We've got their number

With reference to the activities of TV Licensing (Letters, 8 and 13 May), over the past eight years my son has had a steady stream of communications accusing him of not having a valid licence. Initially, he wrote back, politely explaining he had no TV and did not intend to obtain one.

However, this did not stop the flow of letters, which ultimately threatened that he would be visited by an investigator, could be interviewed under caution and might receive a severe fine. He tried phoning or returning the letters, by now covered in large red warnings, but to no avail. When one phones the 0844 number provided, all one gets is a menu of options, none of which is applicable. For the benefit of anyone similarly afflicted, we have obtained a freephone number: it is 0800 328 2020.

BARRY HUGHES

Comiston Drive

Edinburgh

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