§ Mr. Canavan
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many representations he has received over the past 12 months about concessionary television licences.
§ Mr. Mellor
In the year ended 31 May 1990 we received four petitions and 1,463 letters about free or reduced price licences for pensioners. One thousand two hundred and two of the letters were cyclostyled and clearly sent as part of a local campaign. Of the rest, 123 were from hon. Members.