Freedom of Information Request

Incarceration for Non-Payment of Council Tax

Received: 29 April 2024

1. How many residents have been imprisoned as a result of non-payment of council tax?Please provide a yearly break down between 2015 and present day.2. Which court or courts have enforced the payment and the imprisonment for these cases?3. Please provide a step-by-step description of the procedures the council follows regarding council tax collection, starting from the initial billing notice to the involvement of debt collection agents, and potentially leading to imprisonment? Please include all relevant notices, reminders, involvement of other parties and legal actions in chronological order.I understand that under the Act, you are required to respond within 20 working days of receiving this request. If you need further clarification, please contact me via this email address.Thank you for your assistance.

Outcome / Documents

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