Decision details

Council Tax, NNDR, Housing Benefit Overpayments and Former Client Rent Arrears - Irrecoverable Debt, Quarter 4, 2019/20

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet Member approval sought.


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


3.               That the Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration noted 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: 22/05/2020

Date of decision: 22/05/2020

Date comes into force if not called in: 02/06/2020

Call-in deadline date: 01/06/2020

Current call-in Count: 0