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.

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Thompson accuses BBC of misleading MPs over payoffs

Former BBC Director General Mark Thompson has accused the BBC Trust of misleading MPs. Credit: PA Wire

Former BBC Director General Mark Thompson has accused the BBC Trust of misleading MPs on the public accounts committee over what it knew about executives’ payoffs, the BBC has reported.

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