Homeless and Asylum seekers statistics

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Dear Brent 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

Corporate FOI officer, Brent Borough Council

Brent Council - INFORMATION REQUEST

Our Reference: 221908153
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Dear Jaspal

Thank you for the request for information received on 10th November. 
However, before we can process your request we will need confirmation of
your proper name being at least title and surname.

Provision of the name of the applicant is requirement of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

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within 60 days of this letter the request will be closed.

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Dear Corporate FOI officer,
My name is Miss Jaspal Sidhu.

Yours sincerely,

Jaspal

Corporate FOI officer, Brent Borough Council

Brent Council - INFORMATION REQUEST

Our Reference: 221908153
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Dear Miss Sidhu

Thank you for providing your name.  I have now reviewed your questions in
detail and I am afriad there are two points on which we would like some
further clarification.

Re question 6 can you clarify what this percentage refers to ? Do you mean
housing of asylum seekers, as per question 4?

Re question 8 is this related to housing or refers to any budgets
specifically aimed at asylum seeekers?

The 20 working day timetable for responding to your request is halted
whilst we await the further details requested. If these are not received
within 60 days of this letter the request will be closed.

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Dear Corporate FOI officer,

I am disappointed you were unable to determine that you do not hold Asylum Seekers data. Please provide a response the questions related to Homeless and disregard all questions related to Asylum Seekers.

Yours sincerely,

Jaspal Sidhu

FOI - Housing Directorate, Brent Borough Council

Brent Council - INFORMATION REQUEST

Our Reference: 221908153
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Dear Miss Sidhu

Thank you for your REVISED request for information received on 2
January 2014. We aim to respond to your request within 20 working days. If
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be.

Yours sincerely

Maria-Luz Nicola
Executive Assistant
Phone: 020 8937 4227
[email address]
 

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Brent Council - INFORMATION REQUEST

Our Reference: 221908153 - Homelessness and Asylum Seekers Stats
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Maria-Luz Nicola
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Phone: 020 8937 4227
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