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Carrie Gracie tells MPs the BBC is in real trouble over equal pay – video

Carrie Gracie, the BBC’s former China editor, made a series of damning claims about the corporation’s management in an extraordinary hearing with MPs, saying they were not living up to the BBC’s values and had briefed against her by claiming she worked part-time. She said women were being made to feel belittled and their work was being marginalised. Her comments will increase the pressure on the BBC over pay equality, which began last summer when the broadcaster’s pay list revealed that two-thirds of its best-paid on-air staff were men. Gracie resigned as China editor in January in protest at the ‘secretive and illegal’ pay culture at the BBC

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