The BBC spends more than £20,000 a year on buying TV licences for its offices, MailOnline can reveal.

The Corporation pays the money to outsourcing giant Capita, which then gives it back to the BBC to fund its programming.

Campaigners described the situation as ‘ridiculous’, and called on the BBC to stop wasting resources by needlessly paying thousands of pounds to itself.

Reported by the Mail Online. You can read the full story here. 

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