Student council tax excemptions

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Dear Glasgow City Council,

Can you confirm the number of student occupied properties exempt from paying council tax for the following years and also provide the total in monetary value of these exemptions for each year .
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Can you also provide the same council tax exemptions where possible for Purpose Built Student Accomodation for the same years where these may have been calculated seperatley. Can you also provide the total in monetary value of these exemptions for each year.

Yours faithfully,

T E Harper

Customer Care Centre, Glasgow City Council

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Dickson, John (Revenues), Glasgow City Council

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Ref : 6095636

 

Date  30 March 2017  

 

T Harper  

 

E-Mail address - [FOI #397368 email]

 

Dear T Harper,

 

Request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

 

 

Thank you for your email received on 1 March 2017 requesting that the
following information be provided to you:

 

 

“Can you confirm the number of student occupied properties exempt from
paying council tax for the following years and also provide the total in
monetary value of these exemptions for each year .

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Can you also provide the same council tax exemptions where possible for
Purpose Built Student Accomodation for the same years where these may have
been calculated seperatley. Can you also provide the total in monetary
value of these exemptions for each year.”

 

The Council is treating your request as a request under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

The information you have requested is detailed in the attached
spreadsheet.

 

The Council accordingly feels that it has complied in full with your
request.  However, if you feel that this is not the case please contact me
at the noted e-mail address or on telephone number 0141-287-8186.

 

I trust the above information is of assistance. However, if you are
dissatisfied with the way Glasgow City Council has dealt with your request
you are entitled to require the Council to review its decision.  Please
note that for a review to take place you must:

 

·         Lodge a written request  for a review within 40 working days of
the date of this letter

·         Include a correspondence address and a description of the
original request and the reason why you are dissatisfied

·         Address your request to the Director of Governance and Solicitor
to the Council:

 

Director of Governance and Solicitor to the Council

Glasgow City Council

City Chambers

George Square

Glasgow G2 1DU

 

Email: [1][email address]

 

You will receive notice of the results of the review within 20 working
days of receipt of your request.  The notice will state the decision
reached by the reviewing officer as well as details of how to appeal to
the Scottish Information Commissioner if you are still dissatisfied with
the Council’s response.  You must request an internal review by the
Council before a complaint can be directed to the Scottish Information
Commissioner. For your information at this stage, an appeal can be made to
the Scottish Information Commissioner by contacting her office as follows
if you do remain dissatisfied with the outcome of the Council’s review
decision -  

 

Address: Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, KY16 9DS.

Email: [2][email address]

Telephone: 01334 464610

You can also use the Scottish Information Commissioner’s online appeal
service to make an application for a decision:

[3]www.itspublicknowledge.info/appeal

 

Please note that you cannot make an appeal to the Scottish Information
Commissioner until you have first requested an internal review by the
Council.

 

If you wish to submit a complaint to the Council in relation to the manner
in which it has handled your request for information then you can do so by
requesting that the Council review its decision.  Details of how to
request a review are set out in the above paragraph “Right of Review”.

 

If you have any further queries regarding this process, please do not
hesitate to contact me at the above noted e-mail address or on telephone
number 0141-287-8186.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

John Dickson

Executive Compliance Officer

 

Glasgow - UK Council of the Year 2015
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