British Broadcasting Corporation

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th June 1976.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr John Ovenden Mr John Ovenden , Gravesend 12:00 am, 24th June 1976

When my right hon. Friend has the opportunity of meeting the Chairman or Director-General of the BBC, will he make it abundantly plain to either of those gentlemen that the Government have no intention of approving any increase in licence fees this or next year, and that when the British people are being asked to accept wage restraint they feel affronted by the rumours and stories being put about concerning the BBC's claims for increased licence fees?