Decision details

Council Debt Management - Position to 31st March 2021

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet considered a report of the Executive Director (Finance and Resources) concerning the position of outstanding debt to the Council, as at 31st March 2021 and debts that have been written off, or are recommended for write off, in the current financial year as at 31st March 2021.




That the current outstanding debt position as at 31st March 2021 and the position of debts written off to 31st March 2021, as set out in Appendices A and B to the submitted report, be noted.


Reasons for decision:


All reasonable steps to recover all outstanding debt have been explored and undertaken before any consideration for write-off is recommended.  If the Council wishes to pursue debts for bankruptcy proceedings, it will follow the agreed and published recovery policy that outlines the approach to this.


Other options:




Note: This is an Executive Function

Eligible for call-in to: Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Cllr Gilbert

Report author: Joe Chesterton

Publication date: 18/06/2021

Date of decision: 15/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 15/06/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 26/06/2021

Accompanying Documents:


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