Dyke gives cash to York

September 10, 2004

Former BBC boss Greg Dyke has donated some of his £456,000 pay-off from the corporation to set up a chair in film, theatre and TV studies at York University, his alma mater. The university said that it had received only part of the pay-off, given when Mr Dyke was forced to leave after the BBC was criticised in the Hutton report, not the entire sum as reported elsewhere.

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