Who could replace Laura Kuenssberg as BBC political editor?

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nFormally, Laura Kuensberg is reporting and weighing speculation about the careers of those in public life; Now she, and the respectable position she holds, is the subject of rumor and gossip. For an institution that is so casually disgraced by those who know better, the position of the BBC’s political editor is still, arguably, as important as that of a lower-ranking cabinet minister such as the Archbishop of Canterbury, or the Scottish Office. , Say. The BBC and its news channels remain where the public goes to find a credible account of what is happening even in our times of polarization.

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In the past six turbulent years – Brexit, two general elections, a pandemic – Kuensberg has acquitted himself of distinction. The fact that it has been attacked simultaneously as a leftist member of the metropolitan elite and as a Johnson Party, as well as as a tool of various conflicting global and national conspiracies, suggests that or So at least some of her critics are wrong (and crazy) or that she is the most successful double agent in history. a relatively easy life Today Program seems.

Who should succeed him? There is a soft tradition for this quasi-constitutional position in that it alternates between the two broad wings of politics, similar to the way the speakership of the House of Commons typically swaps between Labor and the Conservatives. Downing Street, very cautiously, apparently took an interest in the appointment. former seniors in recent decades Guardian Journalist John Cole was succeeded during the premiere of John Major by Robin Oakley, a former political editor. many times. He, in turn, was succeeded by the former, slightly controversially, during the times of Tony Blair and Alistair Campbell. Granthshala Editor Andrew Marr. When David Cameron came to power, Nick Robinson (once the chairman of the Young Conservatives) stood in the cold outside No. 10. Then it was Laura’s turn.


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