Ed, as always an entertaining and insightful read.

From memory you have had your own brush with BBC governance ? This occurred when you had an occasional BBC Radio 4 financial breakfast briefing slot. You then had to leave because the BBC deemed a conflict of interest when you became chair of UK Athletics ? A delicate tightrope for the BBC ?

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Good memory John - that’s spot on! 16 years on I’ve just about got over it…

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