Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.Donate to our crowdfunder
I wish to present a petition on behalf of a pensioner from my constituency, Mrs. Hunt, and 400 other elderly residents of my constituency who wish to petition this House to the effect that they do not agree with the television licence fee being increased for pensioners, many of whom depend upon the television for comfort and company. The petition
urges the Government to ensure that the television licence is held at its present level and, in the longer term, concessionary or free licences for pensioners are introduced.
I ask the House to take note of the petition.