FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

17 September 2018

I would like to request the following information - 
 
The most up to date list you can obtain (Ideally from September 2018 - please provide the date of the data) with;
 
(a) List all Commercial properties with their Rateable Values and addresses. 
(b) The names and addresses of the Rate payers referred to above 
for each property and their correspondence address (if different 
from the property address) 
(c) The full billing authority reference for each property (this is the property [VOA] reference not the account number)
(e) The date the rateable occupier first became liable for the 
business rates
(f) If the property is empty the date it became empty 
(g) VOA Property Description or Property code
(h) Please state which hereditament is currently receiving 
I. Charitable rate relief (mandatory rate relief) 
II. Discretionary rate relief 
III. Small Business Rate Relief 
IV. Pub Relief
V: Any other relief
 
We are conducting a review of eligible premises/businesses that have taken advantage of the governments ‘Relief for Pubs’ since 2017, therefore it is vital that this relief is included in the data provided.


East Herts Council Response

17 September 2018

I am writing to acknowledge your written request for information.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being exempt or containing reference to a third party.

The Act defines a number of exemptions, which may prevent release of the information you have requested.  There will be an assessment of your request and if any of the exemption categories apply then the information will not be released.  You will be informed if this is the case, including your rights of appeal.

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to release the information to you.  You will be informed if this is the case.

There may be a fee payable for this information, this will be considered and you will be informed if any fees are payable.  In this event the fee must be paid before the information is processed and released.  The 20 working day time limit for the response is suspended until receipt of payment.

If you have any queries about the processing of your request then please do not hesitate to contact me.

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

Your personal details will be held within out Information Request case management system, and only used for the purposes of evaluating and processing your request.

While details of your information request may be published on the council website, your personal details will never be published or released to anyone outside the council unless it is required by the Information Commissioners Office.

Thank you for your request.

 



East Herts Council Response

10 October 2018

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

Please see attached document for information we hold

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 01625 545 700

https://ico.org.uk/

 

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.