Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates Data (Data Quality, Q1 2019)

Gavin Chait made this Freedom of Information request to Forest Heath District Council

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Dear Forest Heath District Council,

In terms of the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, and subject to section 40(2) on personal data, 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 Property 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)

I am aware that you already publish data https://data.westsuffolk.gov.uk/View/rev... which mostly answers this request, however the billing authority reference number, which I use to match your data to the VOA master list, is not included and duplicated on files located on the link above.

Please could you update this and provide an updated version of your data.

Yours faithfully,

Gavin Chait

foi, Forest Heath District Council

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From: Gavin Chait <[4][FOI #563220 email]>
Sent: 20 March 2019 02:00
To: foi <[5][Forest Heath District Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Complete Non-Residential /
Business Property Rates Data (Data Quality, Q1 2019)
 
Dear Forest Heath District Council,
 
In terms of the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, and subject to section
40(2) on personal data, 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 Property 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)
 
I am aware that you already publish data
[6]https://data.westsuffolk.gov.uk/View/rev... which mostly
answers this request, however the billing authority reference number,
which I use to match your data to the VOA master list, is not included and
duplicated on files located on the link above.
 
Please could you update this and provide an updated version of your data.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
Gavin Chait
 
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