TV offer for over 75s

IN RESPONSE to a recent letter about the TV Licence fee from a lady in her 70s (“TV Licence too costly”, March 8), It may be helpful for your readers to know that people aged 75 and over can claim a free TV licence for their main home address. If you are aged 74 you can apply for a short term licence that will cover you until you reach the age of 75.

Call 0300 790 6073 or write to TV Licensing, Bristol BS98 1TL, giving your name, address, date of birth and National Insurance number. Alternatively, fill in a short form on the TV Licensing website at

Tim Downs

TV Licensing