EIGHT councillors have been summonsed to court for non-payment of council tax over the past two years, it has been revealed.

They include former council leader David Green and former Lord Mayor of Bradford Naveeda Ikram.

The information, revealed by Bradford Council under the Freedom of Information Act, shows Cllr Green was sent reminder letters in April 2014 and May 2014, before being sent a summons for £1,169 in June 2014.

Reported by The Telegraph and Argus. You can read the full story here. 

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