Decision details

Debt Position at 31 July 2017

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet considered a report of the Chief Executive informing Members of the current position on the outstanding debt to the Council as at 31st July 2017.




1. That the current outstanding debt position as at 31st July 2017 and the position of debts written off to 31st July 2017 as set out in Appendices A and B of the submitted report, be noted.


2. That the write offs as detailed in Appendix B, be approved.


Reason for Decision


All reasonable steps to recover the debt have been taken and therefore where a write-off is recommended it is the only course of action available.


If the Council wishes to pursue debts for bankruptcy proceedings, it will follow the agreed and published recovery policy that covers this.


Other options




Note: This is an Executive function

Eligible for call in to: Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee

Executive Councillor: Moring


Report author: Joe Chesterton

Publication date: 22/09/2017

Date of decision: 19/09/2017

Decided at meeting: 19/09/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/09/2017

This decision has been called in by:

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