Even given the amounts paid in the entertainment business anyone else staggered by the figures headed up by Lineker (£2m) and Hanson (£1.4m). Lineker is a presenter (of sorts) but Hanson is no more than a pundit. Is it any wonder that the Corporation has got itself into trouble?
Agreed Stilvi, and it’s not just on the football side that the Beeb is too generous with licence-payers money. This is, once again, an example of how reckless organisations can be when they are given other peoples’ money to spend.