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LETTER: BBC Director General pay-off is kick in the teeth

If a man or woman chooses to resign from work, how can it be right to be paid a bonus or compensation for doing so?

The Director General of the BBC chose to walk away from a completely shambolic mess within the organisation he was running. Instead of being disciplined and removed from his role he did the “decent thing” and resigned. I would suggest it is morally corrupt to receive £450,000 for just two months’ work.

To me this is a despicable decision and a kick in the teeth for the taxpayers who fund the BBC.

It suggests fat cats rubbing each other’s backs and frankly makes me sick.

It is high time people in high places of office showed some morality and stopped creaming off money for a job badly done.

Bankers, director generals and politicians are the ones who should set the example for the nation and not infuriate those they serve through greed, poor leadership and a basic inability to do the job set before them.

ALEX FROST

LOWER MANOR LANE

BURNLEY

 

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