Decision details

Revenues and Benefits Write Offs over £10,000

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning & Governance

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning & Governance has given approval to the write off of 10 outstanding debts (totalling £184,492.59) that are considered irrecoverable. These include 2 Council Tax accounts, 4 Business Rates accounts,1 Sundry Debt account, and 3 Housing Benefit overpayments.


Every possible method of recovery has been attempted to recover these debts. However, for the reasons stated in the report, there is no further recovery action that can be taken to recover the money owed.


If circumstances change and it becomes possible to recover the debt, recovery can be reinstated even if the debt has been written off.


It is recommended that these debts are now written off as all attempts to recover the monies owed have been exhausted.


(NOTE: The report contains a confidential appendix that has been circulated to the decision maker only).

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Decision Reference: CMDRDC24

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None

Contact: Jonathan Davies, Corporate and Support Services Email: Tel: 218 1025.

Publication date: 23/11/2021

Date of decision: 23/11/2021

Effective from: 30/11/2021

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