Earlier this week, Tory MP Andrew Rosindell said the BBC should restore the tradition of playing 'God Save the Queen' at the end of each day's programming.

Following the Brexit vote, the gesture would, he claimed, send a message that "Britain is back".

They used to do it and it’s time it was restored, to send out a message that Britain is back, following Brexit in tribute to Her Majesty in this, her 90th year!

In response to Rosindell, the tradition - which was scrapped by the corporation in 1997 - was renewed on Thursday by BBC Newsnight - albeit with a twist...

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