Anyone in the U.K knows that you can actually be charged financially and criminally for not paying your BBC TV Licence. But according to one Conservative MP, that could soon be changing as some believe such criminalisiations are “not fit for the populist age.”

Cred: Parliament

MP Julian Knight is leading discussions to enact change at the BBC.

“In 2020, when we’re looking at a world of populism, a world in which elites are being challenged an awful lot, the idea of criminal sanctions over the licence fee sticks in a lot of people’s throats,” he told the Guardian.

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