BBC licence fee could be scrapped in ten years and replaced with a compulsory ‘household tax’ forcing EVERYONE to pay

Speaking on BBC1’s the Andrew Marr Show, Lord Hall said a ‘household tax’ – as proposed by the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee – was a ‘very interesting idea’.

He added there is broad agreement for the licence fee to be reformed to ensure ‘everyone is paying equally for it and I would go along with that’.

Lord Hall said the type of reform is up to the Government to decide and the BBC to debate, adding: ‘It could be a household tax, I don’t know whether that works or not.

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The decision to move to a ‘Scandinavian’ model has probably already been taken. The change-over will come when it’s deemed that public indifference to a poll tax poses no threat to political careers.

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