Private landlords

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Dear Angus Council,

1. Since. January 2010 to December 2019 how many applications were made to register as a private landlord?

2. Same period how many applications were rejected?

3. Same period how many registrations were revoked?

4. What type of Disclosure Scotland certificate do you obtain if at all on the applicant?

Yours faithfully,

John Brown

InformationGovernance, Angus Council

Dear Mr Brown,

Thank you for your information request dated 7 February 2020 (received by Angus Council that same day).

If we are unable to provide you with a response within 20 working days, we will advise you of this in writing.

Please refer to the information below which explains your right to complain if you are unhappy with how the Council is dealing with your request.

If you have any queries, please ask for me on 01307 492236 or email [Angus Council request email]

Yours sincerely,

Gillian McCubbin

Gillian McCubbin Business Support Assistant | HR, Digital Enablement, IT & Business Support |Angus Council | Angus House | Orchardbank Business Park | Forfar | DD8 1AN | Tel: (01307) 492299 | DX530678 | Email: [email address] |

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2004
INSPIRE (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2009

Your Right to Request a Review by the Council

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which Angus Council has dealt with your request for information under any of the above statutory instruments, you have a right to ask the council to review its actions and/or decisions regarding your request. If you wish to do this, you should make your request to the Director of Legal & Democratic Services, Angus Council, Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar DD8 1AN or e-mail [Angus Council request email] within 40 working days.

Your request must:
be in writing (or recordable format);
give your name and address for correspondence;
give details of the information which you originally requested from the council; and
give the reasons why you are dissatisfied with the way in which your application for information has been dealt with.

Your application for review will then be considered by the council’s review panel. The review panel will write to you informing you of its decision not later than 20 working days after receipt of your request for a review. The review panel will also provide you with a statement of its reasons for arriving at the decision it has made.

Your Right to Appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner

If you are dissatisfied with a decision of the council's review panel (or where the review panel has not provided you with a response), you have the right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a decision as to whether your request for information has been dealt with by the council in accordance with the above statutory instruments.

Your application to the Scottish Information Commissioner must:
be in a recordable format (letter, e-mail, audio tape etc);
give your name and address for correspondence.
give details of the request for information which you originally requested from the council;
give details of why you were dissatisfied with the council’s response to your original request;
give details of why you were dissatisfied with the decision of the council's review panel.

In the case of an EIR or FOI request your application to the Scottish Information Commissioner must be made within 6 months of receipt of the decision of the council’s review panel (or within 6 months of the date that the review panel should have responded). No such time limit applies under the 2009 Regulations.

Appeals to the Commissioner can be lodged online through the following hyperlink:
http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/YourR... or by contacting:

Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9BS; Telephone - 01334 464610; Fax - 01334 464611; Email - [email address]

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

StewartM1, Angus Council

Dear Mr Brown

 

Request for Information

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 7 February 2020 (received
by the Council that same day) which has been passed to me for attention. 

You have requested the following information: 

 

1.          Since January 2010 to December 2019 how many applications were
made to register as a private landlord?

The Landlord Registration system is provided by the Scottish Government
and offers the following functions:

 

·            The online application process used by landlords

·            The public search facility used by tenants and neighbours

·            The administrative portal used by local authority Landlord
Registration teams

This online platform was wholly redeveloped and re-launched in February
2017.  Information relating to applications under the legacy system is no
longer available.  The number of applications received by Angus Council on
the new system since February 2017 to date is as follows:

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|New applications | 1,086|
|------------------------------------------------+-----------------------|
|Renewal applications | 3,194|
|------------------------------------------------+-----------------------|
|Update applications | 1,062|
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

 

2.          Same period how many applications were rejected?

None.

 

3.          Same period how many registrations were revoked?

None

 

4.          What type of Disclosure Scotland certificate do you obtain if
at all on the applicant?

A disclosure check is not required.

 

 

In compiling responses to information requests we invariably use
information which is routinely published on the [1]Council’s website or
through its [2]Publication Scheme.  If you require further information
please first check that the information you want is not routinely
published as any such information is exempt from release in terms of
Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 or Regulation
6(1)(b) of the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Please note that the information contained in this reply is believed to be
accurate as at todays date (unless otherwise indicated) but no warranty is
given.  Further, Angus Council does not accept liability for any loss,
injury or damage which arises from the use of the information contained in
this reply either by you or by any other party.  Please refer to the
information set out in the Appendix which explains your right to complain
if you are unhappy with how the Council has dealt with your request.

If you have any queries, please ask for me on 01307 473213 or e-mail
[3][email address] 

 

Yours sincerely

 

Michelle Stewart | Service Development Officer | Housing (Strategy) |
Place | Angus Council | Orchardbank Business Park | Forfar DD8 1AF

[mobile number]

 

[4]View Angus Council’s Housing Blog

 

APPENDIX

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002

ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2004

INSPIRE (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2009

Your Right to Request a Review by the Council

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which Angus Council has dealt with
your request for information under any of the above statutory instruments,
you have a right to ask the council to review its actions and/or decisions
regarding your request. If you wish to do this, you should make your
request to the Service Leader – Legal and Democratic, Place, Angus
Council, Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar DD8 1AN or e-mail
[5][Angus Council request email] within 40 working days.

Your request must:

o be in writing (or recordable format);
o give your name and address for correspondence;
o give details of the information which you originally requested from
the council;  and
o give the reasons why you are dissatisfied with the way in which your
application for information has been dealt with.

Your application for review will then be considered by the council’s
review panel.  The review panel will write to you informing you of its
decision not later than 20 working days after receipt of your request for
a review. The review panel will also provide you with a statement of its
reasons for arriving at the decision it has made.

Your Right to Appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner

If you are dissatisfied with a decision of the council's review panel (or
where the review panel has not provided you with a response), you have the
right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a decision as
to whether your request for information has been dealt with by the council
in accordance with the above statutory instruments.

Your application to the Scottish Information Commissioner must:

o be in a recordable format (letter, e-mail, audio tape etc);
o give your name and address for correspondence.
o give details of the request for information which you originally
requested from the council;
o give details of why you were dissatisfied with the council’s response
to your original request;
o give details of why you were dissatisfied with the decision of the
council's review panel.

In the case of an EIR or FOI request your application to the Scottish
Information Commissioner must be made within 6 months of receipt of the
decision of the council’s review panel (or within 6 months of the date
that the review panel should have responded).  No such time limit applies
under the 2009 Regulations. 

Appeals to the Commissioner can be lodged online through the following
hyperlink:

[6]http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/YourR...
or by contacting:

Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St
Andrews, Fife, KY16 9BS; Telephone - 01334 464610; Fax - 01334 464611;
Email - [7][email address])

 

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