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You'll find all the latest TV Licensing news right here in the Media Centre.

If you require any additional information, or to request a press release in Welsh, please email media.enquiries@tvlicensing.co.uk.

Latest press releases

17 April 2018
Problems paying your TV Licence? There's help at hand
TV Licensing is encouraging people in financial difficulties to ask for help if they are struggling to pay for a TV Licence. According to a new report from Christians Against Poverty (CAP), 8.3 million people in the UK live with problem debt, with an inability to afford household bills, keep up with repayments and meet the cost of servicing credit.

Other news

09 April 2018
New TV Licensing flexible payment plan launched
Since 1 April 2018, the BBC is trialling a new simpler payment plan for the licence fee. The government changed the rules on 9 March 2018 allowing the BBC to introduce this pilot scheme to help people who are struggling to pay or to keep up with payments.
26 March 2018
TV Licence reminder for hotels and guest houses
According to the latest industry figures1 overseas visits to the UK are forecast to break through the 40 million mark for the first time this year, reaching 41.7 million, up 4.4% on 2017.
05 March 2018
300,000 can renew and save £3.50 off licence fee
More than 300,000 households could save money by renewing their TV Licence on time by 31 March, TV Licensing has announced today.
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TV Licensing facts

For TV Licensing facts and figures, please visit the TV Licensing Annual Review. You can find out how the licence fee is spent in the BBC Annual Report.

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Media enquiries

The TV Licensing press office is open Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm. Journalists with media enquiries can contact us on our press office number: 020 8752 6606.

Out of Hours: A duty press officer is available outside these hours (8am to 10pm) for urgent media enquiries. Accredited members of the media may contact the above number and the duty press officer will return your call.

The TV Licensing press office inbox is regularly checked during opening hours. Enquiries will be responded to as quickly as possible.

The press office is unable to assist with customer enquiries. For customer service enquiries, contact us (in step 2 of the form click the 'Contact us' button at the bottom) or use 0300 790 6112.

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01564 829024
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0117 910 6379
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