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BBC — [Phil Wilson in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 5:02 pm on 15th July 2019.

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Photo of Stephen Morgan Stephen Morgan Labour, Portsmouth South 5:02 pm, 15th July 2019

My speech is based on what I hear from my constituents, and the people of Portsmouth have not raised that issue.

The arguments could not be more compelling. I urge the Minister to be bold and not to trot out the usual lines blaming the BBC. We have an opportunity to make a real difference to pensioners’ lives, and it must be taken. The universally free TV licence for over-75s must remain free.