Dear Newham Borough Council,
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide me with details of the following:
Details housing benefits tenants and or homeless from the borough of Newham offered social housing in Southend Borough Council/Essex Homes social housing properties and the number that accepted the offer of such housing for the last 5 years.
I understand that under the Act I am entitled to a response within 20 working days of your receipt of this request. Some parts of the request may be easier to answer than others. Should this be the case, I request that you release information as soon as possible.
If my request is denied in whole or in part, I ask that you justify all deletions by reference to specific exemptions of the act. I will also expect you to release all non-exempt material. I reserve the right to appeal your decision to withhold any information or to charge excessive fees.
I would prefer to receive the information electronically.
If you require any clarification, I expect you to contact me under your section 16 duty to provide advice and assistance if you find any aspect of this FOI request problematic.
Please acknowledge receipt of this request, and I look forward to receiving the information in the near future
Mrs Clare Fletcher
REQUESTER REFERENCE: C15301
ENQUIRY REFERENCE: E30123
Please quote your references when contacting the Council.
Freedom of Information Act 2000
Thank you for your request for information received on 11/01/2018. We are
dealing with your request and plan to respond before 08/02/2018.
If you have any queries or concerns, please contact the Information
Governance Team on 020 8430 2000 or email us at:
[Newham Borough Council request email]
Information Governance Team
Newham Council Publication Scheme is on: www.newham.gov.uk
Dear Newham Borough Council,
Your response has not been received by the expected date by law, you should normally have responded promptly please advise me when I can expect a response.
Dear Mrs Fletcher,
Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your
request due to our administrative error.
Please now find attached our response under the disclosure provisions of
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
If you believe we have not dealt with your request satisfactorily, you may
initially complain to us and then to the Information Commissioner's
Office. The Information Commissioner would expect you to have given the
Council the opportunity to deal with your appeal prior to you contacting
them. You should do this within two months of receiving this response.
Please see guidance on the Freedom of Information Appeals page:
As with other local authorities, the number of enquiries has increased
each year since the introduction of the Freedom of Information
legislation. Therefore, to enable us to deal with your enquiry more
efficiently, we have introduced an online form. We would ask that you
submit all future requests via our online form:
If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact a
member of our team on 020 8430 2000 or email us at:
[Newham Borough Council request email].
London Borough of Newham
Newham Dockside, 1000 Dockside Road, London E16 2QU
Tel: 020 8430 2000