We should be able to choose whether we support the BBC with our wallets – the economic case for licence fees has evaporated.
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Ryan Bourne: Sunak shouldn’t try today to restore pre-virus Britain. It’s gone – and we must now adapt.
What normalisation should mean is the return to a functioning market economy where our wants and needs are met in today’s circumstances.
Nat Wei: How the internet could have been used to protect lives and livelihoods during this crisis. And how we can do better.
More emphasis could have been put on local delivery of services, drugs, and even treatment using mobile medical equipment and remote consultation.
James Frayne: The BBC’s growing problem isn’t public hostility. It’s apathy. Fewer people see the point of it.
The trust factor is simply less relevant, because fewer people are accessing the Corporation’s output in the first place.
Its reputation and market share has taken a buffeting recently, but its position is recoverable.
There is no prospect for reform unless Britain votes to leave and forces a new agenda on Europe’s elites.