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Stop the removal of the Red Button on BBC

Stop the removal of the Red Button on BBC

Stop the BBC from removing access to news/sport etc on the red button in 2020

Why is this important?

Many people, including my aged relatives use the red button to catch up on news/sports etc without having to change to news channels, and have limited or no access to computers/smartphones. This, on top of the removal of free licence fees for over 75's is another hit on the aged people who rely on TV for news and entertainment, with the BBC catering for the younger more savvy people who can access the internet on multiple devices.


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Reasons for signing

  • It is a quick & easy way of getting news headlines and weather without waiting for broadcasts or getting on the internet. It probably is relatively inexpensive and good value for money. Many people, old and young, will miss it.


2020-01-30 18:54:14 +0000

25 signatures reached

2019-12-16 09:01:03 +0000

10 signatures reached