Decisions

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Decisions published

08/02/2023 - Delegated Authority - Council Tax amount Write -off January 2024 ref: 3618    Recommendations Approved

Financial regulation 12.14

Decision Maker: Chief Finance Officer

Decision published: 08/02/2024

Effective from: 08/02/2023

Decision:

To write off Council Tax debts during the month of : January 2024

Lead officer: David Ripley


08/02/2024 - Housing Benefit Overpayment January 2024 ref: 3617    Recommendations Approved

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

Decision Maker: Chief Finance Officer

Decision published: 08/02/2024

Effective from: 08/02/2024

Decision:

To write off Housing benefit debts during the month of January 2024

Lead officer: David Ripley


02/02/2024 - Delegated Authority Write Off - Sundry Debtors January 2024 ref: 3616    Recommendations Approved

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 £10,000.00, the initial authority may be given by the Chief Finance Officer who shall be required to publish periodically reports of the debts that have been written off in accordance with the delegated authority.

The Business Support Manager is exercising an authority delegated to them by the CFO for debts up to £5,000.00. The Financial Services Manager is exercising an authority delegated to them by the CFO for debts up to £10,000.00. The Financial Director (Chief Finance Officer) is exercising this delegated authority/recommendation for debts over £10,000.00. There is delegated authority for Business Support Officers to authorise small debt write offs of £100.00 and under.

Decision Maker: Chief Finance Officer

Decision published: 05/02/2024

Effective from: 02/02/2024

Decision:

To write off Sundry debts during the month of: January 2024.

Under £5,000.00 - 3 debts - total: £3,098.00.

Lead officer: Molly Doyle