Interim, temporary and social services accommodation statistics for domestic violence survivors and NRPF families in Sandwell

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Dear Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please send me electronic copies of the following:

For the periods:

a. 1st January 2015 - 31st December 2015 and
b. 1st January 2016 - 31st December 2016

how many individuals and families owed a main homelessness duty by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council under Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996, as a result of a risk of domestic violence were placed in B&B or hotel accommodation as Section 188 (1) interim or Section 193 (2) temporary accommodation?

Of these, how many:

1. were in B&B or hotel accommodation as Section 188(1) interim or Section 193(2) temporary accommodation for between 6 weeks and 6 months?

2. were in B&B or hotel accommodation as Section 188(1) interim or Section 193(2) temporary accommodation for between 6 months and 12 months?

3. were in B&B or hotel accommodation as Section 188(1) interim or Section 193(2) temporary accommodation for over 12 months?

Please, if possible, separate this data under the two types of accommodation.

For the periods:

a. 1st January 2015 - 31st December 2015 and
b. 1st January 2016 - 31st December 2016

how many families accommodated by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council's Children’s Social Care department under Section 17 of the Children Act 1989 as a result of having no recourse to public funds were placed in B&B or hotel accommodation by the local authority?

Of these, how many:

1. were in B&B or hotel accommodation provided by the local authority for between 6 months and 12 months?

2. were in B&B or hotel accommodation provided by the local authority for between 12 months and 24 months?

3. were in B&B or hotel accommodation provided by the local authority for over 24 months?

If this request is too wide or appears unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me to enable me to refine or clarify the details.

If any of this information is already in the public domain, please direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

Thank you in advance for your co-operation and assistance.

Yours faithfully,

Miss Phillips

Sandwell MBC, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Miss - Phillips
 
 
Your request for information has been passed to an investigating officer.
 
Your reference is FS-Case-62461144
 
 
Thank you
 
Sandwell MBC

Sandwell MBC, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Miss - Phillips,
 
Information Request - FS-Case-62461144
 
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. In response to your
request I can confirm the following:
 
 
Final response attached
 
 
If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your
request, and should be addressed to:
 
Information Management Unit
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 3DE
 
Email – [Sandwell Council request email]
 
If you are not content with the outcome of an internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
 
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF
 
Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Sandwell MBC

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