Boris Johnson facing growing rebellion over BBC suggestions

NUMBER 10 denied wanting to scrap “all licence fees” today as Tory MPs rebelled over Boris Johnson’s “vendetta” against the BBC.

Tory backbenchers lashed out at the Prime Minister after threats to downsize the public broadcaster and make it a subscription-based service were reported in The Sunday Times.

Damian Green, once effectively deputy prime minister to Theresa May, said that “destroying the BBC” wasn’t included in the Conservative election manifesto and...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-02-17 20:35
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