David Cameron: Clarkson 'is a great talent'

David Cameron has described suspended Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson as a "huge talent".

But he said while he had many responsibilities as prime minister, "sadly, securing the future of Top Gear isn't one of them".

"Because he is such a huge talent and he amuses and entertains so many people, including my children, who'd be heartbroken if Top Gear was taken off air, I hope this can be sorted out, because it's a great programme and he's a great talent."

Clarkson was suspended on Tuesday following what the BBC described as "a fracas" with producer Oisin Tymon.

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