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BBC — [Phil Wilson in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 4:52 pm on 15th July 2019.

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Photo of John Howell John Howell Conservative, Henley 4:52 pm, 15th July 2019

I thank my hon. Friend for that comment. The idea of keeping out commercial advertising was fine 50 years ago, and even 20 years ago, but in today’s world it needs to be looked at again in the context of how the BBC will function.

I was going to say a few things about free TV licences, but Helen Jones has said many of them already, so I will not comment.