BBC licence fee bill for over-75s forecast to hit £745m

George Osborne

The cost to the BBC of paying the licence fees for Britain’s over-75s is forecast to hit £745m by 2020/21, according to figures revealed as part of George Osborne’s Budget.

Osborne predicts costs to spiral

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