More than 7,000 homeowners have banned the BBC’s TV licence fee enforcers from visiting them.

As MPs prepare to vote tomorrow on plans to decriminalise non-payment, it emerged last night that growing numbers are taking advantage of a legal loophole.

Any homeowner can legally remove the ‘implied right of access’ to their front doorstep, effectively threatening to sue licence fee collectors for trespass if they continue to visit.

Reported by the Mail Online. You can read the full story here. 

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