FOI Request - Written Off Debts
I would like a full list of all the debts your council has written off because the person in debt was put in prison/already in prison in the last five years. In each instance, I would like the following:
1- The date the debt was written off
2- How much was written off
3- What the outstanding debts related to (council tax/rent/detailed other).
No Council Tax debt or Housing Benefit Overpayment has been written off in the last 5 years because the debtor was put in prison/already in prison.
This information is exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002; information not held. For other debts, we are unable to identify if a debt was written off because the debtor was put in prison/already in prison as this is not a reason/category for seeking approval for write off of a debt.