The divisive Liberal Party vote to privatise the ABC was backed by at least four of the party’s top federal officials, according to footage that also shows the idea gained support from at least one federal Liberal MP.

Liberal members applauded the result at the party’s federal council meeting on Saturday, with the video showing the majority was far greater than the 2:1 majority first estimated.

Fairfax Media has confirmed the final vote showed at least 39 council delegates voting in favour of the sale while 10 delegates voted against …

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