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Fiona Bruce reveals her beating over the BBC’s gender compensate gap

FIONA Bruce certified she’s been left unhappy by the border of the BBC’s gender compensate gap.

The residence was forced into divulgence the inconsistency between its male and womanlike stars when requests were done progressing this year to find out what it paid its top earners.

 Fiona Bruce certified she's been left unhappy by the border of the BBC's gender compensate gap
Fiona Bruce certified she’s been left unhappy by the border of the BBC’s gender compensate gap

Bruce’s salary, £350,000 – £399,999 a year, put her on distant reduction than other obvious names such as Huw Edwards and John Humphrys.

She told the Daily Mirror: “The income list spoke for itself. we know the Prime Minister felt the BBC indispensable to get its residence in order. we was disappointed. The BBC is trying to get its residence in order. Let’s see what comes out.”

Just TWO women done it into the corporation’s top 14 earners.

Strictly Come Dancing’s Claudia Winkleman, 45, and the One Show’s Alex Jones, 43, were the best-paid females in the BBC’s Annual Report that unprotected a outrageous inconsistency in wages.

And there were also high-profile absences from the report, which has to exhibit any on-air talent earning over £150,000, including Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis, 46, and BBC Breakfast’s Louise Minchin, 48, and Hazel Irvine, 51, who did not earn above the threshold distinct their male counterparts.

 Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman was suggested to be the top paid womanlike at the BBC
Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman was suggested to be the top paid womanlike at the BBC
 The One Show presenter Alex Jones was the next top earner
The One Show presenter Alex Jones was the next top earner

Chris Evans, 51, was shown to be the highest-paid star, raking in up to £2,249,000 last year for his Radio 2 show and Top Gear job.

And Gary Lineker, 56, warranted up to £1,799,999 for hosting Match of the Day and the channel’s Euro 2016 football coverage.

Graham Norton was the third best-paid star being paid £899,000 for his hosting and radio work— but that figure does not embody his salary for his Friday night discuss show.

The Beeb were forced to exhibit the information by the supervision under the terms of its new 11-year stately licence negotiated with David Cameron’s Conservative government.

But it showed that just a third of on-air talent being paid some-more than that were women.


  1. Chris Evans – up to £2.5m
  2. Gary Lineker – up to £1.8m
  3. Graham Norton – up to £900,000
  4. Jeremy Vine – up to £750,000
  5. John Humphrys – up to £640,000
  6. Huw Edwards – up to £600,000
  7. Steve Wright – up to £550,000
  8. Claudia Winkleman – up to £500,000
  9. Matt Baker – up to £500,000
  10. Alan Shearer – up to £450,000
  11. Andrew Marr – up to £450,000
  12. Stephen Nolan – up to £450,000
  13. Nicky Campbell – up to £450,000
  14. Alex Jones – up to £450,000

And fears that male staff at the residence were being paid some-more than womanlike counterparts operative in identical roles were confirmed.

Former England striker Lineker warranted some-more than the likes of Sue Barker, 61, Gabby Logan, 44, and Clare Balding, 46, put together.

Scottish horde Hazel Irvine was a important absentee from the report, which means she earns reduction than the £150,000 cut-off despite versus the channel’s golf, entertainment and snooker coverage.

BBC Breakfast co-host Dan Walker, 40, warranted up to £249,999 last year — while his co-host Louise Minchin, did not mangle the £150,000 symbol and was also not included.

And BBC news men once again lilliputian the compensate packets of womanlike presenters.

Huw Edwards, 55, was paid up to a cold £599,000 for his work, while Fiona Bruce — who also presents Antiques Roadshow — warranted up to £200,000 less.

 Chris Evans, 51, was shown to be the highest-paid star, raking in up to 2,249,000 last year for his Radio 2 show and Top Gear job
Chris Evans, 51, was shown to be the highest-paid star, raking in up to £2,249,000 last year for his Radio 2 show and Top Gear job

John Humphrys was paid up to £649,000 and Radio 4’s Eddie Mair perceived £349,999.

And Newsnight horde Emily Maitlis was not in the report, but her male reflection Evan Davis, who also fronts Dragons’ Den on BBC2, was shown to have been paid up to £299,999.

And the report will also means tragedy on BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing, after it was suggested that the show’s judges were not paid the same.

Former Head Judge Len Goodman, 73, and Bruno Tonioli, 61 were paid up to £249,999 — while Craig Revel Horwood, 52, and Darcey Bussell, 48, got just £199,999.

Strictly Come Dancing co-host Tess Daly was paid between £350,000 and £399,999.

Surprisingly, the Beeb’s top earning actor is from Casualty, not flagship soap EastEnders.

 Strictly Come Dancing co-host Tess Daly was paid between 350,000 and 399,999
Strictly Come Dancing co-host Tess Daly was paid between £350,000 and £399,999
 The best paid singer was Casualty star Amanda Mealing, who was paid up to 299,999
The best paid singer was Casualty star Amanda Mealing, who was paid up to £299,999

Derek Thompson, who plays long-serving Charlie Fairhead, from the medical play was paid up to £399,999 for his services.

And the best paid singer was his co-star Amanda Mealing, who was paid up to £299,999.

The likes of Walford’s Danny Dyer and Adam Woodyatt and vacating Doctor Who Peter Capaldi all warranted between £200,000 and £249,999.


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