A ROBOT ACTS AS a social worker

Alison Stevens made this Freedom of Information request to Southend on Sea Borough Council

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Dear Southend on Sea Borough Council,
Could you please answer the following Questions with regards to this Freedom of Information request.
https://www.theguardian.com/social-care-...
1, How much money has the Local Authority spent to buy this Robot?
2, How much money has the Local Authority spent on the upkeep of this article , ie repairs, the cost of the soft wear etc? please give the financial statistics since the item was delivered and payed for?
3. While Local Authorities are being starved of cash, resulting in Local Authority failings with regards to Social Care Why have Managers in their ivory towers think this article will benefit Service users and the work force in general?

Yours faithfully,

Alison Stevens

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Dear Alison Stevens,

 

Thank you for your request received on 17^th October 2017 for information
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your request should receive a
reply by 13^th November 2017.

 

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Kelly Robertson

 

Kelly Robertson – Corporate Freedom of Information Team – Southend-on-Sea
Borough Council

Creating a Better Southend

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FOI Response, Southend on Sea Borough Council

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Dear Ms Stevens,

 

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Business Support Team – Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

Creating a Better Southend

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Department for People l Southend-on-Sea Borough Council | Civic Centre,
Victoria Avenue, Southend on Sea, SS2 6ER

 

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