By ending the free TV licence, the Tories are closing a vital window on to the world | Frances Ryan

  The Guardian 

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The government should reverse this unkind decision, which will rob many older people of their chief companionIt’s not the biggest austerity measure this decade, and it certainly won’t gain the most attention, but there’s one Conservative cut that’s quietly lining up to cause significant harm: taking the free TV licence away from people over the age of 75. The free licences were introduced by Labou
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