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Television: Licensing

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 14 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many persons over 75 years old received a free television licence in 2008-09. (311232)

Free television licences are administered for people aged 75 or over by TV Licensing as agents for the BBC.

According to the BBC’s annual report and accounts, there were 4 million free television licences issued to pensioners aged 75 or over in 2008-09.