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Television Licences: Non-payment

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 95986, tabled on 28 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people are in custody for non-payment of a fine arising out of a TV Licensing conviction.

Answered on

1 October 2020

As at 30 June 2020, there were zero people in prison for failing to pay the fine in respect of the non-payment of a TV licence in England and Wales.

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