Hundreds of thousands condemn decision to axe free TV licences for over-75s

HUNDREDS of thousands of people have condemned a government-instigated decision by the BBC to axe free TV licences for the over-75s by signing petitions calling for the concession to be maintained.

More than 230,000 people have signed a petition launched by pensioners’ charity Age UK calling for free television for the elderly to be protected.

And tens of thousands more have added their names to petitions on the Labour and Parliament websites.

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source: Morning Star Online

2019-06-12 20:17
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