Nine city councillors were chased up for not paying their council tax on time, it has been revealed.

City council officials say a number of politicians were late in paying the charges required in the last financial year.

The information has been revealed following a Freedom of Information to the authority.

Reported by the Leicester Mercury. You can read the full story here.

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