DCMS Chair responds to delayed change to over-75s TV licenses
16 March 2020
DMCS Committee Chair responds to BBC announcement to delay change to TV licences for over-75s by two months.
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee Chair Julian Knight MP said:
"We welcome this news at what will be a time of great anxiety, particularly for those over 75. Television and radio broadcasts will offer comfort as well as being a vital means for accessing public information.
“However, this delay seems to offer a short-term fix to a much wider problem. What we want is to see is renewed efforts from the Government and the BBC to sit down and resolve this issue once and for all.”
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