Council Expenditure or Payment to Suppliers from Oct 2022 to Jun 2023

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Dear Caerphilly County Borough Council,

As in the past, I would like to make an FOI request for all payments to suppliers who provided a service in Health and Social Care from Oct 2022 - Jun 2023. As a minimum, please make sure to include the date, value and recipient of each transaction. Please also provide details on the procurement category of each transaction if you have it & any additional descriptors.

This would include all suppliers falling under the categories :-

1. Children's services - Fostering & adoption (including payments made to independent fostering agencies and for in-house fostering), residential care, SEN (special education services)
2. Adult & elderly services - Residential/nursing care, domiciliary & supported living, care at home providers
3. Providers who carry out homeless services

In particular I am looking for itemized transactions for these suppliers - preferably in CSV format. I look forward to the information at the earliest.

Thank you,

Yours faithfully,

Nikhil Prabhu

WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Dear Nikhil Prabhu

INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information received on 29th August.

Unfortunately, we cannot identify the information you have requested from
the details you have provided.  To help us respond to your request could
you please respond to the following points of clarification:

Can you clarify what you mean by homeless services?

For example, does this mean those who provide support to those who are
homeless or at threat of becoming homeless (such as homeless charities
etc)?

Does your definition extend to those who provide temporary accommodation
(such as bed and breakfasts and hotels)?

Once we receive your clarification, we will consider your request and
respond to you within the statutory timescale of 20 working days. Please
note that the timescale for responding has paused until we receive
clarification from you.

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Yours sincerely

CORPORATE INFORMATION GOVERNANCE UNIT

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Dear WWW: FOI,

Homeless services :-
Services such as finding temporary/affordable social housing or short-life leasing schemes for the homeless, providing informal move on support. Providing free legal advice and court attendance to help people who’ve lost their homes or are facing eviction. Specialist support like for substance abuse.
Additionally, the payment transactions involved would generally fall under 3 types :-
1. Accommodation Expenses
2. Support Services type transactions - transport, assistance with interviews etc
3. S17 type transactions

Yours sincerely,

Nikhil Prabhu

Dear WWW: FOI,

May I please request an update to my response ?

Yours sincerely,

Nikhil Prabhu

WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Dear Nikhil Prabhu,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information received on the 29^th August
2023. We have considered your request and enclose the following
information -

As in the past, I would like to make an FOI request for all payments to
suppliers who provided a service in Health and Social Care from Oct 2022 -
Jun 2023. As a minimum, please make sure to include the date, value and
recipient of each transaction. Please also provide details on the
procurement category of each transaction if you have it & any additional
descriptors.

This would include all suppliers falling under the categories :-

1. Children's services - Fostering & adoption (including payments made to
independent fostering agencies and for in-house fostering), residential
care, SEN (special education services)

2. Adult & elderly services - Residential/nursing care, domiciliary &
supported living, care at home providers

3. Providers who carry out homeless services.

Please see attached Excel sheet.

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