Government may force BBC Salford move


The BBC may be forced to go through with its Salford move by the government, even if the corporation does not get the licence fee deal it has asked for.

The BBC director general, Mark Thompson, warned in October that if the corporation did not get a licence fee deal of inflation plus 1.8%, he would not be able to recommend to the newly formed BBC Trust the £400m move of several London-based programming departments to Salford.


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