Ex-BBC boss denies it 'lost the plot' over staff payoffs

Seven BBC executives - past and present - argued over who knew what and when about huge pay-offs to senior staff, as they appeared in front of the Public Accounts Committee today.

Former director-general Mark Thompson, was forced to deny a charge that the BBC had "lost the plot" when it agreed a pay-off of almost £1 million to his former deputy, Mark Byford.

ITV News' UK editor Lucy Manning reports.