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BBC boss spent £120 on cupcakes

A senior BBC executive spent £120 of public money on cupcakes, according to the latest expenses claims.Head of comedy Shane Allen, who is paid a salary of £207,000, claimed the money back for 48 cakes last year.

He also claimed £211.85 for a leaving party for an unnamed member of staff attended by 15 people.

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