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Government must fight for 'fair treatment' from BBC

Thu, 04 Aug 2016


The Isle of Man must fight for 'fair treatment' from the BBC after claims it's underfunding the Island by around £1 million each year. 
 
That's according to the Policy and Reform Minister - John Shimmin has responing to concerns after it was confirmed the free TV licence for those aged 75 and above was being scrapped.
 
Criticism has been flung at the broadcasting corporation which has spent £500 million from the licence fee pot, which residents here contribute to, on high speed broadband that we can't use. 
 
In a discussion on the subject in the last sitting of Tynwald Malew and Santon MHK Graham Cregeen said 'enough was enough' and we needed to fight back:

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