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Murdoch’s resignation must not act as barrier to the truth – Foster

Commenting on James Murdoch’s resignation as BSkyB chairman, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Culture, Media and Sport, Don Foster said:

“James Murdoch will hope this resignation takes some of the pressure off News Corp’s bid for BSkyB. No doubt the other BSkyB owners will be breathing a sigh of relief that the bid, for now, seems to be on the back burner.

“However, whether or not News Corp qualifies as a ‘fit and proper person’ remains to be seen, and there are still unanswered questions on James Murdoch’s knowledge of phone hacking.

“It is essential that this resignation does not act as a barrier to finding out the truth.”