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 and recommend for write off by the Section 151 officer.
The Revenues, Benefits & Customer Services Business Manager is exercising an authority delegated to him by the Section 151 officer for debts from £5000.00 up to £10,000.
The Benefits Team Manager is exercising an authority delegated to her by the Section 151 Officer for debts up to £5,000
To write off Housing benefit debts during the
month of January 2024
The debts are considered uncollectable, all
efforts to recover these debts have been pursued
Option 1 -
Option 2 -
Option 3 -
Publication date: 08/02/2024
Date of decision: 08/02/2024