This week, Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman enjoyed the red carpet treatment in London as a guest of the UK government. But a matter of miles away, the BBC protected the Tories from being questioned about it.

Question Time host David Dimbleby diverted a difficult question on Saudi Arabia aimed at international trade minister Liam Fox. As the panel discussed Russia, spoken word artist George the Poet questioned how Fox’s views on Vladimir Putin added up with his stance on Saudi Arabia. But before he had a chance to respond, the question was blocked.

Dimbleby told the panel they’d come back to it. But they never did.

Source: The BBC just protected the Tories on Saudi Arabia. Viewers are outraged.

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