The Week: People news - BSkyB chief's pay rockets

BSkyB's chief executive, Jeremy Darroch, was awarded a 19 per cent pay rise last year and earned more than £2.3 million, the company has revealed.

Darroch's total package, including bonuses and other benefits, rose from £1.96 million the year before. His bonus increased 22 per cent to £1,485,000 as he hit targets on profit, cashflow and subscriber growth.