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Dear Sefton Borough Council,

We are a provider of high quality accommodation and support for semi-independent living for Care Leavers 16+ based in Liverpool and have a few questions:

1) Who specifically can we contact to gain access to the portal/tender?
2) Once all mandatory documents have been uploaded and verified on your portal, how long is it before a new provider starts getting referrals?
3) Can you advise on the councils required property standards for up to 3 different tenants/occupants 16+?
4) Does the Local authority/ Childrens Trust carry out an inspection of the property before placements commence?
5) How many young people 16+ have been placed with private providers in the local authority since beginning of 2019?
5) Do you hold provider meetings? If so how can one arrange to attend one of these?
7) How often does the local authority/childrens' trust make payments to providers for services provided?
8) What is the average weekly payment amount to semi independent living providers for 16+?
9) Please supply list of standard policies & procedures the Local authority/Childrens' Trust expect from providers?
10) Apart from the placements portal, is there any other way of getting care leaver placements?

Thanks in advance,

Lewis Jones

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Information request
Our reference: 2544565

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Dear Mr Ones
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 13 June
2019 concerning semi-independent living for Care Leavers 16+. 
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 and we aim to send a response by 11 July 2019.
 
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Neil Watson
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Information request
Our reference: 2544565

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Dear Mr Ones
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 13 June 2019.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.  Please accept our
apologies for the delay.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Neil Watson
Commissioning Officer
 
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