Television Licences

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 1st December 2020.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Labour, Hemsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many people have cancelled their TV licence since 2010.

Photo of John Whittingdale John Whittingdale Minister of State

The BBC is responsible for administration of TV licences and, therefore, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport does not hold this information.

The TV Licensing website has some information on the number of cancelled licences for 2018/19 and 2019/20: https://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/about/foi-licences-facts-and-figures-AB18

More information may be held by the BBC.

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