Many Bassetlaw constituents have been giving me their views on the television licence fee and this week I spoke on the issue after more than 100,000 people signed a petition, triggering a debate in Parliament. British television is admired around the world and is something we can quite rightly be proud of. I’ve always enjoyed some of the excellent comedies, dramas and nature programmes produced by not only the BBC, but also our many private providers. However, Covid-19 has plunged many into financial difficulties and paying for a TV licence is something that many of the poorest in society...
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