LIVE BBC Director General faces questions from DCMS Committee on TV licences for over-75s

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Published on 17 Jul 2019, 17:25
The BBC Director General Lord Tony Hall gives evidence alongside Chairman Sir David Clementi about the corporation’s decision to remove free TV licences from all but the poorest of those aged 75 and over.

Purpose of the session

As part of the Committee’s scrutiny of the BBC Annual Report, MPs are also expected to consider audience figures and performance across TV and radio networks, the BBC’s commercial operations, as well as progress on gender and equal pay.

Questions will also focus on the duty of care to participants for the on-going inquiry into Reality TV with Editorial Policy and Standards Director David Jordan among those giving evidence.

Witnesses

At 2.30pm:

Lord Tony Hall, Director General, BBC
Sir David Clementi, Chairman, BBC
Clare Sumner, Director, Policy, BBC
Glyn Isherwood, Chief Financial Officer, BBC

At 3.30pm:

Lord Tony Hall, Director-General, BBC
David Jordan, Director, Editorial Policy and Standards, BBC
Patrick Holland, Controller, BBC Two
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