Council Tax being collected under the feudal system

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Dear Local Government Association,

Council Tax being collected under the feudal system

Under the FOIA I wish to know if Council Tax that is a demand is being collected under the feudal system for the Crown.

Yours faithfully,

Mr. Lewis

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Have we gone back to the Henry VIII days of the ' reach-over ' no more than serfs ?

FOI, Local Government Association

Dear Mr Lewis,
Thank you for your request below. The Local Government Association will
respond to you as soon as possible and certainly by 7th December 2016.
Kind regards,
Maisie Lynch

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FOI, Local Government Association

Dear Mr Lewis,

I refer to your email dated 9/11/2016 wishing " to know if Council Tax
that is a demand is being collected under the feudal system for the Crown"
and respond as follows. Please note that the Local Government Association
is not subject to the requirement of the FOIA. We do, however, endeavour
to act in the spirit of the legislation and to provide information when
requested and where we are able to do so. Council Tax was introduce by the
Local Government Finance Act 1992. It is set and collected by local
authorities (known as the collecting authority).
Kind regards,

Maisie Lynch

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