Earl Spencer said he was “not at all satisfied” with the BBC’s opportunity to investigate in a 1995 panorama interview with his sister Princess Diana.
The news came as a source close to Prince Harry said he was receiving “regular updates” on the investigation into journalist Martin Bashir’s conduct in arranging Martin’s shows.
The corporation and Bashir will consider whether the steps taken were appropriate and subject to an investigation and how these steps influenced Princess Diana’s decision to give an interview, where she revealed her marital problems with Prince Charles a year before the divorce.
It will also examine what was known about the bank statement mockery of former employees of the BBC’s Earl Spencer in 1995 and 1996 for money. [and] Pay the desired amount for the members of Royal Housing, ”the corporation said.
The broadcaster has appointed Lord Dyson, a retired Rolls-Royce judge, to lead the investigation.
Spencer had previously alleged that he had been shown Bashir’s “fake bank statement” and that they had been used to help the reporter identify the princess.
He tweeted on Friday night: “I told the BBC this evening that I was not at all satisfied with the parameters they set for the investigation into the BBC Panorama interview with Diana 25 years ago today. From 1995 to the present, Lord Dyson has been free to investigate every aspect of the matter. “
Published as a source close to Prince Harry, media reports of his public silence in the Panorama interview were an attempt to “spread” him and his brother, the Duke of Cambridge.
The source said in comments to various media outlets: “Harry is getting regular updates and is aware of what’s happening.
“You don’t have to make a public statement to imagine how he is feeling personally, people know how much his mother means to him.”
The source added: “He spoke boldly and courageously in the past, and it had a profound effect on him.
“Sadly, some people see this not only as a campaign of truth, but as an opportunity to try to run a disguise between the brothers.”
On Thursday, Prince William publicly welcomed the investigation into the interview, describing it as a “step in the right direction”.
The BBC stressed that there is a fairly wide scope for investigation. A spokesman said: “The review is completely individual and the terms are fairly broad and comprehensive.
“We hope everyone will support Lord Dyson’s work in establishing the truth.”
Last week, the corporation said it had received a handwritten note from Princess Diana stating that she had not seen the false bank statement and that they had no role in her decision to interview Bashir.
According to the BBC, Bashir, its religious affairs editor, was signed earlier this year from work on coronavirus infection and quadruple heart bypass. As a result he was unable to answer questions about the incident
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