Rough Sleepers and the councils budget

Mr Andrew Brian Hickman made this Freedom of Information request to Greenwich Borough Council

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Mr Andrew Brian Hickman

Dear Greenwich Borough Council,

Please supply the estimate you make of the rough sleepers for the last 2 years?

What is your budget for rough sleepers (not homeless) for those and the next year (3 years)?

Yours faithfully,

Mr Andrew Brian Hickman

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Mr Hickman

Freedom of Information request: FOI-12952

Thank you for your request dated 21 March 2018

Your request will be answered by 20 April 2018

If you have any queries about this request, please contact me, quoting the reference number above.

Yours sincerely,

Jackie Jago
Head of Corporate Services
Corporate Services
Directorate of Central Services
Royal Borough of Greenwich

020 8921 5044
 Room 20 Basement The Town Hall, Wellington Street, London SE18 6PW
www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Mr Hickman

Freedom of Information request: FOI-12117

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request, dated 27/02/2018.

Your request is currently being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will be progressed as soon as we have received the clarification requested below.

Regarding Question 1 of your request in which you ask “Please supply the estimate you make of the rough sleepers for the last 2 years”, please can you specify what you are referring to.

Please quote the reference number in your reply.

If we have not received clarification within 2 months of this email, we will close the request.

Yours sincerely,

Jackie Jago
Head of Corporate Services
Central Services
Royal Borough of Greenwich

020 8921 5044
 Room 20, Basement, Town Hall, Wellington Street, Woolwich, London SE18 6PW
www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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Mr Andrew Brian Hickman

Dear Jackie Jago,

If part of the rough sleeper budget is within the hostels budget, even if not differentiated, I require that along with outreach funding, thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Mr Andrew Brian Hickman

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Mr Hickman

Freedom of Information request: FOI-12952

Thank you for your clarification dated March 26, 2018.

Your request has been reopened and will now be answered by April 25, 2018

Yours sincerely,

Jackie Jago
Head of Corporate Services
Central Services
Royal Borough of Greenwich

020 8921 5044
 Room 20, Basement, Town Hall, Wellington Street, Woolwich, London SE18 6PW
www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Mr Hickman

Freedom of Information request: FOI-12952

Thank you for your request dated 26 March 2018

Our response is as follows:

1. Please supply the estimate you make of the rough sleepers for the last 2 years?
The Royal Borough of Greenwich Rough Sleeper estimate for the last 2 years is shown in the table below.

2016 8
2017 8

2. What is your budget for rough sleepers (not homeless) for those and the next year (3 years)?

The Royal Borough of Greenwich does not have any specific budget for rough sleepers. The Councils Homelessness Budget relates to all those who they have a duty too as set out in the Housing Act 1996 and amended by the Homelessness Act 2002. It is not possible to provide specific budget as requested in your question.

If you have any queries about this correspondence, please contact me, quoting the reference number above.

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Yours sincerely,

Jackie Jago
Head of Corporate Services
Corporate Services
Directorate of Central Services
Royal Borough of Greenwich

020 8921 5044
 Room 20 Basement The Town Hall, Wellington Street, London SE18 6PW
www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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Mr Andrew Brian Hickman

Dear foi,

I amended the request in light the information that the budget may not be separate.
Please send the budget for homeless.
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/r...

Yours sincerely,

Mr Andrew Brian Hickman

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Mr Hickman,

Thank you for your email dated April 5, 2018

We are looking into the matter, and will provide a response shortly.

If you have any queries regarding this correspondence, please contact me.

Yours sincerely,
Jackie Jago
Head of Corporate Services
Central Services
Royal Borough of Greenwich

020 8921 5044
 Room 20, Basement, Town Hall, Wellington Street, Woolwich, London SE18 6PW
www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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Mr Andrew Brian Hickman

Dear foi,

Unreasonable delay.

Yours sincerely,

Mr Andrew Brian Hickman

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Mr Hickman

Freedom of Information request FOI-12952

Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in providing a response to your email and the inconvenience this may have caused.

We have chased the directorate that is putting together the response and we hope to provide you with the information you have requested by the end of this week.

Yours sincerely,

Jackie Jago
Head of Corporate Services
Central Services
Royal Borough of Greenwich

020 8921 5044
 Room 20, Basement, Town Hall, Wellington Street, Woolwich, London SE18 6PW
 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Mr Hickman,

Freedom of Information request: FOI-12952

We apologise sincerely for the delay in providing our response, which is as follows:

The Royal Borough of Greenwich expenditure budget for all services relating to homelessness for the last 2 years is as follows,

2016/17 £8,445,320
2017/18 £9,049,130

We are unable to currently provide the expenditure budget for 2018/19 as it has not yet been finalised and published.

Please accept our apologies again for any inconvenience caused by the delay

If you have any queries about this correspondence, please contact us, quoting the reference number above

Yours Sincerely,

Performance & Information team
Directorate of Communities & Environment
Royal Borough of Greenwich

 020 8921 3943
 Room 20 Basement The Town Hall, Wellington Street, London SE18 6PW
 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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