‘Bailiff industry is out of control’



When the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) announced their decision to look at the behaviour of bailiffs last April, they said it would address “lingering concerns over aggressive behaviour by minority of bailiffs”. New research published today by Citizens Advice and StepChange suggests this was staggering understatement of the problem. Bailiffs have significant power over people in debt, who include some of the most vulnerable in society. They can…

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