BBC licence fee to be frozen at £159 for two years, government confirms

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Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has confirmed the BBC licence fee is to be frozen at £159 for two years.
4 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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BBC licence fee to be frozen at £159 for two years, government confirms

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries outlined the settlement in the House of Commons on Monday.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Reuters

Britain freezes BBC funding as reviews TV licence fee future

Britain will freeze funding for the BBC for two years and debate whether a universal licence fee should continue, the government said on Monday, sparking accusations of "cultural vandalism".

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

BBC funding ‘up for discussion’, says Nadine Dorries, as licence fee frozen

Culture secretary confirms fee will remain at £159 until 2024, but softens stance on its permanent abolition

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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NDTV

UK To Freeze BBC Funding For 2 Years, Opposition Says "Cultural Vandalism"

Britain said on Monday it would freeze funding for the BBC for two years and begin a debate on whether a universal licence fee should continue in the modern television age, drawing opposition complaints of "cultural vandalism".

4 months ago·New Delhi, India
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The Independent

BBC brands licence fee freeze ‘disappointing’ as Dorries faces criticism

Bosses at the broadcaster said the move will lead to ‘tougher choices’ that will impact on viewers.

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Mirror

BBC licence fee frozen at £159 until 2024 'then axed' in 'attack on journalism'

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries told real terms cut is "cultural vandalism" and is a "desperate" attempt to distract from 'partygate'

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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