Louise Minchin was blasted by BBC Breakfast viewers this morning when she quizzed Robert Jenrick on the failed negotiations between Boris Johnson and Andy Burnham over the support Greater Manchester will receive once it enters into tier three coronavirus restrictions. BBC viewers felt Minchin should have challenged the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government and made their feelings clear on social media.
One shared: “Jenrick is an expert at running down the clock. I’ve never heard such long replies to questions. Please stop him doing this @louiseminchin. It’s extremely frustrating #BBCBreakfast.”
“#BBCBreakfast ‘Honest Bob’ Jenrick now talking about #Manchester wanting ‘preferential’ treatment. Well he knows all about giving his friends and constituency preferential treatment. This is woeful questioning by
@BBCBreakfast,” another slammed.
A third quipped: “#BBCBreakfast Jenrick speaks for over 2 minutes unchallenged spouting lies about fairness.”
Someone else said: “#BBCBreakfast how on earth are you interviewing Robert Jenrick and you don’t bring up that his own constituency got £25 million, for a population of 100,000. Yet Greater Manchester gets £20 million for a population of 2.8 million.”
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