If this policy doesn't increase viewership will they abandon it? Never, because it's about social justice what people want is of little import.
One in six BBC stars 'must be gay or lesbian or disabled' by 2020 says new staff-hiring guidelines at the corporation
- LGBT and disabled people must each constitute eight per cent of roles
- Half of all corporation's on-screen and broadcasting roles will go to women
- Representation of ethnic minorities remains at target of 15 per cent
- Part of new diversity pledges unveiled by broadcaster following criticism
Fifty per cent of all on-screen and broadcasting roles will go to women, who already make up 48.5 per cent of the BBC's total workforce.