£1.5m of debt written off by Darlington council just weeks after £12.5m cuts approval - The Northern Echo

Harry Davis, campaign manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said the council has a duty to make sure everyone pays their fair share of council tax and must learn the lessons of their mistakes.

“When councils are tightening their belts, they really cannot afford not to collect huge amounts of money they are owed.

“Of course there will be those who struggle to make ends meet but councils have to differentiate between taxpayers who simply can’t afford to pay their bills and those who simply refuse.”

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£1.5m of debt written off by Darlington council just weeks after £12.5m cuts approval - The Northern Echo
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