Socialist Worker

Slush fund that means BBC managers stay secure

Issue No. 2214

BBC bosses’ are attacking workers pensions, but theirs are protected. It was revealed last week that a multi-million pound pension slush fund exists for senior BBC executives. The fund saw BBC director general Mark Thompson receive a £163,000 pension top-up last year, while deputy director general Mark Byford stands to receive a £400,000 pension.

It’s no wonder workers at the BBC are angry that they’re are having their pensions robbed.


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