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Former BBC Chairman dies

Ex-BBC Chairman Lord Marmaduke Hussey has died at the age of 83. He held the position for 10 years, stepping down in 1996 when he was given a life peerage in the Queen's Birthday Honours and became Lord Hussey of North Bradley.

His career began as a journalist began in 1949 when he joined Associated Newspapers as a trainee. He then went on to become a director at the newspaper group 15 years later.

Lord Hussey also held posts as managing director of the Daily Mail's parent company, chief executive of Times Newspapers and joint chairman of GWR.

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