Decision details

Department of Adult Social Services - Write Offs

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet considered the report of the Interim Director of Finance, which recommended the writing off of £512,573.73 in outstanding client contributions.


The report indicated that this was part of the process of cleansing the long outstanding DASS debt identified in the Independent Report considered on 23rd May 2013 Cabinet.


The reasons for write-off demonstrated the need for radically improved procedures in DASS and the PFU to avoid similar problems in the future. This was the purpose of the DASS action plan approved by Cabinet on 23rd May 2013.




(1)  the report be noted; and


(2)   the debts be written-off as detailed in the report.

Publication date: 25/07/2013

Date of decision: 11/07/2013

Decided at meeting: 11/07/2013 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/07/2013

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