Nightclubs, pigeon lofts and a wet fish stall are among some of the assets owned by UK councils, according to a report by the Taxpayers’ Alliance.

Freedom of information requests showed pubs, hotels and golf courses were also on town halls’ books, the TPA said.

Chief executive Jonathan Isaby said councils were “hoarding” assets, undermining claims they had no income.

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