Thatcher Ding Dong Row: 4 Right-Wingers Who Want BBC To Play Witch Is Dead - And One 'Leftie' Who Doesn't

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As the row over whether the BBC should play Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead reaches popping point, here's five unlikely people who think the corporation must air the tune.

Philip Davies, Tory member of the Culture, Media and Sport select committee
"It's not for the BBC to define on what basis something is in the the charts."

Rob Wilson, Tory MP
While unpleasant, #BBC right to play leftie-hate song reMrsT. She didn't free millions of pple in order to censor a tiny no. of nasty idiots

Henry Smith Tory MP
"Margaret Thatcher's towering reputation will survive this. She was someone who stood for freedom of expression, so we can't ban these sick and misguided protests.'

Ukip leader Nigel Farage
“If you suppress things then you make them popular, so play the bloody thing. If you ban it it will be number one for weeks. Much as I hate it, I think that if you ban a record you make a huge, huge mistake.”

Meanwhile Labour backbencher Gerry Sutcliffe told the Daily Mail: 'While I disagreed with everything she stood for, she was a leader and a Prime Minister so I don't think it would be a good idea to promote that single.'

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