Knowing what thin ice the BBC oligarchy is on with the present administration, the "workers" are sticking it to the "bosses" by underlining their hypocrisy as well as emphasising the corporation's flagrant political bias. Best of all, it will reveal that BBC coverage of the event is not necessary. Political junkies will get their fix from other TV channels, while the overwhelming majority of viewers will ignore it. The only losers are the BBC political commentators, who will lose out on a week-long junket with all expenses paid.
This is the straight-faced opener of the report on the situation by no less than the Daily Mail: