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Thread #167690   Message #4056669
Posted By: DMcG
02-Jun-20 - 08:24 AM
Thread Name: BS: UK thread, Politics and political
Subject: RE: BS: UK thread, Politics and political
Downing Street to scrap weekend briefings due to 'low ratings'

Downing Street is to scrap ministerial coronavirus briefings at the weekend, blaming poor TV viewing figures, writes Andrew Woodcock.
The move comes after ministers were blasted by the UK’s statistics watchdog for “misleading” use of figures on Cover-19 testing at the daily briefings.

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And here I was assuming the point was to give information about the virus, rather than 'ratings'.