BBC v Crufts…the latest?

A forwarded letter from Nick Vaughn-Evans, Editor BBC events, contains the following regarding Crufts which certainly seems to indicate the event will still remain with the corporation.

“events like this remain freely practised, responsibly governed, and attract a significant level of public support, we will continue to cover them. This does not mean that we are taking sides on a controversial issue (in fact we are prevented from doing so by our Charter), it merely reflects our concern to serve the legitimate interests of our audience”