The acting Director General of the BBC Tim Davie gave little away this morning about how the corporation's payout to Lord McAlpine was reached. But he told ITV News he believed it was a "good settlement".
Lord McAlpine will receive a payment of £185,000 after a settlement was reached with the BBC over false claims made in a Newsnight report.
George Entwistle will receive a 12-month salary after stepping down from the BBC, he is also reported to be entitled to his full pension.
BBC director general George Entwistle has fallen on his sword following the Newsnight child abuse scandal.