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Free TV Licences: over-75S

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:45 pm on 11th June 2019.

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Photo of Mohammad Yasin Mohammad Yasin Labour, Bedford 12:45 pm, 11th June 2019

Most of those set to lose the TV licence will not qualify for pension credit but still struggle to make ends meet, including 4,470 from Bedford and Kempston. Does the Secretary of State agree that his party has broken another manifesto pledge and cut a lifeline to the outside world for many older people, who suffer most from loneliness and social isolation?