Axe the TV Tax Blog
The BBC needs root and branch reform - and that includes scrapping the licence fee
May 21, 2021
By Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns The BBC lied and used fake documents in lurid and false claims about the Royal Family which played on Diana, Princess of Wales' fears and fuelled her paranoia....Read More Share
What is the BBC for? Should it be defunded or reformed?
April 28, 2021
Please join us for our next webinar on Tuesday 4th May at 6.00 pm. We have a great panel ready to discuss, “What is the BBC for? Should it be defunded or reformed?”Confirmed panelists...Read More Share
Is the BBC licence fee terrific value for money?
January 18, 2021
By Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns The new chairman of the BBC, Richard Sharp, has described the licence fee as the "least worst" way of funding the BBC and has said that he opposes...Read More Share
What does Oliver Dowden's panel of broadcasting, journalism and technology leaders mean for the licence fee?
November 10, 2020
By Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns Oliver Dowden, the Culture Secretary, has announced that a 10-strong panel of experts will look at the future of public service broadcasting. In an op-ed for...Read More Share
Is the Culture Secretary ready to fight the BBC?
March 06, 2020
Oliver Dowden (pictured left), the new Culture Secretary, gave a speech at the Enders Media and Telecoms Conference yesterday. He told the audience that "in the coming years we will of course be taking a proper...Read More Share