Breakthrough: Council takes step towards booting out bailiffs
Thousands of people's lives could be made better, following a Bristol Cable campaign.
Opinion: Our mayor has an open goal opportunity to help thousands. Will he take it?
There is a strong moral and financial case to drop the medieval practice of enforcing debts with hired heavies.
“He said that he was nearby, and was going to come over and take my things”
This woman’s story of being on the sharp-end of the council’s debt collection policies.
Airbus factory occupied by friends of Bristolian killed in Syria by Turkish military
Friends of a female British fighter who was killed by Turkish forces have occupied the roof of an Airbus facility in Filton.
A rapper has made a track to #bootoutbailiffs
This local rapper is using his skills to call on the council to #bootoutbailiffs
“I owed £1. Bailiffs and the council forced me to pay £311″
This mum and carer was forced to pay 311 times more than the debt she owed.
The Labour councillor calling time on council bailiffs
He has been on the sharp end, and now wants to change how the council collects debt.
“I was chased by bailiffs and the council for a debt I never owed”
This man was hounded for 11 months for money he was never required to pay.
Revealed: NHS staff in Bristol are being worked until they’re sick with stress
In the 70th year of the NHS, an investigation by the Cable reveals that those who care for the nation are in need of serious attention.
Ministry of Justice announces crackdown on ‘rogue bailiffs’
Government report puts council tax bailiffs in the spotlight as Cable campaign gathers pace.
Revealed: Tory financiers are cashing in on the bailiffs used by the council
The bailiff firm most used by Bristol City Council to collect council tax debts is part-owned by a firm of financiers closely linked to - and major donors of - the Tory party, the Cable can reveal.
The council have set bailiffs on tens of thousands of Bristolians. But there is another way.
This investigation is part of a Bristol Cable campaign calling on the council to stop using bailiffs to collect council tax.