Wealthier households should have to pay more for the BBC, Richard Sharp has suggested in his first interview since standing down as chairman of the broadcaster.
Mr Sharp said the licence fee could be replaced by a tax on broadband bills or a household levy based on the value of the property as the current system of a flat fee is “regressive”.
Let’s just abolish the fee. Turn it into a private sector subscription instead.
And a bit of advice – if you;re going to start talking about how the basis of the fee should be changed then that suggestion of mine is going to be made. Stasis can be prefereable to the wrong answer….