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.
Revealed: ‘The most tradable prescription drug’ at HMP Bristol
The prison is trying to crack down on prescription drug pregabalin, as inmates either remain addicted or use it as currency.
Prisons: From ‘warehousing’ to workshops
Could education and training for prisoners help solve the crisis at HMP Bristol?
Revealed: Why this 630 unit development won’t have a single affordable home
A huge new development is set to begin in South Bristol. However, there won't be a single affordable home. But this time it’s not developers trying to get around council targets.
Explore and help us investigate the Bristol properties owned offshore
From major hotels and office blocks, to flats and single car parking spaces, hundreds of properties in Bristol are owned through companies based overseas. Most of these companies are based in tax havens, marked by secrecy and opportunities for dodging taxes or hiding the origins of their money.
Council properties flogged to secretive offshore companies
Twenty-eight properties owned by Bristol City Council are being leased to companies based in secretive tax havens, an investigation by the Cable reveals.
Police snooping: a campaign for accountability on surveillance tech
The Cable is co-ordinating a national campaign to prompt a parliamentary inquiry into IMSI-catchers, and to get police to come clean on their use of the technology.
This is how many Bristol rough sleepers will be ‘removed’ from UK
Documents obtained by the Cable show the council plans for removing immigrant rough sleepers
Revealed: Council already reporting homeless to Immigration Enforcement
Joint operations between the council and Immigration Enforcement have been ongoing for at least two years
Drug use epidemic at HMP Bristol highlights prison system failings
Employees and experts speak out about the causes of declining conditions.
Campaign: stopping IMSI-catcher surveillance
The Cable is launching a national campaign calling for police to come clean on IMSI-catchers, and to ban this intrusive technology.
Brits most ‘stopped and checked’ for immigration crimes they can’t commit
Data suggests racial profiling in 11 major UK cities.