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Senior Tory MP: TV licence fee is less fair than poll tax

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Senior Tory MP: TV licence fee is less fair than poll tax

John Whittingdale, chairman of a Commons committee reviewing the role of the BBC, told a Bafta audience that despite a defence of the £145.50 a year levy by BBC bosses "at the end of the day it won’t be the Trust and it won’t be the Director General who decides"

David Attenborough: Cutting the licence fee would "weaken" the BBC

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David Attenborough: Cutting the licence fee would "weaken" the BBC

"People would make easier programmes which don’t require so much investment, so much endeavour and so much ambition. That’s the danger” said the veteran broadcaster at the launch of his new natural history show Life Story

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