Failure to respond to Electoral Registration forms

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Dear Scarborough Borough Council,

I am writing to ask how many households failed to respond to the Electoral Registration forms over the last two years (2015 & 2016). Out of those who failed to respond, how many were fined and how much was the average fine?

Yours faithfully,

Mr Scott

FOI, Scarborough Borough Council

Dear Mr Scott

 

Email Address: [FOI #436494 email]

FOI Request Reference: FOIA5318 - Electoral Registration Forms

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Freedom of Information Officer

Legal and Democratic Services

Scarborough Borough Council

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Electors, Scarborough Borough Council

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Dear Mr Scott

 

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 – FOIA 5318

 

Thank you for your request which has been dealt with under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (FOIA). You requested the following information:

 

Request

 

I am writing to ask how many households failed to respond to the Electoral
Registration forms over the last two years (2015 & 2016). Out of those who
failed to respond, how many were fined and how much was the average fine?

 

Response

 

The number of households that failed to respond is as follows:

 

2015 = 7064 households

2016 = 5735 households

 

We did not implement any fines in either of these years.

 

Review

 

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request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision,
you should write to the Freedom of Information Officer, Legal and Support
Services, Town Hall, St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire,
YO11 2HG  or email [1][Scarborough Borough Council request email].

           

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
Information Commissioner’s Office cannot make a decision unless you have
exhausted the complaints procedure provided by Scarborough Borough
Council. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
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Yours sincerely

 

Susara Thorpe

Electoral & Democratic Services Officer  

Democratic and Legal Services, Scarborough Borough Council

e:  [3][email address]  t:  01723 232329  w: 
[4]www.scarborough.gov.uk

 

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