Expanded Retail Discount

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Dear Reigate and Banstead Borough Council,

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000.

In accordance with the provisions specified within the above Act I hereby request the following information.
Required Information; - A list of all hereditaments where you have granted EXPANDED RETAIL DISCOUNT for the 2020/21 rate year.
This request relates to business rates but please only refer us to data available for download on your website if it contains the requested EXPANDED RETAIL DISCOUNT data.
• Property Reference Number (also known as Billing Authority Reference Number) of the property on which the charge is made. This is not the Rate Demand or Account Number.
• Current Rateable Value
• Account holder name
• Property address
• The billing address (where different to the property address)

Please provide the information in an electronic, spreadsheet format ideally excel. The Act requires that a response be provided within a period of 20 working days from the date hereof.

This request for information falls within the parameters of the Act but if you require clarification on any of the points above or should you wish to discuss this further then please do not hesitate to contact me. The requested information passes all required public interest tests and other requirements and is not exempt from disclosure.

Yours sincerely

Richard Roberts

Information Officer, Reigate and Banstead Borough Council

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Reference: FOI-201626334
Date of request: 29/04/2020
Title of request: Expanded Retail Discount

Dear Richard Roberts,

Thank you for your request. This is an automated email acknowledgement
from Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.

Due to the current situation with COVID-19 the majority of the Council’s
regular staffing and resources are being directed to helping our
communities and vulnerable people who are experiencing difficulties during
the pandemic.

Therefore while we focus on aiding our residents, there will be an
uncalculated delay in processing Freedom of Information, Environmental
Information and Subject Access Requests.

Accordingly, to prevent a backlog, we kindly ask you to consider
withdrawing your requests and enquiries by return email. Otherwise, we ask
for your patience and understanding during this unprecedented situation
and refer your attention to our website where we share regular updates
which may answer your questions.

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Regards
Information Officer

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council
Telephone: 01737 276000
Web: [2]www.reigate-banstead.gov.uk
Follow us on twitter @reigatebanstead

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Reference: FOI-201626334
Date of request:
Title of request: Expanded Retail Discount

Dear Richard Roberts,

Thank you for contacting us. Please find below our response:

Please see attached list of properties receiving the retail relief.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your
original letter and should be addressed to
[1][Reigate and Banstead Borough Council request email]

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision.

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF or through their website at [2]https://ico.org.uk/

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Regards
Information Officer

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council
Telephone: 01737 276000
Web: [3]www.reigate-banstead.gov.uk
Follow us on twitter @reigatebanstead

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