Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates Data (Q4 2017)

Gavin Chait made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Carlisle City Council as part of a batch sent to 12 authorities

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Carlisle City Council,

In terms of the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, and subject to section 40(2) on personal data, could you please provide me with a complete and up-to-date list of all business (non-residential) property rates data for your local authority, and including the following fields:

- Billing Authority Reference Code (linking the property to the VOA database reference)
- Firm's Trading Name (i.e. property occupant)
- Full Property Address (Number, Street, Postal Code, Town)
- Occupied / Vacant
- Date of Occupation / Vacancy
- Actual annual rates charged (in Pounds)

If you are unable to provide an absolute “Occupation / Vacancy” status, please provide the Exemptions and / or Reliefs that a particular property may be receiving.

Please provide this as machine-readable as either a CSV or Microsoft Excel file, capable of re-use, and under terms of the Open Government Licence.

I last requested this data three months ago, and this is a request for an updated and current dataset.

I'm sure you get many requests for business rates and responding and managing these FOIs must be costly for you. Could I request that - as more than 53% of local authorities already do - you update and release this dataset via a dedicated page on your local authority website or on an open data service. I can recommend approaches for you to consider, and you should find that this reduces the time and cost of this request process.

Yours faithfully,

Gavin Chait

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Clare Furlong, Carlisle City Council

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Dear Mr Chait

 

Please find attached response to your Freedom of Information Act request.

 

Regards

 

Clare Furlong

Trainee Legal Executive

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Carlisle City Council

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Carlisle

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