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'Penny-Pinching' Council

Ralph Dicken accused Hull City Council of 'penny-pinching' after they sent out a Council Tax bill which was just 10p

The 88 year Great-grandfather, who usually pays his bill through his sheltered housing fees, had somehow fallen short so the council wrote to him to ask him to pay up. Mr Dicksen said they wasted more money sending the bill than he actually owed them.