• News Feeds
Page last updated at 06:52 GMT, Wednesday, 13 June 2012 07:52 UK

Hunt Commons vote 'a stunt'

MPs will vote today on whether there should be an investigation into the way the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt handled the bid by News Corp to take over BSkyB.

Liberal Democratic MP Don Foster believes the vote is "a stunt" as the prime minister has "already made his mind up".

"The vote today makes no difference" he told the Today programme.

Tory MP Louise Mensch, says there doesn't need to be an investigation as "all the questions have been answered before a judge-led inquiry".

"The Lib Dems are just being silly," she told presenter John Humphrys.

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific