ILF Assessements

Frank Black made this Freedom of Information request to Blackpool Borough Council

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Dear Blackpool 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
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

Customer First, Blackpool Borough Council

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Tara Robinson, Blackpool Borough Council

Dear Mr. Black,

Thank you for your e-mail FOI request as detailed below; this is now
receiving attention.

The reference number is: 150235

Kind Regards,

Customer Relations Team
Blackpool Council

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Dear Tara Robinson,

Please can you chase up this request.

Yours sincerely,

Frank Black

Tara Robinson, Blackpool Borough Council

Dear Mr. Black,

Thank you for your e-mail chasing the status of your FOI request, reference 150235.

Unfortunately, the member of staff dealing with your request is now on long term sickness leave. We have assigned your request to another member of staff and are currently awaiting a response. Please be assured that we are doing everything we can to get this response back to you as soon as possible.

In the meantime, if there is anything else I can help you with, please do not hesitate to contact me at:

[email address]

Kind Regards,

Tara Robinson
Customer relations Team
Blackpool Council

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Tara Robinson, Blackpool Borough Council

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Date: 22/04/2015

Mr. Frank Black, Our Ref: FOI/F3/ASC/FB
[1][FOI #257436 email]
Direct Line: 01253 477700

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Dear Mr. Black,




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information you requested on 10^th March 2015.


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