Breathing Space and the Proposed Statutory Debt Repayment Plan - a Bespoke Free Training Webinar for all Welsh Local Authorities

19 April 2021, Virtual


An Event that is Fully Sponsored by the Society of Welsh Treasurers; and with the support of the Welsh Local Government Association

Providing the Knowledge and the Practical Guidance needed to implement the New Legislation 

Monday 19th April 2021, 9.30am to 1.00pm, Virtual

IRRV is pleased deliver this webinar, which is tailored to the specific needs of Welsh Local Authorities.   It 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.

A Welsh Government representative will join the presentation team to provide latest information on how those seeking breathing space respite can be connected to appropriate debt advice.  

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.  

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
• Accessing Debt Advice
• 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
istair Townsend: IRRV Senior Vice-President and Law & Research Portfolio Holder
Paul Neave: Head of Advice Services, Welsh Government
Moira Hepworth: IRRV Head of Law and Research will chair the event

How to book places
As the event is fully sponsored, there will be no charge for attendance. There is an initial allocation of six places per Local Authority. (but please enquire if your Authority would like additional places, as any allocations not reserved by 8th April may be reallocated).

Click BOOK NOW button at the right of this page.

N.B. For operational reasons, this webinar will be delivered in the English language only.

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

Delegate Fees

Free place £0.00