The head of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee John Whittingdale said he is not surprised by James Murdoch's resignation. He said it was an attempt to "sever the link" between News International and BSkyB.
James Murdoch says he resigned to stop BSkyB from being tainted by the phone hacking allegations levelled at News International.
The MPs' report into phone hacking is likely to accuse some witnesses of misleading Parliament. Will James Murdoch be among them?