Cameron backs Culture Secretary

The Prime Minister said it was right to give Jeremy Hunt the job even though an email the Culture Secretary sent him showed he backed the Murdochs' bid for BSkyB.

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Smith describes 'pressured mood' after Murdoch evidence

Adam Smith told Jeremy Hunt he would resign if the pressure became too great. But Hunt said "it won't come to that," says Smith.

Smith describes a "very pressured mood" in Jeremy Hunt's office after James Murdoch gave his evidence. But he says it was agreed I was just doing my job.

The mood then changed the next day and he was told "everyone here thinks you need to go".

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