Brexit & EconomyPoliticsFD Zarin Patel to police latest round of BBC cuts

FD Zarin Patel to police latest round of BBC cuts

Latest cutbacks put forward by BBC director general Mark Thompson will be implemented by FD Zarin Patel

BBC director general
Mark Thompson has pledged to achieve annual cost savings of 5% by 2013 at the
broadcaster.

According to the
Guardian
, Thompson’s top team, which includes finance
director Zarin Patel, are planning to makes cuts of about
5% over the next six years.

The cuts are a key part of the BBC’s adjustment to cope with the lower than
expected license fee settlement.

Further reading:

Public Accounts Committee demands more BBC scrutiny

New role mooted for NAO at Beeb

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