The BBC report:

BBC Cymru Wales has paid out £8.35m in redundancy packages over the past five years, a Freedom of Information (FOI) request has uncovered.

The Western Mail newspaper had asked for the total amount paid on severance packages over £30,000.

The paper was told there were 127 staff members made redundant who received more than the specified amount.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.