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BBC pay gap also 'about race and class'

Anita Rani has said the pay gap at the BBC is as much about race and class as it is about gender.

Rani herself attended a private school - last year she told The Guardian she attended Bradford Girls Grammar, which was a fee-paying school until 2013.

Earlier this year, a study carried out by the Social Mobility Commission found 66% of journalists are from professional and managerial backgrounds, with fewer than 12% from working-class backgrounds.

Holby City's Hugh Quarshie said this week that he should be paid a similar salary to Casualty's Derek Thompson, who earns between £350,000-£399,000 per year.

Quarshie has played Ric Griffin in Holby City for 15 years.