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Freedom of Information Request

AOE (May 2022): Information Request

Received: 23 May 2022

To: London Borough of Barnet


Date: 23rd May 2022


Dear Sir/Madam,


Re: Information request under the Freedom of information act 2000 to London Borough of Barnet.


I am writing to request information related to the collection of council tax debts via the use of Attachment of Earnings (or Earning/Wage Arrestment if based in Scotland) orders. Under the above-mentioned Act I would like you to provide me with the following information please:


For each of the financial years;

2019/2020
2020/2021
2021/2022


Question:

"How many Attachment of Earnings (or Earning/Wage Arrestment if based in Scotland) orders did your organisation issue for debts relating to Council Tax payments?"

Provision of data:

Please supply the figure for each requested year as a separate line item so an annual comparison of the increase/decrease can be calculated for each.


Please kindly supply me with this information electronically by reply to the email address at the top of this request. I look forward to hearing from you within 20 days of receipt of this letter with the above-requested information. I would be grateful if you could acknowledge receipt of this request to my email.


If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs where relevant.


If this request is refused or delayed by any qualifying exemption under the Act please kindly provide full details of your appropriate Public Interest Test carried out or the date at which a decision will be made by.


Thank you in advance for your assistance.


Yours sincerely,

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download