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Council-tax victory in the High Court for Paul Nicolson

Tim Wyatt

by Tim Wyatt

Posted: 10 Oct 2014 @ 12:13

THE anti-poverty campaigner the Revd Paul Nicolson has won the first stage of a High Court battle against a London council after he refused to pay his council tax in protest at the fines the authority was imposing.

Mr Nicolson, a retired priest, was given permission to apply for judicial review by Mr Justice Green at the Royal Courts of Justice on Tuesday morning. The complex legal case centres on the £125 order for costs given to everyone summoned to a magistrates' court for not ...

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