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TV licence evasion figures in Islington revealed

06:46 28 July 2012

800 caught watching TV without a license in Havering in 2010

800 caught watching TV without a license in Havering in 2010

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More than 720 people were caught watching TV without a licence in Islington during the first six months of this year.

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It compares to just over 460 in neighbouring Camden and just 340 in Westminster, with some 204,000 caught across the UK in total.

Victoria Sykes, TV Licensing spokesperson, said: “If people decide to watch TV without being properly licensed, they risk prosecution and a fine of up to £1,000.”

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