§ 14. Mr. Canavan
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many representations he has received over the last 12 months about concessionary television licences for pensioners.
§ Mr. Mellor
In my reply to the hon. Member's question of 22 January I confirmed that in 1989 we received 212 letters and four petitions about reduced-price or free television licences for pensioners. Since 1 January 1990 we have received a further 46 such letters, 23 of them from hon. Members.