The Week: People news - Duncan urges BBC onward

Channel 4's chief executive, Andy Duncan, has called on the BBC Trust to "go further" in its proposals to create a second public-service broadcaster in partnership with Channel 4.

Duncan, who this week offered to take a pay cut of up to 35 per cent, said he was encouraged by ongoing partnership discussions with BBC Worldwide but said that current proposals did not "represent demonstrable value or a sustainable solution".