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Television Licences (Elderly Persons)

Volume 955: debated on Thursday 3 August 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what action he proposes following the publication of the White Paper on broadcasting, and following receipt of the 8,000 signature petition sent to him by the hon. Member for Houghton le Spring on the question of free television licences for senior citizens.

The Government's proposals regarding television licensing are set out in Chapter 11 of the White Paper on broadcasting. I also refer my hon. Friend to my statement of 26th July and supplementary answers thereon.