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BBC boss answers your questions

Mark Thompson and Michael Lyons questioned about BBC executive pay

BBC Director General Mark Thompson and Chairman of the BBC Trust Sir Michael Lyons answered some of the questions you sent to us.

Mr Thompson defended the pay rises of up to 107,000 each for executive directors by saying that bonuses are still below the standards of the broadcasting industry and that some managers' pay should still be based on performance.

To watch the video click on the image above.

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