More than £15million is overdue in council tax payments in Cheshire East a Freedom of Information request has revealed.

The Middlewich Guardian report:

SHOCK figures have revealed that more than £15million is overdue in Council Tax payments in Cheshire East.

That amount of money equates to the cost of the £9million all-in-one medical centre, £2million Middlewich rail link and £2million Town Wharf project which have all yet to go ahead due to funding battles.

The Guardian obtained the figures under the Freedom of Information Act which show that a total of £15,223,070 is outstanding with £820,143 overdue in Middlewich.

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