More than £9m of council tax was not collected in Suffolk last year a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The East Anglian Daily Times report:

MORE THAN £9million in council tax was not collected last year, we can reveal today.

The startling figure represents a rise of nearly £3m in just five years across Suffolk.

But district and borough chiefs last night defended the unpaid bills, insisting fair and efficient collection methods ensured high rates of council tax payments.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.