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BBC sparks calls for licence fee to be axed after spending £800k on annual accounts

ByThe huge sum the corporation is forking out on designing its annual accounts is equivalent to £160,000 a year. The BBC insisted it would...

BBC TV licence fee botch-up: Over 75s wrongly billed in 'self-inflicted fiasco'

ByFree TV licences for the over-75s were scrapped for all but the few receiving pension credits on August 1, meaning over three million now...

Monty Don: Gardeners' World host slams 'complaining' critics as he defends BBC licence fee

Gardeners' World host Monty Don regularly entertains viewers with his extensive horticultural knowledge and gardening expertise. The 65-year-old presenter took to Twitter and hit...

BBC horror: Brexiteer who wants licence fee AXED poised to become next chairman

The columnist accused Radio 4’s flagship Today programme of preaching to listeners. “The BBC has decided to be a secular church and it preaches and...

Jacob Rees-Mogg erupts at BBC for ‘stealing Ovaltine from pensioners’ over TV licence fee

He warned the broadcaster that viewers are voting with their feet after the number of people paying the licence fee dropped. “I do think...

Disaster for BBC as 237,000 families stop paying licence fee costing £40million

In order to watch or record live television in the UK each household needs a £157.50 TV licence. However, there is speculation an increasing...

BBC tantrum: Bosses hit out at delay to over-75s paying licence fee in annual report

The BBC's annual report, released today, warned the delay led to a "substantial shortfall" that has forced it to revise its savings targets. Last...

Tory MP steps up calls to scrap BBC licence fee ‘politically correct nanny state!’

Andrea Jenkyns said viewers were fed up paying the annual £157.50 fee to a broadcaster, which was starting to behave like a "politically correct...

'Complete nonsense!' Boris Johnson urged to DECRIMINALISE the BBC TV licence fee

Julian Knight, MP for Solihull, called for the £157.50 annual levy to be decriminalised as he believes the current policy is out-dated and unfair....

John Sergeant speaks out on TV licence for over 75s row: 'A U-turn would be too damaging'

He told Calibre of his appearance on Strictly: “The judges made such an awful mess of it, saying ‘it’s time you went’. “You can’t say,...

BBC considers two-tier licence fee with no-frills option to keep cash coming in

New director-general Tim Davie has planned a scheme that will allow a premium and a standard package. The premium package would allow viewers access...

Outrage as BBC set to fork out £140m of cash on chasing TV licence fees in 2020

Figures obtained by Express.co.uk reveal that the total cost of gathering the £157.50 levy will increase by around £38 million this year. The huge...

BBC ordered to scrap 'ridiculous' TV licence fee – 'It needs to fund itself!'

Over recent weeks, the BBC has faced backlash after scrapping free TV licences for over-75s and the decision to axe Rule, Britannia! and Land...

End of BBC licence fee? New director ‘open’ to using Netflix-style subscription

Mr Davie has reportedly been urged to create a viable funding model to replace the fee when he takes on his new position on...

BBC Poll: Do you think the BBC TV licence fee should be scrapped? VOTE HERE

The BBC has been heavily condemned for its decision to abolish free TV licence fees for pensioners. The new ruling, which came into effect...

BBC warning: Baffled OAPs targetted by SCAMMERS as free TV licence fee ends

Last year, the BBC announced it would be scrapping free TV licences for most over-75s, meaning more than three million households would be forced...

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Morrisons extends NHS discount and introduces new shopping rules

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