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Government must fight for 'fair treatment' from BBC

The Isle of Man must fight for 'fair treatment' from the BBC after claims it's under-funding the Island by around £1 million each year. 

That's according to the Policy and Reform Minister - John Shimmin has responded to concerns after it was confirmed the free TV licence for those aged 75 and above was being scrapped: 

Criticism has been flung at the broadcasting corporation which has spent £500 million from the licence fee pot, which residents here contribute to, on high speed broadband that we can't use. 

In a discussion on the subject in the last sitting of Tynwald Malew and Santon MHK Graham Cregeen said 'enough was enough' and we needed to fight back:

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