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Television Licence Fees (Northern Ireland)

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 8 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many people in Northern Ireland have been (a) fined and (b) prosecuted for non-payment of television licence fees in each of the last 10 years. (97104)

Information recording prosecutions for licence evasion in Northern Ireland (recorded by TV Licensing) is available for the last three years:

Number of prosecutions

2003-04

4,903

2004-05

5,471

2005-06

5,006

The other information requested is not collected centrally.