Decision details

Council Tax, NNDR, Housing Benefit Overpayments, Former Client Rent Arrears and Sundry debt - Irrecoverable Debt, Quarter 3 2020/21

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet Member approval sought for write-offs.


1)     That the report be declared exempt from publication as, the business to be transacted involves the disclosure of information as prescribed by paragraph 1 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 amounts shown under paragraph 5.1 of this report were approved for write-off.


3)     That the amounts shown in paragraph 6.1 as written-off under officer delegated authority be noted.



Reasons for Decision 


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


Publication date: 17/03/2021

Date of decision: 17/03/2021

Effective from: 25/03/2021

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