Decision details

Council Tax, National Non-Domestic Rates, Housing Benefit Overpayments and Former Client Rent Arrears - Irrecoverable Debts - Quarter 3 2019/20

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A report requesting write off of specific debts - Quarter 3 (2019/20)


1.              That this report be declared exempt from publication as the business to be transacted involves the disclosure of information as prescribed by paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12a of the Act relating to information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority).


2.              That the Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration approved the writing off of the irrecoverable debt shown as shown in paragraph 5.1 of the report.


3.              That the Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration noted that the amounts shown in paragraph 6.1 of the report as written off under officer delegated authority.


Reasons for Decision 

The recommendation to write-off the amounts detailed in this report is proposed as all other avenues available to the Council for the recovery of these debts have been exhausted, including, where appropriate, the issue of distress proceedings.

Publication date: 13/02/2020

Date of decision: 13/02/2020

Effective from: 21/02/2020