BBC and Conservative Party relations over cost-cutting and TV licence
5 November 2010 Last updated at 09:52 GMT
Examining the relations between the BBC and the Conservative Party - as David Cameron has spoken of "delicious" cuts at the broadcaster, which is now to help fund the Welsh S4C channel and rolling out broadband services.
Some staff at the BBC are taking part in a strike which may affect services on Friday and Saturday. Adam Fleming spoke to Prof Jean Seaton, official BBC historian, and the Tory MP Therese Coffey.