london - The talk show host Graham Norton and nature lover David Attenborough are- officially- officials, but they earn significantly more than BBC Presidents, say Prime Minister Theresa May.
If the media reports do not cheat, Norton earns 2.4 million pounds and attenborough raises 1.1 million pounds. May, by far the most woody television show of the three, has to do it with an annual 143. 462 pounds.
After years of delay and endless discussion, the British state group has to clarify the payment of her talents on Wednesday. That is what the British government has said. Everyone who deserves more than the British prime minister is called by name and pleasure. The exact salary need not be disclosed. That would cause too much skewed eyes at the BBC.
The big earners are already known. In addition to Norton and Attenborough, it is about Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker, who reportedly also receives more than 1 million pounds.
The BBC defends its payment policy. The British public broadcaster operates in a competitive world and deserves its stars, according to a spokesman, less than elsewhere. There is something to be said. As a presenter of the BBC program Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson earned about 1 million pounds a year. Now, his car program is being broadcast by Amazon, Clarkson deserves tenfold.
Yet, many BBC stars have trouble publicly announcing their salary. According to the Daily Mail newspaper, many presenters have discounted their salary in the past year. But they still earn much more than the prime minister. The fuss will be no less.