Tendering Process for People with a Learning Disability Applying for Residential Care

The request was successful.

Dear Blackpool Borough Council,

Would you please furnish me with the following information.

1. Since April 2014 how many adults with a learning disability applying for residential care has Blackpool Borough Council offered for tender on the internet to care providers?

2. How many of these people lacked capacity?

3. How many adults with a learning disability has Blackpool Borough Council successfully placed through the tendering process since April 2014?

4. How many of those successfully placed lacked capacity?
Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Michelle Daly

FOI, Blackpool Borough Council

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Blackpool Council

 

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Customer Relations, Blackpool Borough Council

Dear Ms Daly

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information that we received on 16 December 2016. Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

You will receive the information you have requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Act, subject to any exemptions that may apply.

You should note that the Act defines a number of exemptions that may prevent disclosure of the information you have requested. If any of the exemption categories apply, the information will not be disclosed. If there are references to a third party, they may be consulted prior to a decision being made on whether or not to disclose the information. You will be informed if either of these is applicable, including your rights of appeal.

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If appropriate, the information will be provided in paper copy, normal font size. If you require another format, e.g. audio, large print, translation or CD, please let me know.

If you have any queries you can contact me or write to: FOI, PO Box 4, Blackpool, FY1 1NA, or email us at [Blackpool Borough Council request email]. Please remember to quote your reference number when you contact us.

Yours sincerely

Customer Relations Team
Blackpool Council | Number One | Bickerstaffe Square | Blackpool | FY1 3AH
Post to: Blackpool Council | PO Box 4 | Blackpool | FY1 1NA
T: 01253 477700
W: www.blackpool.gov.uk

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Dear Customer Relations,

The 20 working days allowed to respond to my FOI request has now exceeded. Would you please provide information requested.
Thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Michelle Daly

Information Governance, Blackpool Borough Council

Dear Ms Daly

Please accept my apologies that we have missed the 20 day deadline for responding in this case.

I hope to be able to send you this information shortly.

Once again, I apologise for the delay and will endeavour to respond in full by the end of the week.

Many thanks

Information Governance Team
Governance and Partnership| Blackpool Council | Number One | Bickerstaffe Square | Blackpool | FY1 3AH

Post to: Blackpool Council | PO Box 4 | Blackpool | FY1 1NA
T: 01253 477477
E: [email address]

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Information Governance, Blackpool Borough Council

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Dear Ms Daly

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – INFORMATION REQUEST

I am writing to confirm that we have now completed our search for the information you requested on 16.12.2016. Please accept my apologies for the delay in responding.

A copy of the information that you requested is attached.

The legislation allows you to use the information supplied to you for your own personal use. Please be aware that any commercial use or other use such as publication or sale may be a breach of copyright under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 unless you obtain the copyright holder’s prior permission.

Not all of the information that the Council supplies to you that is subject to copyright, will be the Council’s copyright. You should seek consent from the Council or the copyright holder as appropriate. If you wish to reuse the information supplied you should contact the Council for advice on this.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request you may ask for an internal review and you should submit this in writing to: FOI Internal Review, Blackpool Council, PO Box 4, Blackpool, FY1 1NA. Your request for internal review should be submitted within 40 working days of receipt by you of this response.

If you are not happy with the outcome of the review, you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office for a decision. You can contact the Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, (www.ico.org.uk).

If you have any queries about this letter you can contact me, or write to: FOI, PO Box 4, Blackpool, FY1 1NA, or email us at [Blackpool Borough Council request email]. Please remember to quote your reference number when you contact us.

Yours sincerely

Information Governance Team
Governance and Partnership| Blackpool Council | Number One | Bickerstaffe Square | Blackpool | FY1 3AH

Post to: Blackpool Council | PO Box 4 | Blackpool | FY1 1NA
T: 01253 477477
E: [email address]

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Dear Information Governance,

Thank you that is wonderful news! Well done Blackpool.

Yours sincerely,

Michelle Daly

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