Robert Halfon writes to BBC over TV Licence Fee

LAST week, Robert Halfon wrote to the Director-General of the BBC, Tony Hall, expressing his concerns about the potential for the BBC to push this cost onto Harlow residents.

A spokesperson said: “Whilst I welcome the news that around 900,000 over-75s will still benefit from free licences, I will continue to press the BBC to ensure that ALL over-75s will have a free TV-licence.

“When the deal between the UK government and the BBC was made in 2015, they were clear that they would cover this cost. I want to keep them accountable for this commitment.

See my letter below.

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