Ben Fogle: Government should reverse ‘poor decision’ over free TV licences

Ben Fogle has said the Government should be held accountable for its “poor decision” over revoking free TV licences for all over-75s, and that it should be made to reverse it.

The BBC TV presenter, who said he is “ashamed” at how older people are being treated, is supporting the charity Age UK’s SwitchedOff campaign to save free TV licences for those over 75, because “older people are being forgotten in this country”.

Funding the free licences, which have been available to all over-75s for nearly two decades, is due to be transferred…
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