◾️Removed £20 a week from the poorest
◾️Won't remove VAT from fuel bills
◾️Won't increase sick pay
◾️Wouldn't feed hungry kids
◾️Brought in tax rises that hit the poor hardest
But it's vital to freeze licence fee to help those struggling to make ends meet
The BBC wanted the fee to rise to over £180 by the end of the settlement.
Instead, it will remain fixed at £159 until 1 April 2024.
That’s more money in the pockets of pensioners; in the pockets of families who are struggling to make ends meet.