Dear Hillingdon Borough Council,

I would be grateful for the following information:

1. How much money have you spent on implementing a pre-payment card system for social care service users over the last five years?
2. How much money have you spent on other consultancy support to manage social care budgets over the last five years?
3. Have you raised council tax to pay for social care costs?
4. Do you have a Social Care Charging policy? If so, pleased attach it.
5. Please attach a copy of your Direct Payments Agreement.

Yours faithfully,

Rachel O'Brien
Inclusion London

SCH FOI, Hillingdon Borough Council

Dear Rachel O'Brien,
I  am writing in response to your request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 , received 13/01/2020

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 we have 20 working days to
respond to your request.  Therefore the deadline for our response
is 10/02/2020

 

If we require further information or clarification from you in order to
assist us in responding to your request, or if we require a fee to be paid
before we can respond we will contact you shortly.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Michelle Barber

Members Liaison Officer /FOI Officer

Resident Services

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FOI ., Hillingdon Borough Council

Dear Rachel O'Brien 

 

I am writing in response to your request for information below.

 

Please see the council's response below

 

Question Response
1. How much
money have
you spent on
implementing
a
1 pre-payment Prepaid cards with our current supplier were implemented in December 2014 so
card system nothing has been spent on implementation in the last five years.
for social
care service
users over
the last
five years?
2. How much Financial Year       £ 
money have
you spent on 2014/15 197,524 
other
consultancy 2015/16   99,724 
2 support to
manage 2016/17 113,993 
social care
budgets over 2017/18 342,261 
the last
five years? 2018/19 145,428 
3. Have you
raised
council tax
3 to pay for No
social care
costs?

 
4. Do you
have a
Social Care
4 Charging [1]https://www.connecttosupporthillingdon.o...
policy? If
so, please
attach it.
5. Please
attach a
copy of your
5 Direct [2]https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XFZw...
Payments
Agreement.

 
 

 

If you wish to request an internal review of our response you should
write, within 2 months, to:

Office Managing Partner, Legal Services, Civic Centre, High St, Uxbridge,
UB8 1UW (or via email to [3][Hillingdon Borough Council request email] marked for the attention
of the Office Managing Partner).

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

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information Commissioner’s
Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Regards

 

Data Protection &
Freedom of Information Officer
Legal Services (3E 04)
London Borough of Hillingdon
Civic Centre
High Street
Uxbridge
UB8 1UW
T: 01895  556351
On Fri, 17 Jan 2020 at 11:53, SCH FOI <[4]sch[Hillingdon Borough Council request email]> wrote:

Dear Rachel O'Brien,
I  am writing in response to your request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 , received 13/01/2020

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 we have 20 working days to
respond to your request.  Therefore the deadline for our response
is 10/02/2020

 

If we require further information or clarification from you in order to
assist us in responding to your request, or if we require a fee to be
paid before we can respond we will contact you shortly.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Michelle Barber

Members Liaison Officer /FOI Officer

Resident Services

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Dear Hillingdon Borough Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Hillingdon Borough Council's handling of my FOI request 'Social Care Policies'.

Thank you for your response - however, the link you gave as your answer to question five leads to a google document that I do not have permission to access. Please could you provide a link that is publicly accessible.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/s...

Yours faithfully,

Rachel O'Brien

FOI ., Hillingdon Borough Council

Dear Rachel O'Brien

 

Thank you for your email

 

Your request for internal review will be carried out by the Office
Managing Partner, Mr Egan, who you revert back to you in due course

 

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.     

 

Kind regards

Data Protection &
Freedom of Information Officer
Legal Services (3E 04)
London Borough of Hillingdon
Civic Centre
High Street
Uxbridge
UB8 1UW
T: 01895  556351

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FOI ., Hillingdon Borough Council

1 Attachment

Dear Rachel O'Brien 

 

I am writing further in response to your request for information below.

Please see attached in relation to question 5, apologies for any
inconvenience this may of caused

 

If you wish to request an internal review of our response you should
write, within 2 months, to:

Office Managing Partner, Legal Services, Civic Centre, High St, Uxbridge,
UB8 1UW (or via email to [1][Hillingdon Borough Council request email] marked for the attention
of the Office Managing Partner).

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

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information Commissioner’s
Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Regards

Data Protection &
Freedom of Information Officer
Legal Services (3E 04)
London Borough of Hillingdon
Civic Centre
High Street
Uxbridge
UB8 1UW
T: 01895  556351
On Mon, 10 Feb 2020 at 15:47, FOI . <[2][Hillingdon Borough Council request email]> wrote:

Dear Rachel O'Brien 

 

I am writing in response to your request for information below.

 

Please see the council's response below

 

Question Response
1. How much
money have
you spent on
implementing
a
1 pre-payment Prepaid cards with our current supplier were implemented in December 2014 so
card system nothing has been spent on implementation in the last five years.
for social
care service
users over
the last
five years?
2. How much Financial Year       £ 
money have
you spent on 2014/15 197,524 
other
consultancy 2015/16   99,724 
2 support to
manage 2016/17 113,993 
social care
budgets over 2017/18 342,261 
the last
five years? 2018/19 145,428 
3. Have you
raised
council tax
3 to pay for No
social care
costs?

 
4. Do you
have a
Social Care
4 Charging [3]https://www.connecttosupporthillingdon.o...
policy? If
so, please
attach it.
5. Please
attach a
copy of your
5 Direct [4]https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XFZw...
Payments
Agreement.

 
 

 

If you wish to request an internal review of our response you should
write, within 2 months, to:

Office Managing Partner, Legal Services, Civic Centre, High St,
Uxbridge, UB8 1UW (or via email to [5][Hillingdon Borough Council request email] marked for
the attention of the Office Managing Partner).

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

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information Commissioner’s
Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Regards

 

Data Protection &
Freedom of Information Officer
Legal Services (3E 04)
London Borough of Hillingdon
Civic Centre
High Street
Uxbridge
UB8 1UW
T: 01895  556351
On Fri, 17 Jan 2020 at 11:53, SCH FOI <[6]sch[Hillingdon Borough Council request email]>
wrote:

Dear Rachel O'Brien,
I  am writing in response to your request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 , received 13/01/2020

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 we have 20 working days to
respond to your request.  Therefore the deadline for our response
is 10/02/2020

 

If we require further information or clarification from you in order
to assist us in responding to your request, or if we require a fee to
be paid before we can respond we will contact you shortly.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Michelle Barber

Members Liaison Officer /FOI Officer

Resident Services

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