ITV Chief Govt Dame Carolyn McCall has been summoned to look earlier than the parliamentary Tradition, Media and Sport Committee to debate the broadcaster’s strategy to safeguarding and grievance dealing with. This growth follows the latest departure of presenter Phillip Schofield from ITV after admitting to an “unwise however not unlawful” relationship with a youthful male colleague.
The committee has requested McCall’s presence on Wednesday morning to deal with the state of affairs. In response to the stories of Schofield’s relationship with a youthful worker from This Morning, ITV has initiated an exterior assessment to determine the information.
The Tradition, Media and Sport Committee can be scheduled to query ITV Group Director of Technique, Coverage and Regulation Magnus Brooke, in addition to executives from Channel 4 and Channel 5, concerning the draft Media Invoice in a separate session the day earlier than.
Following his admission, 61-year-old Schofield stepped down from his roles at ITV and was subsequently dropped by expertise company YMU. Moreover, he has been eliminated as an envoy for The Prince’s Belief charity.