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Why does the BBC license fee tax still exist?
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Why does the BBC license fee tax still exist?


Question asked by: mrquestion

Asked on: 08 Apr 2008

This is called the Establishment.

There are enough people with vested interests at the top ie in government and the like that no serious motion seems to have been brought forward to abolish the license fee.

However public service broadcasting is now less and less justifiable as the station is now more commercial than ever (just look at all the magazines, online interests it has and so on) and in fact there is a joke going around that the ads last longer on the BBC than on ITV or Channel 4.

However we live in rip off Britain and since you have to pay a tax on everything watching TV is just one more on the list.

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Replied at: 08 Apr 2008
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