Safeguarding referrals received

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Michael Carroll-Owen

Dear Kirklees Borough Council,

I would like to ask the following:

Local Authorities in England & Wales Question:

Between the dates of 1st Jan 2020 and 1st of February 2021 how many safeguarding referrals* have been received from the following organisations "Department for Work & Pensions", "Centre for Health & Disability Assessments also known as Maximus", "ATOS also known as Independent Assessment Services" and "Capita"?

*Adult Safeguarding Referrals only

Local Authorities in Scotland Question:

Between the dates of 1st Jan 2020 and 1st of February 2021 how many "Adult Support & Protection" referrals have been received from the following organisations "Department for Work & Pensions", "Centre for Health & Disability Assessments also known as Maximus", "ATOS also known as Independent Assessment Services" and "Capita"?

Yours faithfully,

Michael Carroll-Owen

Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

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Regards

John Shannon
Information Governance Team
Kirklees Council, Governance Service
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Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

Dear Mr Carroll-Owen,

 

I am writing in response to your request dated 17/02/2021.  This has been
dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

You asked for the following information:

 

Local Authorities in England & Wales Question:

 

Between the dates of 1st Jan 2020 and 1st of February 2021 how many
safeguarding referrals* have been received from the following
organisations "Department for Work & Pensions", "Centre for Health &
Disability Assessments also known as Maximus", "ATOS also known as
Independent Assessment Services" and "Capita"?

 

*Adult Safeguarding Referrals only

 

Local Authorities in Scotland Question:

 

Between the dates of 1st Jan 2020 and 1st of February 2021 how many "Adult
Support & Protection" referrals have been received from the following
organisations "Department for Work & Pensions", "Centre for Health &
Disability Assessments also known as Maximus", "ATOS also known as
Independent Assessment Services" and "Capita"?

 

The Council’s response to your specific questions is set out below:

 

The answer to this one is zero.

 

If you are not content with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review.  Requests for internal reviews should
be submitted within 2 months of the date of receipt of the response to
your original request and should be addressed to the Monitoring Officer,
1^st Floor, Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield HD1 2EY. 
Alternatively, you can send an email to:
[1][email address]. 

 

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of any review you have the right
under section 50 of the 2000 Act to apply to the Information Commissioner
for a decision as to whether your request for information has been dealt
with in accordance with the requirements of the Act.  The Information
Commissioner’s website is at [2]www.ico.org.uk and gives more information
about the role and duties of the Commissioner.  The ICO telephone helpline
on 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745 is available between 9am and 5pm, Monday
to Friday.

 

Yours sincerely

 

James Dunn

Information Governance Team

Kirklees Council, Governance Service

Telephone: 01484 221000 (voice activated switchboard – please ask for
Freedom of Information)

 

For more information about how we deal with your personal data, please see
the [3]Kirklees Council privacy notice

 

 

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