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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:33 pm on 21st July 2020.

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Photo of Damian Collins Damian Collins Conservative, Folkestone and Hythe 12:33 pm, 21st July 2020

Many of my older constituents will be facing the double blow of being asked to pay more for the BBC while seeing the programmes they value the most and regional news cut back. Is it not time, and should it not be part of the charter review, to ask what licence fee payers want to see? Is it right that regional news programmes should face such a disproportionate burden of cost savings at the BBC?