Opinion  

The art of good government

Grapevine

Apparently when it comes to debt collecting, government departments are even worse than private companies, according to Citizen Advice.

No consideration of ability to pay, and being forced to pay a debt even when it is under dispute, are two practices people complain about.

HMRC tax credit overpayments were the worst overall, with an approval rating of 34 per cent.

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Whoever thought government departments could be thought a ‘social good’?