ILF Assessements

Frank Black made this Freedom of Information request to North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please could you answer the following questions with regards to the
closure of the Independent Living Fund.

1) Will you be ring fencing the ILF money passed to you to :-
a) Individual ILF Users.
b) Adult Social Care.
c) Not ring fence at all.

2) Have you received the details of how much money you are being
allocated and if so how much is that.

3) When will you be starting reassessments of ILF users and when do
you anticipate completing those assessments.

4) What arrangements are you putting in place for those ILF users
you have not reassessed by 30th June to continue funding their
current ILF care packages until an assessment has been carried
out.
Bearing in mind that many of these ILF users will not currently
have Direct Payments set up with the Local Authority.

5) Do you have contingency plans in case a change in Government at
the forthcoming election alters the ILF funding situation?.

Yours faithfully,

Frank Black

FOI Officer, North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Frank Black,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

In all further correspondence please quote our reference RFI 1503034. 
Thank you for your request for information. 

 

Your request was received on 09/03/2015 and the Council is dealing with it
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  As required by
the legislation, the Council aims to answer your request promptly, but no
later than 20 working days after receipt.

 

As stated in the Information Commissioner’s guidance, Awareness Guidance
11 Time for Compliance, the 20 working day clock starts the day after the
Council received the request. This has been calculated to be 09/04/2015.

 

If the information you have requested contains reference to a third party,
then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or
not to release the information to you.

 

Very occasionally, fees may be payable for the supply of information under
the Freedom of Information Act.  This will be considered, and if fees are
payable in respect of this request the Council will contact you before
proceeding in order to be sure that you are happy to go ahead.  Any fees
that do apply must be paid before the information is processed and
released.

 

Please note that an anonymised copy of our response to your request may be
published in the Council’s Disclosure Log where appropriate.  This is a
record of responses to completed requests for information that the Council
has received and dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
Environmental Information Regulations 2004 from 6 July 2009 onwards.

 

The Council’s Disclosure Log is available online at the following address:

 

[1]http://www.northtyneside.gov.uk/foi-disc...

 

If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact
us.

 

 

From: Frank Black [mailto:[FOI #257213 email]]
Sent: 09 March 2015 08:51
To: FOI Officer
Subject: Freedom of Information request - ILF Assessements [Scanned]

 

Dear North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please could you answer the following questions with regards to the
closure of the Independent Living Fund.

1) Will you be ring fencing the ILF money passed to you to :-
a) Individual ILF Users.
b) Adult Social Care.
c) Not ring fence at all.

2) Have you received the details of how much money you are being
allocated and if so how much is that.

3) When will you be starting reassessments of ILF users and when do
you anticipate completing those assessments.

4) What arrangements are you putting in place for those ILF users
you have not reassessed by 30th June to continue funding their
current ILF care packages until an assessment has been carried
out.
Bearing in mind that many of these ILF users will not currently
have Direct Payments set up with the Local Authority.

5) Do you have contingency plans in case a change in Government at
the forthcoming election alters the ILF funding situation?.

Yours faithfully,

Frank Black

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FOI Officer, North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Frank Black,
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
 
In all further correspondence please quote our reference RFI 1503034.
 
Your request for information under the above legislation has now been
considered. Please see response attached.
 
 
Please note that an anonymised copy of this response may be published in
our Disclosure Log where appropriate.
 
This is a record of responses to completed requests for information that
the Council has received and dealt with under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 from 6th July 2009
onwards. The Disclosure Log is available online at the following address:
 
[1]http://www.northtyneside.gov.uk/foi-disc...
 
I trust that this information answers your request, but if you have any
further requests please do not hesitate to contact me.
 
If you are unhappy with the way the Council has handled your request, you
may ask for an internal review. Please contact the Information Governance
Team no later than 40 working days after the date of this letter, after
which time we will consider the matter closed.
 
Law and Governance
North Tyneside Council
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The Silverlink North
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North Tyneside
NE27 0BY
 
e-mail [2][North Tyneside Council request email]
 
Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at:
 
Information Commissioner's Office
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Cheshire
SK9 5AF
 
[3]www.ico.org.uk
 
 
 
From: Eilidh.Cook
Sent: 09 March 2015 09:46
To: Frank Black
Cc: FOI Officer
Subject: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION RFI
1503034.
 
Dear Frank Black,
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
 
In all further correspondence please quote our reference RFI 1503034. 
Thank you for your request for information. 
 
Your request was received on 09/03/2015 and the Council is dealing with it
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  As required by
the legislation, the Council aims to answer your request promptly, but no
later than 20 working days after receipt.
 
As stated in the Information Commissioner’s guidance, Awareness Guidance
11 Time for Compliance, the 20 working day clock starts the day after the
Council received the request. This has been calculated to be 09/04/2015.
 
If the information you have requested contains reference to a third party,
then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or
not to release the information to you.
 
Very occasionally, fees may be payable for the supply of information under
the Freedom of Information Act.  This will be considered, and if fees are
payable in respect of this request the Council will contact you before
proceeding in order to be sure that you are happy to go ahead.  Any fees
that do apply must be paid before the information is processed and
released.
 
Please note that an anonymised copy of our response to your request may be
published in the Council’s Disclosure Log where appropriate.  This is a
record of responses to completed requests for information that the Council
has received and dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
Environmental Information Regulations 2004 from 6 July 2009 onwards.
 
The Council’s Disclosure Log is available online at the following address:
 
[4]http://www.northtyneside.gov.uk/foi-disc...
 
If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact
us.
 
 
From: Frank Black [[5]mailto:[FOI #257213 email]]
Sent: 09 March 2015 08:51
To: FOI Officer
Subject: Freedom of Information request - ILF Assessements [Scanned]
 
Dear North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please could you answer the following questions with regards to the
closure of the Independent Living Fund.

1) Will you be ring fencing the ILF money passed to you to :-
a) Individual ILF Users.
b) Adult Social Care.
c) Not ring fence at all.

2) Have you received the details of how much money you are being
allocated and if so how much is that.

3) When will you be starting reassessments of ILF users and when do
you anticipate completing those assessments.

4) What arrangements are you putting in place for those ILF users
you have not reassessed by 30th June to continue funding their
current ILF care packages until an assessment has been carried
out.
Bearing in mind that many of these ILF users will not currently
have Direct Payments set up with the Local Authority.

5) Do you have contingency plans in case a change in Government at
the forthcoming election alters the ILF funding situation?.

Yours faithfully,

Frank Black

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Is [7][North Tyneside Council request email] the wrong address for Freedom of
Information requests to North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council? If
so, please contact us using this form:
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the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:
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manager to link to us from your organisation's FOI page.

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