Three-Quarters Of BBC TV Licence Fee Convictions Are Women

The BBC has said it will investigate whether the enforcement of TV licence fee payments discriminates against females after figures revealed women make up three-quarters of convictions. The corporation’s latest data showed that women made up 76 per cent of the 52,376 people convicted for TV licence evasion in 2020. The BBC agreed to carryContinue reading “Three-Quarters Of BBC TV Licence Fee Convictions Are Women”

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Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries Is Slammed By Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson slapped down one of his newest Cabinet ministers after she questioned the BBC’s long term future. Boris Johnson insisted the great institution would be around for a long time to come after Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries’ attack on the media monolith. She told a fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference in ManchesterContinue reading “Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries Is Slammed By Boris Johnson”

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Young Children Exempted From Key Lockdown Rule

Tory ministers today revealed a major new exemption for young parents in England’s national lockdown. Babies and toddlers will no longer count towards a two-person limit on meetups in an open area, like a park. This means, for instance, that new mums will still be able to see a friend or family member while holdingContinue reading “Young Children Exempted From Key Lockdown Rule”

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MPs’ overheads increase to record amounts with more than one in four putting their family on the payroll

The inflation busting 10% increase totalled £9 million to the bill and, at the moment represents about a third of the whole cost of operating Parliament The commons have a gravy train that’s going full steam ahead today as Commons inspectors divulged that Members of Parliament squandered a record £98.1 million of taxpayers money onContinue reading “MPs’ overheads increase to record amounts with more than one in four putting their family on the payroll”

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