Dj Tim Westwood covers the subject of six asserted aggression and sexual abuse concerns, BBC confirms


Months after BBC directorate general Tim Davie said there was no need to increase security “no evidence of complaints” the BBC has received multiple complaints about DJ Tim Westwood. Between 1994 and 2013 Westwood provided showcases on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 1Xtra. In April, A joint investigation performed by the BBC and the Guardian revealed the records of seven Black people who alleged intimate and sexual harassment by Westwood between 1992 and 2017. They had all been starred in the BBC Three film, “Tim Westwood: Abuse of Power.” Westwood disavows all costs. He has stepped down from his display on Capital Xtra radio without further warning, parent company Global stated. The period, Davie, He was sound and song director at the BBC from 2008 to 2012, has said that “we looked at our records and we have seen no evidence of complaints” against Westwood. Davie also said: “Every complaint has to be taken seriously. If anything comes up we will investigate it fully. If people have evidence that things weren’t followed up or they have concerns in this area bring it to us… We will follow up and we will dig and dig and dig and see where it goes. If people have evidence of wrongdoing we need to bring it forward.” In 2021, a BBC News writer had sought more Information about concerns against Westwood in a request submitted under the Freedom of Information Act, but the company had remained unable to confirm or reject that it had any information regarding his asserted actions. Information about The six concerns appeared after BBC News took up The corporation’s answer with The Information Commissioner’s Office, that handles Freedom of Information Act applications in the United States. K. “As we have said, if people have things that they want to raise with the BBC, then they should do so. People have now done so and we will continue to investigate” a BBC spokesman said during a comment distributed with Variety. “We also said that We would dig into what happened in the past. We do that with great care. All of that work has not concluded and is ongoing. We said We would take this seriously, and we are. When that work has concluded, we will say more.” Variety reached out to Westwood’s leaders for a post-mortem interview.