BBC License Evasion Prosecutions

Sean Moran made this Freedom of Information request to British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Could you please provide me with the following information for each of the last ten years:

1. Number of prosecutions for TV license evasion.
2. Number of convictions TV license evasion.
3. Number of convictions from People signing the 178 form for TV license evasion.
4. Number of convictions from People being detected by "Detector Vans" for TV license evasion and this being the evidence they were convicted on.
5. Number of convictions from People being detected by "Hand Held Detectors" for TV license evasion and this being the evidence they were convicted on.
6. Total amount paid to Capita by the BBC for TV license evasion detection and prosecution.
7. Amount spent by the BBC on "Detector Vans".
8. Amount spent by the BBC on "Hand Held Detectors".

Please provide the figures broken down for each year.

Yours faithfully,

Sean Moran

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Mr Moran,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 4th January 2014. We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20140016.

Kind regards

The Information Policy & Compliance Team

BBC Freedom of Information
BC2 B6, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TP

www.bbc.co.uk/foi
Email: [BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2882

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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Moran,

Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20140016.

Yours sincerely,

The Information Policy and Compliance Team

BBC Information Policy and Compliance
BC2B6, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TP, UK

Website: www.bbc.co.uk/foi
Email: mailto:[BBC request email]
Tel: 020 8008 2882
Fax: 020 8008 2398

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