Temporary & Emergency accommodation

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Dear Leicester City Council,

Dear Sir or Madam,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide me with details and copies of the following:

Can you please provide me with information on the following

1) Does the Council currently operate any form of supplier framework for
a. Temporary Accommodation-
b. Emergency Accommodation-

2) If the Council does operate a supplier framework, please provide the supplier list
a. Temporary Accommodation-
b. Emergency Accommodation-

3) Does the Council has management agreements with providers?
a. Temporary Accommodation-
b. Emergency Accommodation-

4) What are the rates council pay for providers with in the borough and outside the borough ( Example: self-contained nightly rate, single/double/triple/quadruple room nightly rate)
a. Temporary Accommodation-
b. Emergency Accommodation-

5) During the financial year of 2016/17, what has been the actual spend of:-
a. Temporary Accommodation –
b. Emergency Accommodation -

6) During the financial year of 2016/17, what has been the actual spend of “spot purchases” or housing placements that were not purchased on the supplier list(if one does exist)
a. Temporary Accommodation –
b. Emergency Accommodation -

7) What has been the number of placements in the financial year of 2016/17 broken down into temporary and emergency accommodation?
a. Temporary Accommodation-
b. Emergency Accommodation-

8) During the financial year of 2016/17 how many placements were above the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rate?
a. Temporary Accommodation –
b. Emergency Accommodation –

9) Please can you provide me with a hierarchy of the team that comprises the Housing Department with full names, contact details and job roles?

I understand that under the Act I am entitled to a response within 20 working days of your receipt of this request. Some parts of the request may be easier to answer than others. Should this be the case, I request that you release information as soon as possible.

If my request is denied in whole or in part, I ask that you justify all deletions by reference to specific exemptions of the act. I will also expect you to release all non-exempt material. I reserve the right to appeal your decision to withhold any information or to charge excessive fees.

I would prefer to receive the information electronically. If you require any clarification, I expect you to contact me under your section 16 duty to provide advice and assistance if you find any aspect of this FOI request problematic.

My contact details are below, please acknowledge receipt of this request, and I look forward to receiving the information in the near future.

Yours faithfully

[name removed]
Platinum Assist Limited
390 Centennial Park
Centennial Avenue
Elstree
Herts WD6 3TJ
T: 0333 103 7177
F: 0333 103 7077
E: [email address]
www.platinumassist.com

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Website:                        [1]www.leicester.gov.uk        

E-mail:                           [2][Leicester City Council request email]   

Our Ref:                         FOI 14463

Date:                              29^th September 2017

 

[name removed]

[3][FOI #434698 email]        

 

Dear Mr Goodkind,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

 

Thank you for your email of 28^th September 2017 requesting information
about temporary and emergency accommodation.

 

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days. 

 

If you have any queries about this request do not hesitate to contact me.
Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance & Risk Team

Leicester City Council

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Dear Mr Goodkind

 

Please find attached Leicester City Council’s response to your recent
Freedom of Information request.

 

Regards

 

Iain Harrison

Information Governance & Risk Manager

Email: [1][Leicester City Council request email]

 

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