BBC licence fee dodgers shouldn’t face court say Tories

The future of the BBC licence fee is in doubt as ministers contemplate the biggest shake-up of the corporation’s funding since it was founded in 1922.

Downing Street said last night that David Cameron plans to revive moves to decriminalise the non-payment of the £145.50 a year fee.

Other senior ministers believe the fee is increasingly outdated and could be pared back, with anything other than core BBC services paid for by subscription…

  • Backa Bock

    It’s time to get the leftists off of the public teet

    • It’s such a bizarre system.

    • Frau Katze

      Definitely. In Canada too.

      • dance…dancetotheradio

        Why are the British Tories starting to make noises like they really are Tories instead of Lib-Lab-Lite?

        • Blind Druid

          All the Brit parties are further to the left than ours. “First past the post” cheated UKIP out of contention.

  • barryjr

    Maybe Harper will take notice and save Canada 1.2 billion of wasted tax dollars every year.