Decision details

Former Housing Tenant Debts to be Written-Off in 2018/19:

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Resources, Enterprise and Economic Development (Deputy Leader)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

1.    The decision to write off former tenant housing debts (individual debts less than £500) amounting to £24,507.93 in 2018/19 is noted.

 

2.    The former tenant housing debts (individual debts over £500), totalling £15,021.29, are approved for writing-off in 2018/19.

 

Reasons for the decision:

1.    The debt summarised in Appendices A, B, C and D to the report is considered irrecoverable, and Cabinet Member for Resources, Enterprise and Economic Development approval is required for writing-off individual debts over £500, in accordance with the Councils Standing Orders & Financial Regulations

 

Alternative options considered:

1.    To approve only part or none of the recommended list of debt to be written off. This is not being recommended because the submitted list, summarised in Appendices B and D of the report, is considered irrecoverable after extensive investigation, for the reasons indicated. In addition, any debts written off can be reinstated at a future date if circumstances change.

 

Publication date: 06/03/2019

Date of decision: 06/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 06/03/2019 - Cabinet Member for Resources, Enterprise and Economic Development (Deputy Leader)

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