September 25, 2021

BBC TV License: Update on the Downing Street issue on rising prices.

Downing Street declined to comment BBC TV license Fees may rise below the rate of inflation in the future.

Times The report says fees will fall below inflation in the future as ministers worry about hitting high-paying homes.

The ministers are believed to have rejected the corporation’s calls for it. Increase in license fee The newspaper said that according to inflation, as in previous years.

Of Annual TV license fee Appointed by the government, which said in 2016 that the fee would increase the rate of inflation for the next five years.

The fee, which is currently 9,159, usually changes on April 1 each year.

The annual cost was announced in February. Television The license fee will increase from Rs 157.50 to Rs 159 from April 1, 2021.

The price of annual black and white license increased from Rs. 53.00 to Rs. 53.50.

Glasgow Times: BBC Player TV License Page (Philip Tuscano / PA)BBC Player TV License Page (Philip Tuscano / PA)

Boris Johnson’s official spokesman issued a statement.

An official spokesman for the prime minister said: “We have not yet submitted our proposals for the license fee.

“The next settlement covers the next five years from April 2022. No decision has been made and we will announce the decision in Parliament in due course.”

BBC TV license on fire

The license fee model has come amid criticism over competition such as broadcaster pay, equity pay, diversity and streaming services. Netflix, And the abolition of free TV licenses for those over 75 years of age.

Because of the epidemic, people over the age of 75 were given a grace period to pay for a TV license, but it expired on July 31. Recipients of pension credits alone do not have to pay an annual fee.

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