After its high-profile sexism and ageism rows, you might think the BBC had learnt its lesson.

But nearly five years after Miriam O’Reilly won her landmark case against the Corporation, it appears to have become even more biased against older women.

In 2010, just 30 per cent of staff over the age of 60 were women. That figure has now slipped backwards to 27 per cent.

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

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