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Monday evening news briefing: Boris Johnson's surprise attack on the BBC licence fee

3 monthes ago   |   By The Telegraph


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Boris Johnson 'Looking At' Scrapping TV Licences That Fund BBC

Boris Johnson 'Looking At' Scrapping TV Licences That Fund BBC

3 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

Boris Johnson is “looking at” abolishing all TV licences, signalling the BBC could face a new threat from a post-Brexit US-UK trade deal. Speaking on the campaign trail in Tyne and Wear's Washington, the Tory leader cast doubt on whether the publicly-funded broadcaster “still makes sense in the long-term” without TV licence fees. It underlines the fact the prime minister could be eyeing up radical changes to the UK's media landscape as he prepares to enter negotiations with Donald Trump over post-Brexit trade if he wins Thursday's election. In a document published by the US Chamber of...
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Boris Johnson considering abolishing TV licence fee as Tories step up war on media

Boris Johnson considering abolishing TV licence fee as Tories step up war on media

3 monthes ago   |   By The Mirror

The Tory PM stepped up his Trump like approach to the media and suggested he would look at scrapping the licence which fund the BBC
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BBC TV licence row: Boris Johnson demands BBC 'cough up' to fund over-75s licence fees

BBC TV licence row: Boris Johnson demands BBC 'cough up' to fund over-75s licence fees

3 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

BORIS JOHNSON demanded the BBC "cough up" the money to pay for over-75s' TV fees after the broadcaster announced the free licence would go from 2020.
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