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Television Licences (Deaf And Dumb Persons)

Volume 718: debated on Wednesday 3 November 1965

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asked the Postmaster-General if he will consider giving a rebate on television licences to deaf and dumb persons.

My right hon. Friend has considered with great sympathy the possibility of introducing concessions of one kind or another for various groups, including the deaf and dumb. But he has been forced to conclude that it would be impracticable to do so without creating serious anomalies.