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"A slow motion car crash is a foregone conclusion if the BBC is allowed to carry on with its means-testing plan"
on July 26, 2019 • Wales Online

Martin Vickers took part in a debate on whether the BBC licence fee should be scrapped
on July 19, 2019 • Grimsby Telegraph
Politicians have hit out at BBC licence fee plan for over-75s.
on June 29, 2019 • Daily Record
Mr Bradshaw told Piers Morgan that he wasn't there to 'defend the BBC'
on June 12, 2019 • Exeter Express and Echo
Boris Johnson's tax plans and the fall-out from the BBC's licence fee decision make Scotland's front pages.
on June 12, 2019 • BBC News
Most of the newspapers focus on changes to the BBC's licence fee and the Tory leadership contest.
on June 10, 2019 • BBC News
Most of the newspapers focus on changes to the BBC's licence fee and the Tory leadership contest.
on June 10, 2019 • BBC News
DUP MP Ian Paisley has said the BBC is "burdening" a huge number of pensioners after taking the decision to scrap the universal provision of free TV licences for..
Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published on June 10, 2019

The new rules will affect eight per cent of people living in Scotland.
on June 10, 2019 • Daily Record
This means the cost of the licence will go up from £150.50 to £154.50 from April 1, the BBC said
on February 1, 2019 • Tamworth Herald
The government confirms the new licence fee will cost £2.97 a week or £12.87 a month.
Credit: BBC News - Published on February 1, 2019

The BBC has been accused of ‘outrageously overspending’ licence fee cash after it emerged that EastEnders’ new set will cost £86.7million - £27million..
on December 13, 2018 • MailOnline
TV Licensing, which runs the BBC licence fee, has warned customers that some transactions were not as secure as they thought.
on September 11, 2018 • Daily Record
New 2018 rise comes after last year saw first rise since 2010
on July 13, 2018 • Tamworth Herald
New 2018 rise comes after last year saw first rise since 2010
Credit: Tamworth Herald - Published on March 2, 2018

BBC Media Action trains journalists and produces programmes that are broadcast in some of the world’s poorest regions. It is run separately from the BBC and is..
on February 28, 2018 • MailOnline
New 2018 rise comes after last year saw first rise since 2010
Credit: Tamworth Herald - Published on February 27, 2018

New 2018 rise comes after last year saw first rise since 2010
on February 25, 2018 • Tamworth Herald
The increase is in line with inflation for the next five years, taking the annual fee up to £150.50.
on February 22, 2018 • BBC News
The TV licence fee will increase to £150.50 from £147 from April 1, the Government has announced.
Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published on February 22, 2018

Olympic and Paralympic sports will be livestreamed online in the UK after the BBC agreed a new collaboration with UK Sport.

UK Sport is investing..
on December 15, 2017 • City A.M.
Credit: Telegraph.co.uk - Published on November 29, 2017

A list of the top earners whose salaries came from the BBC licence fee.
on July 19, 2017 • BBC News
The storm over the explicit online footage follows a row over another BBC clip in which a woman sprayed her naked breasts with glitter, then shook them at the..
on July 2, 2017 • MailOnline
The former Newsnight presenter (pictured), who still hosts BBC2's University Challenge, said the licence fee was now 'old fashioned' compared to modern methods..
on May 28, 2017 • MailOnline
Ruthless and underhand tactics used by BBC licence fee agents can be exposed today. Under an incentive scheme, enforcement officers have orders to each catch 28..
on February 27, 2017 • MailOnline
Credit: Telegraph.co.uk - Published on December 31, 2016

The company - whose contracts include collecting the BBC licence fee and running the London congestion charge - is now worth just £3.3bn having been valued at..
on December 21, 2016 • thisismoney.co.uk
Leicester City football legend Gary Lineker has said the BBC licence fee should be optional.The 55-year-old former Leicester City and England striker took to..
on November 17, 2016 • Leicester Mercury
Responding to an online discussion about paywalls, the former England footballer said viewers should be able to decide whether to pay the £145 annual levy.
on November 15, 2016 • MailOnline
The BBC licence fee should be abolished for the good of customers and the corporation itself, a new report out today argues.

The Centre for Policy..
Credit: City A.M. - Published on September 1, 2016

Batting off ‘hysterical speculation’, Culture Secretary John Whittingdale launched a White Paper that secured the corporation’s future for the next 11..
on May 13, 2016 • MailOnline
THE licence fee has been frozen at £145.50 for the past six years but it is now set to increase in line with inflation starting from next year.
on May 12, 2016 • Daily Record
A licence fee rise and a charge for people using the iPlayer are just some of the reforms that are expected to be announced.
on May 12, 2016 • Sky News
The move will be announced today by Culture Secretary John Whittingdale in a Government White Paper on the future of the BBC, which will see the licence fee..
on May 12, 2016 • MailOnline
In a speech at a Westminster dinner, George Osborne pledged to cut business rates for local newspapers – and suggested the BBC licence fee may be used to..
on April 30, 2016 • MailOnline
A CARMARTHEN MP has welcomed the Government's decision not to cut funding to S4C by 26 per cent.In October 2010 the then coalition government slashed the grant..
on February 3, 2016 • Carmarthen Journal
Former channel boss Lord Burns argues BBC charter is ‘unclear’ and that Channel 4 should be allowed to seek joint ventures instead of being privatisedFormer..
Credit: guardian.co.uk - Published on February 2, 2016

The corporation's look at the willingness of over-75s to pay for the BBC voluntarily is just a test, before reverting to the same old compulsory model
Credit: Telegraph.co.uk - Published on January 25, 2016

Trust’s consultation finds most of the 11,500 respondents back the BBC’s plans – and want to close the ‘iPlayer loophole’

BBC licence fee..
Credit: guardian.co.uk - Published on January 13, 2016

'People would complain if the BBC battled ITV with this capitalist attitude'
Credit: Independent - Published on December 31, 2015

It hardly takes Mark Thompson’s intervention to make the point that the BBC is bearing part of the cost of the government’s social policy (BBC is paying for..
Credit: guardian.co.uk - Published on December 28, 2015

The government's commitment to overhaul the BBC licence fee is expected echoed today by the chair of the BBC Trust Rona Fairhead later today.She is set to call..
on December 1, 2015 • City A.M.
Abolishing the Higher Education Funding Council for England would remove valuable ‘arm’s length’ regulation of the sector

Once upon a time..
Credit: guardian.co.uk - Published on November 30, 2015

Peter Davison, who played Time Lord from 1982 to 1984, says government plans are politically motivated and designed to ‘slowly dismantle’..
Credit: guardian.co.uk - Published on November 24, 2015

Ministry of Justice figures show £5 million cost of prosecuting those who refuse to pay BBC licence fee dwarfed by massive fines income
Credit: Telegraph.co.uk - Published on November 6, 2015

BBC director-general told earlier this week that the licence fee will begin to rise by inflation, and that the corporation is safe from further cuts
Credit: Telegraph.co.uk - Published on November 5, 2015

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