BBC spends £26m on severance payments... reduces headcount by 54 - City AM

Harry Davis, campaign manager at the TaxPayers' Alliance, told City A.M.: "The BBC absolutely needed to cut down on its bloated staffing numbers but it is disappointing to see such a jump in redundancy payments without a significant reduction in personnel.

“All publicly funded organisations must be able to justify every penny of our money that they spend and BBC bosses must make sure that poor or unaccountable governance structures have not led to inflated contractual pay-offs.

“Only by committing to full transparency can the BBC prove to the public that it is committed to delivering long term savings and not wasting licence fee payers' cash on unnecessary payments."

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BBC spends £26m on severance payments... reduces headcount by 54 - City AM
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