ITV chief to face parliament over Schofield scandal and safeguarding concerns

ITV Chief Executive Dame Carolyn McCall has been summoned to seem earlier than the parliamentary Culture, Media and Sport Committee to discuss the broadcaster’s approach to safeguarding and criticism dealing with. Results follows the current departure of presenter Phillip Schofield from ITV after admitting to an “unwise however not illegal” relationship with a youthful male colleague.
The committee has requested McCall’s presence on Wednesday morning to handle the state of affairs. In response to the stories of Schofield’s relationship with a youthful employee from This Morning, ITV has initiated an exterior evaluate to ascertain the facts.
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee is also scheduled to query ITV Group Director of Strategy, Policy and Regulation Magnus Brooke, as well as executives from Channel 4 and Channel 5, concerning the draft Media Bill in a separate session the day before..

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