Government and Institutions

Opposition to BBC licence fee growing


In the Media

Annabel Denham writes for The Spectator

In the Media

Prof. Len Shackleton quoted in the Daily Mail

Prof. Philip Booth quoted in the Daily Express

According to a poll of Sunday Express readers, 98 per cent want a vote on the BBC licence fee after a difficult year for the corporation.  Commenting on the news in the Express, IEA Senior Academic Fellow Professor Philip Booth argued the Beeb needs to change radically.

Philip said: “The licence fee is an anachronism, and the BBC has become a law unto itself… It should either be sold commercially or it should be owned as a mutual organisation by its subscribers“.

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