Bedroom Tax

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Dear Fife Council,

Please can you provide the details of how many residents in Fife are legally required to pay the Bedroom Tax.

Can you also provide the figures for the number of residents that are (a) currently paying the bedroom tax, and (b) currently, not paying the bedroom tax.

How many single-bedroom properties are available on the social
rental market?

Lastly, has Fife Council made any cost analysis for the enforcement of the Bedroom Tax legislation (i.e. - cost of hiring additional staff, support, relocating tenants, etc.), and if so, please provide the figures of the expected costs.

Yours faithfully,

terry mclean

Fife Council

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From: terry mclean [[FOI #161395 email]]
Sent: 14 May 2013 11:52
To: Fife Council
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Bedroom Tax

Dear Fife Council,

Please can you provide the details of how many residents in Fife
are legally required to pay the Bedroom Tax.

Can you also provide the figures for the number of residents that
are (a) currently paying the bedroom tax, and (b) currently, not
paying the bedroom tax.

How many single-bedroom properties are available on the social
rental market?

Lastly, has Fife Council made any cost analysis for the enforcement
of the Bedroom Tax legislation (i.e. - cost of hiring additional
staff, support, relocating tenants, etc.), and if so, please
provide the figures of the expected costs.

Yours faithfully,

terry mclean

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Fife Council

Dear Sir/Madam

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002 – REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

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Yours faithfully

Jaynie McCall
Lead Officer
Finance & Resources

Jaynie McCall, Fife Council

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Good Afternoon

 

Please find attached correspondence relating to your recent information
request.

 

Regards

 

Jaynie McCall

Lead Officer

Directorate Support

Finance & Procurement Service

4th Floor

Fife House

North Street

Glenrothes

Fife

KY7 5LT

 

Tel: 08451 555555 Extension 441150

 

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