Debt Management

Currently waiting for a response from Manchester City Council, they should respond promptly and normally no later than (details).

Dear Manchester City Council,
How much provision was made for bad debt for 2019/20?
What was that figure based on?
How much debt was outstanding at the 31st March 2019?
What proportion of the debts were related to:
Council Tax arrears?
NNDR arrears?
Housing/Council Benefit overpayments?
Commercial property?
Staff overpayments?
Sundry debts?
How much of that debt was more than 90 days old?
How much of that debt was more than 1 year old?
How much of that debt was more than 2 years old?
How much of outstanding debts was written off at 31st March 2019 as un-recoverable?
Does the Council have a corporate debt recovery policy?
Does the council maintain a central database of debts?
Does the council operate a data matching service for debtors names and addresses?
Has the council centralised arrangements for raising of debts?
Has the council centralised arrangements for pursuing debts?
Has the council appointed a debt collection agency for debts?
Does the council factor debts?
What action is taken to prevent debts arising?

Yours faithfully,

phil spring

Information Compliance, Manchester City Council

Dear Phil
Re: Request for Information - Reference No: TRE / BFVBAN
Thank you for your request for information received by Manchester City
Council on 10 September 2019.
Please note that it may take up to 20 working days ( 8 October 2019) for
the Council to consider your request and to provide a formal response.   
If this timescale needs to be extended to consider an exemption you will
be notified and kept informed. 
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me. 
Yours sincerely
Jerry Frys
Democratic Services
PO Box 532
Town Hall
Manchester
M60 2LA
Email:  [1][MCC request email]
Website:  [2]www.manchester.gov.uk

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