BBC's constant repeats should mean a half-price licence fee: Yorkshire Post Letters

From: Roger Brown, Sandal, Wakefield.

People walk past Broadcasting House, the headquarters of the BBC, on March 25, 2014 (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
People walk past Broadcasting House, the headquarters of the BBC, on March 25, 2014 (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Like many people, I have received a communication from TV Licensing, requesting a payment of £159 for the privilege of receiving BBC programmes.

As a senior citizen, I regret the loss of the free licence. Nevertheless because at least 50 per cent of BBC programmes are repeats, would I be justified in paying only 50 per cent of the aforementioned payment?

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From: Terry Palmer, Hoyland, Barnsley.

Paddy McGuinness taking over from Sue Barker on BBC’s Question of Sport? (The Yorkshire Post, July 9) Ha! Ha! Ha! That’s the BBC brain(less) for you. And they expect us to pay over £150/annum.

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