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Poll Tax bill 22 years overdue

A woman from Liverpool has spoken of her shock after receiving an outstanding Poll Tax bill dating back 22 years.

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Woman chased for outstanding Poll Tax bill

it's 20 years ago this year since the controversial community charge which became known as the poll tax - was abolished.

Yet amazingly many councils are still chasing residents for back payments.

Liverpool City Council is still owed millions of pounds of poll tax and says it has a legal duty to collect all the outstanding cash.

But many of the people they're targeting say they still can't afford to pay.

This from our Political Reporter Daniel Hewitt:

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