Decision details

Write Off of Debts over £15,000 FR24 18-19

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The timely recovery of income due to the authority is essential to the council’s policy to maximise its income streams.  Under-recovery of income against a budget will result in a budgetary pressure.  Steps continue to be taken to ensure that monies owed to the council is pursued in a timely and efficient manner. Legal Services have explored all available avenues to recover the debts set out in the report and there are no further alternative options to consider.

Decision:

The Cabinet Member has given approval to the writing-off of 15 debts, each exceeding £15,000, totalling £460,734 as set out in Appendix A and detailed in the body of the report (restricted for members only).

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None

Publication date: 20/03/2019

Date of decision: 20/03/2019

Effective from: 01/04/2019

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