Thousands of British households are eagerly awaiting their £150 council tax rebate but Westminster Council has issued a warning to its residents.
On its website it said: “If you are overdrawn, you can exercise your first right of appropriation on the £150 payment, so that your bank doesn’t use it to pay off your overdraft.”
It’s not the only UK council to issue a statement reminding people to contact their bank before the rebate is paid.
A notice on Redbridge Council said: “Households can exercise their first right of appropriation on the £150 payment, so your bank does not use it to pay off any overdrafts you may have.”
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