http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=515708&in_page_id=1770 a 76 year old ex serviceman is led away in handcuffs to begin a prison sentence for non-payment of council tax. Sentenced to 34 days imprisonment. Richard Fitzmaurice, ex RAOC asserted he was refusing to pay on principle. Rising prices of food, fuel and council tax were making life unbearable for old-age pensioners. How rare, a man of principle.