Temporary Accommodation - Nightly Rates

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Dear Plymouth City Council,

1. How many properties do you currently have on Temporary Accommodation?

2. Please can you advise us on the maximum that is paid per night for a Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, 3 Bed & 4 Bed.

3. Who are your largest 5 suppliers and how much do you pay them on average every month?

4. If we were to supply accommodation on this basis, please can you give us contact names and telephone numbers of the procurement team.

Yours faithfully,

Sid Shekhavat

FOI People, Plymouth City Council

Dear Mr Shekhavat


FOI Reference: 928481


Thank you for your request for information about Temporary Accommodation -
Nightly Rates. Your request was received on 23 February 2021 and is being
dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.


We will aim to provide a response to your request within the statutory
timescale of 20 working days, by 23 March 2021, however, we would ask for
and would appreciate your understanding and patience, where this is not
possible at the present time.


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the Council’s resources have being
refocussed to prioritise protection and support of the people and
businesses of Plymouth, and the continuity of our essential services. This
means that in the meantime, there will be less staff available to assist
with your request. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


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Mel Hayward
Freedom of Information Representative
Community Connections

Plymouth City Council
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