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BBC Annual Reports Denies Waste, Defends Right To Make Popular TV

The broadcaster’s annual report argues that a decision by the director general, Tony Hall, to cap severance deals at GBP150,000 has already resulted in significant savings that demonstrate the BBC does not deserve to be punished by ministers. The corporation is awaiting a green paper on the future of the corporation, which is due to be published on Thursday. Hall will also defend the BBC’s right to air Strictly Come Dancing, The Voice and other popular entertainment programmes. 

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