BBC expenses and central bookings down 18 per cent on last quarter

Date: 27.08.2013     Last updated: 18.03.2014 at 18.13
Category: Corporate
Today, the BBC is publishing details of the expenses and central bookings, gifts and hospitality for Q4 January-March 2013, and the salaries of some senior managers.

Summary

Expenses and central bookings have dropped by 18 per cent this quarter.

Today’s publication is part of the BBC’s continued commitment to provide more transparency in how it is spending the Licence Fee and is the 15th disclosure of its kind.

The latest quarterly expenses for the period are available here

A BBC spokesperson said: “Expenses have fallen 18 per cent this quarter and remain within a range proportionate to running a media organisation of this size. We continue to be mindful of how we spend public money and aim to drive down costs wherever possible.”

Notes to Editors

The BBC has been publishing the salaries and expenses of the most senior managers since autumn 2009.

The senior managers on the list are those who are paid over £150k and/or those who sit on the BBC’s main boards.

BBC Press Office