§ Mr. Alexander W. Lyon
The number of applicants for premature licences is not known. The number of those who obtained premature licences is estimated at 36,000.
§ Mr. Sims
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to be able to reply to the letter of 12th May from the hon. Member for Chislehurst concerning the terms of communications to persons who have renewed unexpired television licences at the old rate; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Roy Jenkins
This week; and I would also refer the hon. Gentleman to the reply I gave on 16th June to a Question by my hon. Friend the Member for Rother Valley (Mr. Hardy)—[Vol. 893, c.321–322.]