Jeremy Clarkson says he hasn't heard 'a sausage' about BBC Top Gear investigation result

Conclusions of inquiry were expected to be handed to Tony Hall today

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Jeremy Clarkson has said he has not yet been told the results of an internal BBC investigation into his suspension following a “fracas” with Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon.

The conclusions of an inquiry led by BBC executive Ken MacQuarrie were expected to be handed to Tony Hall, BBC Director-General, today.

Clarkson left his London flat on Tuesday afternoon and when asked if he had heard from the BBC he said: “Nothing. Not a sausage. So I’m really sorry but I don't think you're going to find anything out today.”

Clarkson, alongside co-hosts James May and Richard Hammond, was scheduled to take part in four live Top Gear shows in Norway this week, but it was announced on Sunday they had been postponed.

During an expletive-laden rant at a charity event, the beleaguered presenter appeared to suggest he may be sacked from the BBC Two show and criticised the corporation's executives.

Clarkson is reported to be considering new shows, including a programme about a novice trying to run a farm.

Clarkson today received backing from London Mayor Boris Johnson, a former Top Gear guest. He told LBC Radio: “I’m instinctively pro-Clarkson, basically because he is one of those guys who somehow fuels lefty indignation, whatever he does. I have an automatic presumption of innocence in his case.”

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