GB News ‘put on notice’ after episodes hosted by Tory MPs break broadcasting rules

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Five episodes of GB News programmes that were presented by Tory MPs have been found by Ofcom to have breached broadcasting rules.

Two episodes of Jacob Rees-Mogg’s State of the Nation, two episodes of Friday Morning with Esther and Phil – hosted by former pensions minister Esther McVey and her husband Philip Davies, a longstanding MP – and one episode of Saturday Morning with Esther and Phil, broadcast during May and June 2023, failed to comply with Rules 5.1 and 5.3 of the Broadcasting Code.

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