BBC licence fee “anachronistic”


In the Media

Mark Littlewood quoted in The Telegraph

In the Media

Mark Littlewood writes for The Times

Annabel Denham quoted in the Daily Express

The Daily Express reported that 56 percent of people would support getting rid of the licence fee and having the BBC switch to a subscription-based model instead.

Reacting to the news, Annabel Denham, Director of Communications at the IEA said: “There is no moral case for requiring people to fund the BBC if they have no interest in its services. The licence fee is anachronistic and fails to reflect viewing habits, particularly among younger audiences – many of whom watch far more Netflix or YouTube than the corporation’s content”.

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