Homeless and Asylum seekers statistics

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Dear Tower Hamlets Borough Council,

The following information is requested under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, and under the act, you are required to respond to me within 28 days.

1. How many homeless are you currently housing?
2. Total number, Of which:
a. How many are families?
i. How many are Single parents?
ii. How many Single parents have 1 child?
iii. How many Single parents have 2 children?
iv. How many Single parents have more than 2 children?

b. How many two parent families?
i. How many two parent families have 1 child?
ii. How many two parent families have 2 children?
iii. How many two parent families have more than 2 children?

c. How many are individuals?
i. How many Male?
ii. How many Female?

3. How many Asylum Seekers are you currently housing?
4. Total number Of which:
a. How many are families?
i. How many are Single parents?
ii. How many Single parents have 1 child?
iii. How many Single parents have 2 children?
iv. How many Single parents have more than 2 children?

b. How many two parent families?
i. How many two parent families have 1 child?
ii. How many two parent families have 2 children?
iii. How many two parent families have more than 2 children?

c. How many are individuals?
i. How many Male?
ii. How many Female?

5. By what percentage increase in year from the year previous 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013 for homeless, please provide total number
a. For families
i. Single parent
ii. Two parent families
b. For individuals
i. Male
ii. Female
6. By what percentage increase in year from the previous 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013 for Asylum seekers, please provide total number
a. For families
i. Single parent
ii. Two parent families
b. For individuals
i. Male
ii. Female
7. What is your budget for homeless 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013
a. For families
i. Single parent
ii. Two parent family
b. For individuals
i. Male
ii. Female

8. What is your budget for Asylum seekers 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013
a. For families
i. Single parent
ii. Two parent family
b. For individuals?
i. Male
ii. Female

9. What is the furthest distance outside the borough, you would relocate in miles?
a. Homeless families
i. Single parent
ii. Two parent family
b. Homeless individuals
i. Male
ii. Female
c. Asylum Seekers
i. Single parent
ii. Two parent family
d. Individuals
i. Male
ii. Female

10. What is the minimum and maximum number of days you would house outside your borough :
a. Homeless families
i. Single parent
ii. Two parent families
b. Individuals
i. Male
ii. Female
c. Asylum Seekers
i. Single parent
ii. Two parent families
d. Asylum Seekers - individuals
i. Male
ii. Female

11. When housed, do the homeless need to report to the council on a daily, weekly or monthly basis?

12. When housed, do Asylum Seekers need to report to the council on a daily, weekly or monthly basis?

13. Are food vouchers or any other type of support provided to the homeless? Please provide details of support given.

14. Are food vouchers or any other type of support provided to Asylum Seekers? Please provide details of support given.

15. What happens to homeless who exceed the maximum period of housing, in borough or out of borough?

16. What happens to Asylum Seekers who exceed the maximum period of housing, in borough or out of borough?

17. Would the homeless eventually be given a council property, if so in what time frame?

18. Would Asylum Seekers eventually be given a council property, if so in what time frame?
I look forward to hearing from you shortly.

Yours faithfully,

Jaspal

Misbaul Faim, Tower Hamlets Borough Council

 

 

Dear Sir/Madam

 

Thank you for your email.

 

Your request is being considered and you will receive a response within
the statutory timescale of 20 working days as required by the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

 

If the time taken to meet your request is likely to exceed 18 hours, we
will likely refuse to provide the information.  In that case, we will try
to contact you and offer advice and assistance on how to amend your
request to bring it below this time limit.

 

Regards

 

Misbaul Faim

Information Governance Administrator

Legal Services 6th Floor

Mulberry Place

London E14 2BG

020 7364 4736

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Dear Misbaul Faim,

You state "If the time taken to meet your request is likely to exceed 18 hours, we will likely refuse to provide the information. In that case, we will try
to contact you and offer advice and assistance on how to amend your request to bring it below this time limit."

Please explain how you will assess the time it will take to complete my request?

Yours sincerely,

Jaspal

Jane L Jones, Tower Hamlets Borough Council

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FOI 9462 Homeless and Asylum seekers statistics
 
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