Decision Maker: Chief Finance Officer
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Financial regulation 12.14 states:
Any debt due to the Council may only be written-off with the authorisation of
the Executive except, insofar as an individual debt does not exceed £10,000,
the initial authority may be given by the Interim Finance Director who shall be
required to publish periodically reports of the debts that have been written off
in accordance with the delegated authority.
Debts over £10,000 are reported to the Executive at least annually in the Statement of Accounts and any other delegated reports as.
The Chief Finance officer is exercising this delegated authority and the Revenues, Benefits & Customer Services Business Manager is exercising an authority delegated to him by the Interim Finance Director for debts up to £5,000.
The decision made to write off Housing benefit
debts during the month of August 2023
The debts are considered uncollectable, all
efforts to recover these debts have been pursued.
Option 1 -
Option 2 -
Option 3 -
Publication date: 20/09/2023
Date of decision: 05/09/2023