Undefended/Bulk Liability Orders = Extortionate Costs

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Dear Billing Authority

Complaints to Magistrates for Council Tax (CT) Liability Orders.

Going as far back as is reasonable (eg 5 years), up to the most recent data available, Please could you provide me with a table of information under the following headings:-

1. Date Of hearing
2. Number of CT Accounts Listed on a Complaint
3. Total Court fee paid
4. length of hearing defended/undefended
5. Number of CT accounts Liability Order made against
6. Total costs awarded to Billing authority
7. Actual cost of preparing for and attending the hearing.

Yours faithfully,

Lady Fleming

Freedom of Information (FOI), Allerdale Borough Council

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Dear Lady Fleming

 

Please find attached our acknowledgement to your recent information
request.

 

Kind regards

 

Karen Cowperthwaite ¦ Information Assistant

Allerdale Borough Council, Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3YJ

T: 01900 702881 |E: [Allerdale District Council request email] | W: www.allerdale.gov.uk

 

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Freedom of Information (FOI), Allerdale Borough Council

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Dear Lady Fleming

 

Please find attached our response to your recent information request.

 

Kind regards

 

Karen Cowperthwaite ¦ Information Assistant

Allerdale Borough Council, Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3YJ

T: 01900 702881 |E: [Allerdale District Council request email] | W: www.allerdale.gov.uk

 

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