Jail for non-payment of council tax

james graham made this Freedom of Information request to Manchester City Council

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Dear Manchester City Council,

Please can you tell me how many people were jailed for non-payment of council tax in each of the past 5 years from 2014-15.

Yours faithfully,

james graham

Information Compliance, Manchester City Council

Dear James
Re: Request for Information - Reference No: TRE / BG6C26
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Claire Fouracre, Manchester City Council

Thank you for your request for information, which was received by
Manchester City Council on 18 September 2019 and has been considered under
the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“the 2000 Act”)

In response to your request, I have summarised the information as follows:

How many people were jailed for non-payment of Council Tax in each of the
past five years from 2014/15?

2014/15 - 1

2015/16 - 0

2016/17 - 0

2017/18 - 1

2018/19 - 0

2019 to date - 0

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Many thanks
Claire Fouracre
Council Tax Operations Manager
Revenues and Benefits Unit
Manchester City Council 
PO Box 3
Manchester
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