Councils given 'emergency funding' from the state – how will your council tax be affected?

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Councils given 'emergency funding' from the state – how will your council tax be affected?

Various charities, including StepChange, warned about this and detailed that it could bring forward a council tax debt “D-Day”.Dame Gillian Guy, th

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Various charities, including StepChange, warned about this and detailed that it could bring forward a council tax debt “D-Day”.

Dame Gillian Guy, the Chief Executive of Citizens Advice, warned that getting bailiffs involved again will not be beneficial for anyone involved: “Using bailiffs to collect debts is a blunt tool that’s extraordinarily damaging to those on the receiving end, and economically ineffective for councils.

“Former government ministers, backbenchers, charities, campaigners and councils themselves are lining up to call for change on this issue.

“People struggling with their council tax bills could now face a nervous summer waiting for the knock at the door.



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