The first 31,365 TV licence payers every year pay for nothing
else than 11 BBC executives salaries.
The next 132,841 licence payers pay for Jonathon Ross who is
on £18m a year.
Top executive pay in 2006-07
Mark Thompson Director-General – £788,000
Mark Byford Deputy Director-General – £437,000
Jenny Abramsky Director, audio and music – £329,000
Jana Bennett Director of vision – £433,000
Ashley Highfield Future media and technology – £359,000
Caroline Thomson Chief operating officer – £361,000
John Smith Chief executive, BBC
Worldwide – £460,000
Total pay for BBC Top
11 executives – £4.25million
Sir Michael Lyons Chairman – £140,000
says: Repeat programming will have to increase on the BBC
as a consequence of a below-inflation licence-fee settlement, the corporation’s
bosses said yesterday.
Value for money for such a left wing biased organisation. ? (example here)
Champagne socialism in action.