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PMQs: May 'expects BBC to continue free TV licences' for over-75s

Theresa May said taxpayers want the BBC to use "its substantial licence fee income in an appropriate way", when asked about the future of free TV licences for over-75s.

Labour MP Rosie Cooper asked Theresa May about a Tory election promise to keep the provision for those 75 and older.

The BBC has just ended a consultation about the government-funded scheme, which is due to end in 2020.

The PM said she expects the BBC to continue the scheme.

 

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