David Butterfield

1. How did you distribute the COVID Winter Grant to vulnerable families, i.e. cash, food parcels or retail supermarket vouchers?
2. Did you use this grant to distribute financial support to families of children eligible for Free School Meals?
3. How many children were eligible for Free School Meals and how many children claimed financial support via the grant scheme?
4. Did you use the grant to distribute support to other vulnerable families / individuals and if so, which groups, i.e. homeless etc.?
5. If using supermarket vouchers
(a) which supplier(s) did you use to distribute the vouchers?
(b) how did you choose a supplier?
(c) what were your top 3 mandatory requirements for the service?
(d) did you coordinate the ordering to all beneficiaries/recipients, or was access delegated to schools to administer and order?
(e) did you enter into a direct contract with the supplier or call off via a framework?
(f) when does your contract end?
6. Following Government's extension of the COVID Winter Grant, will you continue to fund Free School Meal vouchers in May half-term and summer holidays?
7. Which role(s) and job functions manage the contract for this service?

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From: David Butterfield <[FOI #750367 email]>
Sent: 26 April 2021 11:26
To: foirequests <[Ealing Borough Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - COVID Winter Grant Scheme

 

1. How did you distribute the COVID Winter Grant to vulnerable families,
i.e. cash, food parcels or retail supermarket vouchers?
2. Did you use this grant to distribute financial support to families of
children eligible for Free School Meals?
3. How many children were eligible for Free School Meals and how many
children claimed financial support via the grant scheme?
4. Did you use the grant to distribute support to other vulnerable
families / individuals and if so, which groups, i.e. homeless etc.?
5. If using supermarket vouchers
(a) which supplier(s) did you use to distribute the vouchers?
(b) how did you choose a supplier?
(c) what were your top 3 mandatory requirements for the service?
(d) did you coordinate the ordering to all beneficiaries/recipients, or
was access delegated to schools to administer and order?
(e) did you enter into a direct contract with the supplier or call off via
a framework?
(f) when does your contract end?
6. Following Government's extension of the COVID Winter Grant, will you
continue to fund Free School Meal vouchers in May half-term and summer
holidays?
7. Which role(s) and job functions manage the contract for this service?

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Dear David Butterfield,

 

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David Butterfield

Kam Ubhi
Information Governance Officer

Hello Kam,

Thank you for your prompt response which is hugely appreciated.

Best regards,

David Butterfield
Managing Director

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Dear David Butterfield,

 

You’re very welcome.

 

Kind regards,

Kam Ubhi

Information Governance Officer

 

From: David Butterfield <[FOI #750367 email]>
Sent: 17 May 2021 16:29
To: foirequests <[Ealing Borough Council request email]>
Subject: Re: FOI Response 21-0565 FINAL

 

Kam Ubhi

Information Governance Officer

Hello Kam,

Thank you for your prompt response which is hugely appreciated.

Best regards,

David Butterfield

Managing Director

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