Retail Discount FOI

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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.
All information requested relates to Business Rates.
Required Information; - A list of all RV's up to £51k where you have granted retail discount relief for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 rate year.
• Property Reference Number (also known as Billing Authority Reference Number) of the property on which the charge is made. Please note that this is not the Rate Demand or Rate Account Number.
• Current rateable value
• Account holder name
• Property address
• The billing address (where different to the property address)
• Where there is a relief on the account please provide the date it was applied and the type of relief (e.g. charity)
• We do not require any personal information or sole traders.

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.

Richard Roberts

Freedom of Information, Bradford City Council

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Council Corporate Information Governance Team.  We confirm that we have
received your correspondence.

 

If you have submitted a Freedom of Information or Environmental
Information Regulation request – we will respond to your request in
accordance with the appropriate legislation (20 working days). 

 

If we require further information from you before we process your request,
we will contact you directly to ask for this. 

 

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council is registered with the
Information Commissioners Office (ICO) under the provisions of the Data
Protection Act 2018.  If you would like further information please click
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Business Rates, Bradford City Council

 
 
Dear Sir
 
Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOI
Act)
 
Thank you for your enquiry which was received on 12/03/2020. This matter
is now receiving our attention and we aim to have a response out to you by
13/04/2020, within the period of 20 working days allowed for disclosure.
 
You will be informed in advance if there is a charge for supplying copies
of the information.  We will also provide an explanation if any
information is not released to you.  If the requested information contains
references to any third parties, we may need to consult with them before
deciding whether or not to release the information.
 
Should you have any queries regarding your request, please feel free to
contact us at [Bradford City Council request email] quoting the reference no: FOI-MAR76
 
City of Bradford Metropolitan District council is registered with the
Information Commissioners Office (ICO) under the provisions of the Data
Protection Act 2018. The Council takes its responsibilities under the Act
very seriously. To find out more on how we handle your information, please
go to the website below -
 
[1]https://www.bradford.gov.uk/privacy-notice
 
 
Yours sincerely
 
Mark Senior
Service Support Officer
 
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Freedom of Information, Bradford City Council

Dear Mr Roberts,

 

I refer to your request for information dated 12 March 2020 under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. 

 

Unfortunately, it is taking longer than anticipated to retrieve the
information you have requested. This is due to the Council diverting their
resources to assist with other challenges at this unprecedented time in
relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Please accept our apologies for this delay; we endeavour to provide a
response as soon as possible.

 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Corporate
Information Governance team quoting the above reference number.

 

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council is registered with the
Information Commissioners Office (ICO) under the provisions of the Data
Protection Act 2018. The Council takes its responsibilities under the Act
very seriously. 

 

To find out more on how we handle your information, please click on the
following link: [1]https://www.bradford.gov.uk/privacy-notice

 

Kind regards

 

 

 

Nij Basi

Acting Information Governance Manager

Finance, IT & Procurement Service

 

Tel: 01274 432742

City Hall, Centenary Square, Bradford, BD1 1HY

 

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Department of Corporate Resources

 

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Business Rates, Bradford City Council

 
Dear Mr Robers
 
Freedom of Information Request
 
Thank you for your request for information about Business Rate Data. Your
request was received on 12 March 2020 and I have dealt with it under the
terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
 
Under section 21 of the Act, we are not required to provide information in
response to a request if it is already reasonably accessible to you, we
will in due update the list to include the 2020/21 retail information
data. The information you requested is available by sorting the
information on the Council’s website by using the following link:
 
[1]https://www.bradford.gov.uk/open-data/fr...
 
If you do not have access to the Internet, you will be able to use
facilities at your local library.
If you have any queries about this letter or wish to discuss any of the
above, please contact me. Please remember to quote any reference number
you have been given in any future communications.
 
If you are not satisfied with this reply you may ask for a review of this
decision by contacting [2][Bradford City Council request email] or by writing to
 
Information Governance Officer 
Finance, IT & Procurement Service 
2nd Floor,
City Hall,
Bradford,
BD1 1HY
Tel:01274 431322
 
If you are still not satisfied with the outcome you have the right of
appeal to the Information Commissioner who can be contacted at:
 
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
Tel: 01625 545700
URL: [3]http://www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk
 
 
Regards
 
Mohammed Amin
Business Rates
Revenues Service
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Tel: (01274) 437744
 
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information and is intended solely for the individual to whom it is
addressed. It may contain sensitive or protectively marked material and
should be handled accordingly. If this email has been misdirected, please
notify the author immediately. If you are not the intended recipient you
must not disclose, distribute, copy, print or rely on any of the
information contained in it or attached, and all copies must be deleted
immediately. Whilst we take reasonable steps to try to identify any
software viruses, any attachments to this email may nevertheless contain
viruses which our anti-virus software has failed to identify. You should
therefore carry out your own anti-virus checks before opening any
documents. Bradford Council will not accept any liability for damage
caused by computer viruses emanating from any attachment or other document
supplied with this email. Emails may be subject to recording and / or
monitoring in accordance with relevant legislation.
 
For Freedom of Information request, please visit our website
[4]http://www.bradford.gov.uk/foi before you submit a request as you may
find the information and data that you want in the data that we already
publish in our Publication Scheme.  The Scheme has a significant amount of
information which is available to you, without the need for a specific
request, and describes how we work and how to obtain information published
by our various departments.

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