BBC Savile review by November

The Pollard Review into Newsnight's dropping of their Jimmy Savile investigation aims to report back in the second half of November.

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  1. Lucy Manning

Lord Patten: 'Savile is a disaster for the BBC'

I have just interviewed Lord Patten, on possible BBC resignations and disciplinary action, he says he would be delighted if not but would not be surprised if there is.

Lord Patten agreed that this has been a disaster for the BBC and confirmed that both he and BBC bosses had given misleading statements in last few weeks.

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