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General election: Boris Johnson 'looking at' possibility of scrapping TV licence fee

4 monthes ago   |   By Wessexfm

Boris Johnson has raised the possibility of scrapping the TV licence fee by admitting he is "certainly looking at" the issue.
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Johnson says he is 'looking at' scrapping BBC licence fee - video

Johnson says he is 'looking at' scrapping BBC licence fee - video

4 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

The prime minister has said he is ‘looking at' scrapping the BBC licence fee. Responding to a question about why he would not abolish all TV licences, Boris Johnson said: ‘At this stage we are not planning to get rid of all TV licences, though I am certainly looking at it.' ‘I think the system of funding out of what is effectively a general tax - everybody has a TV - bears reflection, let me put it that way. How long can you justify a system whereby everybody who has a TV has to pay to fund a particular set of TV and radio channels? That is the question.' Abolishing the TV licence would...
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