Closurse of Independent Living Fund

Paul Taylforth made this Freedom of Information request to North Lincolnshire Council

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Dear North Lincolnshire Council,

Following the new decision by the Government to close the ILF
(Independent Living Fund) on June 30th 2015 and devolve funding to
Local Authorities, please could you answer the following
questions.

1: Will monies transferred from the closure of the ILF to your
local authority be ring fenced to ILF recipients in your area? If
no decision has yet been taken, what is the process and timescale
for this happening?

2: Please could you state the process and timescale for meeting
with current ILF recipients to prepare personal care plans for 1st
July 2015 onwards (bearing in mind the assessments at the Transfer
Review visits only indicate desired outcomes and do not produce an
actual care package).

3: Will you be making any special dispensation for allowing ILF
users to continue to employ their current & in many cases long
standing carers of many years, bearing in mind some may be paid a
higher rate than what LA's may usually advise and be family
members
too?

Many Thanks.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Taylforth

customerservice@northlincs.gov.uk, North Lincolnshire Council

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Date Received: 12 Sep 2014

Name: Mr Paul Taylforth
Address: CIVIC CENTRE ASHBY ROAD SCUNTHORPE NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE DN16 1AB
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E-Mail Address: [FOI #229318 email]

Reference Number: INF2396495

Details of Request:
Dear North Lincolnshire Council,

Following the new decision by the Government to close the ILF
(Independent Living Fund) on June 30th 2015 and devolve funding to
Local Authorities, please could you answer the following
questions.

1: Will monies transferred from the closure of the ILF to your
local authority be ring fenced to ILF recipients in your area? If
no decision has yet been taken, what is the process and timescale
for this happening?

2: Please could you state the process and timescale for meeting
with current ILF recipients to prepare personal care plans for 1st
July 2015 onwards (bearing in mind the assessments at the Transfer
Review visits only indicate desired outcomes and do not produce an
actual care package).

3: Will you be making any special dispensation for allowing ILF
users to continue to employ their current & in many cases long
standing carers of many years, bearing in mind some may be paid a
higher rate than what LA's may usually advise and be family
members
too?

Many Thanks.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Taylforth

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Dear Mr Taylforth,
Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request to North
Lincolnshire Council, reference number INF 2396495. Please find our
Information Disclosure letter attached and if I can be of any more
assistance with regard to this request please do not hesitate to contact
me.
Kind Regards

 

Charlotte Spencer

Information Governance Officer

People Directorate

North Lincolnshire Council

Hewson House, Station Rd, Brigg
Tel: 01724 297000

 

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