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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...

'Disgraceful' axing of over-75s BBC TV licence will plunge 50,000 pensioners into poverty

Free BBC TV licences finally drew to a close for over-75s across the UK at the start of August. Britain’s biggest campaign group for...

BBC legend Jan Leeming won't renew TV licence amid over-75s row ‘waste of money!’

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

BBC poll: Would you support over-75s with national strike against paying TV licence fee?

Last week, the BBC started sending letters to over-75s who previously did not have to pay the fee to remind them that they were...

BBC backlash: Over-75s prepare to IGNORE licence fee threats in furious ‘peasants' revolt’

Last week, the BBC started sending letters to over-75s who previously did not have to pay the fee to remind them that they must...

BBC fury as new boss appointed on six-figure salary on day free over-75s TV licence axed

The BBC will now means-test the entitlement, having previously delayed its introduction because of the pandemic. Over-75s must receive pension credit to receive the free...

BBC bosses blasted on dithering for over-75s’ free licences – ‘Stop playing games!’

For some elderly people TV is their only companion (Image: Getty)But in the House of Lords, peers pushed for the changes to be delayed...

BBC on brink: Lord Hall confirms over-75s licence fee ‘under review’ amid latest crisis

The BBC remains committed to imposing a new licence fee on the over-75s but BBC Director-General Tony Hall signalled the corporation may be forced...

Martin Lewis gives urgent warning to over-75s as TV licence fees change

"So you have to be 75 or over, or have someone aged 75 or over in the house, and in receipt of pension credit." Over-75s...

BBC's plans to scrap over-75s free TV licence fee in chaos as fresh problems outlined

The corporation has delayed the introduction of means-testing until the start of August as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. But, Age UK has...

‘Growing scandal’ BBC sent brutal warning over TV licence fee for over-75s amid COVID-19

BBC bosses agreed to delay imposing the fee on the over-75s until August after the virus plunged the UK into crisis. MPs and peers...

BBC TV licence fee OUTRAGE: Backlash over BETRAYAL of over-75s

Actor Ricky Tomlinson joined protests last year against the licence cut (Image: PA)In a major climbdown, the Government unveiled a new payment scheme starting...

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