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Bailiffs

Every year, tens of thousands of people experience unacceptable and sometimes aggressive harassment at the hands of bailiffs. For decades Citizens Advice called on successive governments to do something about these out of control bailiffs, but little action was taken.

About our bailiffs campaign

Every year thousands experience harassment from bailiffs. We campaigned to change this.

Tighter regulation of the bailiff industry

How we’re calling for the Government to better regulate bailiffs.

Creditors to work with people in debt

Our five steps creditors should take to achieve good practice in debt collection.Creditors, including local authorities, to work with people in debt to exhaust all options before bailiff action is taken

Know your rights about bailiffs

Know your rights when dealing with bailiffs so they can't away with misrepresenting their powers.