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Television: Licensing

Volume 456: debated on Friday 2 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many people in Warrington North received a free television licence in the latest year for which figures are available. (117993)

TV Licensing, who administer free television licences for people aged 75 or over as agents for the BBC, are not able to provide geographical breakdowns of the number of free licences issued. However, the number of households with at least one person aged 75 or over claiming the winter fuel payment in the Warrington North constituency in 2005-06 was 4,970, according to Department for Work and Pensions records.