Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,
Many media organisations have made staff redundant or put them on furlough for reasons directly or indirectly attributable to the Covid-19 pandemic. For example, it has been reported that ITV put 800 staff on furlough (https://www.theguardian.com/business/202...) and that the Evening Standard (https://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/a...) intended to reduce its newsroom staff by 40% because of reduced advertising revenue.
I understand that the BBC does not qualify to use the government's furlough scheme.
My question is: how many BBC staff have compulsorily been made redundant in the last 6 months as a result, directly or indirectly, of the Covid pandemic?
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