Imprisonment for non payment of Council Tax
Posted by Lewis on the 3rd August 2018
Dear Rhondda Cynon Taff Council,
Please provide me with the numbers of people in RCT who have been imprisoned for the non-payment of Council Tax for the past 10 years or so. Please give details if able of the average terms served.
Further to the recent comments and concerns raised by Mark Drakeford AM involving the views of preventing a person facing such a draconian form of 'punishment' in the future please could you tell me what are the views of this Council and are debtors still being imprisoned.
Finally, should debtors not be imprisoned what other forms of punishment are used instead?
Legal charges are one admittedly but not everyone would be subject to this.