Currently all households with somebody aged over 75 years old are entitled to receive a free TV license. The cost of this scheme was funded by the Government since it was introduced in 2000. In 2020 the current scheme is set to come to an end.
Today HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) confirmed the availability of online appeals for ESA and Universal Credit claimants across England and Wales. This is an extension to the online service for PIP claimants which was rolled out last year.