HC Deb 06 March 2001 vol 364 c197W
19. John Robertson

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many pensioners in Scotland are benefiting from the free television licences for over-75s. [150753]

Mr. Foulkes

Around 340,000 pensioners in Scotland aged 75 and over are benefiting, including an estimated 40,000 in accommodation for residential care.