I enter my fifth year as an unlicensed
person. I have saved £675.50 by not paying TVL/BBC and, assuming 50p a
letter, cost the BBC a further £22 in postage.
January's mailing; they claim to have opened an
The envelope has a red barcode,
running vertically. I leave a small portion
This is the sixth time I have had this particular
format of letter; can't BBC/TVL send me something
At last, a new letter format. Some Enforcement
Officers are going to visit me.
Enclosed is a reminder that says I will save £3
if I pay this month; but I shall be saving £145.50 by not
The demand for money rises to
I have been
asked to comment on the below letter. Note the new wording: "We want to ensure
you have the information you may need before a hearing is set at your local
English aside ("ensure ... may need"), the letter does not state that a hearing
is set, or will be set. The word "is" appears, but is rendered
hypothetical by the word
"You will be allowed to take it into court with you", means nothing. I can take
the Beano into court with me, if I want.
A visitor to this site has sent in a
photo of a new style letter. It features the word "investigation" a
record-breaking eight times; see if you can spot them.
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