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Duncan Smith: Stephanie Flanders 'peeing over British industry'

The work and pensions secretary is not happy with the BBC.

Work & Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith. Photograph: Getty Images

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith's department has made a formal complaint to the BBC claiming its coverage of the Government is biased, it has emerged.

The former Tory leader launched a scathing attack on the corporation and singled out the broadcaster's economics editor Stephanie Flanders for the harshest criticism, accusing her of "peeing all over British industry".

BBC officials last night defended the organisation's record of impartiality and Ms Flanders' reporting.

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