Non Domestic Rates Assessment

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Dear Dudley Council,

Please can you provide a list of non-domestic rates assessments in
your authority area in excess of £10,000 Rateable Value detailing
the company name, Billing Authority Reference Number, hereditament
address including postcode, telephone number if known, Contact name
if known and Rateable Value.

Yours faithfully,

Greg Lamerton

Administrator,

Dear Greg Lamerton,

Freedom Of Information Act 2000 - Information Request DMBCIR:7668
Description : Non-domestic rates assessment

I acknowledge your request for information received on 2013-04-18
09:10:00.

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Greg Lamerton

17/05/2013

Dear Greg Lamerton,

Freedom Of Information Act 2000 - Information Request 7668

Your request for information has now been considered and I write to inform
you that some of the information you have requested is exempt from
disclosure under the provisions of the Act.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 this letter acts as
a Partial Refusal Notice.

Accounts for sole traders and partnerships have been excluded for data
protection purposes.

The exemption applied in this case is Section 40 (2) of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

This exemption applies because the information is personal data.

However, in accordance with Section 16 (1) of the Freedom of Information
Act 2000, I can provide the following information for your request.

You requested.

Please can you provide a list of non-domestic rates assessments in your
authority area in excess of £10,000 Rateable Value detailing

the company name, Billing Authority Reference Number, hereditament address
including postcode, telephone number if known, Contact name if known and
Rateable Value.

Further to the above request regarding a list of non-domestic rate
assessments in our billing authority area in excess of £10,000 Rateable
Value, please see the attached report as at 7^th May 2013 showing;

* Company Name
* Property Reference Number
* Address of Property (including postcode)  
* Rateable Value

<<7668 - issue.xls>>

Accounts for sole traders and partnerships have been excluded for data
protection purposes as detailed above..

It is not possible to supply the telephone number and the contact names,
as these are not maintained as a matter of course.

I apologise that your request will not be met in FULL but if you have any
further information needs in the future then please contact me.

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request and wish to make a comment or complaint, or request a review of
the decision, you should write to the Freedom of Information Officer at
Dudley MBC, The Council House, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HF, telephone
01384 818181, e-mail [1][Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council request email].  This can
also be done online at: [2]http://www.dudley.gov.uk/customer-feedback

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Telephone:   01625 545 700

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Most of the information that we provide in response to Freedom of
Information Act 2000 requests will be subject to copyright protection.  In
most cases the copyright will be owned by Dudley MBC.  The copyright in
other information may be owned by another person or organisation, as
indicated in the information itself.  You are free to use any information
supplied for your own use, including for non-commercial research
purposes.  The information may also be used for the purposes of news
reporting.  However, any other type of re-use, for example, by publishing
the information or issuing copies to the public will require the
permission of the copyright owner.

For information where the copyright is owned by the Council details of the
conditions on re-use can be found on our website at [4]www.dudley.gov.uk.

For information where the copyright is owned by another person or
organisation, you must apply to the copyright owner to obtain their
permission.

Yours sincerely,

L J Bourne

(Freedom of Information Officer - Dudley MBC)

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