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BBC Political Leanings of publications/parties/leaders

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Please can you give me the political leaning that they BBC classifies of the following publications, for example left-wing, centralist, right-wing.

The Sun
The Express
The Daily Mail
The Daily Mirror
The Times
The Daily Telegraph
The Financial Times
The Guardian
The Observer
The Metro
The London Evening Standard
The Canary

I have witnessed that the BBC will sometimes use a specific political leaning to describe a publication (but not always) I would like to know the official BBC classification of each publication.

Please can you also give me the official BBC political leaning view of each major party:

The Conservative Party
The Labour Party
The Liberal Democrats
The Green Party
UKIP
The DUP
The SNP
Sinn Fein

I have witnessed the BBC give political leanings to political parties (but not always), I would like to know the official BBC list of political leanings for each major party in the UK.

Please can you also give me the official BBC political leanings of each major political leader:

Theresa May
Jeremy Corbyn
Tim Farron
Caroline Lucas
Steve Crowther (or Paul Nuttall)
Arlene Foster
Nicola Sturgeon
Gerry Adams

I have witnessed the BBC give political leanings to political party leaders (but not always), I would like to know the official BBC list of political leanings for each major party leader in the UK.

Please provide as much information as possible, if it is not possible to provide all the information please provide part of the information.

Yours faithfully,

Stuart

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Stuart,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 7 July 2017.  We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20170998.

Kind regards,

Information Rights

BBC Freedom of Information
BC2 B6, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TP

www.bbc.co.uk/foi
Email: [BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2882

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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Stuart

 

Please find attached the response to your request for information,
reference RFI20170998.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Information Rights

 

BBC Freedom of Information

BC2 B6, Broadcast Centre

201 Wood Lane

London W12 7TP

 

[1]www.bbc.co.uk/foi

Email: [2][BBC request email]

 

Tel: 020 8008 2882

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