The colossal amount of cash was spent “sprucing up” the building’s office space and studios even though they have already been earmarked for the bulldozer.

A shocked insider branded the expenditure “questionable” and suggested that it would be viewed dimly by politicians who believe BBC spending has spiralled out of control.

Reported by the Daily Express. You can read the full story here. 

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