Richard Sharp: BBC chairman says he won't quit over Johnson loan row
By Katie Razzall
Culture and media editor, BBC News
Richard Sharp says he will not stand down as chairman of the BBC over the Boris Johnson loan row.
He told the BBC he was confident he would be cleared by a government watchdog probe into his appointment.
Mr Sharp is under scrutiny over his links to the former prime minister and his role in talks over an 800,000 loan.
He said he was confident he was "appointed on merit" and welcomed a review.
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