Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Salford City Council - Record of Decision
Approve the write-off of Sundry Debt to the value of £31,214.38
The Reasons are that these sundry debts, after exhaustive attempts to collect, are found to be irrecoverable for a variety of reasons e.g. liquidation, absconded, no longer trading, bankrupt, deceased, uneconomical to collect, and irrecoverable after court action, etc.
The majority of accounts relate to those proven uneconomical to collect, irrecoverable after court action, bankruptcy / liquidation.
There is adequate provision for the sundry debt write offs from the Councils provision for bad debt.
The provision is reviewed on an annual basis to ensure that the provision is set at an appropriate level.
Procurement Advice obtained – Not applicable.
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This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member.
FOR DEMOCRATIC SERVICES USE ONLY
This decision was published on 2 June 2021.
Publication date: 02/06/2021
Date of decision: 27/05/2021
Decided at meeting: 27/05/2021 - Lead Member for Finance and Support Services Briefing
Effective from: 10/06/2021