Magistrates allowing the invitations of MASS gatherings during COVID-19 restrictions.

Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service did not have the information requested.

Dear Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service,
Can you please Disclose the section of the covid-19 regulation or act which states a council tax summons hearing can take place, where the council and Magistrates Court can invite a 'MASS' gathering of people to attend the court on the same day, at the same time.

Local authorites are now inviting many hundreds of people to attend these council tax liability hearings. Clearly councils and magistrates are the organisers of these unlawful mass gatherings.

Yours faithfully,

PAUL PATTERSON

Warren Bell left an annotation ()

Ask the court for their published risk assessment and impact assessment for people attending the court.

Dear Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service,

I have still not had a response to my request by law, the authority should normally have responded promptly and by 17 December 2020.

Yours faithfully,

PAUL PATTERSON

Operations Directorate HQ, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service

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Dear Mr Patterson

 

Please find attached response to your FOIA.

 

This was sent on 14 December to:
[1][email address]

 

I’m sorry you appear not to have received it

 

Kind regards

 

J Rice

Central Support Unit

 

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