Gender Disparity report

The gender disparity report was undertaken by the BBC following a recommendation from the government-commissioned review into Licence Fee enforcement by David Perry Q.C. (published 2015). The review recommended the BBC and the DCMS explore ways to investigate and consider the gender disparity in TV Licence prosecutions. The review found that there was a disparity in the proportion of men and women being prosecuted for licence fee evasion but further found that “There is no evidence of any discriminatory enforcement practices on the part of TV Licensing”.

Gender Disparity Report (PDF 453 Kb opens in a new window)

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