TV Licence Fee Enforcement Review

The Secretary of State announced the review into TV Licence Fee enforcement on the 9th September 2014.


Terms of Reference

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About the Review

The Secretary of State announced the review into TV Licence Fee enforcement on the 9th September 2014. The Terms of Reference for this review were published on the 21 October and can be found in the links section below. The Review will be led by independent reviewer, David Perry QC.

The review is due to be complete by the end of June 2015 and will present its findings to Ministers and Parliament.

There will be a formal call for evidence which will be open to the public in due course. In the meantime, if you have written in with views regarding the review, or TV Licence Fee enforcement, these will be considered as part of the review process. You may not receive a formal response due to the volume of correspondence.

David Perry QC

David Perry QC was called to the Bar in 1980. He was appointed standing counsel to the Department of Trade and Industry in 1991; Junior Treasury Counsel to the Central Criminal Court in 1997 and Senior Treasury Counsel in 2001. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2006; Deputy High Court Judge 2003 and in 2014 as a Judge to the Jersey and Guernsey Court of Appeal. He frequently represents the UK government on matters before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

He was a member of the panel headed by Sir Scott Baker which reviewed the United Kingdom’s extradition legislation in 2010.

David is a Master of the Bench of Lincoln’s Inn.

Please note: the consultation for this review has now been published and can be found here

Published 27 November 2014
Last updated 13 February 2015 + show all updates
  1. Link to consultation added.
  2. First published.