Society and Culture

BBC should be required to make its money from optional subscriptions, states Julian Knight MP

IEA webinar featured in The Times

Julian Knight, Conservative MP is quoted in The Times saying: “The licence fee is “morally on the way out” and the BBC should be required to make much of its money through optional subscriptions”.

The comments came as part of an IEA webinar on the future of the BBC. Knight spoke alongside former senior BBC employees Sir Robbie Gibb and Mark Damazer and Professor Philip Booth, IEA Senior Academic Fellow and author of “New Vision: The Future of the BBC”.

Read the full piece here.

Watch the full webinar on the IEA YouTube channel.