Bulk Liability Orders & Extortionate Costs

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Dear Lincolnshire County Council

Complaints to Magistrates for Council Tax (CT) Liability Orders.

Going as far back as is reasonable (eg 5 years), up to the most recent data available, Please could you provide me with a table of information under the following headings:-

1. Date Of hearing
2. Number of CT Accounts Listed on a Complaint
3. Total Court fee paid
4. length of hearing defended/undefended
5. Number of CT accounts Liability Order made against
6. Total costs awarded to Billing authority
7. Actual cost of preparing for and attending the hearing.

Yours faithfully,

Lady Fleming

FOI, Lincolnshire County Council

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Freedom of Information
Customer Service Centre
2^nd Floor

Thomas Parker House

13/14 Silver Street
Lincoln
LN2 1DY
Tel: 01522 782187
[1][email address]

[2]www.lincolnshire.gov.uk

                                               

5^th February 2019

Dear Lady Fleming

Freedom of Information Reference: 50181598FOI

Subject: Bulk Liability Orders & Extortionate Costs

Thank you for your recent request for information received by this office
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FOI, Lincolnshire County Council

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Freedom of Information
Customer Service Centre
2^nd Floor

Thomas Parker House

13/14 Silver Street
Lincoln
LN2 1DY
Tel: 01522 782187
[1][email address]

[2]www.lincolnshire.gov.uk

15^th April 2019

Dear Lady Fleming

Freedom of Information Reference:  50181598FOI

Subject: Request for information.

Please find our response to your request below:

Request

Complaints to Magistrates for Council Tax (CT) Liability Orders.

Going as far back as is reasonable (eg 5 years), up to the most recent
data available, Please could you provide me with a table of information
under the following headings:-

1.  Date Of hearing

2. Number of CT Accounts Listed on a Complaint 3. Total Court fee paid 4.
length of hearing defended/undefended 5. Number of CT accounts Liability
Order made against 6. Total costs awarded to Billing authority 7. Actual
cost of preparing for and attending the hearing.

Response

Lincolnshire County Council does not hold this information.

This information should be held by the borough district councils. Please
find their contact details below.

[3][email address]

[email address]

[email address]

[email address]

[email address]

[email address]

[email address]

Lincolnshire County Council believes that the response outlined above
satisfies your request for information under the Freedom of Information
Act and that all information that can be made available to you has been
provided.

You are entitled to an internal review of the administration of your
request. You can request an internal review by contacting [4][email
address]. Should you remain dissatisfied following the outcome of the
review you can submit a formal complaint to the Information Commissioner's
Office.

Information Commissioners Office

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Wilmslow

SK9 5AF

03031231113

Once again, thank you for your enquiry.

Yours sincerely

David Coulson

Freedom of Information

On behalf of Lincolnshire County Council

[5][email address]

The information we have supplied to you may contain intellectual property
rights of Lincolnshire County Council. Your use of the information must be
strictly in accordance with the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as
amended), or other applicable legislation. In particular, you must not
re-use this information for any commercial purpose. If you would like to
re-use this information for any commercial purpose you must make a formal
request to us under the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations
2005.  Please email us at [6][email address]

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