BBC chief warns licence fee freeze will leave £285m funding gap

Tim Davie says keeping fee at £159 for two years will mean fewer programmes and services

The BBC will be forced to axe some of its programming after being left with a £285m gap in funding from the two-year licence fee freeze, its director general has warned.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Tim Davie said there was “no doubt” the freeze would affect the broadcaster’s frontline output.

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