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In 2022-23, there were a total of 270,120 Charge for Payments served, a 2.7% decrease on the previous year.
Chart 6 shows that the majority (79.2%) of Charge for Payments served were under the Summary Warrant procedure in respect of council tax debts. A total of 213,900 Charge for Payments served were under this warrant procedure, a 7.2% decrease when compared with the previous year. This is similar to the number of Charge for Payments served under this warrant procedure in the year prior to the pandemic (2019-20).
The greatest increase in Charge for Payments served were under Other Summary Warrant procedure. There was also an increase under Non-Summary Warrant procedure and a decrease under Summary Warrant (council tax only) procedure.
Further comparisons on Charge for Payments served by warrant procedures are in Table 2 below.
Table 2. Charge for Payment Served by warrant procedures