Councils face court over tax

UK councils are facing high court action, following the release of new council tax policies, which residents claim will hit the poorest hardest. Today, law firm Irwin Mitchell are launching legal action against five councils.

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Haringey council 'unable to comment' over council tax

Haringey Council is one of the councils being taken to court by local residents who are angry that they could end up paying hundreds of pounds extra in council tax.

Campaigners say the changes to council tax benefit will hit the poorest people in the borough hardest.

In view of the ongoing legal proceedings we are unable to comment further at this stage.

– HARINGEY COUNCIL STATEMENT

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