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There’s a simple way of dealing with the BBC’s TV licence bullies

2 March 2017 16:26

Congratulations to the Daily Mail for exposing the unpleasant methods by which TV Licensing’s staff make people pay their television…

I’ve come up with the perfect way to deal with TV Licensing officers

12 November 2015 15:33

Faithful readers of this column will know that I do not have a television licence for my flat in London, because…

Cameron has one chance to abolish the licence fee and this is it

13 May 2015 13:09

As the news of John Whittingdale’s appointment as Culture Secretary came through, I happened to be sorting my pile of…

It’s time Labour talked about universal benefits

31 March 2014 10:54

For years the Nordic model has stood out as a beacon of universal welfare provision. But if you want evidence…

It’s time to be realistic about benefits. Wealthy pensioners need to be able to decline theirs

24 August 2013 11:00

Universal pensioner benefits like the Winter Fuel Allowance (WFA) cost the Exchequer over £8 billion a year. This is not…