Common Good funds: assets, value and spending

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Dear Stirling Council,

Please treat this email as a Freedom of Information request.

I understand that the council must put together a Common Good Asset register and specific account for Common Good funds.

In this context, I would be grateful if you could supply the following information from the council:

1. The Net Asset Value of the Common Good Funds administered by the council in these financial years:
* 2007/08
* 2012/13
* 2017/18
* 2020/21
* 2021/22 (if known)

2. The online location of all available Common Good accounts for the council.

3. The online location of the Common Good funds asset register. If it is not online, then please supply it in an excel format, or another machine readable, open format. It should not be supplied in pdf format files.

4. An itemised breakdown of all debits from the Common Good account for the last three financial years where finalised records are available, showing the recipient, and summary purpose of each debit. This should be supplied in Microsoft excel format, or another machine readable, open format. It should not be supplied in pdf format files.

5. An itemised list of any Common Good assets that have been sold or otherwise removed from the accounts in the last three financial years where finalised records are available. This should show the revenue raised by the sale, and details of the buyer. In the case of assets that were otherwise removed from the Common Good fund, please provide a short summary explanation of why they were removed. This should be supplied in Microsoft excel format, or another machine readable, open format. It should not be supplied in pdf format files.

6. An itemised list of any Common Good assets that have been added to the register in the last three financial years where finalised records are available. This should include the value of the asset and a description or location of the asset, and the date it was added. This should be supplied in Microsoft excel format, or another machine readable, open format. It should not be supplied in pdf format files.

7. An itemised list of any Common Good assets that are currently leased to other organisations, including other council departments or public sector bodies. This list should include summary details of the start and end date of the lease, the lease holder, and the annual revenue that is raised from the lease. This should be supplied in Microsoft excel format, or another machine readable, open format. It should not be supplied in pdf format files.

I look forward to hearing from you in due course.

Yours faithfully,

Ally Tibbitt

FOI, Stirling Council

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FOI, Stirling Council

Dear Ally Tibbitt,

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Records & Information Governance Team

Governance | Stirling Council | Old Viewforth | Stirling FK8 2ET
T: 01786 233988 | E: [1][email address] | W: stirling.gov.uk

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Dear Ally Tibbitt,

 

I refer to your request for information, logged by us as FOI/16228 and can
provide the following information in response to your request.

 

1. The Net Asset Value of the Common Good Funds administered by the
council in these financial years:

* 2007/08

* 2012/13

* 2017/18

* 2020/21

* 2021/22 (if known)

Please see the attached document 1. Net asset summary.xlsx

 

2. The online location of all available Common Good accounts for the
council.

The Common Good accounts are not available online therefore under S17 of
the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 we advise that we hold no
information in relation to your request.

 

3. The online location of the Common Good funds asset register. If it is
not online, then please supply it in an excel format, or another machine
readable, open format. It should not be supplied in pdf format files.

Please see the attached document 3. Common Good Asset Register.xlsx

 

4. An itemised breakdown of all debits from the Common Good account for
the last three financial years where finalised records are available,
showing the recipient, and summary purpose of each debit. This should be
supplied in Microsoft excel format, or another machine readable, open
format. It should not be supplied in pdf format files.

Please see the attached document 4. Common Good Transactions.xlsx

 

5. An itemised list of any Common Good assets that have been sold or
otherwise removed from the accounts in the last three financial years
where finalised records are available. This should show the revenue raised
by the sale, and details of the buyer. In the case of assets that were
otherwise removed from the Common Good fund, please provide a short
summary explanation of why they were removed. This should be supplied in
Microsoft excel format, or another machine readable, open format. It
should not be supplied in pdf format files.

We advise under S17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 that
we hold no information in relation to your request.

 

6. An itemised list of any Common Good assets that have been added to the
register in the last three financial years where finalised records are
available. This should include the value of the asset and a description or
location of the asset, and the date it was added. This should be supplied
in Microsoft excel format, or another machine readable, open format. It
should not be supplied in pdf format files.

We advise under S17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 that
we hold no information in relation to your request.

 

7. An itemised list of any Common Good assets that are currently leased to
other organisations, including other council departments or public sector
bodies. This list should include summary details of the start and end date
of the lease, the lease holder, and the annual revenue that is raised from
the lease. This should be supplied in Microsoft excel format, or another
machine readable, open format. It should not be supplied in pdf format
files.

We advise under S17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 that
we hold no information in relation to your request.

 

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Records & Information Governance Team

Records & Information Governance | Stirling Council | Old Viewforth |
Stirling FK8 2ET  
T: 01786 233988 | E: [5][email address] | W: stirling.gov.uk 

 

 

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