Entwistle 'wanted bigger pay-off'

Former BBC boss George Entwistle asked for more than the £450,000 he received when he resigned, BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten has told MPs. Lord Patten was appearing alongside acting Director-General Tim Davie.

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Lord Patten: 'Do you want to know my toilet habits?'

BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten became embroiled in an argument with Conservative MP Philip Davies at the culture, media and sport committee today.

Davies asked Patten to provide a full itinerary of his daily work – a request that was rejected on the grounds it was “impertinent”.

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