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10 hours ago, woodview said:

Surely the EU could help fund the brexit bashing corporation, for the work it's doing?

According to the  EU Financial Transparency System, the BBC received 4,850,000 € in grant funding in 2017.

 

The BBC requests EU money. The BBC receives EU money.

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1 hour ago, Car Boot said:

According to the  EU Financial Transparency System, the BBC received 4,850,000 € in grant funding in 2017.

 

The BBC requests EU money. The BBC receives EU money.

Funding for its international development charity (main funder is the government) and for research and development into the likes of Freeview and DAB radio.

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7 hours ago, Longcol said:

Funding for its international development charity (main funder is the government) and for research and development into the likes of Freeview and DAB radio.

The BBC has been requesting, and receiving, £millions of pounds of EU money . It kept this secret from the BBC TV licence fee payer until a Freedom of Information request forced it to reveal it. BBC accounts did not reveal the source of this free money, it was just referred to as 'grant income'. The BBC believes that the licence payer shouldn't be made aware that it receives EU funding and did not reveal this information voluntarily.

 

The BBC has not given a detailed account of how it's EU funding is spent as it considers this information to be "too sensitive" for the public.

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18 hours ago, spilldig said:

It is money that is far better off in apelike's pocket than the BBCs greedy coffers.

So i should give my fee away rather than spend it on myself/family...do you drink/smoke run a car etc  whose coffers are you putting it in???..it's just an excuse for being a tight wad....

13 hours ago, Car Boot said:

All those exotic places you imagined you travelled to were really just sat in front of your TV set, being slowly anaesthetised. All those long hours of conditioning you've absorbed...

 

Participate in life - not spectate!

Yes you're right,but i have enjoyed it nevertheless (but i do think being called "Anaesthetised is a bit strong :o)...it's called relaxing  at the end of the day,although i do spend more time reading than watching T.V.......As i have already said..i have seen things i never would have,and have the knowledge of those things too.... how do you participate in life other than "seemingly"..moan all the time ????.   sit twiddling your thumbs..in front of a computer screen being a keyboard warrior... ;)..each to their own.....have a nice day...

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2 hours ago, euclid said:

it's just an excuse for being a tight wad....

No, as it has already been stated the £154.50 is better off in my pocket especially as I dont watch broadcast TV.

 

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4 hours ago, euclid said:

So i should give my fee away rather than spend it on myself/family...do you drink/smoke run a car etc  whose coffers are you putting it in???..it's just an excuse for being a tight wad....

Yes you're right,but i have enjoyed it nevertheless (but i do think being called "Anaesthetised is a bit strong :o)...it's called relaxing  at the end of the day,although i do spend more time reading than watching T.V.......As i have already said..i have seen things i never would have,and have the knowledge of those things too.... how do you participate in life other than "seemingly"..moan all the time ????.   sit twiddling your thumbs..in front of a computer screen being a keyboard warrior... ;)..each to their own.....have a nice day...

Can't quite get what you mean about tight, but I will try and use your analogy as it would apply to the  BBC.  So if all was run as the BBC is run, when you  went to the filling station to fill your vehicle you would also have to give money to the filling station down the road, or risk  a fine and a criminal record. If  you went to the pub for a drink you would also have to give money to the pub down the  road, if you gave money  to your family you would also have to give money to the family next door.

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