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Mark Menzies MP blasts BBC for cutting licences for the over 75s

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has blasted the BBC for reneging on a deal to fund free TV licences for the over 75s.

The BBC this week announced only single pensioners who qualify for Pension Credit would be eligible for a free licence.

Mr Menzies said: “This is appalling from the BBC.

Mark Menzies MP blasts BBC for cutting licences for the over 75s

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has blasted the BBC for reneging on a deal to fund free TV licences for the over 75s.

The BBC this week announced only single pensioners who qualify for Pension Credit would be eligible for a free licence.

Mr Menzies said: “This is appalling from the BBC.

Mark Menzies MP blasts BBC for cutting licences for the over 75s

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has blasted the BBC for reneging on a deal to fund free TV licences for the over 75s.

The BBC this week announced only single pensioners who qualify for Pension Credit would be eligible for a free licence.

Mr Menzies said: “This is appalling from the BBC.

Minister's praise for Mark Menzies' police funding push

The Minister for Policing revealed Lancashire Constabulary has been handed an extra £18.4 million for the next year – and paid tribute to Fylde MP Mark Menzies for fighting for funding.

Nick Hurd MP made his comments during a Home Office Oral Answer to Questions sitting in Parliament.

Minister's praise for Mark Menzies' police funding push

The Minister for Policing revealed Lancashire Constabulary has been handed an extra £18.4 million for the next year – and paid tribute to Fylde MP Mark Menzies for fighting for funding.

Nick Hurd MP made his comments during a Home Office Oral Answer to Questions sitting in Parliament.

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