FOI Disclosure Log

Customer

08 January 2019

I am writing to make a request for information under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act.
I would be grateful if you could provide me with the following information with respect to your local authority:

a) The amount of council tax arrears at the end of financial year 2017/18 (ie 31st March 2018 or 5th April 2018);

b) Your latest estimate of the amount of council tax arrears in your authority; I appreciate that this amount will fluctuate during the course of the financial year but would be grateful for your latest estimate;
Do let me know if you need any further clarification.
With thanks,

 



East Herts Council Response

09 January 2019

I am writing to acknowledge your request for information.

 

From your communication I understand that part of your request is as follows:

 

~~b) Your latest estimate of the amount of council tax arrears in your authority; I appreciate that this amount will fluctuate during the course of the financial year but would be grateful for your latest estimate;

 

Unfortunately, I cannot identify the information you have requested from the details you have provided.

To help me meet your request could you please clarify the foillowing details.

Please can you clarify in question b) below which year or years this is relating to as its not specified.

 

You request cannot be processed until this information has been received.

 

Further information explaining the Council"s process for responding to information requests is available in our reception or on our website.

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 FOI reference number in the subject line of all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.

 

 



Customer

09 January 2019

Thank you for your question of clarification.

Part B of my question relates to all council tax arrears, including those for previous financial years.

I hope that this is helpful.

Best wishes,

Steve Webb

From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: 09 January 2019 09:48
To: Webb, Steve J.
Subject: [F19/17] FOI request


I am writing to acknowledge your request for information.



From your communication I understand that part of your request is as follows:



~~b) Your latest estimate of the amount of council tax arrears in your authority; I appreciate that this amount will fluctuate during the course of the financial year but would be grateful for your latest estimate;



Unfortunately, I cannot identify the information you have requested from the details you have provided.

To help me meet your request could you please clarify the foillowing details.

Please can you clarify in question b) below which year or years this is relating to as its not specified.



You request cannot be processed until this information has been received.



Further information explaining the Council's process for responding to information requests is available in our reception or on our website.

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 FOI reference number in the subject line of all correspondence related to this request.



Thank you for your request.





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East Herts Council
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East Herts Council Response

09 January 2019

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

a) The amount of council tax arrears at the end of financial year 2017/18 (ie 31st March 2018 or 5th April 2018);

Answer for all years arrears at 01/04/2018 was £3.935 million

 

b) Your latest estimate of the amount of council tax arrears in your authority; I appreciate that this amount will fluctuate during the course of the financial year but would be grateful for your latest estimate;

Answer for all years Estimated arrears is set to increase so figure at 01/04/2019  is estimated at £4.2 million

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 0303 123 1113

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.