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Television Licences

Volume 978: debated on Tuesday 12 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is satisfied that the system of notification of purchasers of television sets bought for their personal use by members of the public in cash and carry or discount stores is operating adequately, compared to the system operated by ordinary retailers; and if he will make a statement.

Yes. Cash and carry and discount stores which trade in television sets are legally required to notify all transactions to the National Television Licence Records Office in exactly the same way as other television dealers.