Dear Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council,

I would like to request the following information:

1, how many applications have there been under the Discretionary Crisis Fund over the last five years?

2, for each year, how many claims were granted and how many refused?

3, for each year, how many reviews were sought?

4, how many reviews were decided and how many were granted and how many refused?

5, who is the outsourcing company providing this service? And does it take both initial decisions and reviews?

6, could you please supply the policy and criteria used to decide applications under the Discretionary Crisis Fund?

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Thomas

FOI Unit, Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Robert

Please find attached the Council’s response to your request.

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Helen Bellis

 

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Dear Helen Bellis,

Thank you. Could you please tell me how many claims proceeded to the first stage of the review as undertaken by the provider of the Managed Service for each year for the last five years and the outcome of those reviews

Could you also please tell me how many proceeded to the second stage of the review as undertaken by designated officers at Rochdale Council for each of the last five years and the outcome of those reviews.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Robert Thomas

Helen Bellis, Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Hi Robert

Please can I advise that you raise a new FOI request for this information. This way your request and the Council's response is officially recorded.

Regards

Helen Bellis

PLEASE NOTE – MY WORKING DAYS ARE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAYS
Housing Strategy Manager
Housing

01706 924460
[email address]

Rochdale Borough Council
Floor 2, Number One Riverside
Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU

To access our services go to www.rochdale.gov.uk
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-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Thomas <[FOI #628438 email]>
Sent: 14 January 2020 15:37
To: Helen Bellis <[email address]>
Subject: Re: INT-447357-S5B3M2: Discretionary Crisis Fund 

Dear Helen Bellis,

Thank you. Could you please tell me how many claims proceeded to the first stage of the review as undertaken by the provider of the Managed Service for each year for the last five years and the outcome of those reviews

Could you also please tell me how many proceeded to the second stage of the review as undertaken by designated officers at Rochdale Council for each of the last five years and the outcome of those reviews.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Robert Thomas

-----Original Message-----

Dear Robert

Please find attached the Council’s response to your request.

Regards

Helen Bellis

PLEASE NOTE – MY WORKING DAYS ARE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAYS

Housing Strategy Manager

Housing

[1]Phone [2]01706 924460

[3]Mail [4][email address]

Rochdale Borough Council

Floor 2, Number One Riverside

Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU

To access our services go to [5]www.rochdale.gov.uk

For news and social media updates go to [6]www.rochdale.gov.uk/news

Please consider the environment before printing this email.

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