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About time too - Yentob resigns - I really hope he doesn't get a golden goodbye

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About time too - Yentob resigns - I really hope he doesn't get a golden goodbye

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-34993979
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Alan Yentob has resigned as the BBC's creative director in the wake of controversy over his role as chairman of the Kids Company charity.
Mr Yentob has faced scrutiny for his role in its financial mismanagement and faced claims he tried to influence BBC coverage of the charity's demise.
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Re: About time too - Yentob resigns - I really hope he doesn't get a golden goodbye

That's another bit of good news.
No doubt he will get another well paid post somewhere.
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Re: About time too - Yentob resigns - I really hope he doesn't get a golden goodbye

The news made my day.
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Re: About time too - Yentob resigns - I really hope he doesn't get a golden goodbye

He's just demonstrated that he couldn't even run a bath!  Cheesy
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Re: About time too - Yentob resigns - I really hope he doesn't get a golden goodbye

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That's another bit of good news.
No doubt he will get another well paid post somewhere.

He doesn't have to. He's staying at the BBC Sad Sad
He will still receive £150,000 per annum and a pension pot of £6.5M.
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The BBC really know how to waste our money. He should be sacked and his pension withheld.
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Re: About time too - Yentob resigns - I really hope he doesn't get a golden goodbye

The worst aspect for me is the different treatment between Clarkson and Yentob.
I think Yentob's actions in trying to suppress an investigation into Kid's Company should be investigated for possible criminal implications along with his complicity in fraud at Kid's Company. I would like to see him convicted of a crime and sacked from the BBC. Not continuing in his goldplated BBC nonjob with pension.
Fact is he is unemployable outside the BBC.  Angry
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