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The licence fee that we all pay in Scotland gives the BBC in London a profit on its Scottish operation of almost pounds 90 million.
The authors indicate that a historical consensus has developed that paints the BBC during the 1930s as an out of touch institution that did not respond to the contentious political issues of the day.
It added that content analysis pointed to the high number of statistics from political figures - especially Conservative politicians - on the BBC.
However, Mr Knight, who was a consumer affairs and personal finance reporter for the BBC between 2002 and 2007, said while Greater Greater Manchester had seen the benefit of this, the Midlands had not.
Peter Salmon, director England at the BBC, said the move offered a solid footing for growth in Birmingham, with training and development of all staff being run from the city.
Damian Waters, CBI North West regional director, said: "Mark Thompson gave a passionate and entertaining speech which showed the business community the depth of commitment the BBC has to the move north.
The people who will be making these decisions do not know how important local BBC radio is to us and although their are numerous rival commercial stations in the North East they don't provide such an eclectic range of output as the BBC.
Selling Worldwide could mean the BBC losing control of its prime assets-- its brands and its programs -- to a third party, which would not be in the interests of license payers," BBC director general Greg Dyke says.
Unable to trust their national radio, millions of them tuned in to the BBC World Service to find out what was happening in their own country.
The BBC micro:bit, a pocket-sized programmable device that can be coded and controlled to bring ideas, games, and projects to life, is being made available to buy in the UK by element14, manufacturing partner for the BBC micro:bit project.
The online News Magazine will also close, to be replaced by "long-form" journalism online under a current affairs banner, the BBC said.
I'Mpleased that the Post and t Mail feel so passionately about l the BBC in Birmingham and we welcome any kind of discussion about the licence fee and how it is spent.