Written off council debts

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Dear Gwynedd Council,

Under the freedom of information act, I would like to ask, how much has the council written off in debts (for any reason) to the council over the last 5 years?

Yours faithfully,

David Jones

Gwynedd Council

Rhyddid Gwybodaeth / Freedom of Information

Dear David Jones,

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Gwawr Owen

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Rhyddid Gwybodaeth, Gwynedd Council

Dear David Jones,
 
Freedom of Information (Ref T533)
 
Thank you for your recent request. Please see below for the information
requested:
 
 
Further to your Freedom of Information request please see table below
showing the total debts written off over the last 5 years as requested.
Figures include General Debtors, Benefit overpayments and Councl Tax.
 

Total
£
2017/18 498,557
2018/19 593,794
2019/20 347,039
2020/21 26,235 *
2021/22 369,222

* meetings were not held because of Covid
 
 
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Mae'r e-bost hwn ac unrhyw atodiad iddo yn gyfrinachol ac fe'i bwriedir ar
gyfer y sawl a enwir arno yn unig. Gall gynnwys gwybodaeth freintiedig. Os
yw wedi eich cyrraedd trwy gamgymeriad ni ellwch ei gopio, ei ddosbarthu
na'i ddangos i unrhyw un arall a dylech gysylltu â'r anfonwr ar unwaith.
Mae unrhyw gynnwys nad yw'n ymwneud â busnes swyddogol y corff sy'n anfon
yr e-bost yn bersonol i'r awdur.
Gall cynnwys yr e-bost hwn gael ei ddatgelu yn unol â gofynion
deddfwriaeth mewn perthynas â prosesu a rheoli data, sydd yn cynnwys y
GDPR, Deddf Diogelu Data 2018 a Deddf Rhyddid Gwybodaeth 2000.

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