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BBC — [Phil Wilson in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 5:02 pm on 15th July 2019.

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Photo of Nick Smith Nick Smith Opposition Whip (Commons) 5:02 pm, 15th July 2019

My hon. Friend’s testimony is really powerful. Some 3,000 households in Blaenau Gwent could lose their free TV licences. Crucially, while TV is a source of entertainment, it is also often a form of companionship. Does he agree that the Government should reconsider their decision and restore this important benefit for older people?