British Broadcasting Corporation

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

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Photo of Mr Roy Jenkins Mr Roy Jenkins , Birmingham Stechford 12:00 am, 24th June 1976

The BBC has not put in any application. I am not sure that I can go quite as far as my hon. Friend, but when I announced the increases on 29th January 1975 I made it clear that the level of licence fees was intended to last for at least two years. That remains the position. The BBC has not yet made any application for an increase.