A FREEDOM of Information request has revealed that one councillor was sent a reminder for not paying their council tax.

The FOI revealed that a councillor was sent a reminder for having overdue payments during the 2015/16 tax year, with no further action taken against them.

Warrington Borough Council has refused to name the councillor in question and has declined to comment further on the matter.

Reported by Warrington Guardian. You can read the full story here. 

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