DfI/2018-0178: FOI Request for details of the Department's use of debt collection agencies

Date published: 10 July 2018

DfI/2018-0178: FOI Request for details of the Department's use of debt collection agencies. The specific request is as follows:

Details

I am writing to request access to records held by Department for Infrastructure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I wish to request access to the following records/details:

  • The number of times the Department used debt collection agencies.
  • This figure to be given for the period between 1 January 2015 up to the current date inclusive.
  • The figures for this period to be broken down monthly.
  • A monthly figure to also be given for the number of individuals money was collected from.
  • The total amount of money retrieved for the Department each month to be given.
  • The type of debt that collection agencies were being used to retrieve, given by total number of each type of debt (e.g. fines type 1 - 342 incidents, fines type 2 - 422)
  • The name of each individual debt collection agency used by the Department.
  • The amount of money paid to each individual debt collection agency (this to be given in whichever format is most convenient for the Department).
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