Dear Barnet Borough Council,
Dear Sir / Madam
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I would like to request the following information. I am happy to receive the information electronically by email.
How many different guardian companies are currently being used by the council to protect vacant property?
How many council owned residential properties are occupied by guardians?
How many council owned commercial / mixed-use properties are occupied by guardians?
The total money spent by the local authority in the last financial year on contracts awarded to guardian companies to secure local authority owned residential properties occupied by guardians?
The total money spent by the local authority in the last financial year on contracts awarded to guardian companies to secure local authority owned commercial / mixed-use properties occupied by guardians?
How much revenue was received by the council from contracts where guardian companies occupied council owned property in the last financial year?
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In order for the council to respond to your request we need clarification
The total money spent by the local authority in the last financial year on
contracts awarded to guardian companies to secure local authority owned
commercial / mixed-use properties occupied by guardians?
Could you please specify what you mean by this? Do you mean officer time?
Please give more detial as this is too vague.
Your request will be put on hold until we recieve this clarificaiton.
Our reference: 3927996
Thank you for your request for information received on 28 September 2017.
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