TV licensing van and Matt Smith
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BBC TV licence: Support to decriminalise evasion grows

24 March 2014 Last updated at 23:17 GMT

Labour is set to back plans to give ministers powers to decriminalise non-payment of the TV licence fee.

The move, which would see civil penalties handed out instead, now has cross-party political support but the BBC says the current system "works pretty well".

James Landale reports.