- Council tax and a ‘freeman of the land’ (Powys County Council v Hurst)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
Local Government analysis: The resolution of a man not to pay council tax has led to a case that offers practitioners clarity on council tax liability orders and the interaction between such orders and pension income. Having been instructed in the case by Robert Brown, highways and enforcement solicitor, at Powys County Council, Jonathan Elystan Rees, of Apex Chambers, here gives his assessment of the case and its key points.
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