‘Pensioners should be exempt’ Britons call for BBC licence fee to be axed for all over 75s | Personal Finance | Finance

Many people think the BBC should help pensioners and vulnerable groups by offering more free TV licences, according to a poll of Express.co.uk readers.

In a poll that ran from 11am on Wednesday, September 14, to 1pm on Thursday, September 15, Express.co.uk asked readers: “Should BBC assist pensioners with more free TV licences?” 

Overall, 1,344 people responded with 97 percent (1,308 people) of voters saying yes.

Only three percent (33 people) said “no”, the BBC should not offer more free TV licences, while just three people said they did not know.

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