Disabled Facilities Grants - Timescales

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Dear Blaby District Council,

I am looking into the impact of COVID on the delivery of Disabled Facilities Grants by local authorities. Apologies I inadvertently missed the following questions off my previous request.

Could you please provide the following information:

1. During 2018/19, how long (in days) on average did it take from request to completion of adaptation?
2. During 2019/20, how long (in days) on average did it take from request to completion of adaptation?
3. During 2020/21 (up to date), how long (in days) on average has it taken from request to completion of adaption?

Please clarify whether the above are in days, or working days (ie Monday-Friday).

Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

s sankey

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Dear S Sankey,

Freedom of Information Request – FOI-21-150

Please find below a response to your request for information, which was received on 11/02/2021, and has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 200 (“the Act”).

1. During 2018/19, how long (in days) on average did it take from request to completion of adaptation? 161 days
2. During 2019/20, how long (in days) on average did it take from request to completion of adaptation? 195 days
3. During 2020/21 (up to date), how long (in days) on average has it taken from request to completion of adaption? 270 days

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Dear Freedom of Information Mailbox,

Thank you very much for your helpful response:

1. During 2018/19, how long (in days) on average did it take from request to completion of adaptation? 161 days
2. During 2019/20, how long (in days) on average did it take from request to completion of adaptation? 195 days
3. During 2020/21 (up to date), how long (in days) on average has it taken from request to completion of adaption? 270 days

Could you confirm whether the dates are in days or working days, ie 5 or 7 days in a week.

Thanks again

Yours sincerely,

s sankey

Freedom of Information Mailbox, Blaby District Council

Dear S Sankey,

Thank you for your email.

Your request has been referred to the relevant team for a response.

Information Governance Team

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