BBC, Bilderberg and HSBC: Secrets and lies

Screen Shot 2015-06-15 at 10.28.50As I have written previously, HSBC director Rona Fairhead, who was corruptly appointed to  BBC Trust Chair, attended the highly secretive meeting of the great and good, the Bilderberg Conference this year. She was listed by Bilderberg as “Chairman, BBC Trust”.bblistCampaigner for financial reform Joel Benjamin made a Freedom of Information request to the BBC asking for details of Fairhead’s attendance, and received the response that she was not there on BBC business and BBC business was not discussed (the meetings are private so how do they know that?):

foireplyAndrew Neil obviously didn’t know this – here he is announcing her attendance:

This is from the BBC’s own online News Magazine

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It is worth looking more closely at the relationship between Bilderberg, HSBC and the BBC.

Screen Shot 2015-08-09 at 09.39.02Marcus Agius, Chairman of Barclays  and the British Banker’s Association also sat on the Executive Board of the BBC.  Since 2011 he has been a trustee of registered charity Bilderberg Association.

maHowever, Agius is silent about this position on his published BBC biography:


Screen Shot 2015-08-09 at 09.40.46The contact address given for the Bilderberg Association of 2 St James’s Place is the business address of Simon Robertson Associates LLP. Simon Robertson is Deputy Chairman of HSBC and a major Tory party donor:

robertsonSo, we have 2 BBC executives employed by Barclays and HSBC connected with Bilderberg which is registered at the address of the Deputy Chair of HSBC. Is it any wonder that the BBC don’t report £1bn fraud by HSBC?