Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 23 July 2014

Greece shows us what to do with the BBC

ON Tuesday, a Greek government spokesman, Simos Kedikoglou, stated after the state broadcaster was closed: "ERT is a case of an exceptional lack of transparency and incredible extravagance."

That statement also applies to the BBC in spades and totally sums up that rotten body.

If our Government followed that lead, closing the BBC would pump £4.6bn into the economy.

It would ensure that the BBC fat cat executives and prima donna presenters, who have abused the licence-fee payers over the years, were recipients of nice new P45s.

Let's see if they can get the dole paid through tax-avoidance schemes, then.

LICENCE FEE PAYER

Lisburn, Co Antrim

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