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Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) statistics: FOI release

Published: 10 Jun 2021

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

Published:
10 Jun 2021
Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) statistics: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100199823
Date received: 5 May 2021
Date responded: 7 Jun 2021
Information requested

1. Percentage of DAS Cases which fail by month – i.e, What % of all DAS cases failed in month 1, what % of all DAS cases failed in their second month etc;

2. For all DPPs under DAS, what is the average actual payments made divided by what was scheduled for that month, ideally if this date could cover the previous 24 months in order that there is a period of pre-COVID representation;

Response

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The number of revoked Debt Payment Programmes (DPPs) under the Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) by number of completed months since the DPP was approved is shown in Table 1. Please note that Table 1 includes all DPPs that are approved between April 2019 and March 2021 (inclusive).

Also, the number of payments made on time and the number of missed payments through DPPs under the DAS by number of completed months since the DPP was approved is shown in Table 2. Please note that Table 2 is based on data extracted from the eDEN administrative database, and therefore includes all DPPs that are approved between July 2019 and March 2021 (inclusive). Furthermore, please note that the figures in relation to the number of missed payments below may be influenced by:

  • Approved applications for payment breaks, short-term financial crisis payment breaks, and adjustments to the total (remaining) debt level or alterations to the frequency of payments. Note that all scheduled payments for any corresponding payment break or short-term financial crisis payment break period are excluded from the schedule and therefore from the table below.     
  • A few missed payments may be included in the table below for some DPPs that are ahead of the payment schedule.

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