The BBC is to delay TV licence fee changes for the over-75s until August in light of the coronavirus situation.
Free TV licences for up to 3.7 million people had been due to be scrapped on 1 June, but that has been put back to 1 August.
These are “exceptional circumstances” and “now is not the right time”, BBC chairman Sir David Clementi said.
He added: “We are fully focussed on delivering our services to the public at this difficult time.”
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