Debt Collection

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Dear Blaby District Council,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please send me:

1) Who is the the person responsible for council tax, business rates and parking collections and more specifically the enforcement of debts relating to these
2) Can you provide email and telephone contact details for the above person?
3) Do you have formal contracts with service level agreements for the enforcement of these debts?
4) If so, what are expiry dates for the contracts above?

I would like the above information to be provided to me as electronic copies

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this correspondence.

I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

Yours faithfully,

Tom Goodwin

Freedom of Information Mailbox, Blaby District Council

Dear Tom Goodwin,

Freedom of Information Request – FOI-21-04

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information which was received on the 04/01/2021.

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Yours sincerely

Information Governance Team, Blaby District Council


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Freedom of Information Mailbox, Blaby District Council

Dear Tom Goodwin,

Freedom of Information Request – FOI-21-04

Please find below a response to your request for information, which was received on 04/01/2021, and has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 200 (“the Act”).

1) Who is the person responsible for council tax, business rates and parking collections and more specifically the enforcement of debts relating to these

Mrs S Khangura for enforcement of debts in relation to Council Tax & Business Rates.
The County Council Notice Processing Unit deal with car parking debts on our behalf as part of the partnership agreement we have with them.

2) Can you provide email and telephone contact details for the above person?

Email: [email address]
Tel: 0116 272 7620

3) Do you have formal contracts with service level agreements for the enforcement of these debts? Yes

4) If so, what are expiry dates for the contracts above? 29/11/2022

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Yours sincerely

Information Governance Team, Blaby District Council

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