Cheshire East council anger public with Council Tax reminder

Cheshire East council

Cheshire East Council has faced a backlash this evening in relation to a poorly worded social media post reminding people to pay their Council Tax.

We understand this is a difficult time for many of our residents. Your council tax pays for the delivery of essential…

Posted by Cheshire East on Thursday, March 26, 2020

The post comes at a time of great uncertainty for many who have found themselves unable to work as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak in the UK.

Residents on Twitter reacted angrily to the announcement.

The post was one of several over the past 24 hours calling on residents to maintain “Regular payments”.

While the intention of the post was to inform residents of ways to get help if they are struggling in the current climate the wording and tone of the post caused resentment among the residents.

For residents who are seeking help with Council Tax payments, the council has advice for you here.

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