£160k of debts writ­ten off

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Helping Others -

Ash­ford Bor­ough Coun­cil’s Cab­i­net has writ­ten off 348 debts to­talling £160,768.07. The debts stem from un­paid coun­cil tax, over­paid hous­ing ben­e­fit, un­paid busi­ness rates and un­paid hous­ing rent from the last fi­nan­cial year. ABC leader, Cllr Gerry Clark­son said: “Un­for­tu­nately there is noth­ing we can do if some­one is bank­rupt or goes into liq­ui­da­tion or buzzes off to Amer­ica.”

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