This is how many people in Falkirk were fined or warned for not having a TV licence

A total of 161 people were fined or warned for failing to pay their TV licence in Falkirk last year, according to the latest figures.

Monday, 24th January 2022, 3:01 pm

The data for 2019-20 also showed a big drop on those caught in 2018-19.

The official figures from the Scottish Government also showed that, across both years, the majority of offenders were women.

In 2018-190, 68 men and 126 women were fined or warned about not having a TV licence.

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In 2019-20, a total of 35 men and 133 women were caught.

No-one was taken to court and prosecuted in the district court under the Communications Act 2003.

A colour TV licence costs £159, and black and white licence is £53.50.

You need a TV Licence to watch or record programmes on a TV, computer or other device as they are broadcast, and to watch on-demand BBC programmes on iPlayer – live, catch up or on demand.

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