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Imogen Farhan made this Freedom of Information request to Northampton Borough Council

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Dear Northampton Borough Council,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information.

Please could you provide me with information on the following:

1. What percentage of all new homelessness applications are being collected and reported in accordance with the new H-CLIC data requirement (Homelessness Case Level Collection) since 3rd April 2018?

a. If not all requirements are being met, what information is being collected on homelessness applications and how is this being reported to MHCLG?
b. What percentage of legacy cases are being reported through H-CLIC since 3rd April 2018?

The H-CLIC data requirements can be found here.

2. What percentage of homelessness prevention spending is spent on:

a. Advice and information
b. Early identification
c. Pre-crisis intervention
d. Preventing recurring homelessness
e. Other
f. Total spend
Definitions can be found in Government’s Code of Guidance.

3. Does the local authority monitor adherence to and judge the effectiveness of its homelessness strategy?
a. If so, how?

4. Has any training, or advice, been provided to other public services with a duty to refer following the Homelessness Reduction Act?

a. If so, what?
b. Is there different advice for different services?
c. If not, are there plans in place to provide training or advice?

5. Are there any data sharing agreements within the local authority, or with other local authorities, that aim to prevent homelessness?

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email ([email address]) and I will be very happy to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request. I would prefer to receive the information electronically.

I would be grateful if you could acknowledge receipt of this request. Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Imogen Farhan

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Good afternoon Ms Farhan

 

Please find attached the Council’s response to your recent FOI request.

 

With kind regards

 

Stephanie Everitt | Information Governance Officer

01604 838841

 

Chief Finance Officer | Northampton Borough Council,

The Guildhall, St Giles Square, Northampton NN1 1DE | 0300 330 7000

 

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