the government of United Kingdom The Mail will cut funding to the BBC by ordering a two-year moratorium on the rates people pay to watch the station, the Mail reported on Sunday.
The future of the British Broadcasting Corporation is an ongoing subject of political debate with the Prime Minister’s government. boris johnson More recently it has been suggesting that its funding needs improvement.
Stabilize the license cost at its current £159 ($217.40) will provide some relief to the consumers who are facing huge increase in the cost of living.
But it would also be a major blow to the BBC’s finances, which are trying to compete with privately funded news agencies and services such as Netflix and other consumer subscription-funded entertainment streaming.
When asked about the Mail on Sunday’s report, the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport declined to comment.
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries said the license fee deal would be the last such deal and tweeted a link to the mail on Sunday’s article.
“Now is the time to discuss and debate new ways to finance, support and sell great British content,” he said on Twitter.
The BBC declined to comment on Dorris’ tweet or the Mail on Sunday’s report. The opposition Labor Party said the funding cuts were politically motivated.
“The prime minister and the culture secretary are determined to attack this great British institution because they don’t like its journalism,” said Labor MP and head of cultural policy, Lucy Powell.
BBC news production is regularly criticized by political parties in the UK. His coverage of Brexit issues – central to the Johnson administration – has long been seen as overly critical by exit advocates. The European Union,