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Gordon backing radio station fight; ballotbox briefing.

GORDON Brown has joined the call to save threatened BBC radio station 6 Music.

The digital station is facing closure as part of a shake-up of the corporation, which will divert an extra pounds 600 million into programme-making.

But the Prime Minister said the BBC should not have "succumbed to pressure" to axe some of its output.

He said: "I don't think politicians should make that decision about what the BBC produces. I think the BBC should make that decision.
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Date:Apr 13, 2010
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