Our splash today reveals that the chief of the US Army, General Raymond Odierno, is "very concerned" about cuts to Britain's defence budget and has called on the government to maintain the Nato target of keeping defence spending at 2 per cent of GDP. David Cameron has so far refused to give that promise.
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The BBC is to back a radical overhaul of the licence fee, the Corporation's head, Lord Hall will say later today. "BBC accepts the end of the licence fee" is the Independent's splash. Last week the parliamentary Culture, Media and Sport Committee said the £145.50 annual licence fee should be replaced by a German-style "broadcasting levy" that would apply to every household. This would allow the BBC to collect funds from an estimated 500,000 households that do not to have a television. Hmmm. How do we feel about a "BBC tax"?
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