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Dear West Berkshire 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 be 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 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 –

3) How many transport routes are there?
a. SEN Transport –
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care

4) What is the volume of people using the transport service either monthly or over an academic year?
a. SEN Transport –
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care

5) Do you use technology to monitor passenger usage of the transport service?
a. SEN Transport –
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care

6) If yes to the previous question; What is the technology and its renewal date?
a. SEN Transport –
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care

7) What is the value of the transport service spend for the following?
a. SEN Transport
b. Home to School
c. Taxi Services
d. Transport for Adult Care

8) What is the volume of spend identified/ recovered from ‘Ghost Routes’ for the pervious Academic Year? A Ghost Route is a service that has been commissioned but has no service recipients.
a. SEN Transport –
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care

Yours faithfully,

Mohin Taha

foi, West Berkshire Council

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FoI/2021/953 - 11.11 Taha

Dear Mohin Taha,

Request for information: Transport Service Information

 

Thank you for your request received 11/11/2021; we would normally seek to
respond within twenty working days, please get in contact if you have any
further queries.

 

Yours sincerely,

Jake Bushell

Information & Governance Administrator – Planning & Governance

Legal & Democratic Services, West Berkshire Council, Market Street,
Newbury RG14 5LD

DX30825 Newbury

(01635) 503869  | [1][West Berkshire Council request email]
[2]www.westberks.gov.uk

 

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Dear West Berkshire 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 be 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 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 –

3) How many transport routes are there?

a. SEN Transport –

b. Home to School –

c. Taxi Services –

d. Transport for Adult Care

4) What is the volume of people using the transport service either monthly
or over an academic year?

a. SEN Transport –

b. Home to School –

c. Taxi Services –

d. Transport for Adult Care

5) Do you use technology to monitor passenger usage of the transport
service?

a. SEN Transport –

b. Home to School –

c. Taxi Services –

d. Transport for Adult Care

6) If yes to the previous question; What is the technology and its renewal
date?

a. SEN Transport –

b. Home to School –

c. Taxi Services –

d. Transport for Adult Care

7) What is the value of the transport service spend for the following?

a. SEN Transport

b. Home to School

c. Taxi Services

d. Transport for Adult Care

8) What is the volume of spend identified/ recovered from ‘Ghost Routes’
for the pervious Academic Year? A Ghost Route is a service that has been
commissioned but has no service recipients.

a. SEN Transport –

b. Home to School –

c. Taxi Services –

d. Transport for Adult Care

Yours faithfully,

Mohin Taha

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foi, West Berkshire Council

Dear Mohin Taha,

 

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Jake Bushell

Information & Governance Administrator – Planning & Governance

Legal & Democratic Services, West Berkshire Council, Market Street,
Newbury RG14 5LD

DX30825 Newbury

(01635) 503869  | [1][West Berkshire Council request email]
[2]www.westberks.gov.uk

 

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