|Subject: last message "uncorrected inaccuracies in broadcast"
Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2000 16:46:53 +0100
|This message is meant for Will Hutton - but finding an email for him
seems difficult so please forward this if you can.
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In the past we have been asked - by a broadsheet editor - to be selective
in our writing on taxation. We have refused because that would be dishonorable
and unfair to the majority of British people, who pay very high rates of
So when a public figure makes a "selective" statement about taxation but
claims that it applies to the 'country in general', as you did yesterday
in "Straw Poll" - then `Perceptions' would be hypocritical not to point out
You'll find the report at
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> > during broadcast of "Straw Poll" yesterday a male panelist (Hutton,
>> Secret and others) was heard saying "Britain is a low-tax nation"
> > This is untrue - see
> > I intend to identify the speaker but in the meantime you have a
duty >> to correct an untruth broadcast by the BBC.
>> Ray Dickenson
[ed at perceptions]
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