§ Mr. Blunkett
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many(a) summonses and (b) liability orders have been issued for poll tax debt in (i) England and (ii) Wales; and if he will make a statement.42W
§ Mr. John Patten
About 11 million summonses have been issued alleging non-payment of community charge during the period 1 April 1990 to 31 December 1991, about 10.4 million in England and 0.6 million in Wales. During the same period about 8.1 million liability orders were made, 7.7 million in England and 0.4 million in Wales. In both cases, some will have involved the same persons in respect of different financial years.