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MLC asks chief minister for TV licence statement

Will Government introduce means testing for TV licences

A member of Tynwald wants to know whether the Isle of Man Government plans to introduce means testing for free TV licences for the over-75s.

The BBC recently announced it will be charging those aged 75 and over unless they receive pension credit, something which doesn't exist on the Island.

David Cretney MLC will ask Chief Minister Howard Quayle how the government will respond when Tynwald sits tomorrow.

Mr Cretney insists the Island doesn't have to follow the UK's lead:

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