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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Lord Patten: 'No concerns at all' over Thompson claims

BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten has said he has "no concerns at all" over former Director General Mark Thompson's claims that he made "inaccurate statements" to MPs over payoffs to senior executives.

He also said he was "looking forward" to his appearance before the Commons Public Accounts Committee on Monday which will explore the issue further.

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