The Mail Online report:

The BBC has lavished  more than £10million on consultants in the past year.

Its total consultancy bill doubled in just 12 months as executives spent thousands of pounds on personal ‘advisers’ from firms such as Deloitte, Accenture and KPMG.

But despite awarding hundreds of contracts – at huge expense to licence fee payers – the corporation refused to provide any details of what they were hired to do.

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