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Television Retailers (Licence)

Volume 977: debated on Thursday 31 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will introduce legislation to make shops which sell television sets pay the full £34 licence fee instead of the current 25p licence which lasts for seven years.

No. The 25p demonstration licence only authorises television dealers to demonstrate, test or repair sets in the course of their business and does not licence their own private use of sets.