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Freedom of information request response - 05533

FOI request

FOI ID number
05533
Regarding
Dangerous buildings
Request
  1. How much money has the council spent on works to dangerous buildings, using its powers under section 78 of the Building Act 1984, in each of the following calendar years?
    1. 2011
    2. 2012
    3. 2013
    4. 2014
    5. 2015
    6. 2016
    7. 2017
    8. 2018

  2. Of each sum given in a) to h), how much money was the council able to recover from the building's owner?

  3. Of each sum given in a) to h), how much money was spent on buildings or a building subject to escheat?

To give an example, imagine the council spent £12,000 on works in 2011, it was subsequently able to recover £8,000 of the £12,000, and £1,000 of the £12,000 was on a building subject to escheat. Then the answer to 1.a) would be £12,000, the answer to 2.a) would be £8,000 and the answer to 3.a) would be £1,000.

Our response

Response
  1. How much money has the council spent on works to dangerous buildings, using its powers under section 78 of the Building Act 1984, in each of the following calendar years?
    1. 2011 £1718
    2. 2012 £820
    3. 2013 £1236
    4. 2014 £0
    5. 2015 £1025
    6. 2016 £1013
    7. 2017 £0
    8. 2018 Up until 31 July 2018, £1294

  2. Of each sum given in a) to h), how much money was the council able to recover from the building’s owner?
    1. £557
    2. £345
    3. £0
    4. £0
    5. £469
    6. £0
    7. £0
    8. £0 – up to 31 July 2018

  3. Of each sum given in a) to h), how much money was spent on buildings or a building subject to escheat?
    £0
Response date
17 August 2018