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Won’t Pay

March 26, 2024 Longrider 8

The BBC really can’t read the room. The BBC could turn it back on a flat fee and means test TV licences, with richer households […]

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Out of Touch, Much

January 17, 2022 Longrider 6

Not Nadine Dorries, Hugh Grant. Hugh Grant has hit out at the government over plans to scrap the licence fee that funds the BBC by 2027. On Sunday (16 January), […]

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Auntie and Self Awareness

May 26, 2020 Longrider 24

Perhaps, more accurately a staggering lack of self-awareness. The BBC has suggested wealthier viewers could be asked to pay more as the broadcaster prepares to end free licences […]

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It’s a Start

December 15, 2019 Longrider 6

Taking on the BBC. Boris Johnson is considering a move to decriminalise non-payment of the BBClicence fee in a move likely to further worsen relations between Number […]

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She’s Right

July 4, 2018 Longrider 49

Jan Leeming and the bombardment of sport. Miss Leeming claimed the public are not ‘addicted to sport’ and would prefer licence fee money to go […]

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February 26, 2015 Longrider 7

Hang them, hang them all. The best alternative to the licence fee, the report concluded, would be a compulsory broadcasting levy paid by all households, […]

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Thieving Gits

April 5, 2014 Longrider 15

The BBC. Executives at the broadcaster have suggested that reforms, which are due to be agreed with ministers in 2016, could include a new “universal […]