Patten Stands Down

The BBC Trust’s head of media says:

Big vacancy…

UPDATE: Diane Coyle is acting chairman while a replacement is found.

UPDATE II: Patten had heart bypass surgery last month after experiencing serious chest pains. His statement in full is here.


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