Dear Shropshire Council,
nder foi or in the public interest can you please answer the following questions...we have had over 20 councils now reply to the same questions within 48 hours .we hope you will do the same

1. Does your enforcement agent contract allow your enforcement agents to issue an
indemnity against prosecution for themselves without the agreement of the council in
cases where they have wrongfully seized and to vulnerable
2. Have you ever allowed bailiffs to make their own settlement agreements where goods
have to be returned?
3. Would you allow enforcement agents to breach the equalities act if it meant your
business rates were collected?
4. How would you react if they did this without you knowing?
5. Would you class a secret indemnity which achieves a gain at the cost to the
vulnerable victim a material breach of contract .?
6. Must enforcement agents always report failed levies and a full report when dealing
with vulnerable customers
thank you for your public concern in answering these questions asap.

Yours faithfully,

claire moore

Yours faithfully,

claire moore

FOI, Shropshire Council

Dear Ms Moore

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 18/12/2019.  We are
currently processing your request in accordance with the relevant
legislation.

 

Your request is for information relating to the use of enforcement
agencies.

 

(Please note this may be a summary of your request and full details, as
outlined in the request, will be sent to the team providing the response).

 

If you feel the information is inaccurate or requires amendment, please
notify us as soon as possible using the contact details provided below. 

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Governance Team

Shropshire Council

Shirehall

Abbey Foregate

SHREWSBURY

SY2 6ND

 

Tel:                  01743 252179 / 252774 / 252747

Email:             [Shropshire Council request email]

Web:               [1]www.shropshire.gov.uk/access-to-information

 

 

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James Walton, Shropshire Council

Dear Ms Moore
 
Further to you FOI request, please find responses below:-
 
1. Does your enforcement agent contract allow your enforcement agents to
issue an indemnity against prosecution for themselves without the
agreement of the council in cases where they have wrongfully seized and to
vulnerable
No
 
2. Have you ever allowed bailiffs to make their own settlement agreements
where goods have to be returned?
No
 
3. Would you allow enforcement agents to breach the equalities act if it
meant your business rates were collected?
Our Enforcement Agents are required to comply with the Equalities Act
 
4. How would you react if they did this without you knowing?
Our Enforcement Agents are expected to comply with the terms of the
contract and any breach of contract would be dealt with depending on the
particular issue
 
5. Would you class a secret indemnity which achieves a gain at the cost to
the vulnerable victim a material breach of contract .?
Our Enforcement Agents are expected to comply with the terms of the
contract and any breach of contract would be dealt with depending on the
particular issue
 
6. Must enforcement agents always report failed levies and a full report
when dealing with vulnerable customers
This is required for all cases returned to the Council
 
 
James Walton
Director of Finance, Governance and Assurance (Section 151 Officer)
 
Finance, Governance and Assurance
Shropshire Council
Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
SY2 6ND
 
Tel:          01743 25 8915
Email:      [1][email address]
Web        [2]www.shropshire.gov.uk
 
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Pension Scheme Administrator: Shropshire County Pension Fund
Treasurer: Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority
Treasurer: West Mercia Energy
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