FD Zarin Patel to police latest round of BBC cuts

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

According to the
, 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.

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