Dear Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council,
I am writing to ask you to supply details around Empty Domestic Properties (Council Tax) by Parish.
I would like:
1 The number of
2 address (including street number and postcode) of homes that:
a) have been empty for over 6 months
b) have been empty for under 6 months
c) your empty homes strategy including what empty homes (if any) you prioritise.
I am requesting this information in an excel format.
If you cannot provide all lines of the address, the ward area and postcode will suffice.
If you are unable to provide this information please advise me as to how to refine my request to make the information easier to find.
If you are only able to partially disclose the information please do so - and if some of the information is already readily available please direct me as to where to find it.
Dear Bugault Olivia,
I acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request and will liaise with the relevant Department in order to provide a response.
We will endeavour to provide this information within 20 working days.
Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Legal Section, The General Offices, Steel Works Road, Ebbw Vale NP23 6DN
Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Blaenau Gwent
Mae'r Adain Gyfreithiol, Y Swyddfeydd Cyffredinol, Heol Gwaith Dur, Glyn Ebwy NP23 6DN
Mae’r Cyngor yn croesawu gohebiarth yn Gymraeg a saesneg a byddwn yn cyfathrebu gyda chi yn eich dewis iaith, dim ond I chi rhoi gwybod I ni pa un sydd well gennych. Ni fydd gohebu yn Gymraeg yn creu unrhyw oedi.
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The Information Commissioner’s address is:
Information Commissioner’s Office – Wales
2nd Floor, Churchill House
Telephone: 029 2067 8400
Fax: 029 2067 8399
Email: [email address]
Further to your Freedom of Information request:
There are 555 properties currently receiving a class A or C exemption
which awards 100% reduction, below is a summary of the areas:
Ebbw Vale 84
There are currently 1040 properties in receipt of 50% empty property
Ebbw vale 151
All empty properties are inspected on a regular basis to ensure they
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