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28 Feb 22

The Government has stepped up its attack on our BBC by rushing out announcements that risk its future. Now it’s time to step up our campaign to save it. If we can prove that we, the public, admire and value the Great British institution that...


BBC Licence Fee Victory!

27 Jan 21

We’re less than a month into 2021 and, while times are still tough for all of us, we’ve already secured a big win together. The UK government have just backed down from plans that could have slashed the BBC’s funding by hundreds of millions of...

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What we’ve done for our BBC

24 Apr 20

Bill in Nottinghamshire turns to the BBC “for reliable information on the current coronavirus outbreak”. Keith from Edmonton has two young girls who love the “creative ideas” they get from its kids shows. It’s why they – and 332,481 others – have spoken out against...


TV Licences for the over-75s

15 Feb 19

One of 38 Degrees’ core beliefs is that democracy works best when all of us are involved. The BBC is facing a difficult choice. Having taken on the cost of covering the free TV Licence fee for people aged over 75, it has to decide...


Should we “means test” TV Licences for the over 75s?

5 Feb 19

The BBC is facing some tough decisions. Government funding cuts means they’ve been saddled with the cost of free TV Licences for over 75s themselves – and they can’t afford it. They’re now having to choose whether to start cutting services or change how the...


BBC: good news!

12 May 16

We are winning. Today the government announced their plans for the future of the BBC. And they’ve been forced to scale back their attacks on our public service broadcaster. The Times is calling it a “government climbdown”. There are still things in the government’s plan...