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It’s time to smash the cosy Question Time chumocracy | David Lammy

4 December 2015 8:02 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

The BBC needs to start reflecting the people who pay for it – and that means doing more than just having Diane Abbott on the TV now and again

Not every white person thinks the same: Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn, Nicola Sturgeon and Nick Griffin share not much more than a skin colour. There are class, gender, cultural, political, national and religious differences that are far more powerful than ethnic similarities.

Everyone, of course, realises this – not least the media. Watch a programme such as Question Time and you will see a wide range of white panellists representing the wide range of views that white people in the UK hold.

Related: David Lammy says 60% of Question Time panels are all-white

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- David Lammy

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