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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

Freedom of Information, Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

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Dear Emily Thomas,  

 

Please note that as a district authority Basingstoke and Deane Borough
Council does not have responsibility for Children’s Services.  

 

The authority responsible for these functions is Hampshire County Council
and your request should be referred to this authority.  For your
assistance, I have posted below a link to the Hampshire County Council
website (Freedom of Information pages):

 

[1]http://www3.hants.gov.uk/service722

 

In relation to temporary accommodation the information requested can be
found on our FOI disclosure log using the search terms: ‘temporary
accommodation’, ‘youth’ and ‘housing’.

 

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decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
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Yours sincerely

 

 

Sarah Gorvin
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Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
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Subject: Freedom of Information request - Homelessness temporary
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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

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processed, please see our [9]privacy statement

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