Politics 26 July 2013 Quote of the day: BT CEO on the Public Accounts Committee “They are clearly designed to attract publicity rather than get to the underlying truth." Print HTML “They are clearly designed to attract publicity rather than get to the underlying truth." BT chief executive Ian Livingston gives his view on the Public Accounts Committee. The committee and Livingston’s employers have history - PAC chair Margaret Hodge previously accused the BT of "blackmailing the public" by demanding subsidies expand its broadband to rural areas. › Did the CC finally come down hard on the Big Four? BT chief executive Ian Livingston. Photograph: Getty Images Subscribe More Related articles We are heading for the next recession – it's crucial the right people are in charge Five years of profitable themes and stocks… Chinese loan sharks are using nudes as collateral. Is this the grim future of revenge porn?