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1132568
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star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Television: Licensing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many people aged over 75 are in receipt of a free TV licence in (a) Barnsley Central, (b) Sheffield City Region Mayoral Combined Authority and (c) Yorkshire and the Humber region. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 265517 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport does not hold this information.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-24T12:53:45.963Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T12:53:45.963Z
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4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
star this property tabling member
4243
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
1132570
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Television: Licensing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of means-testing people aged over 75 for TV licences. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 265518 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>The BBC is responsible for the cost and the administration of the over 75 licence fee concession from June 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-24T12:54:37.557Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T12:54:37.557Z
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4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
star this property tabling member
4243
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
1133176
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Television: Licensing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on increasing the uptake of pension credit to reduce the effect of limiting free TV licences fee for people over 75. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 266724 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>Ministers have regular discussions with the Department for Work and Pensions on this issue. In light of the recent BBC decision on the future of the over 75 licence fee concession, the Government have asked the BBC to consider a range of measures to further support the most vulnerable pensioners, including measures to promote the take up of Pension Credit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-24T12:45:02.27Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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3914
unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this
1133576
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Television: Licensing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the potential health effects on pensioners who are unable to pay the TV license fee; and what steps the Government is taking to tackle potential social isolation among those pensioners. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 267184 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State has regular discussions with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on a range of matters. The Government is taking steps to address potential loneliness, including appointing a minister to lead work on tackling loneliness and publishing the world’s first government strategy on loneliness, as well as securing £20million of new grant-funding for projects run by charities and community groups to bring people together.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T16:02:57.64Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T16:02:57.64Z
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4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
star this property tabling member
473
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
1133845
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-21more like thismore than 2019-06-21
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Television: Licensing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government plans to take to help protect vulnerable older people from prosecution for unpaid TV licences. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 267716 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
star this property answer text <p>The BBC is responsible for the collection and enforcement of the licence fee, not government.</p><p> </p><p>The BBC set out in its decision document on the future of the over 75 licence fee concession that enforcement action would be a last resort, and that it will consider ‘people’s vulnerability'.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-28T13:42:56.383Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-28T13:42:56.383Z
star this property answering member
4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
star this property tabling member
411
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
1134007
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Television: Licensing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with the BBC on the proposed removal of free television licences for people aged over 75. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Haltemprice and Howden more like this
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Mr David Davis more like this
star this property uin 268373 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>Since the BBC took its decision, I have met with the Chairman of the BBC Board and the Director-General of the BBC and I have asked them to do more to help the most vulnerable groups affected by the decision.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T15:38:06.047Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T15:38:06.047Z
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1560
star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
star this property tabling member
373
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Davis more like this
1134495
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Television: Licensing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with representatives from the BBC on the BBC's decision to charge people aged over 75 for TV licences. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 269020 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>Since the BBC took its decision, I have met with the Chairman of the BBC Board and the Director-General of the BBC and I have asked them to do more to help the most vulnerable groups affected by the decision.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T11:49:15.253Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T11:49:15.253Z
star this property answering member
1560
star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
star this property tabling member
1597
unstar this property label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
1134632
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Television: Licensing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department plans to take to help people over 75 with a long-term complex illness such as dementia to pay for a TV licence from June 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North East more like this
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Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
star this property uin 269149 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The BBC is responsible for the cost and the administration of the over 75 licence fee concession from June 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The BBC says that it will work with older peoples groups, charities and voluntary organisations to design a bespoke system to support all those over 75 affected by its decision. As part of this system, the BBC says that its licensing arm, TV Licensing, will make it as easy as possible for carers and family members to act as representatives for pensioners seeking to claim a free TV licence, including those caring for elderly people with complex illnesses like dementia.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 269150 more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T14:12:23.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T14:12:23.173Z
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4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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4642
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
1134633
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star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Television: Licensing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what guidance his Department plans to provide to carers who work with people over 75 to help those people pay for a TV licence from June 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North East more like this
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Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
star this property uin 269150 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The BBC is responsible for the cost and the administration of the over 75 licence fee concession from June 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The BBC says that it will work with older peoples groups, charities and voluntary organisations to design a bespoke system to support all those over 75 affected by its decision. As part of this system, the BBC says that its licensing arm, TV Licensing, will make it as easy as possible for carers and family members to act as representatives for pensioners seeking to claim a free TV licence, including those caring for elderly people with complex illnesses like dementia.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 269149 more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T14:12:23.22Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T14:12:23.22Z
star this property answering member
4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
star this property tabling member
4642
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
1134634
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Television: Licensing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effect of proposed changes to the TV licence for people over 75 on the accommodation for residential care concessionary TV licence; and what guidance his Department plans to provide to residential care homes on the effect of the change on that licence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North East more like this
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Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
star this property uin 269151 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The future of the over 75 licence fee concession is the responsibility of the BBC. However, the Government has no intention to change the accommodation for residential care licence fee concession.</p><p> </p><p>Guidance on the accommodation for residential care licence fee concession can be found on the TV Licensing website: https://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/faqs/FAQ78</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T14:13:30.703Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T14:13:30.703Z
star this property answering member
4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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4642
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Paul Sweeney more like this