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Concessionary Television Licences

Volume 957: debated on Thursday 9 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list those local authorities in the United Kingdom which provide concessionary television licence schemes for retired people, apart from those retired people living in sheltered accommodation, who are eligible for 5p television licences.

I am having a list compiled of the 68 authorities in England which assisted people aged 65 years and over with the cost of television licences during the year ended 31st of March 1977.