Monday 17 February 2020


The news that Boris Johnson wants to scrap the TV licence has polarised opinion.  Yesterday the hashtag #SaveTheBBC was trending, today it's #DefundTheBBC.  Former Tory/UKIP MP Douglas Carswell spoke to the Sun's Steven Edginton yesterday and denounced the licence.

"It should be a subscription based service, you pay for it because you want to and if you don't pay it they cut you off... it cannot be right that it is a criminal matter for not paying for the BBC's output".
(Douglas Carswell)

Meanwhile, our Karl has come up with this humorous take on the BBC licence controversy...