TV Licences for over-75S

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:36 pm on 8th May 2019.

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Photo of Matt Western Matt Western Labour, Warwick and Leamington 3:36 pm, 8th May 2019

My hon. Friend is making a powerful and important speech. Does she agree that what we are talking about is a valuable friend to so many lonely, perhaps elderly, people? We are talking about Auntie: we are talking about the BBC. By effectively cutting its funding, we are damaging the lives of people who listen to the radio, watch television, and depend on quality output from the BBC.