Civil Service suggested giving BSkyB bid to Jeremy Hunt

It was the civil service (Permanent Secretary Jeremy Heywood) which suggested giving the BSkyB bid to the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt, not David Cameron, just as George Osborne said.

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PM: No 'covert' Murdoch deal

The closeness of David Cameron's links to the Murdoch media empire were further exposed today when it was revealed Rebekah Brooks told him they were "definitely in this together".