ITV boss Peter Fincham receives legal letter from Lord Mcalpine

ITV’s Director of Television said he has received a letter from Lord Mcalpine, after This Morning alleged the former Tory MP was a pedophile.

During an interview on ITV’s mid-morning tv show, Phillip Schofield presented the Prime Minister with a list of names of individuals alleged to have been involved in pedophilia.

Lucy Manning, ITV News’ UK Editor, tweeted:

The television watchdog Ofcom has recieved 415 complaints over Schofield and under 5 for the original Newsnight report on Lord Mcalpine.

Updated: Thursday 15 November 2012