Funding for Wirral ASB team

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Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

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"Therefore we will provide funding to the ASB team for a further twelve months to enable this review to take place: £290,000."

This is councils decision to find this funding for the ASB team for 2011/12.

1,Please supply any documentation provided to Council that proposed and lobbied this decision including emails, manager submissions, supporting facts and figures etc.

2,Please advise the total cost for this team for the years 2010/11, 2011/12 ,2012/13.
3,Please advise the number of staff in each year.
4,Please advise the grade banding of staff and job titles.

5,Please advise if this team lost staff when the funding for 12/13 ended.
6,If the funding did not end at which council meeting it was agreed to continue this funding for 2012/13?
7,If this was not agreed at council please advise how this funding was found.(grant, income etc)

Yours faithfully,

William Jenkins

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The above answer to one of my other FOIs is relevant to this request.WJ

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

Good Morning,

 

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request. Please find the
answers to your questions below.

 

Q1.       Please supply any documentation provided to Council that
proposed and lobbied this decision including emails, manager submissions,
supporting facts and figures etc?

 

A.  Wirral Anti-Social Behaviour Team (WASBT) does not have any
correspondence that proposed and/or lobbied the decision to provide the
funding of £290,000 to WASBT for a further twelve months to enable a
review to take place.

 

Q2.       Please advise the total cost for this team for the years
2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13?

 

A.         2010/11 = £627,656

2011/12 = £583,555

2012/13 = £506,007

 

Q3.      Please advise the number of staff in each year?

 

A.         2010/11 = 36

                2011/12 = 26

                2012/13 = 19

 

Please note that in each year above, some staff were funded from external
sources and some staff were seconded into the team at no cost. 
               

               

Q4. Please advise the grade banding of staff and job titles?

           

POST TITLE QUANITY GRADE

 
 

2010/11

 
Service Manager 1 PO14
Legal Advisor 1 PO9
Enforcement Co-ordinator 1 PO8
Prevention Co-ordinator 1 PO8
Parenting Co-ordinator 1 PO6
Enforcement Officer   8 SO2
Enforcement Assistant 1 Band G
Criminal Damage Reduction Officer 1 Band F
Youth Respect Worker 8 JNC 1-4
Administration Officer  1 Band C

 
Future Jobs Fund: Community Development Worker   4 Band C
Future Jobs Fund: 2 Band B

Admin Assistant
Merseyside Police Officer 4 Seconded
Education Social Worker 1 Seconded
Senior Youth Worker 1 Seconded
TOTAL 36
 

2011/12

 
Service Manager 1 PO14
Legal Advisor 1 PO9
Enforcement Co-ordinator 1 PO8
Prevention Co-ordinator 1 PO8
Enforcement Officer   8 SO2
Enforcement Assistant 1 Band G
Criminal Damage Reduction Officer 1 Band F
Youth Respect Worker 4 JNC 1-4
Administration Officer  1 Band C

 
Future Jobs Fund: Community Development Worker   1 Band C
Future Jobs Fund: 1 Band B

Admin Assistant
Merseyside Police Officer 4 Seconded
Education Social Worker 1 Seconded
TOTAL 26
 

2012/13

 
Deputy Head of Service 1 PO14
Legal Advisor 1 PO9
Enforcement Co-ordinator 1 PO8
Prevention Co-ordinator 1 PO8
Enforcement Officer   8 SO2
Enforcement Assistant 1 Band G
Criminal Damage Reduction Officer 1 Band F
Youth Respect Worker 1 JNC 1-4
Merseyside Police Officer 4 Seconded
Education Social Worker 1 Seconded
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service 1 Seconded
TOTAL 21

 

 

Q5.       Please advise if this team lost staff when the funding for 12/13
ended?

 

A.         The funding did not end for 2012/13. Staff left WASBT in
2012/13 for reasons including: moved to new post, external funding ending,
Early Voluntary Retirement and a restructure within Targeted Youth Support
Service.

 

Q6.       If the funding did not end at which council meeting it was
agreed to continue this funding for 2012/13?

 

A.         Decisions for the above were concluded at Cabinet Tuesday, 21st
February 2012.  Please see page 7 of the attached report under the heading
‘Investing in the people’s priorities’.

   

Q7.       If this was not agreed at council please advise how this funding
was found. (grant, income etc)?

 

            A.         Please see answer above (question 6)

 

I trust you will find this information useful.

 

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Wirral Council

 

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Dear InfoMgr, FinDMT,
Thank you for this information. very useful indeed.

Q1 Yes, so WASBT does nt have any info but Does the council have this information? One would assume our councillors had some information on which to base such a decision.How would they know there was a hole in the budget of this team unless someone tells them?

New question Q8. Please advise if this team lost staff when the funding for 2013/14 ended

Q9. If the funding did not end at which council meeting it was
agreed to continue this funding for 2013/14?

Q10. If this was not agreed at council please advise how this funding
was found. (grant, income etc)?

Yours sincerely,

William Jenkins

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Good morning,

 

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request.  Please find the
answers to your questions below.

 

Q1.  Yes, so WASBT does nt have any info but Does the council have this
information? One would assume our councillors had some information on
which to base such a decision. How would they know there was a hole in the
budget of this team unless someone tells them?

 

A.    Please find attached document ‘September Report’. This was included
as part of the Performance and Financial Review - Second quarter 2010/11.
This report was made available to both the Public and Wirral Council
Members.

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[1]http://democracy.wirral.gov.uk/ecSDDispl...

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Q8.  Please advise if this team lost staff when the funding for 2013/14
ended

 

A.  The funding for 2013/14 has not ended. The Team currently has 12
staff.

 

Q9.  If the funding did not end at which council meeting it was agreed to
continue this funding for 2013/14?

 

A.  Decisions for the above were concluded at Wirral Council Cabinet on
18^th February 2013.  Please see Report Recommendations on page 107 and
Appendix 2 on page 110, in the attached ‘Revenue budget 2013 - 2016’ for
further details.

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[2]http://democracy.wirral.gov.uk/ieListDoc...

·          202. ·          [3]Revenue Budget 2013 - 2016 [4]pdf icon[5]PDF
146 KB )

 

Q10.  If this was not agreed at council please advise how this funding was
found. (grant, income etc)?

 

A. See above

 

I trust you will find this information useful.

 

Kind regards

 

Tracy O'Hare

Information Management

Transformation and Resources

Wirral Council

 

This information supplied to you is copyrighted and continues to be
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are doing and for the purposes of news reporting. Any other reuse, for
example commercial publication, would require our specific permission, may
involve licensing and the application of a charge.

 

 

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