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Abolish the tv licensing fee from the bbc

Submitted on Monday 9th November 2020

Rejected on Thursday 19th November 2020

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

Petition Action

Abolish the tv licensing fee from the bbc

Petition Details

The BBC first started the tv license on the 1/06/1946 , as it is 2020 and they still run this scheme when all other broadcasters use adverts it seems an unfair advantage for them to: • charge for a licence to watch their shows
• reserve more bandwidth than they truly need

Additional Information

The time for a monopoly on tv channels has well come to pass, they can use adverts like everyone else to gain an income for the corporation, the tv license is outdated and un needed, to be charged simply for having an aerial on your roof is despicable, i personally do not view bbc programming at all because i use streaming services such as netflix or amazon video as do thousands.
I propose an abolishment on rhe BBC's tv licensing and monopoly over the airwaves.
It should not have been allowed.


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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

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You may wish to sign this petition calling for the same action: petition.parliament.uk/petitions/555918

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