We want your views on proposals to remove imprisonment as a penalty for non-payment of council tax.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
3 September 2018
Consultation launched:

Consultation documents

Consultation document

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Additional information

We believe that getting into debt is not a crime. We are consulting on proposals that will:

  • bring council tax debt into line with other forms of civil debt
  • remove an outdated and disproportionate response to civil debt issues
  • reduce costs and facilitate more citizen-focused approaches to council tax debt prevention

How to respond

Submit your comments by 3 September 2018, in any of the following ways:

Online form


Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

Council Tax Policy Branch
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ