[access-uk] Re: BBC Iplayer

  • From: "Derek Hornby" <derek.hornby_uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2008 18:59:30 +0100

Colin wrote:

"the BBC is a public authority, this development and the subsequent
introduction of new applications is paid for by us as licence payers!"

And yet the blind do not pay the full licence fee?
If people want, expect, demand,  equal rights, equal service, they should
pay  equal fees?

"The BBC have a statutory obligation to comply with their due regard for the
equality of opportunity for disabled people"

Yes but there is of oc course the issue of:
"reasonable  adjustments"  !

Regards, Derek

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