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Dear Kent County Council,

Can you please provide me with information on the following category of service (a category of service would be classed as an area of business within the Council, for example Transport or Social Care):
1) Does the Local Authority currently operate any form of supplier framework (a supplier framework would classed as a list of enrolled and accredited companies or individuals that provide goods or services to the Local Authority) for:-
a. SEN Transport –
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care -
2) If the Local Authority does operate a supplier framework, when do these frameworks run out? :-
a. SEN Transport –
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care -
3) If the Council does operate a supplier framework, how many suppliers are listed on the framework?:-
a. SEN Transport –
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care -
4) Does the Council own and operate an internal fleet of vehicles that is utilised for services such as SEN Transport or Taxi Services?
5) If so, please can you provide with the size of the fleet.
6) During the financial year of 2014/15, what has been the actual spend of:-
a. SEN Transport-
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care –
7) During the financial year of 2014/15, what has been the actual spend of “spot purchases” or Transport placements that were not purchased on the supplier framework (if one does exist):-
a. SEN Transport-
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care –
8) Does the Council utilise a technology (this could be either a piece of software or computer programme) to help commission Transport Services (these would be defined as SEN Transport, Home to School etc) for a citizen?
9) If so, when does the contract for these services expire and what has been the cost for the contract?
a. Expiration date –
b. Cost -
10) What is the size of the team that works within the Transport Department of the Council?
11) Please can you provide me with a hierarchy of the team that comprises the Transport Department with names and job roles?

Yours faithfully,

Dom Wallace

Kent County Council

Dear Mr Wallace

 

Thank you for your email below.

 

Kent County Council acknowledges your request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Assuming KCC holds this information, we
will endeavour to supply the data to you as soon as possible but no later
than 7th May 2015 (20 working days from date of receipt).

 

We will advise you as soon as possible if we do not hold this information
or if there are exemptions to be considered and/or any costs for providing
the information. Please quote our reference - FOI/15/0623 - in any
communication regarding this particular request.

 

Best regards

 

Laura Pronger | Information Access Officer | Information Resilience &
Transparency Team | Kent County Council | Room 2.71, Sessions House,
Maidstone, ME14 1XQ | 03000 416590 |
[1]http://www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-council...
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Dear Mr Wallace,

 

Thank you for your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA) 2000, relating to Transport Services.

 

I am pleased to provide the attached information in answer to your
request. 

 

If you are unhappy with this response, and believe KCC has not complied
with legislation, please ask for a review by following our complaints
process; details can be found at this link
[1]http://www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-council...
on our website. Please quote reference FOI/15/0623.

 

If you still remain dissatisfied following an internal review, you can
appeal to the Information Commissioner, who oversees compliance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Details of what you need to do, should
you wish to pursue this course of action, are available from the
Information Commissioner’s website [2]http://www.ico.org.uk/concerns.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Laura Pronger | Information Access Officer | Information Resilience &
Transparency Team | Kent County Council | Room 2.71, Sessions House,
Maidstone, ME14 1XQ | 03000 416590 |
[3]http://www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-council...
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