Cash keeps rolling in for BBC’s six-figure big shots
Bloated indeed. This lot have been taking the Scottish public to the cleaners for years. Time to clear them out. Vote, “Yes” in the referendum.
The BBC is facing a row over its bloated bureaucracy after an investigation revealed salary rises for some of its most highly paid staff, with more than 80 earning in excess of £150,000.
Despite pledges to cut bureaucracy, and a pay freeze in the public sector, the number of senior executives earning more than £100,000 has increased under Lord Hall, its new director-general, according to an official BBC register of elite staff.
The register also shows that thirteen executives earning more than the prime minister’s £142,500-a-year salary have had rises of as much as 10% in the past year. There are at least 82 executives on more than £150,000, well above the official target of 70