Cllr MacLaren condemns cut to free TV licence for over-75s

“This is a despicable move by the Tory Government, using the BBC to cut the free TV licence for over 75s”, said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest), commenting on the decision by the BBC to end the blanket free TV licences for over-75s. Continue reading

Cllr MacLaren urges residents to respond to BBC Licence fee changes

“There has been very little coverage of the consultation on whether those over 75 years old should get a free TV licence, so I would encourage anyone with views on this to contact the BBC before this consultation closes on 12th February”, said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest) commenting on a BBC consultation on whether over 75s should continue to receive a free TV licence. Continue reading