“BBC’s Licence Plans for over 75’s simply won’t work” says Age UK. In a recent press release, they are asking people to contact them if they are worried about money and/or they think they may be entitled to claim Pension Credit.
To read Age UK recent press release click here: Age UK TV Licence over 75s
If you think you may be entitled to claim Pension Credit please call Age UK advice line on Freephone 0800 169 65 65, or visit or contacting your local Age UK for free information and advice. You can find details for Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin here: https://shropshiredisability.net/age-concern-shropshire-telford-wrekin/
Age UK Petition to bring change and reinstate the Free TV Licence for people aged 75 and over:
- To date, over 600,000 of all ages have signed Age UK’s petition to save free TV licences for the over-75s, showing mounting support for the continuation of this important social welfare policy. Check here for the latest figure:
The Charity is also urging older people, their friends, neighbours, families and grandchildren to support its on social media using #SwitchedOff.