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Letter - license fee for people aged 75 and over by Conservative MPs

Dear Lord Hall of Birkenhead

Ref: LICENSE FEE FOR PEOPLE AGED 75 AND OVER

We are writing to express our disappointment at the BBC’s decision to scrap free TV licenses for most people over the age of 75 from 1st August 2020 and urge you to reconsider this decision.

Diary - China in the dock over human rights

Feelings against China have been ratcheted up again by Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who accused China of "gross and egregious" human rights' abuses against its Uighur population and said sanctions against those responsible could not be ruled out.

Diary - Captain Tom is Knighted

Well, the good news is that the PM believes life will have returned to normal by Christmas. I do hope he is right. Under new guidelines, people may use public transport for journeys immediately, while advice for employers will change from 1 August.

Speech - Coronavirus update by the Prime Minister

Good morning,

In the two weeks since I last addressed you from this podium, I am pleased to report that we have continued to make steady progress in our collective effort to beat the coronavirus.

W2W - taking back control of our borders

THE 31st December will be a defining moment in the history of our nation.

For, as the transition period ends, so too does free movement.

The new system will be firm but fair, with EU citizens already granted settled status able to remain.