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Certificates for Sequestration for bankruptcy statistics: FOI release

Published: 30 Nov 2020

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
30 Nov 2020
Certificates for Sequestration for bankruptcy statistics: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000102430
Date received: 21 Oct 2020
Date responded: 10 Nov 2020
Information requested

1. The total number of Certificates for Sequestration signed and submitted with Debtor Applications that were subsequently awarded by AiB, by money advice organisation, for the period 5 April 2020 to 21 October 2020.

2. The total number of Certificates for Sequestration signed and submitted with Debtor Applications that were subsequently awarded by AiB, by money organisation, for the period 5 April 2019 to 4 April 2020.

Response

Table 1: Number of Certificates for Sequestration for bankruptcy awards during the period 05/04/2020 to 30/09/2020, by money advice organisation 1,2

Money Adviser Organisation

Total

Stepchange Debt Charity

270

Citizens Advice Rights Fife

83

North Lanarkshire Council

32

West Lothian Council

30

Other

589

Total

1,004

1 Displaying organisations with 25 or more certificate for sequestrations. Including debtor applications for Minimal Asset Process and Full Administration. Excluding Apparent Insolvency.

2 Data for October 2020 is being prepared for the next experimental statistics publication and is classified as "pre-release access". In accordance with Section 27(1) of FOISA, we do not have to provide information (and its breakdown) which is already planned to be released.

Table 2: Number of Certificates for Sequestration for bankruptcy awards during the period 05/04/2019 to 04/04/2020, by money advice organisation 1,2

Money Adviser Organisation

Total

StepChange Debt Charity

708

Citizens Advice Rights Fife

259

Christians Against Poverty

134

West Lothian Council

120

South Lanarkshire Council Money Matters

114

Campbell Dallas

82

Perth Citizens Advice Bureau

79

KPMG

70

CHAI Advice Service

66

North Lanarkshire Council

62

BDO

60

Inverclyde Advice First

60

Condies Business Recovery And Insolvency

56

Wylie And Bisset

56

Aberdeen CAB

54

The Moray Council

54

Angus Citizens Advice Bureau

51

Falkirk Council

51

Haddington Cab Haddington

48

Aberdeen City Council

47

Gerard Crampsey Ami

46

Dundee City Council

44

Dumfries And Galloway Citizens Advice Service

42

Advice Works

38

Payplan

37

Banff And Buchan CAB

35

Inverness Badenoch And Strathspey CAB

33

Community Housing Advocacy Project

31

East Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau

30

Falkirk Citizens Advice Bureau

27

Lochaber Citizens Advice Bureau

27

Motherwell And Wishaw Citizens Advice Bureau

27

Working 4 U Money

27

Money Matters Money Advice Centre

25

Other

945

Total

3,645

1 Displaying organisations with 25 or more certificate for sequestrations. Including debtor applications for Minimal Asset Process and Full Administration. Excluding Apparent Insolvency.

2 Figures presented here may not be consistent with the official, headline statistics publication. These tables on based on data extracted from live databases at a different point in time. The headline statistics are the definitive source on the number of certificates for sequestration.

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