Dear Insolvency Service,

Please can you provide statistics on the number of times the Official Receiver, acting as officeholder in personal and corporate appointments, has rejected the unsecured claims of HMRC in whole or in part in the last 5 years? Further, where such a rejection has taken place, how many of those decisions were appealed by HMRC and what were the outcomes?

Yours faithfully,

Stephen Hunt

FOI, Insolvency Service

Dear Stephen

We acknowledge your request made on the 18 December 2017 under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2000.

FOI Act gives certain rights to members of the public to access information held by public authorities. The FoI Act also encourages public authorities to proactively make information available to members of the public (except where exemptions apply) and respond to requests within 20working days.

We will therefore respond to your request not later than 23 January 2018, in line with the 20 working day target.

Regards

Lolu

Regards

Lolu

Lolu Adeniji| Data Protection & Freedom of Information Officer | External Relations|The Insolvency Service-Delivering economic confidence|
[email address]| 4 Abbey Orchard Street, London, SW1P 2HT |Tel:  0207 637 6319| www.gov.uk/insolvency-service|
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Dear Stephen,
Thank you for your freedom of information request. I enclose the department's response.
Yours sincerely,.
Ian Hillis

Ian Hillis | Higher Statistical Officer | Strategy and Change Directorate | The Insolvency Service – Delivering economic confidence | [email address] | 4 Abbey Orchard Street, London, SW1P 2HT  | 020 7637 6504 | @InsolvencyGovUK | https://www.gov.uk/government/collection...
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