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TV licence faces cut unless BBC rebuilds trust - Shapps

27 October 2013 Last updated at 18:38 GMT

The BBC could face a cut in the TV licence fee or have to share it with other broadcasters unless it rebuilds public trust, a Tory minister has said.

Conservative party chairman Grant Shapps told the Sunday Telegraph the broadcaster must be "more transparent" and change its "culture of secrecy".

A BBC spokesman said transparency and freedom from political pressure were key to the BBC's future.

Alan Soady reports.

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