MORE than two million over-75s would have to go without television or cut back on essentials such as heating or eating if free TV licences are scrapped, a charity has warned.
Scrapping free TV licences for the over 75s would increase pensioner poverty, former prime minister Gordon Brown has warned.
AS many as 50,000 UK pensioners could be pushed below the poverty line if the free TV licence was to be scrapped for over-75s, Age UK claims.
CHRISTMAS can be an expensive time for many of us – budgeting for extra food, presents and decorations as well as necessities such as heating and utilities.
A BBC project to rebuild the set of EastEnders is expected to cost £27 million more than planned, sparking concerns over licence fee payers' value for money.
THE SNP has called on the UK Government to commit to funding the free TV licence for over-75s.
WE’VE all heard that stock excuse for not doing homework — the dog ate it.
USERS of the iPlayer will need to enter a password to access the online catch-up service within the next few weeks.
TELEVISION licence collectors have been attacked for their "poor" performance amid high levels of evasion and plummeting enforcement rates.
THE BBC licence fee and the corporation's flagship channel BBC One should be scrapped, according to a new report.