Freedom of information request response - 05769

FOI request

FOI ID number
Council Tax
  1. The number of residents that have had bankruptcy proceedings taken against them for council tax arrears in 2015-2016; 2016-2017; 2017-2018.

  2. For those same three years please identify the number of proceedings that were successful ie the number of people who were made bankrupt.

  3. And for those three years and for the people who were made bankrupt - could you please identify the average amount owed.

  4. Again for those three years could you give the average amount that the bankrupt ended up owing including third party costs from debt collection agencies.

  5. Again for the three years could you give the number of bankrupts who subsequently sold their homes.

Our response


I can confirm that we have not instigated Bankruptcy proceedings for Council Tax arrears in any of the years requested.

Response date
03 December 2018