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Council Tax

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 4 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if she will make it her policy to issue guidance to local authorities to prevent the incorrect issuing of court summonses for non-payment of council tax; and if she will make a statement. (251332)

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Meriden (Mrs. Spelman) on 2 February 2009, Official Report, column 946W.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if she will make it her policy to enable people incorrectly issued with a court summons for non-payment of council tax to make a claim for compensation against the local authority which issued that summons; and if will make a statement. (252618)