television in the world.

But Hunt raised a series of concerns in an interview with the Andrew Marr Show on BBC1. The culture secretary warned that the corporation:

This article originally appeared in © Guardian News & Media Ltd..

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