Beeb 'not fair' with parties.
Mr Vass said it was inevitable the British National Party would enjoy a surge in interest following leader Nick Griffin's appearance on the BBC show which Edgbaston MP Gisela Stuart described as 'nasty'.
He added: "Programmemakers, even the BBC with its public service remit, continue todiscriminateagainst small political parties in favour of the top three.
"This leaves voters feeling the only choice they have is an extreme one because it is the BNP given airtime and media coverage.
"Small parties need the chance to show they are viable alternatives to the major ones. This will help stop people slipping through the cracks in democracy."
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|Publication:||Birmingham Mail (England)|
|Date:||Oct 29, 2009|
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