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The proof for BBC independence is that whatever government is in power, their supporters always claim the BBC is a puppet of the opposition.
??? Since when is that the case. I think most people would perceive the BBC as being a slightly left-leaning organization. And while it has publicized things the governing Labour party would prefer it didn't, I don't think anyone claims it is a puppet of the Conservatives.