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The Tories are governing for Westminster obsessives

5 December 2023

4:11 AM

5 December 2023

4:11 AM

You know the Tories are worried about their core vote when they start talking tough on the BBC licence fee.

Rishi Sunak took time out of his Cop28 jaunt to declare that the Corporation must ‘cut its cloth appropriately’. Meanwhile, Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer is against the planned £15 increase in the fee, which comes after a two-year freeze agreed between Auntie and the government.

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