FOI request (FOI203301)
Requested Wed 14 December 2016
Responded Thu 22 December 2016
I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
I would be interested in any information held by the local authority regarding my request. I understand that I do not have to specify particular files or documents and it is the departments responsibility to provide the information I require. If you need further clarification please contact me by email.
I would like the information to be emailed to me in electronic form.
1) total number of all assessments liable for non-domestic (business) rates in the local authority area.
2) in the financial years 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016 to 30th November 2016 please advise:-
I) total number of summons issued in the Magistrates Court for non-payment either in whole or in part of non-domestic (business rates)
II) total number of Liability Orders obtained in the Magistrates Court for non-payment either in whole or in part of non-domestic (business rates)
III) total number of referrals made to Enforcement Officers (Bailiffs) to enforce Liability Orders for non-payment either in whole or in part of non-domestic (business rates)
This information is held
Q1 - 3,442
Q2 - 2014 - 336 summonses, 211 liability orders and 257 to bailiff 2015 - 371 summonses, 243 liability orders and 227 bailiff 2016 - 279 summonses, 166 liability orders and 54 bailiff
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