Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Winchester taxpayers sent other people's information

About 1,000 people in Winchester have been sent council tax statements with other people's personal details.

Winchester City Council is writing to affected taxpayers to apologise and provide the correct information.

A council spokesman said: "We have started an investigation today with our contractor who is responsible for the printing and distribution".

He said the council was looking into the "precise extent of any inadvertent disclosure".

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