HC Deb 22 November 1977 vol 939 c622W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish in theOfficial Report a table showing the cost of a television licence in each year since 1945.

Mr. John

The following table sets out the cost of a television licence since it was introduced on 1st June 1946:

what cost in preparation for the firemen's strike.

Mr. Merlyn Rees

As to the contingency plans which were made by the Government and local authorities in preparation for the firemen's strike, I refer the hon. Member to the statements which I made to the House on 9th and 15th November.—[Vol. 938, c. 671–4; Vol. 939, c. 301–10.] Details of the Government's plans were made known to local authorities in order that they could, in the event of a strike, take necessary action. Some local authorities distributed leaflets. Information about the cost of all the contigency plans which have been made is not available.

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