Evidence from current and former BBC chiefs 'a mess'

Public Accounts Committee member Steve Barclay has claimed that evidence given by former BBC director general Mark Thompson and Executive Board member Marcus Agius differs from that of BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten and member Anthony Fry.

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Spent day reading evidence from Mark Thompson & Marcus Agius #BBC. Clearly at odds with evidence from Lord Patten & Anthony Fry. What a mess

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BBC boss admits evidence error

The BBC's outgoing head of HR, Lucy Adams, has admitted making a mistake in her evidence to a committee of MPs investigating excessive payoffs to senior staff. Former Director General Mark Thompson claimed "inaccurate statements" were made to MPs.