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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."

BT chief executive Ian Livingston. Photograph: Getty Images

“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.