More pensioners are at risk from a “bonanza” of fraud following the decision to scrap universal free TV licences for the over-75s, according to new research.
Jack and Victors in fight for free TV for OAPs: Scotland’s most famous pensioners urge Boris Johnson to force licence fee U-turn
Scotland’s most famous pensioners have joined the fight to save free TV licences for the over-75s, we can reveal.
The actors behind Scotland’s most famous fictional pensioners believe it’s time older people received an easier go of it.
George Foulkes: Keeping free TV licence for over-75s is a welfare issue so the government should step in
Keeping the free licences was pledged in the 2017 Tory manifesto and perhaps what is needed now is a direct approach to Boris about this.
Dame Helen Mirren has urged the next prime minister to restore free TV licences for all over-75s, calling the end of the universal entitlement “heartbreaking”.
More than four out of five (80%) of people want the Government to stick to the Conservative manifesto promise to fund free TV licences for over-75s, a poll has found.
Pensioners have staged protests outside BBC headquarters over the “scandalous” decision to axe the universal free TV licence for over-75s.
Age UK has urged the next prime minister to end the "madness" over the withdrawal of the universal free TV licence for over-75s.
Scottish political party leaders have signed a joint letter urging Theresa May to reinstate free TV licences for all over-75s.
Royle Family star Ricky Tomlinson marched with pensioners on the BBC’s northern headquarters to protest against plans to axe free TV licences for the over-75s.
The Government is facing calls to take back responsibility for funding free TV licences for the over-75s amid an outcry over plans to strip the concession from millions of pensioners.