Rupert Murdoch is bidding for the 61% of Sky his company does not already own [Image: Al Bello/Getty Images].

The former Labour leader Ed Miliband is leading a campaign for the media regulator Ofcom to launch a full inquiry into Rupert Murdoch’s bid for ownership of the satellite broadcaster Sky.

In a letter to Sharon White, the chief executive of Ofcom, Miliband is one of several senior cross-party politicians to demand that the regulator carry out a “fit and proper person” test following 21st Century Fox’s bid for the 61% of Sky it does not already own.

Source: Ed Miliband asks Ofcom for inquiry into Rupert Murdoch Sky bid | Media | The Guardian

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