Topical Questions

Part of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport – in the House of Commons on 7th March 2019.

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Photo of Peter Heaton-Jones Peter Heaton-Jones Conservative, North Devon

I thank the Secretary of State for his answer. I am a former employee and a huge supporter of our public service broadcaster, but on the issue of TV licences for those over the age of 75, is it not the case that the BBC accepted responsibility for this concession when it made an agreement with the Government? Should it not now deliver that in full, and do so without the threats of cuts to services?