Yesterday we all heard that the Conservative government wants the BBC to be regulated by Ofcom, rather than being self-regulating, as it is now.

Ofcom has released a statement saying it is looking forward to its new role.

It is easy to understand why.

The deputy chair of Ofcom is Lady Sheila Noakes. Here she is:

Lady Sheila Noakes: She's deputy chair of Ofcom - and a Conservative peer.

Lady Sheila Noakes.

She is also a Conservative member of the House of Lords.


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