HC Deb 10 July 2000 vol 353 cc420-1W
Helen Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will estimate the number of pensioners in Warrington, North constituency who will be eligible for free television licences. [127315]

Mr. Chris Smith

[holding answer 26 June 2000]: Exact figures on the number of households which will benefit from the concession are not available. However, the 1991 Census New Parliamentary Constituency Monitor, published by the Office for National Statistics, shows the population of the Warrington, North constituency as 94,645, of which 1.8 per cent. were men aged 75 and over and 3.5 per cent. were women aged 75 and over.