Poll Tax Arrears

Vernon Richards made this Freedom of Information request to Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

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Dear Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council,

For each of the last five years that figures are available, how
many people are being pursued for outstanding poll tax arrears (not
council tax), and how much money has the council brought in from
this?

Yours faithfully,

Vernon Richards

Accesstoinformation, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

Dear Vernon,

Thank you for your request for information regarding 'outstanding poll tax arrears' (reference number 33139). Your request was received on the 08/12/2014 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and/or Data Protection Act 1998.

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Kind regards,

Jonathan Pickup
Information Governance Officer

Information Technology, Management and Governance
G Floor,
Tower Block,
Blackburn Town Hall,
Blackburn,
BB1 7DY

Tel: 01254 58 5852

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Dear Vernon,

Thank you for your request for information regarding 'outstanding poll tax arrears' (reference number 33139). This authority no longer pursues outstanding Community Charge accounts as it would be uneconomical to do so. This information is published annually on the QRC4 which is publicly available at www.gov.uk. If you have any queries regarding your request for information then please don't hesitate to contact me.

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request for information and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, you should write to: Information Governance Manager, Information Governance, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, G Floor, Town Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY or email [Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council request email].

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Kind Regards,

Jonathan Pickup
Information Governance Officer

Information Technology, Management and Governance
G Floor,
Tower Block,
Blackburn Town Hall,
Blackburn,
BB1 7DY

Tel: 01254 58 5852

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