Policy and Government

CAP responds to DCMS’ consultation

calendar01 April 2020

CAP has repsonded to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport's consultation on the decriminalisation of TV licence evasion. CAP believes that decriminalising TV licence evasion is the right move, but that careful consideration needs to be given to shaping any alternative model. For many people today a TV licence is essential for social inclusion and it provides an inexpensive form of entertainment when living on a low income. In CAP's opinion a civil debt model would significantly improve the proportionality of TV licensing enforcement and limit additional financial burdens placed on those in financial difficulty. To read more, please click below.

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