https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-48583487 "It follows a consultation with 190,000 people, of which 52% were in favour of reforming or abolishing free licences." So 98,800 people get to decide that 3.7m pensioners lose a benefit they value. I wonder how many of those asked were pensioners? This 52% keeps cropping up. I wonder if it's always the same people.