Decision details

Removal of charge on 47 Lockley Crescent Hatfield AL10 0TL

Decision Maker: Head of Strategic Finance and Property

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Steven Linnett Head of Strategic Finance and Property acting under authority delegated within Part 3c, paragraph 8.4 of the council’s Constitution and Paragraph 7.6 of the Financial Procedure Rules has considered a request to remove a charge on the property at 47 Lockley Crescent Hatfield AL10 0TL.
A charge was placed on the property in respect of a relocation loan that had to be repaid when the property owner left the council's employment. They left employment on 17/09/1998 and the debt has been repaid and the charge needs to be removed in order that the property can be sold.

Decision:

To authorise the removal of the charge on the above property, there being no relocation costs outstanding

Alternative options considered:

N/A as there is no legal basis to maintain the charge and refusing to remove it would make the council liable for compensation and damages.

Publication date: 08/10/2021

Date of decision: 08/10/2021

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