Poll Tax Arrears

Vernon Richards made this Freedom of Information request to West Lancashire District Council

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Dear West Lancashire District Council,

For each of the last five years that figures are available, how
many people are being pursued for outstanding poll tax arrears (not
council tax), and how much money has the council brought in from

Yours faithfully,

Vernon Richards

Freedom Of Information,

Dear Vernon


Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information


Thank you for your request for information about Poll Tax Arrears, amounts
collected and number of people.   


The only information I can provide is amount of money collected for each
of the last five years;


2010/11                £3.30

2009/10                £6.46

2008/09                £595.10

2007/08                £114.33

2006/07                £371.97


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Yours sincerely,





Sylvia Smith

Snr Admin & Electoral Services Officer

West Lancashire Borough Council



Tel: 01695 585031

Fax: 01695 585050

West Lancashire Borough Council,

52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, L39 2DF




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