Breathing Space and the Proposed Statutory Debt Repayment Plan – an Examination of the Practical Issues for English Local Authorities


19 April, Virtual


An Event that Provides the Knowledge and the Practical Guidance needed to implement the New Legislation

Monday 19th April 2021, 2.00pm to 5.00pm, Virtual

This IRRV webinar will inform attendees about the ‘Breathing Space’ legislation and the related Statutory Debt Repayment Plan proposals. Importantly, it explore the practical implications of this legislation for local authorities as creditor organisations.


Who should attend?
Attendance at this event will be of particular relevance to those dealing with the individual debts arising in Council Tax, Housing Rents, Sundry Debts and Parking Enforcement; and those with responsibility for the systems underpinning Breathing Space implementation.

What will be covered.
• The legislation in overview

• Breathing Space regulations explained
• The communication framework for Breathing Space
• The Statutory Debt Repayment Plan proposals
• The Key Elements of Breathing Space
• A Checklist approach to the Practical Issues for Council Tax, Housing Rents, Sundry Debts and Parking Enforcement
• Open Forum

This webinar will be delivered through the GoToWebinar platform. Copies of the slides and links to an electronic bundle of relevant information will be provided. A compilation of the Q&As from the session will be issued after the meeting, to which will be added to the categorised Q&As from previous IRRV webinars (currently running to over 40 pages).

Presentation Team
David Magor: IRRV Chief Executive
Alistair Townsend: IRRV Senior Vice-President and Law & Research Portfolio Holder
Moira Hepworth: IRRV Head of Law and Research will chair the event

Price per attendee

IRRV Members*

1 delegate:       £95 plus VAT

2 delegates      £80 plus VAT

3 delegates      £70 plus VAT

* A delegate must be an Institute member in order to receive this discount, or their employing organisation must be a Forum Member/ Organisational Member.


1 delegate: £110 plus VAT

2 delegates: £95 plus VAT

3+ delegates: £80 plus VAT

How to book places
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Any queries?  For requests for additional places or general queries, please contact the IRRV Events Team on or 020 7691 8974.


Delegate Fees

IRRV Member - 1 delegate £95.00

IRRV Member - 2 delegates £80.00

IRRV Member - 3+ delegates £70.00

Non Member - 1 delegate £110.00

Non Member - 2 delegates £95.00

Non Member - 3+ delegates £80.00