The BBC report:

Devon councils have taken legal action against councillors nine times in the last four years over non-payment of council tax.

Mid Devon, North Devon, Torridge, West Devon and Plymouth took legal action against their own members, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.

Devon authorities also had to send out a total of 76 first-reminders to councillors between 2009 and 2013.

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