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Local Government Finance

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 11th March 2009.

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Photo of Stewart Jackson Stewart Jackson Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what guidance her Department has issued on the interest rate to be used when local authorities repay overpaid (a) fees, (b) charges and (c) taxes.

Photo of John Healey John Healey Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Local Government)

The basis for repayments of amounts overpaid in relation to fees and charges and to council tax is not set out in guidance issued by the Department.

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