FOI request (FOIR-113094486)
Requested Mon 08 April 2019
Responded Thu 02 May 2019I 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 during 2017/18 and 2018/19.
2) in the financial years 2017/18 and 2018/19 please advise:-
I) total number of summons issued in the Magistrates Court for non-payment either in whole or and/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.
If my request is denied in whole and/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 any decision to withhold information and/or to charge fees from which this request should be exempt.
I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request. I look forward to your response within 20 working days as outlined by the statute.
2017/18 = 3562
2018/19 = 3593
Note: these figures are as at 31 March of each financial year
i) 2017/18 = 114 2018/19 = 322
ii) 2017/18 = 83 2018/19 = 221
iii) 2017/18 = 0 2018/19 = 210
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