Dani Dyer has criticised the end of free TV licences for all over-75s.
Over-75s TV licences are a welfare issue and the Government should not have offloaded their cost to the BBC, peers have claimed.
More pensioners are at risk from a “bonanza” of fraud following the decision to scrap universal free TV licences for the over-75s, according to new research.
Boris Johnson has been urged to take action on TV licences for over-75s after the Prime Minister called on the BBC to “cough up” and fund the axed, universal entitlement.
Pensioners will struggle with the process of buying a TV licence, a charity has warned, as it criticised the BBC’s plans for home visits.
Dame Helen Mirren has backed calls to save free TV licences for over-75s, warning those who miss out could end up isolated.
City councillors are being urged to back a campaign to reinstate the funding to give over-75s free TV licences.
Pensioners have staged protests outside BBC headquarters over the “scandalous” decision to axe the universal free TV licence for over-75s.
Age UK has urged the next prime minister to end the “madness” over the withdrawal of the universal free TV licence for over-75s.
Royle Family star Ricky Tomlinson marched with pensioners on the BBC’s northern headquarters to protest against plans to axe free TV licences for the over-75s.
TV star Len Goodman has criticised the “rotten” withdrawal of free TV licences for all over-75s, saying it will “impact on the most vulnerable”.
Ben Fogle has said the Government should be held accountable for its “poor decision” over revoking free TV licences for all over-75s, and that it should be made to reverse it.
Ben Fogle has said he will donate his entire salary from a BBC series to subsidise TV licences for over-75s, following plans to strip the concession from millions of pensioners.
Sir Michael Palin has criticised an austerity-era “bad deal” between the Government and the BBC for the cuts to free licences for all over-75s.
Christopher Biggins has spoken of his anger at the BBC’s decision not to continue with free TV licences for all over-75s.
Neil Drysdale: Critics line up to skewer BBC over decision to scrap free TV licences for most over-75s
Political consensus has been thin on the ground in Britain of late.
The Government is facing calls to take back responsibility for funding free TV licences for the over-75s amid an outcry over plans to strip the concession from millions of pensioners.
Senior Conservatives have condemned the BBC’s decision not to continue with free TV licences for all over-75s, with Andrea Leadsom calling for a reversal of the plan.
Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey has said she is “ashamed” of the BBC over its decision not to continue with free TV licences for all over-75s.
A pensioner has described the impact that changes to the TV licence fee for the over 75s will have on the working classes as another “nail in the coffin”.
Women living alone are the most likely to be hurt by changes to free TV licences for over-75s, analysis suggests.
Ministers have been accused of "austerity by stealth" after refusing to guarantee free TV licences for the over-75s.
Free TV licences for pensioners should be abolished, a Lords committee has recommended.
Pensioners have organised a protest over changes to free TV licences.
The Scottish Government "does not have the capability" to fund free TV licences for over 75s if the scheme is axed.
Theresa May has pressed the BBC to fund free TV licences for over-75s, amid calls for the Government to retake control of the scheme.
More than two million over-75s would have to go without television or cut back on essentials such as heating or eating if free TV licences are scrapped, a charity has warned.
The cost of the BBC licence fee is set to rise by £4 to £154.50.
Western Isles MSP Alasdair Allan has called on proposals to stop free TV licences for over 75s to be abolished.
The decision over whether to continue providing free TV licences for the over-75s should not be made by the BBC, former prime minister Gordon Brown has said.
The cost of continuing to provide free TV licences for over 75s would “fundamentally change the BBC”, the broadcaster said, as it launched a consultation on the issue.
More than 7,000 people across the UK are still watching television in black and white, more than 50 years after the advent of colour programming.