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To Whom It May Concern,

I am writing to you requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act (2000), regarding the topic of homelessness in your area. The information that I require is as follows:

• What was the number of people in temporary accommodation organised by the council in each of the years from 2010-2018?
• How many of those in temporary accommodation were children in each of the years from 2010 to 2018?
• How many of those in temporary accommodation were children in each of the years from 2010-2018?
• What was the average length of time a family spent in temporary accommodation in each of the years from 2010-2018?
• How many people were placed in B&B accommodation in each of the years from 2010-2018?
• How many people were given temporary accommodation outside of the council area in each of the years from 2010-2018?
• How many children were given temporary accommodation outside the council area in each of the years from 2010-2018?
• What is the average cost per night paid by the council for temporary accommodation in each of the years from 2010-2018?

If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined, I would be grateful for any further advice and assistance.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me via email and I will be pleased to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request.

Thank you very much for your help regarding this topic, I look forward to you reply in the near future.

Yours faithfully,

Emily Thomas

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Ms Thomas

 

Freedom of Information request:  FOI-32388

 

Thank you for your request dated 20 September 2019

 

Your request will be answered by 18 October 2019

 

If you have any queries about this request, please contact me, quoting the
reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Jackie Jago

Head of Corporate Services

Corporate Services

Directorate of Communities & Environment

Royal Borough of Greenwich

 

' 020 8921 5044

*   Room 20 Basement The Town Hall, Wellington Street, London SE18 6PW

8 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

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foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Ms Thomas

 

Freedom of Information request:  FOI-32388

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request, dated 18/09/2019.

Your request is currently being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom
of Information Act 2000 and will be progressed as soon as we have received
the clarification requested below.

 

Please can you clarify Questions 2 and 3.

-        Firstly question 3 is a repeat of question 2

-        Secondly, we would like to know what is meant when you say

“How many of those in temporary accommodation were children”

o   Do they mean, of the households in temporary accommodation, how many
were children? Or

o   How many are children? Or

o   How many children were actually placed in temporary accommodation?

 

Please quote the reference number in your reply.

If we have not received clarification within 2 months of this email, we
will close the request.

Yours sincerely,

 

Jackie Jago

Head of Corporate Services

Corporate Services

Directorate of Central Services

Royal Borough of Greenwich

 

' 020 8921 5044

*   Room 20 Basement The Town Hall, Wellington Street, London SE18 6PW

8 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

 

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Dear foi,
Thank you very much for getting back in touch regarding this issue, please see below:

The question “How many of those in temporary accommodation were children?", refers to how many children were actually placed in temporary accommodation.

Thank you again, and I look forward to your response.
Yours sincerely,

Emily Thomas

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Ms Thomas

Freedom of Information request: FOI-32388

Thank you for your request for clarification, dated 11/01/2020.

However, as this was not received by 03/12/2019 - within 2 months as stipulated, unfortunately your request for information has been closed.

You are welcome to submit a new Freedom of Information request as necessary.

Yours sincerely,

Jackie Jago
Head of Corporate Services
Corporate Services
Directorate of Communities & Environment
Royal Borough of Greenwich

020 8921 5044
 3rd Floor, The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London, SE18 6HQ
www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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