Over 75s TV licence letter

Response to this request is delayed. By law, British Broadcasting Corporation should normally have responded promptly and by (details)

Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

BBC web site page https://www.bbc.com/aboutthebbc/reports/... states:
- "We will be sending letters from August ..."
- "Our letter will explain what you need to provide to get your free licence."
- "You do not need to do anything, or pay anything, until you get our letter."
- "We will also cancel your licence if you do not reply to our letter ..."
etc.

Please provide me with a copy of the letter that will be or has been sent to those who need to receive it. Depending on which news media outlet I choose to believe, I understand the letter is anything between 10 and 16 pages in length.

Please also include any major variations of this letter should they exist, although I only require the English text.

Yours faithfully,

Mr A Willmore

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear A Willmore,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your request was received on 8 August 2020. 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 below address.

The reference number for your request is RFI20201184.

Yours sincerely

Information Rights, BBC Legal
BC2A4 | Broadcast Centre | 201 Wood Lane | London | W12 7TP

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Dear FOI Enquiries,

"Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana" so the old saying goes, and time is doing exactly that.

It is now one week since, by law, I should have received (by 7th September) a response to this FOI request, but I have yet to receive any communication from you at all. I find this puzzling as the text of the letter I requested was being sent to its recipients "from August" according to https://www.bbc.com/aboutthebbc/reports/...

Please provide the requested information by return.

Yours sincerely,

Mr A Willmore