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More information needed on free TV licence changes

Treasury Minister awaiting further details from BBC

The Treasury Minister says more information about proposed changes to free TV licences for the over 75s is needed before the Manx Government can take action.

The BBC announced plans to limit free licences to those who also receive pension credit earlier this week.

Manx residents aged 75 and over can currently apply for a refund from the Treasury.

Alfred Cannan wants to make sure these proposals are final before any changes can be considered locally:

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