Connections: These are only a few of the Conservatives who have high-powered jobs within the BBC News team. Now Mr Gibb has admitted the connection by going to work for Theresa May.

Congratulations to the former boss of the BBC’s political team at Westminster, Robbie Gibb! In taking the role as Theresa May’s comms chief he has made a great career move AND proved that the BBC really is biased towards the Tories!

(We’ve all known it for years but there’s no way Auntie can claim otherwise and expect to be taken seriously. Let’s see lots of Labour representatives pointing it out to Andrew Neil on Daily Politics and This Week.)

Here’s how The Guardian reported the story:

The head of the BBC’s political team at Westminster has been appointed to take over as Downing Street’s director of communications.

A BBC message to staff said Robbie Gibb had accepted the job advising the prime minister and would leave the corporation after 23 years. Downing Street also confirmed the news.

The director of communications, like the press secretary, is a political appointment, but involves less day-to-day contact with reporters and the media. Gibb’s post is more strategic.

Now let’s have some fun and see how the social media reported it.

Here’s why nobody had any reason to be surprised:

Then there’s this:

And this:

It seems the claim that the BBC is biased towards the Left is well and truly sunk:

But then, did anybody ever believe it was true?

The BBC’s own claim – that it is impartial – is, of course, dead and bured:

There is a clear conflict of interest between what the BBC has been doing and what it should be doing:

And then there is the more pressing concern – what this means for the future of the UK as a whole:

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