According to a report in the Telegraph, Peterborough City Council, which is run by the Conservatives, and in recent months has complained that a lack of funds is their reason for closing or ceasing a range of services, has now written off more than £390,000 in uncollected debts!
In the article it stated:
“These include £10,000, which the council says was owed by Cambridgeshire County Council relating to children’s services, and there are two sums – £84.81 and £11,546.08 – alleged to be owed by Peterborough College of Adult Education.”
Ironically, the Tories seem to be blaming “failed firms” citing example like the owners of Cafe Lemon, in Bridge Street, who went bankrupt in March 2009 with debts on their lease to the local authority of £79,639. Normally, the Tories are normally boasting that the city centre is benefiting from a range of new businesses?
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One thing that many people are not aware of is that the City Council are also owed millions of £’s in unpaid business rates too!
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