TV License prosecutions as a result of evidence from detector vans

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Please can you supply the following information:

1) The number of TV license prosecutions taken place where evidence from a TV detector van has been submitted to the court?

2) The number of successful TV license prosecutions where evidence from a TV detector van has been submitted to the court?

3) Whether TV license vans are a figment of the BBC's imagination?

Yours faithfully,

John Piper

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear John Piper,

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 31 March 2023. 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 RFI20230527.

Kind regards,

Information Rights

BBC Freedom of Information
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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Piper,


Please find attached our response to your request for information,
reference RFI20230527.



Yours sincerely



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