Each week, 3,500 people are hauled through the courts for failing to buy a TV licence. Last year, 200,000 were prosecuted and more than 50 were sent to prison. Many simply can’t afford the annual £145.50 cost. Should those who can’t afford to pay their bills be criminalised in this way? Amelia Gentleman reports
Amelia Gentleman: Almost 200,000 people were prosecuted last year for...
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