Benefits protest vicar’s council tax case delayed

A landmark council tax and benefits court case, in the UK, between a retired vicar and a London borough council has been adjourned, to Thursday August 4, by Tottenham magistrates. The Rev Paul Nicolson appeared in court to defend himself against having not paid council tax of £2,800 in protest against “benefit cuts that are … Continue reading Benefits protest vicar’s council tax case delayed

Retired vicar faces jail in benefit cuts protest

Opinions expressed in this blog, unless attributed to others, are mine alone - Ian Franks An 84-year-old retired vicar, if a vicar can ever be really ‘retired’, is facing the threat of jail by making a stand against the UK government’s cuts to benefits paid to people with disabilities, those with low incomes and others without work. … Continue reading Retired vicar faces jail in benefit cuts protest