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Television Licences: Older People

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL14190, tabled on 4 March 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the BBC on its consultation on how licence fees for the over 75's should be paid for.

Answered on

12 March 2019

The government meets regularly with the BBC to discuss a range of issues, including the over 75 licence fee concession. The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport most recently met with the BBC Chairman on 6 March 2019.