BBC needs 'radical overhaul', says Lord Patten
A "thorough, radical, structural overhaul" of the BBC is necessary in the wake of the resignation of the director general, BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten has said.
George Entwistle quit on Saturday after a controversial Newsnight report led to a former Tory treasurer being wrongly accused as a child abuser.
Number 10 sources says the BBC has the capacity to "reform itself".
Lord Patten said a new director general would be chosen within weeks
Nick Higham reports.
11 Nov 2012