Expanded Retail Discount

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear North East Derbyshire District Council,

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000.

In accordance with the provisions specified within the above Act I hereby request the following information.
Required Information; - A list of all hereditaments where you have granted EXPANDED RETAIL DISCOUNT for the 2020/21 rate year.
This request relates to business rates but please only refer us to data available for download on your website if it contains the requested EXPANDED RETAIL DISCOUNT data.
• Property Reference Number (also known as Billing Authority Reference Number) of the property on which the charge is made. This is not the Rate Demand or Account Number.
• Current Rateable Value
• Account holder name
• Property address
• The billing address (where different to the property address)

Please provide the information in an electronic, spreadsheet format ideally excel. The Act requires that a response be provided within a period of 20 working days from the date hereof.

This request for information falls within the parameters of the Act but if you require clarification on any of the points above or should you wish to discuss this further then please do not hesitate to contact me. The requested information passes all required public interest tests and other requirements and is not exempt from disclosure.

Yours sincerely

Richard Roberts

FOI NEDDC, North East Derbyshire District Council

Dear Richard
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
 
Thank you for your request for information received 28 April 2020.  Your
request has been allocated number FOI/6745.
 
Your request is being considered under the Freedom of Information Act
2000. We aim to answer your request within 20 working days from the date
we received it, as prescribed under the Act.
 
Due to the current situation arising from the COVID-19 outbreak, the
Council’s main priority is providing essential services and safeguarding
the wellbeing of our residents and staff. We will do our best to respond
to your request within the statutory 20 day timescale. Unfortunately we
may be unable to respond to some requests within the guidelines, and the
Council would like to thank you for your patience.
 
For your information, the Act gives you the right to be told whether we
hold the information (subject to absolute exemptions). The Act also
defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the
information you have requested. You will be informed if this is the case,
together with your rights of appeal.
 
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to
release the information to you. You will be informed if we need more time
to do this.
 
A fee may be charged for disbursements. If a fee is to be charged you will
be notified in writing.
 
If you have any queries about this letter please do not hesitate to
contact us on the above contact details. Please remember to quote the
reference number above in any future communications.
 
Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.  Their telephone number is 0303 123 1113 and
a website address of [1]www.ico.org.uk
 
Please note that NEDDC has a dedicated email account for FOI enquiries and
this is [2][North East Derbyshire District Council request email] .   Please use this email account from
this point forward.
 
Kind regards
 
Claire Tozzi
Information Support Officer
Performance and Communications
People Directorate
North East District Council
Tel: 01246 217020
Web: [3]www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk
 
 
 
 
 

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FOI NEDDC, North East Derbyshire District Council

Dear Richard,
 
Your enquiry with reference number 6745  is ‘on hold’
 
Following on from the Council’s acknowledgement email (please see below),
this email is to inform you that your enquiry is being placed ‘on hold.’ 
I am after some clarification on your enquiry.  Please can you confirm the
following:
 

* Please can you clarify what you mean by 'Extended Retail Discount' for
2020/21. Are you referring to the Retail Relief for Coronavirus
2020/21?

 
Your enquiry will remain on hold until receipt of your reply.  A response
by 1 July 2020 would be appreciated. If you do not provide clarification
by this date, then the request will be closed.  The ‘clock has stopped’ on
this enquiry, however it will resume on receipt of your clarification.
 
Your cooperation on this matter is appreciated.  Should you have any
queries then you are welcome to contact me.
 
Kind regards,
 
Claire Tozzi
Information Support Officer
Performance and Communications
People Directorate
North East District Council
Tel: 01246 217020
Web: [1]www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk
 
 
 
 
******
 
 
 
 
 
_____________________________________________
From: FOI NEDDC
Sent: 29 April 2020 11:52
To: '[FOI #661054 email]'
<[FOI #661054 email]>
Subject: FOI response acknowledgement
 
 
Dear Richard
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
 
Thank you for your request for information received 28 April 2020.  Your
request has been allocated number FOI/6745.
 
Your request is being considered under the Freedom of Information Act
2000. We aim to answer your request within 20 working days from the date
we received it, as prescribed under the Act.
 
Due to the current situation arising from the COVID-19 outbreak, the
Council’s main priority is providing essential services and safeguarding
the wellbeing of our residents and staff. We will do our best to respond
to your request within the statutory 20 day timescale. Unfortunately we
may be unable to respond to some requests within the guidelines, and the
Council would like to thank you for your patience.
 
For your information, the Act gives you the right to be told whether we
hold the information (subject to absolute exemptions). The Act also
defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the
information you have requested. You will be informed if this is the case,
together with your rights of appeal.
 
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to
release the information to you. You will be informed if we need more time
to do this.
 
A fee may be charged for disbursements. If a fee is to be charged you will
be notified in writing.
 
If you have any queries about this letter please do not hesitate to
contact us on the above contact details. Please remember to quote the
reference number above in any future communications.
 
Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.  Their telephone number is 0303 123 1113 and
a website address of [2]www.ico.org.uk
 
Please note that NEDDC has a dedicated email account for FOI enquiries and
this is [3][North East Derbyshire District Council request email] .   Please use this email account from
this point forward.
 
Kind regards
 
Claire Tozzi
Information Support Officer
Performance and Communications
People Directorate
North East District Council
Tel: 01246 217020
Web: [4]www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk
 
 
 
 
 

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Richard roberts

Dear FOI NEDDC,

Thank you for your reply. Yes, this is referring to retail discount as well as the retail relief for Coronavirus 2020/21, if these are counted as separate. I hope this helps.

Yours sincerely,

Richard roberts

FOI NEDDC, North East Derbyshire District Council

Hi Richard

Thank you for the clarification. I'll pass it on to the department for them to respond.

Kind regards

Claire Tozzi
Information Support Officer
Performance and Communications
People Directorate
North East Derbyshire District Council
District Council Offices
2013 Mill Lane
Wingerworth
Chesterfield  S42 6NG
Tel: 01246 217020
Email: [email address] or [email address]
Website: www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

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FOI NEDDC, North East Derbyshire District Council

1 Atodiad

Dear Richard
 
Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 request (ref. 6745)
 
The Council apologises for not being able to get a response out in the 20
days statutory timescale. Unfortunately we were unable to collate the
information in time as we have been ensuring that essential services were
maintained during the COVID-19 outbreak.
 
Further to the email you received from North East Derbyshire District
Council of 29 April 2020, I am now able to provide a reply to the
information that you have requested.  Our response is as follows, in bold,
alongside your own notations.
 
 
In accordance with the provisions specified within the above Act I hereby
request the following information.
Required Information; - A list of all hereditaments where you have granted
EXPANDED RETAIL
DISCOUNT for the 2020/21 rate year.
This request relates to business rates but please only refer us to data
available for download on your website if it contains the requested 
EXPANDED RETAIL DISCOUNT data.
 

* Property Reference Number (also known as Billing Authority Reference
Number) of the property on which the charge is made. This is not the
Rate Demand or Account Number.
* Current Rateable Value
* Account holder name
* Property address
* The billing address (where different to the property address)

Please provide the information in an electronic, spreadsheet format
ideally excel. The Act requires that a response be provided within a
period of 20 working days from the date hereof.
 
Please see attached supporting document.
 
 
I hope that you are satisfied with our response. However, if you are
dissatisfied in any way with the handling of your information request your
next step would be to clearly state in writing why you are dissatisfied
and the Council will treat this as a formal complaint in accordance with
our Compliments, Comments and Complaints policy. The policy together with
information on how to make a complaint is available on the Council’s
website [1]www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk or by emailing
connectne[2]@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk.
 
I also have a duty to make you aware of the Information Commissioner's
Office, which is an independent body who monitors the Data Protection Act,
the Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulations,
and make sure organisation’s fulfil their legal obligations under the
Acts.  They can be contacted at:
 
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF 
Telephone:   0303 123 1113
[3]www.ico.org.uk
 
Kind regards
 
Wayne Gorman
Information & Policy Officer
Performance - People Directorate
Bolsover District Council/North East District Council
Tel: 01246 217688 (Both Councils)
[4]www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk or [5]www.bolsover.gov.uk
 
 
 
 
 
 
_____________________________________________
From: FOI NEDDC
Sent: 29 April 2020 11:52
To: '[FOI #661054 email]'
<[FOI #661054 email]>
Subject: FOI response acknowledgement
 
 
Dear Richard
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
 
Thank you for your request for information received 28 April 2020.  Your
request has been allocated number FOI/6745.
 
Your request is being considered under the Freedom of Information Act
2000. We aim to answer your request within 20 working days from the date
we received it, as prescribed under the Act.
 
Due to the current situation arising from the COVID-19 outbreak, the
Council’s main priority is providing essential services and safeguarding
the wellbeing of our residents and staff. We will do our best to respond
to your request within the statutory 20 day timescale. Unfortunately we
may be unable to respond to some requests within the guidelines, and the
Council would like to thank you for your patience.
 
For your information, the Act gives you the right to be told whether we
hold the information (subject to absolute exemptions). The Act also
defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the
information you have requested. You will be informed if this is the case,
together with your rights of appeal.
 
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to
release the information to you. You will be informed if we need more time
to do this.
 
A fee may be charged for disbursements. If a fee is to be charged you will
be notified in writing.
 
If you have any queries about this letter please do not hesitate to
contact us on the above contact details. Please remember to quote the
reference number above in any future communications.
 
Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.  Their telephone number is 0303 123 1113 and
a website address of [6]www.ico.org.uk
 
Please note that NEDDC has a dedicated email account for FOI enquiries and
this is [7][North East Derbyshire District Council request email] .   Please use this email account from
this point forward.
 
Kind regards
 
Claire Tozzi
Information Support Officer
Performance and Communications
People Directorate
North East District Council
Tel: 01246 217020
Web: [8]www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk
 
 
 
 
 

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