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Council tax arrears

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Dear Glasgow City Council,

This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

I would like to know if any serving councillors have council tax arrears. For each serving councillor that has council tax arrears, please provide the following information:

- The name of the serving councillor
- The total amount that they owe [and then, if possible, please provide a breakdown of that figure of how much they owe by financial year]
- If held, the reasons why the serving councillor has council tax arrears
- The action taken by the council to pursue the individual and the outcome

I would like to receive the information electronically. If you feel that a substantive response to this request is not possible within a reasonable time frame, or the request is too broad or too vague, I would be grateful if you could contact me and provide assistance as to how I could refine the request. Many thanks.

Yours faithfully,

Jenna Corderoy

Customer Care Centre, Glasgow City Council

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Dickson, John (Revenues), Glasgow City Council

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  Financial Services    

Glasgow City Council

Room 10

City Chambers,

Glasgow  G2 1DU

Phone 0141 287 8186

Fax 0141 287 9568

Email: [email address]
           
Our Ref : FOI 6303215        

 

Date    3 October 2017  

 

Ms Jenna Corderoy  

 

 

Sent by email to: [FOI #428917 email]

 

 

Dear Ms Corderoy,

Request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

 

Thank you for your email request dated 4 September 2017, requesting that
the following information be provided to you:

 

“I would like to know if any serving councillors have council tax arrears.
For each serving councillor that has council tax arrears, please provide
the following information:

 

- The name of the serving councillor

- The total amount that they owe [and then, if possible, please provide a
breakdown of that figure of how much they owe by financial year]

- If held, the reasons why the serving councillor has council tax arrears

- The action taken by the council to pursue the individual and the
outcome”

 

 

The Council is treating your request as a request under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

The information you have requested is detailed below:

 

o The name of the serving councillor

 

- The total amount that they owe [and then, if possible, please provide a
breakdown of that figure of how much they owe by financial year]

 

 

Ø   

 

 

+------------------------------------------+
| Councillor | Net Arrears |
| | |
| | £ |
|----------------------+-------------------|
| Alex Belic | 1,535.65 |
|----------------------+-------------------|
| Michelle Ferns | 3,095.96 |
|----------------------+-------------------|
| Gary Gray | 2,960.35 |
| | |
| |   |
|----------------------+-------------------|
| Elspeth Kerr | 9,796.52 |
|----------------------+-------------------|
| Aileen McKenzie | 1,095.22 |
|----------------------+-------------------|
| Elaine McSporran | 9,772.80 |
|----------------------+-------------------|
| Cecilia O’Lone | 15,020.91 |
+------------------------------------------+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

o If held, the reasons why the serving councillor has council tax
arrears

 

 

Ø  Information not held

 

 

o The action taken by the council to pursue the individual and the
outcome

 

 

Ø  All above noted Councillors have payment arrangements in place in
settlement of the outstanding charges

 

All noted Councillors have payment arrangements in settlement of the above
arrears.

 

I trust the above information complies with your request. However, if you
are dissatisfied with the way Glasgow City Council has dealt with your
request you are entitled to require the Council to review its decision. 
Please note that for a review to take place you must:

 

·         Lodge a written request  for a review within 40 working days of
the date of this letter

·         Include a correspondence address and a description of the
original request and the reason why you are dissatisfied

·         Address your request to the Director of Governance and Solicitor
to the Council:

Director of Governance and Solicitor to the Council

Glasgow City Council

City Chambers

George Square

Glasgow G2 1DU

 

Email: [email address]

 

You will receive notice of the results of the review within 20 working
days of receipt of your request.  The notice will state the decision
reached by the reviewing officer as well as details of how to appeal to
the Scottish Information Commissioner if you are still dissatisfied with
the Council’s response.  You must request an internal review by the
Council before a complaint can be directed to the Scottish Information
Commissioner. For your information at this stage, an appeal can be made to
the Scottish Information Commissioner by contacting her office as follows
if you do remain dissatisfied with the outcome of the Council’s review
decision -  

 

Address: Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, KY16 9DS.

Email: [1][email address]

Telephone: 01334 464610

You can also use the Scottish Information Commissioner’s online appeal
service to make an application for a decision:

[2]www.itspublicknowledge.info/appeal

 

Please note that you cannot make an appeal to the Scottish Information
Commissioner until you have first requested an internal review by the
Council.

 

If you wish to submit a complaint to the Council in relation to the manner
in which it has handled your request for information then you can do so by
requesting that the Council review its decision.  Details of how to
request a review are set out in the above paragraph “Right of Review”.

 

If you have any further queries regarding this process, please do not
hesitate to contact me at the above noted e-mail address or on telephone
number 0141-287-8186.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

John Dickson

Executive Compliance Officer

 

Glasgow - UK Council of the Year 2015
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