Purnell to be Lord Hall’s right-hand man

James Purnell

James Purnell will effectively become BBC director general Lord Hall’s right-hand man as he takes on a wide-ranging brief to lead the corporation into a digital future.

Purnell to be DG’s ‘most important advisor’

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