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Friday, 15 July 2016

Worcester Man Has TV Licence Conviction Quashed


A Worcester man has won a Crown Court appeal against his wrongful conviction for TV licence evasion.

Nick Thomas only watches catch-up services on his TV set, which does not legally require a TV licence.

But that didn't deter TV Licensing from prosecuting the 43-year-old for an offence he hadn't committed, on the most questionable of evidence.

Fortunately Nick's conviction has just been overturned by a judge at Worcester Crown Court.

We are hoping to track him down for some comment on the case, so stay tuned for updates.

In the meantime, you can read more on Nick's story here.

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3 comments:

Syd Floyd said...

Same old story... "co-operate" with TVL to explain you have no need for a licence and get ripped off for being helpful in the first place

Anonymous said...

With any luck this begins the start of MANY precedents! I bet the BBC are bloody livid.

M. SHAKEY said...

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"But that didn't deter TV Licensing from prosecuting the 43-year-old for an offence he hadn't committed, on the most questionable of evidence."

IMHO, they prosecute too many people using "the most questionable of evidence".
They seem to easily slide this 'evidence' through to a conviction in front of Magistrates..... not so easily past the Judges in a higher Court though....

NB I should know.....