Had to laugh at this!
The BBC will negotiate “tougher” contracts with new managers in future to avoid a repeat of the fiasco over George Entwistle’s £450,000 pay-off when he quit as director-general, Lord Patten has said.
Oh really? Meanwhile…
The appointment of a former Labour cabinet minister to a senior BBC job on a salary of almost £300,000 a year last night re-ignited concerns over the corporation’s links with the Left. James Purnell, who served as both Culture and Work and Pensions Secretary under Gordon Brown, has been handed the job as the corporation’s strategy chief.
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