19 July 2017
Information Governance Team
Mr G Chait
Our ref: ENQ07562-REQ001
Dear Mr Chait Freedom of Information Request – Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates
Thank you for your request for information dated 12 July 2017, in which you asked for the following
information: 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)
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 ('the Act') The Council is obliged to:
Let you know whether we hold the information you have requested
Provide you with the requested information, if held, (subject to any exemptions under the
Act which may apply).
I can confirm that Wiltshire Council holds the information you have requested. The information you
requested is attached to the email accompanying this letter.
If you are dissatisfied with the above response you have a right to request a review of your request
for information. Details of the complaints and review procedure are appended to this letter.
Information Governance Officer
Direct line: 01249 709558
Freedom of Information Complaints & Review Procedure
Any person who has requested information from Wiltshire Council, which has been dealt with under
the Freedom of Information Act is entitled to complain and request an internal review of their
request for information if they are dissatisfied with the response they have received.
Requests for review of Freedom of Information requests must be made in writing (includes email)
Freedom of Information Lead
BA14 8JN Email email@example.com
Please include the reference number, date of your request and details of why the review is being
requested. Requests for review should be brought to the attention of the Freedom of Information
Lead within 40 calendar days of the response to the original request.
Any request for review will be acknowledged in writing confirming the reasons for the review. The
Freedom of Information Lead will allocate the review to someone who is independent of the original
decision. The person conducting the review will set a target date for a response with the intention to
complete the review within 20 working days. In more complex cases the review may take up to 40
The reviewer will conduct a full review of the handling of the request for information and of
decisions taken, including decisions taken about where the public interest lies in respect of exempt
information where applicable. The review enables a re-evaluation of the case, taking into account
any matters raised by the requestor.
On completion of the review the reviewer will reply to the requestor with the result of the review. If
the requestor is still dissatisfied following the review they should contact the Information
Commissioner to appeal the decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted using the
Information Commissioner's Office
0303 123 1113 (local rate)
01625 545 745 (national rate)