Davie 'not passing judgement' on Entwistle pay-off

Acting director general Tim Davie told ITV News that the BBC is facing a "very big crisis".

Mr Davie added that he would "not pass judgement" on whether George Entwistle deserved a £450,000 pay-off.

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BBC pay-off 'hard to justify'

The Prime Minister's official spokesman said former director-General George Entwistle's £450,000 pay-off was "hard to justify", but that it was a matter for the BBC Trust to decide.