FOI request (FOI223417)
Business Rates - Magistrates Court
Requested Thu 07 September 2017
Responded Thu 07 September 2017
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) in the financial years 2016-17 (full year) and separately 2017-18 (for the period of 1st April 2017 until 31st August 2017)
I) total number of summons issued in the Magistrates Court for non-payment either in whole or in part of non-domestic (business rates) 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) 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) rates.
If my request is denied in whole or in part I ask that you justify all deletions by reference to specific exemptions of the act. I will also expect you to release all non-exempt material. I reserve the right to appeal your decision to withhold any information or to charge excessive fees.
ResponseQ1. 2016-17 = 279 and 2017-18 part = 114Q2. 2016-17 = 166 and 2017-18 part = 83Q3. 2016-17 = 78 and 2017-18 part = 21
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