TV licence fee cost: How much is a TV licence? Will you have to start paying BBC fee?

THE BBC has confirmed plans to abandon free TV licences for over-75s, it was announced on Monday. So how much is a TV licence, and will you have to pay?

The policy of free TV licences for the over-75s was introduced in 1999 by the then Labour chancellor Gordon Brown and was funded by the Government. But in 2015, Conservative chancellor George Osborne struck a deal which would see the BBC taking over the cost by 2020. On Monday, the BBC announced the scheme would be scrapped for up to 3.7 million over-75s.

A normal TV licence is £154.50 per year for a colour TV, and £52 for black and white.

You can pay for your TV...
source: Express

2019-06-11 15:59
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