Dear Westminster City Council,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Please send me:
1. List of council estates and their addresses (inc. postcode, longitude and latitude)
2. Number of social tenants living at and number of dwellings vacant at each estate
3. Number of social tenants that have expressed interest in each estate in the past 10 years
4. Number of people joining the waiting list every day in the past 100 days
5. Number of properties becoming available every day in the past 100 days
6. Social Housing Rental Details. I am looking for information in your council relating to social housing rental prices, categorised by number of bedrooms.
7. Number of new applications made for council housing last year

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

Lois

Westminster City Council

Information request
Our reference: 8902466

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Team. 

Your query will be allocated for response, and someone will contact you
within 5 working days to confirm the details of your request. 

Please see the Council's website for further information on the Freedom of
Information Act
- [1]http://www.westminster.gov.uk/services/c...

Kind regards, 
 
Information Management Team
Westminster City Council
5 Strand
London
WC2N 5HR
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Dear Sir/Madam,
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 15 January
2019.
 
Request summary
 
I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to
which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Please send me:
1. List of council estates and their addresses (inc. postcode, longitude
and latitude)
2. Number of social tenants living at and number of dwellings vacant at
each estate
3. Number of social tenants that have expressed interest in each estate in
the past 10 years
4. Number of people joining the waiting list every day in the past 100
days
5. Number of properties becoming available every day in the past 100 days
6. Social Housing Rental Details. I am looking for information in your
council relating to social housing rental prices, categorised by number of
bedrooms.
7. Number of new applications made for council housing last year
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
and we aim to send a response by 12 February 2019.
 
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 may restrict the release of some or
all of the information you have requested. We will carry out an assessment
and if any exemptions apply to some or all of the information then we
might not provide that information to you. We will inform you if this is
the case and advise you of your rights to request an internal review and
to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office.
 
We will also advise you if we cannot provide you with the information
requested for any other reason together with the reason(s) why and details
of how you may appeal (if appropriate).
 
Yours faithfully
 
 
Westminster City Council
Email: [1][Westminster City Council request email]
Web: [2]www.westminster.gov.uk
 
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Dear‎Sir/Madam‏
 
Re. Freedom of Information Request  8902466
 
Thank you for your recent request to the Council. You asked to be provided
with the following information:
 

Scheme
Freedom of Information Act

Details
I am writing to make an open government request for all the
information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.
Please send me:
1. List of council estates and their addresses (inc. postcode,
longitude and latitude)
2. Number of social tenants living at and number of dwellings
vacant at each estate
3. Number of social tenants that have expressed interest in each
estate in the past 10 years
4. Number of people joining the waiting list every day in the past
100 days
5. Number of properties becoming available every day in the past
100 days
6. Social Housing Rental Details. I am looking for information in
your council relating to social housing rental prices, categorised
by number of bedrooms.
7. Number of new applications made for council housing last year

 
Response ' Clarification required
 
Unfortunately I cannot identify some of the information you have requested
from the details you have provided.
 
Please therefore can you provide further details as to the context in
which we may hold the information.
 
I am writing to ask you to clarify your request. This is because we need
further details from you in order to identify and locate the information.
For Question 3, please clarify what you mean by 'expressed interest'.

The other information you have requested is as follows:

1. List of council estates and their addresses (inc. postcode, longitude
and latitude) Information not held. See note below.
2. Number of social tenants living at and number of dwellings vacant at
each estate Information not held. See note below.
3. Number of social tenants that have expressed interest in each estate in
the past 10 years. As above, please clarify what you mean by 'expressed
interest'.
4. Number of people joining the waiting list every day in the past 100
days Information not held. We hold monthly data. Here is 4 months data
showing applications approved for the register thereby joining the waiting
list:
Oct 18 ' 41
Nov 18 ' 44
Dec 18 ' 43
Jan 19 - 93

5. Number of properties becoming available every day in the past 100 days.
I will respond on this question shortly.
6. Social Housing Rental Details. I am looking for information in your
council relating to social housing rental prices, categorised by number of
bedrooms. Information not held. See note below.
7. Number of new applications made for council housing last year Financial
Year 2017/18 = 1377. Jan to Dec 2018 = 1508.

The information requested in Questions 1 and 2 will not be provided. Since
2002, the Council's housing stock has been managed by CityWest Homes
(CWH), which is a separate public sector organisation for the purposes of
the FoI Act/EIR. Requests to CWH can be made via [email address]
 
Advice & Assistance
 
Your request will be placed on hold until you provide the clarifications
as set out in the section above, whereupon your request will be allocated
to the relevant department(s) for consideration. You will receive a
response within the statutory timescale of 20 working days (from date of
receipt of the clarification) as defined by Act.
 
For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions, which may
prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an
assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then it cannot be
released. You will be informed if any exemptions apply.
 
There may be a fee payable for this information. This will be considered
and you will be informed of the fee payable if this is the case. In this
event the fee must be paid before the information is processed and
released.
 
Advice on the Freedom of Information Act 2000 AND/OR Environmental
Information Regulations 2004 is available from the Information
Commissioner and I provide his contact details here for your reference:
 
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745
Fax: 01625 524510
[1]www.ico.gov.uk
  
Yours faithfully
 
 
Westminster City Council
Growth Planning & Housing

Email: [Westminster City Council request email]
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