Dear Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council,

This request for information is an attempt to seek reassurance about the safety of public buildings in the light of the findings revealed in the Inquiry commissioned following the collapse of a school building wall in Edinburgh and subsequent closure of 17 schools.
Please answer the following for each PFI/PPP schemes in the local authority area treating each scheme as a separate request.
Please provide all documents showing how your organisation has responded to the findings contained in the report on Edinburgh Schools Construction by John Cole: including, but not limited to memos, emails, minutes, reports.
I would like to understand the expertise and resource committed by your organisation to the management and oversight of PFI schemes from procurement through to ongoing contract operation. Please provide documents relating to the PFI Team(s) allocated to each project its makeup and structure of the team during each project phase. This may comprise terms of reference, organisation chart, post titles and role profiles.
Provide the deed of appointment for the Independent Certifier and any other documents setting out the scope of that role. Please confirm the level of indemnity insurance and liability period.
Please confirm whether your organisation employed a member of the Institute of Clerk of Works or an inspector of similar standing and assigned them to each construction site. If someone in this role was employed please confirm their level of qualification, the salary associated with this role and how much time was allocated to per project/site.
Please provide a list of all enforcement or improvement notices served; investigations carried out and reports commissioned into fire safety (include dates and specify who commissioned or issued these) Please provide copies of all items listed.
Provide details of all attempts to make deductions relating to structural defects for each project. Confirm the amount, what it was for, and when the deduction was made.6

Yours faithfully,

Megan Ingles

Accesstoinformation, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Megan Ingles,

 

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Freedom of Information Request 203-17.

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 23^rd May 2017, relating
to PFI PPP Safety Audit, this has been allocated reference FOI 203-17.

 

We will process your request as soon as possible and provide you with our
response within 20 working days.

 

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Josh Cockram

Records Assistant

Information Governance Unit

Legal Services

Finance and Customer Services Directorate
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

 

Tel: (01709) 222596      
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Dear Accesstoinformation,

I have not yet received a response to my request for information. 20 working days from the date of my request would have been 21st June 2017. Please could you respond to my request and provide an explanation for the delay.

Yours sincerely,

Megan Ingles

Accesstoinformation, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Megan Ingles,

Thank you for your request for information, can I take this opportunity to apologise for the delay in responding to your request. I can confirm that your request is still being processed and we will endeavour to send you the complete response as soon as possible.

Your Sincerely,

Wayne Singleton
Access to Information Officer
Information Governance Unit
Customer, Information and Digital Services
Finance and Customer Services Directorate
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
 
Tel : (01709) 255834
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Dear Megan Ingles

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information 203- 17

 

Thank you for your request for information received on the 23rd May 2017.

 

Firstly, on behalf of the Council, may I offer our sincere apologies for
the delay in responding to your request, you should have received a
response by no later than 21st June 2017.

 

However, we are now in a position to provide you with the Council’s
response to your request, please see attached.

 

Yours Sincerely,  

 

 

Wayne Singleton

Access to Information Officer

Information Governance Unit

Customer, Information and Digital Services

Finance and Customer Services Directorate

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

 

Tel : (01709) 255834

Internal From New: 55834

Internal From Old: 7455834

 

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Visit our website: [2]www.rotherham.gov.uk

 

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