Greg Dyke, the BBC’s former director general, says Lord Patten must be reined back as chairman of the BBC Trust.
In an article for the Daily Telegraph, he wrote:
Lord Patten, a patrician Tory politician who, when you examine his track record, has no real experience of running any sort of organisation.
Within a matter of months, it was clear, to me at least, that he was working out how he could be an all-powerful BBC chairman.
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