Decision details

Policy on Debt Recovery

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To develop a policy on how the Council manages debt recovery




That the Corporate Debt Recovery Policy, as set out in Appendix 1 to the report submitted by the Executive, be adopted.





Adopting a short, clear policy setting out both Council and Debtor responsibilities could deliver the following benefits:


·       A consistent approach across the Council, and a way forward for any customers with multiple debts

·       Clarity for customers

·       A tool to help in the debt collection process



Other options considered and rejected by the Executive:




Details of any conflict of interest declared by the Leader or lead councillors and any dispensation granted:



Report author: Belinda Hayden

Publication date: 22/09/2021

Date of decision: 21/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 21/09/2021 - Executive

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