I WOULD like to respond to the letter from Christer Nicholson. He asked for help in debunking a rumour about Muslim households avoiding council tax by having a prayer room and calling their home a place of worship.
Sadly, this is something which surfaces from time to time and one must perhaps question the motives of those who spread it. I can assure readers and Christer that it has no substance. According to our records, there are no houses or business premises claiming a reduction or exemption due to having a room(s) designated as a place of worship.
Director (Services) and Deputy Chief Executive