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Free TV licence for over-75s to be means-tested from August 1

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Free TV licence for over-75s to be means-tested from August 1

Free TV licence for over-75s to be means-tested from August 1

The free TV licence for over-75s will be means-tested from August 1, the BBC has said.The broadcaster previously postponed the axing of the universal entitlement for pensioners because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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