£1.75million-a-year Gary Lineker is the BBC's 'biggest waste of cash' says new poll

Mail Online | 7/6/2019 | Kate Hind Showbusiness Editor For The Mail On Sunday
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Match Of The Day host Gary Lineker and a host of other highly paid BBC stars are terrible value for money according to viewers, a new survey reveals.

The BBC released its annual list of the highest-paid stars last week, with Lineker top, earning a staggering £1.75 million a year.

Salaries - Fury - BBC - Decision - Licences

The vast salaries have sparked fury, especially after the BBC's decision to end free licences for the over-75s.

Now members of the public have been asked about the fat-cat stars, and in the case of every presenter bar one, more respondents said they were a rip-off rather than good value.

Organisation - OnePoll - UK - Adults - Stars

Polling organisation OnePoll asked 1,930 UK adults if they thought the stars were either good, reasonable, poor value or a rip-off.

The stars were then given a score by taking poor value ratings away from good value ratings.

Chris - Evans - Role - Host - Radio

Chris Evans, 53, who left his role as host of Radio 2's Breakfast Show, for which he was paid £1.25 million a year, had the worst value-for-money rating, with minus 58.

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