The BBC can make more efficiency savings rather than relying on cuts to shows, the head of the public spending watchdog has suggested.
...they know that, but it's not blackmail if you're not threatening to harm things people care about, now is it?
In response to the two-year freeze on the licence fee this year, the broadcaster’s director-general refused to rule out BBC2, BBC4 or Radio 5 Live being axed.
But speaking in front of peers yesterday, comptroller and auditor general of the National Audit Office Gareth Davies said he would ‘strongly resist’ the idea there are no efficiency savings left.
Mr Davies said the NAO’s work at the corporation showed there was ‘still duplication’ and pointed to the fact there were three teams dealing with advertising revenue from the US.
Who else is going to employ the expensively but uselessly educated graduate children of TV executives?