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Personal details withheld from Register of Insolvencies: FOI release

Published: 11 Aug 2017
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Public sector

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

FOI reference: FOI/17/01728
Date received: 26 July 2017
Date responded: 8 August 2017

Information requested

How many people (and details on their insolvency, who applied to sequestrate them, etc) have been removed from the register of insolvencies in the past three years to the date of this foi request because of fear of violence or abuse, or have used other means to have their name removed from the register of insolvencies.


In the past three years, a total of 27 people had their personal details withheld from the Register of Insolvencies (RoI). One requestor was sequestrated by a creditor petition. The remaining 26 applied for their own sequestration.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
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11 Aug 2017
Personal details withheld from Register of Insolvencies: FOI release