Lord Patten angrily defends George Entwistle’s payout

Lord Patten

BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten has animatedly defended George Entwistle’s £450,000 payout as it continues to cast a shadow over the former director general’s exit.

Deal ‘in interest of BBC’

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