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Treasury looks for further cuts to TV licence

Wed, 21 Oct 2015


What's stopping the BBC from offering free TV licences to over 75s on the Isle of Man?

Treasury is looking to answer the question following cuts to the provision in the Budget earlier this year - with help only offered to those on income support.

However, Minister Eddie Teare says the Council of Ministers will pursue the BBC to have the same rule in the UK rolled out here.

Asked in Tynwald if it could remain free in the interim he said everything comes at a cost:

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