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  1. I left a rental property in January '15. Subsequently, I had a CCJ issued in April 15 (to the previous address so not defended) for£1600 (HBOS). Bailiffs attended the previous address in Dec '15. I have contacted Northampton to find out who issued the CCJ but not heard back yet. For how long is the warrant live? I'm seeing 1 year in some places? Is it normal for warrants to be re-issued to new addresses (in this case 2 years later)? The CCJ is only coming up to 3 years. There's no real point in Bailiffs attending as I have no property (everything I own can be packed into two bags) I am slightly concerned about my partner's belongings being dragged into this. Would I be able to have the CCJ set aside based on service address, admit liability and pay the outstanding amount? Would that CCJ then be removed from my credit file or would I just have to let it ride? As yet, I've had no recent contact with bailiffs in the matter described, I want to get ahead of the game.
  2. have a unpaid debt with anglian water. ccj granted march 2013 for a debt of £1,341,98. agreed with them to pay debt off at £5 per month. after a financial income check incomings outgoings. we applied to pay this debt by direct debit payment. they said it could not be done. over the period of time we reduced this debt to about £300. for some reason they cancelled the agreement and enforced this with the high court enforcement group who visited me today. informing me they are collecting a debt of £2,041.15 for anglian water. rather annoyed to find that anglian water never told me of there intentions or giving me a chance to put my case to the court. where is the common sense the debt reducing. then they treble the debt to be honest struggle paying this amount. is the court system just got no sense before they decide what actions they take on people. any advice available here please . contacted anglian water waiting for call back.
  3. Hi I received a parking ticket in May for parking infront of a dropped kerb adjacent to a footway I was not parked next to a drop kerb nor is there a footway. I appealed the ticket and it was rejected on the basis I was blocking access (I wasn't). The enforcement officer took about 15 photos This happened in May of this year In the council's response I vaguely recall them stating they would send me info on how to appeal to the adjudicator which I intended to do. I can no longer find this response and am unsure if it was electronic or printed. I am certain I never received any follow up so forgot about it. I now have now received a letter from Marstons with a final warning and payment of £513 required Is there anyway I can still appeal this? There is absolutely no dropped kerb where I parked nor yellow lines. I have been informed by an enforcement agent previously it is ok to park there (no proof I know) I don't know how to proceed. I don't want to pay the £500 for something which didn't occur. Have I got a CCJ now? Any advice much appreciated thanks
  4. Hi everyone I use a courier company, i will call "TPC", who in turn use DPD. I have to say on the whole the past few years has been event free but a few months ago we sent a 3D printer to someone to use and it was smashed up really badly. The recipient took photos and has emailed us stating the damage was beyond dropping in his view and we have loads of photos of the box damaged etc. I reported the issue immediately and TPC were originally very sympathetic etc. I have to say I was shocked at the damage, you would have had to try really hard to do what they did. As the client needed to get printing urgently, I resent a new identical printer out, only this time this one had a glass build plate, so about 30x20, super tough, heat resistant glass plate that the plastic is printed onto. This was in fact a bespoke upgrade I did to this one but the plastic plate was also sent. This printer was also sent insured fully. This 2nd delivery went horribly wrong yet again, with a tonne of damage done. We sent both printers in the original boxes, designed for transporting them. They are thick boxes, with the original polystyrene inserts. Loads of space etc. we also used an outer box with more packaging to be safe. The packaging has never been challenged, in fact DPD stated that it was fine. long story short. I know DPD have accepted both claims (although irrelevant as the contract was with the 3rd party we use, TPC). I am still waiting for any decision, I have emailed multiple times and so we logged a small claims track. Unfortunately the printers are no longer made, so I have asked for the replacement cost of the latest available model for both printers. The defence is that they will not pay as there was glass in the box (even though only the 2nd item had glass in it) There is no consideration about the first delivery that had no glass in it at all. I have sent the court questionnaire off, have stated I am willing to mediate and I am waiting. No solicitors seem to be involved at this point, certainly no legal sounding stuff has come back from the defendant at this point. Just want some help and advice really. I have basically lost a part of my little business due to these printers being damaged beyond repair. Questions: 1. I have no doubt that I will get the compensation for the 1st Printer as there was no glass and it was clearly in breach of the Sale of goods and services act 1982, (reasonable care and skill clause). however What about where there is a piece of glass in an item? I have never actually claimed for this extra add on, I feel that if they had delivered properly in the first place I would not have had to send the 2nd printer out and also the glass did not cause the damage, it was just "also" damaged, but again I am not claiming for this. 2. I would normally claim for the cost of the item if damaged. However in the case of the model being superseded and no longer being available. Is it OK to claim a little more for the latest available model? I have averaged the price from 5 retailers and would genuinely be buying these to simply replace my lost printers. In my defence it is a real pain in terms of retraining and new software to learn a new machine. Any help would be appreciated on the best course of action and of course I will post everything up here so others can learn from my mistakes and hopefully successes!! I am about to go through mediation, but can't find much on the process here. Has anyone gone through this process as a claimant and is there any advice anyone can give. I have been told by the CAB that it's a chance to "negotiate" but Ii'm not sure if negotiation is what I want to do, i'd really like the defendant to try and see the light. Also can the defendant deny wanting to use mediation? Any help appreciated.
  5. Hi all, I am new to this site so please forgive me if I have posted in the wrong place. I have been fined £1200 by a magistrates court around 2 months ago. At the time I was not able to pay and was instructed by my solicitor to state that I could pay in instalments once I had an income to avoid a harsher punishment by the judge who was not in the best of moods on the day. I was advised by my solicitor and court staff to contact the collections department for fines to offer an amount I could pay monthly, every offer I ever made was refused for a payment plan but they kept telling me I could still make payments if I wished to do so. To this day, I genuinely have been unable to make any payments. Since becoming unemployed prior to this fine, I had to find a way to create an income. I set up a private limited company in August 2018 working from home selling goods online. I am the director of this company and 100% shareholder. My question is, now that I have started to receive letters from the court stating that further collection acticiry will take place, can bailiffs or court officers take control of assets/stock belonging to the private limited company which I am the director of? Any help would be appreciated as I am expecting a knock on the door any day now. Every week any money I make is being reinvested into existing and new stock, packaging, supplies etc. I am not yet paying myself a wage. I started this company with a surprise tax refund cheque and through selling my personal belongings as I needed to create a source of income as I was struggling to find work. This has paid off as my business is now getting somewhere so to speak. If I have missed any crucial information please forgive me and I will reply asap to any questions or requests for further information. I want to know whether what I have now finally built could be taken away by bailiffs / court collection officers!! Kind regards Hks91
  6. My daughter has a historical council tax debt, which according to the bailiff Grencar is currently standing at around £3500, however that figure includes their various fees. I only became aware of this problem when my daughter broke down in tears about 18 months ago, having got her finances into a dreadful mess and was threatened with eviction by her landlord. she had various debts at the time which we have managed to sort out, however the council tax debt with Grencar continues to haunt her. They had been demanding payments of no less than £200 and whenever they put the frighteners on her she found a way to pay them £200, but unfortunately this meant she couldn't pay other debts - it was a vicious circle. While she was living in temporary accommodation with her young daughter following her eviction, with a family friend, she managed to shake them off, but now that she is back renting again they have found her. Last December they finally agreed to accept £80 per month as a 'temporary' arrangement, but she has managed to keep paying it since then every month and she had hoped they would let the arrangement run on. Unfortunately a few payments were late in Grencar's eyes (just a few days), although she did actually make a payment every month, but they've used this as an excuse to come knocking at the door again, at 6.45am last week. They issued her with a letter stating that they would be back 2 days later to remove goods - we do know never to let them in. We immediately emailed them apologising and asking if the £80 per month could continue, even though it was difficult for her, and asked for a copy of her account with them. They have now replied saying they've put her account on hold until 1st October, and they want to do a new review of her incomings and outgoings, see 3 months payslips and 3 months bank statements. Can they demand to see these things? We don't feel comfortable showing them her bank statements. I have been looking on your site at similar threads, and some people seem to have had council tax debts referred back to the council, and refused to deal with the bailiff. Is this something we should consider trying to do? I just feel that she's never going to pay this off if they keep adding fees anytime they feel like it. The figure never seems to go down much! I'd be grateful for any help and suggestions, thank you.
  7. I have received a notice of enforcement to my address for my stepdaughter, who is staying with us temporarily she owes eon just short of £1000 from her previous address, there are no dates on the notice about dates or when is it from . I am slightly concerned about bailiffs knocking on my door and trying to seize belongings i am also shocked by the enormous fees they add on at different stages. She is a jobless student at the moment , so has no way of paying this bill either. any advice please?
  8. Wondering if one of the experienced users on here can help here with this one? Yesterday afternoon I found my car clamped by Marstons Bailiffs - no paperwork whatsoever only a scribble and phone number so I phoned them to find out that apparently I failed to pay the congestion charge in November last year but know nothing about it as they send all paperwork to a previous address even though I updated my address with the DVLA in 2017!!! Then the bailiff stopped answering any of calls when I tried to ask her about PCN information etc and the TEC phonelines were not being answered yesterday so in a panic I phoned TfL got my PCN details, filled out the PE2/PE3 forms and headed into central London to the local magistrates court to get it signed for £25 (yes I now realise I could have gone to county court and got it for free but never mind)- was in major panic as bailiff was threatening to tow car in 2 hours- filed everything with TEC at yesterday and just had confirmation of filing today. So now TfL have it the question is how long will it take to halt recovery and will they remove the clamp? Also who can I phone for advice? TfL say they have not received the filing from tec yet and the bailiffs wont answer my calls. I need the car as I am the named driver for my disabled father who needs to be taken back and forth to hospital. This has caused me an undue amount of distress and i genuinely dont feel i have done anything wrong - had I known id have to pay a congestion charge on the day in question i would have done. as it happens i have no recollection of that day whatsoever was it was a year ago and i have no access to any paperwork (bailiff has refused to give me anything ive asked for).
  9. Hi, would appreciate any advice regarding the situation of a relative who is a single Mother. She had an outstanding housing benefit overpayment which was being repaid monthly over a payment plan for the last few years. At the beginning of this year the council got in touch to say that they needed to increase the amount paid each month; following a review of her income and expenditure a significantly higher amount was agreed to be paid which she has paid without fail. The council also stated that they would review the payment plan after 3 months, however they sent a letter 4 months later with a means statement saying she needed to respond within 10 days. She was out of town and didn't see the letter until she returned 11 days after it was dated; she called the council who said that they have now passed the debt onto a debt recovery agency and she has to deal directly with them and that there is nothing they can do now. She is now very worried and has been sent letters by the debt collection agency. I think the councils behaviour is unfair and unacceptable, she has always made the payments agreed and was compliant with the agreed payment plan, they sent the means review later than they had indicated but are punishing her by handing her over to debt collectors because she did not respond to their late letter within 10 days. Does any one have any advice as to how she should deal with the council and the debt collectors? She is willing to repay the debt within her means and doesn't think it is fair to have to deal with bailiffs and risk losing her possessions or work to their aggressive repayment plans.
  10. Hi all, I am about t take over the management of a house that has multiple tenants in it. The previous manager of the premises also lived in the house. He has disapeared with all of the tenants rents, paid none of it to the landlord and we are now getting demands from 'collect services' on behalf of reading council for unpaid parking fines. The fine is for £408 and they are talking about the using 'the taking of goods (fees) regulation 2014 to take goods from the house, none of which is owned by the previous property manager. SO a couple of questions 1. Can they demand access? 2. Can they take goods if they cant prove they are the property of the previous property manager. ? 3. Are there any rules, regulations I can quote back to them to control their hostile approach.? Thank you in advance for any advice
  11. Good afternoon, or is it? I returned home this afternoon to find a card small card posted through my door, from county court bailiff. I was very surprised, really, and contacted the number straight away. The bailiff answered the phone, seemed pleasant enough, and explained that the visit was in relation to a debt with Cabot finance, outstanding CCJ. He said he couldn't return today, due to having to be at a eviction! He also complained about being the only county court bailiff in the area. He said he might be able to return tomorrow, and he has some paper work for me to fill out? I have dealt with other bailiffs before over council tax, and have always found them to be very polite and reasonable and I've always been able to set up a payment plan, but I've only ever owed a few hundred pound before, this is a massive sum, and I can't afford to pay this back all at once. Anyone know what will happen when he returns tomorrow? Will he allow me to set up a payment plan? I'm so annoyed with myself, as I've literally just got myself all up to date with all my debt, a considerably small sum, but a lot to me.
  12. Hi, I am in the process of getting payment from my ex boss through the small claims court. I have received judgement from the courts and would like to make a warrant of execution. However, the only addresses I have for him are his parents house (where he used to live) and the apartment block he now lives in. But unfortunately I don't have his flat number. Would I be able to just give the apartment block and hope that the bailiffs would be able to get his flat number from the people on reception at the building or not? Thanks!
  13. Good Morning, I'm hoping for some advise on here please. I have a liability order with Rossendales for £814 and also signed a WPO/ CGA in January 2018 to agree to a payment plan of £200 per month. Originally, the amount was around £1300. I missed a payment on this and the agent over the phone told me I had to increase this amount to £300 per month or they can't help and would go to an enforcement officer.I agreed (as had no choice) on 1st June I missed the £300 payment. Today, I have a letter from Rossendales to say that no extension/ plan will be agreed and full payment now needs to be made. I called them today and she said no payment arrangement at all can be made I offered £400 on Friday and £400 the week after- this was declined. My question is, has anyone had this situation before I wanted to know how long it will take an enforcement agent/ bailiff to attend my property demanding full payment or seize the goods because it's Monday 11th today and I can have the full balance on 25th but I have no idea if I even have 2 weeks until they turn up Any advise is welcome it's all new to me and I've read through so much conflicting information. The Rossendales telephone agent had no idea either by the sounds of it TIA
  14. Are PCNs subject to the 6 years (england) statute barred law anyone know?
  15. Hi. Just need a quick advice. I got a parking ticket long time ago which I became aware of when Equita got in touch. I was surprised and agreed to a payment plan of £75 followed by two payments of £101.50. Unfortunately I am between jobs and I failed to do last payment on 1st May. Additionally I had my phone broken for few days. I got it back on today after 3pm to find an sms saying bailiff is schedulded to visit me today at 8pm. So all 4 hours notice. I called back the number and asked for a time till mid next week to pay it off but ofcourse it was a no go. I said that I am out of town and car is on HP anyway. I also found an information that I should be served a notice of enforcement 7 days before any action which Equita enforcement agent called a lie. I found number of info online quoting Paragraph 7(1) of Schedule 12 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 which requires such a notice. Which would be great as would give me enough time to come up with the money. I called agent again and again he said it is simply not true and they do not need to do so and will be looking to clamp and size my car if I don't comply. So how does it work. Do I have to be served notice if enforcement or not? Also meantime additional £235 will be presumably added to my debt if I don't pay before 8pm which is very worring as I won't be able to afford till next month. As his phone was busy later on I paid online £25 of remaining £101.50 as it is the only amount I could afford. I know they are operating anpr vans in my city and I am very worried as I need car to commute. Simply no car no job. How do I stay safe till I am able to pay? Park 300 yards from address? Asda car park? are they able to track where I work and look for my car there? Am I to pay £231 as well? Thank you for any usefully info. Also would they perform HP check before clamping if car was to be found?
  16. Crackdown on rogue bailiffs READ MORE HERE: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/crackdown-on-rogue-bailiffs
  17. This very recent Local Government Ombudsman's decision (released 10 days ago) is another one of importance. In this particular case, a motorist had incurred a penalty charge notice from London Borough of Haringey for wrongful parking. As the contravention was for parking as opposed to a CCTV contravention, she received a Penalty Charge Notice on her car advising that the charge was £130 but if she made payment within 14 days, she would be entitled to a 50% discount bringing the penalty down to £65. She told the council that she could not pay and offered to clear the debt over a 15 month period at £5 per month; the Council refused but offered here a further 14 days to pay at the reduced rate. She refused to pay. A warrant of control has been issued and passed to bailiffs to enforce and the debt has risen from £65 to £513 (to include bailiff fees of £310). PS: Please see the next post for a copy of the decision.
  18. Bailiffs in at greater Anglia Railways after passenger sues for delays Greater Anglia sued by passenger over 'continuous' delays Full story:- http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-suffolk-43310621
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    On the face of it, this case appears to be very worrying. A lot is dependent upon what correspondence you had previously received from your council. BUT... If you sent an income and expenditure breakdown to them BEFORE they engaged bailiffs then you should have been considered for an attachment order. Simply not having sufficient income is no excuse for the council to bulldoze on with bailiffs. As others have alluded to, you should now write to the council and raise the point regarding their hasty decision to use bailiffs as opposed to the more logical option of an attachment. It is very important for you to also outline your vulnerability, much of which should be already on their records. I recently endured an almost identical scenario to yours. I had to fight tooth and nail with the council over every aspect. What became clear to me is that they won't concede an inch without a fight.
  20. Hello lovely people Let me quickly explain what is my situation like. About a year ago I got fined for littering (75 quids), that fine has risen to the stage of notice of enforcement when I have started to dealing with it. After contacting either collectica and marston (by sending my budget and calling them),a payment plan was refused. Couple of days ago I found final notice saying i need to contact the bailiff on number provided, I did so but just to be told that full payment need to be made today to avoid further charges and visits. When i was at work yesterday bailiffs paid me a visit, leaving a little card "notice of intention to search my premises". At this stage Im clueless what else can be done to stop them, I cant afford to pay this fine (at final notice stage it was 856). Tried to seek help on the phone the best advice i got was to face my bailiff and try to have a chat with him then I have read many threads advising against it. One more thing is that property i live in is not mine, I was a student (recently expelled...) and i live in one of the rooms paying landlord some money to cover the bills. There is no rent agreement whatsoever, I dont have anything valuable but other people living here may have and Im concerned about bailiffs taking their stuff as I do not think that they still got receipts for their stuff.... Thanks for all help in advance.
  21. My son is 24 years old and is living at home. He is not working or claiming and has nothing of any value. His old mobile company has a CCJ against him and he has received a court letter today to say they are sending bailiffs in 5 days time. I am really worried that they will try to take our things and I dont know how to stop them. He really has nothing but his clothing. He has a diagnosis of ADHD and Dyslexia and clearly has social anxiety issues. He has a degree and worked for 18 months after finishing it but was so badly treated by his employer that he resigned, sold anything of value and ran away to Asia for a few months. When he came home, he didnt sign on as he couldnt honestly say he was looking for work. I know how dramatic this sounds but he is terrified of going back into the workplace as he ended up bad at the hands of his past employer. We have tried and tried to allay his fears and he isnt work shy but has a genuine mental illness. We have finally got him to agree to try a part time job but he hasnt got one yet. He has absolutely nothing, we are supporting him entirely and trying to help him psychologically . Its really hard work and now this! Can the bailiffs even come into our house when the debt is not ours at all. He is now saying that he sees no option but to go homeless. Obviously as his parents and as he is in such a vunerable position, we would never throw him out but i dont want the bailiffs in my house. What do I do?
  22. On the 1st of November at around 8am i was visited by two bailiffs from marstons for two unpaid parking tickets which came to about £800. They originally came for someone else at the address while there they saw on their ipad my fines and asked me to pay. This was all on the door when i refused to pay they told me they will go into my house (Its my mums house) and start removal of goods i informed them they cant come into the house and seeing as i am standing on the doorstep he cant come in little did i know and just pushed past me while i tried to push him away he hit me across my face with his elbow after this he opened his body worn camera and started recording. I immediately called the police and the police defended them and told me they have every right to come into my house blah blah blah... The police did not behave in a professional way and took the side of the bailiffs. I told the police at the scene i was assulted and they did not do anything We made a complaint to the IPCC and their managers at the end of it both police officers were placed on desk duties for a month and their inspector aplogised for the way they behaved. I made complaint to marstons as well originally made me a offer of £100 which i declined and into the second stage they increased it to £230 for gesture of goodwill, i declined this again and asked for stage 3 independent review. I have received the letter back today i think its the same people at marston that have reviewed it... All they say is they have looked into everything and the offer marstons have made is a generous offer and if i want to accept it contact them. There is NOTHING about the way i was assaulted and they forced entry into my house.. Just want to check where i stand with this?
  23. Hey there guys..... I hope im posting in the right place and that maybe somebody can help me, im kinda going out my mind now. I wont bore you with a full history but i will sumarize briefly, January 2017 my wife and I where taken to court for non payment of council tax, we was given a liability order and it was passed on to rundles enforcement agency for collection of payment. We made a payment agreement with them but due to being made homeless and a situation beyond out control we never kept up with the payment. In November 2017 rundles made contact again by sending us a "PRIOR NOTICE OF INTENDED PROCEEDINGS" letter, we made contact and agreed to a weekly payment plan, we made the first 3 weeks payments. On December 18th we called them and asked if we could defer payment for 2 weeks as i was receiving no wages and start payment again on the 4th January, they told us we couldn't and it was tough luck. Unfortunately we couldn't make the 2 payments like we told them but did do as we promised and made a payment last Thursday 4th january. The day after my wife and I received a text from rundles asking us to contact their agent urgently and provided us with a mobile number for him, we called immediately he advised he was on annual leave until today (8th January) and to call back then. We also contacted rundles head office but they would not talk to us as it had been passed to an agent and said we would need to call him monday. We called the agent he has said that unless we pay the full £426 by tomorrow (9th January) 12:00 he will have to come round and seize goods, i advised him we dont have that money upfront but can reinstate the original weekly payment he said no, we told him that due to being in temporary emergency accommodation we don't have any of our own goods in the property that he could take. He has said that if he cant get in or seize goods then we will be getting a commital referral tomorrow, something like that, he is using a lot of big confusing words and i dont know what to think. Can anyone advise what my next steps should be how to handle tomorrow, is it possible my wife and I could be arrested tomorrow or is he trying to scare us? If i contact my local council tomorrow is there anyway i could get them to stop this and take back debt? Any advice at all would be great guys.
  24. This is a useful High Court judgment and one that should serve as a reminder to anyone considering litigation, that an error by an enforcement agent is not automatically trespass and most importantly, that any claims for loss/damages etc must be proved to arise directly from the agents misconduct -which very often will be difficult to prove. There is also the matter of the need to provide evidence to support any claims (something that was seriously lacking in this case). Background to claim: On 12th March 2015, a writ of control was issued against Mr Miller for £408,00. This related to a judgment from March 2010 for £330,000. I am assuming that the difference between both figures relates to interest on the debt. The Creditor passed the writ of control to a High Court enforcement company to enforce. Of significance, was that the address on the writ was ‘Sunnyview’. In 2014, Mr Miller had moved from that address to a rented property (called Yew Tree). On 26th March 2015, the enforcement agent visited an airfield*where Mr Miller had a business.The purpose of the visit had been to locate two small aircrafts (a Pitts and a De Havilland Chipmunk owned by Miller). The enforcement agent met with Mr Miller and took control of the vehicle that he had been driving (a Jeep), and one of the aircraft (the Pitt). The claimant made payment of £1,600 towards the judgment.Goods were not removed that day. Following the meeting, Mr Miller claimed that the enforcement agent went around the airfield ‘questioning everyone’before gaining peaceful entry into an airfield building where he looked for documents. He left, taking documents and keys to the aircrafts. The Enforcement Agent then went to an alternative address (xxxxx Mills) to make enquiries. Mr Miller had told the enforcement agent that this location was connected to his business. There he was allowed access to the property to search for the second plane; (the De Havilland Chipmunk). The plane was there, together with other aeronautical parts belonging to Mr Miller. A short while later, Mr Miller removed the plane to a friend’s barn in Cirencester. The following day, (27th March 2015) Mr Miller visited the High Court and made an application for a temporary 'stay’ of the writ. The stay was lifted 2 months later (on 27th May 2015) and re-imposed on 5th June 2015 (it was finally lifted on 24th July 2015 after he failed in an application to ‘set aside’ the judgment). Mr Miller's arrest and charge of ‘interfering with controlled goods. Despite a ‘stay’ being imposed, and despite his Jeep and one of the aircrafts being ‘taken into control’, Mr Miller removed the aircraft and aeronautical parts to various locations including his rented property (‘Yew Tree’). *He parked the PITTS on his driveway under a tarpaulin. The enforcement agent became aware that the seized items had been moved and accordingly, on 20th June 2015, he attended ‘Yew Tree’ . Nothing was removed on that day. Instead, the police were called and Mr Miller was arrested and charged with ‘inferring with controlled goods’. The court stay was finally lifted on 24th July 2015 and the following day, the enforcement agent removed goods. Further items were removed a couple of days later. According to Mr Miller, he had a number of hearings for the criminal charge, the final one being in January 2016 at Swindon Magistrates Court where he claimed that he had been acquitted. No details appeared to have been provided for the acquittal (more on this shortly). He claimed that the Magistrates Court had supposedly been satisfied that he had moved from ‘Sunnyview’ to ‘Yew Tree’ in April 2014. It would appear that he had been assisted in court by an internet sourced ‘Mc Kenzie Friend’. Removal of goods and sale. The goods were eventually removed by the enforcement agent at the end of July 2015 and sold at public auction for £34,000. The auction was advertised. (Continued in following post):
  25. The following news article featured on SCOOP today: http://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/Public-Sector-News/london-council-to-launch-ethical-debt-collection-for-residents?dorewrite=false/Page-1749 https://www.scoop.it/t/lacef-news
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