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FOI Disclosure Log - January 2012

Requests responded to during January 2012

For a copy of the response given to these questions, please email stating the reference number.

ReferenceSubjectResponse dueCompleted dateResponse

Service: Customer and Financial Support Services

FOI00593List of private empty properties and a list of Council or public body/company owned empty properties.04/01/201204/01/2012Part refused - Section 40
FOI00608Addresses of residential empty properties of which the council has knowledge.19/01/201212/01/2012Part refused - Section 40
FOI00620Business rates accounts that meet the following criteria: Overpayment/credit for any financial year. Accounts where write on has been used since 01/04/00. Rate payer name if a company. Address of property concerned. Amount of overpayment/write on. If possible the period/financial year relating to overpayment03/02/201219/01/2012Information provided
FOI00631Have you paid local housing allowance direct to private landlords in the 2011-2012 financial year?If so, to how many private landlords have you paid LHA direct and what are their names?Have the landlords agreed to reduce their rents in return for receiving LHA direct? If so by how much?10/02/201217/01/2012Information provided

Service: Environment Services

FOI00615Is the rubbish or recycling collected by or on behalf of the council is sent abroad to be recycled? If so, how much (in weight) per year and what proportion is this of the total rubbish collected by your council? What cost to the council is involved in this? Where is the rubbish/recycling sent? What reassurances have been sought by the council that the rubbish is actually recycled abroad and not put into landfill?27/01/201219/01/2012Information not held - Advised and assisted
FOI00616Policies in regards to the collection and disposal of deceased animals from roads and public areas . Specifically animals that may be pets (cats etc). Are animals scanned for a microchip? Is there a policy for contacting owners if there is an ID tag present? Is there a policy for recording details of the collection? How are animals disposed of? Are animals remains stored for any period of time to enable owner collection?27/01/201227/01/2012Information provided

Service: Housing

FOI00609How much the council has spent on accommodating statutory homeless people in B&B and hotel accommodation in (i) 2010 and (ii) 2011? Has the council had to resort to using hotels to accommodate the statutory homeless in 2010 or 2011?23/01/201216/01/2012Information provided
FOI00617Total number of council houses for which the Council is the landlord. Total number of council houses currently managed by housing associations. details of asbestos data held for council houses and those managed by housing associations. Details of any proposals regarding future asbestos audits on your council housing.30/01/201204/01/2012Information provided
FOI00642Please provide a copy of your most recent social housing fraud strategy. Request also includes various questions regarding social housing fraud.17/02/201226/01/2012Information provided

Service: Human Resources

FOI00632The number of full time staff directly employed by the local authority, excluding schools, as of 01/01/2012. The number of part time staff directly employed by the local authority, excluding schools. as of 01/01/2012.10/02/201226/01/2012Information provided
FOI00635How much did your authority pay in pension strain charges in respect of early retirements and retirements on ill-health grounds of employees in the financial years 2008/9, 2009/10, & 2010/11? How many early and ill-health retirements required the payment of pension strain charges in the financial years 2008/9, 2009/10, and 2010/11?14/02/201231/01/2012Information provided

Service: Legal & Democratic

FOI00600How many times has this local authority authorised operations or investigations under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (Ripa) in periods 01/12/08 - 30/11/09, 01/12/09 - 30/11/10, 01/12/10 - 30/11/11.13/01/201212/01/2012Information provided
FOI00611How much was spent/is projected to be spent for electoral registration and electoral services within your authority for the financial years 2008/09 to 2012/1323/01/201209/01/2012Information provided
FOI00621Information in relation to your civic support function. Total number of engagements undertaken by the mayor and deputy mayor for 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11. What were the annual budgets for those years. Do they travel outside your authority's area. Total number of staff employed for those years. Pay scales and copies of job descriptions for all officers who support them.03/02/201223/01/2012Information provided

Service: Multiple Services

FOI00603Contact details for all your Commissioners, Heads of Service, Assistant Directors Executive Directors, Contracts Managers, Procurement Managers and Councillors18/01/201212/01/2012Information provided - refused part, Section 21
FOI00606How many staff have been made redundant or are projected to be in the following years: 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2014/15? What are the council's total budget in the years stated above? Is the council closing any of the following services in the above period? Swimming pools/leisure centres, Sure Start Centres, Libraries.18/01/201212/01/2012Information provided
FOI00610List of properties which are owned or controlled by the local or national government and available for rent, lease or sale in the New forest District Council areas. Please note I am interested in the properties which has D1, C2 and C2A use only.25/01/201213/01/2012Information provided
FOI00618For each building in the authority which is used primarily as office space for council employees, please supply the following: Building identification, Postcode, Net Internal Area of the building, Number of staff, Tenure, Operational costs for the last year excluding any rent.31/01/201219/01/2012Information provided
FOI00619Details about 'celebrity' appearances at council-run talks, events, conferences, dinners etc over the last five years.01/02/201212/01/2012Information provided
FOI00639The number of times the Authority hired a private investigator in financial year 2010/11, The cost of each hire, The reason for the hire and what activities the private investigator undertook each time.15/02/201224/01/2012Information provided

Service: Not NFDC

FOI00623How many schools in your area have police officers regularly at the school's site? Please give the total number of schools which had a police presence every year for the last four academic years.07/02/201210/01/2012Information not held
FOI00624How much funding your local authority received in 2009-10 and 2010-11 and how much you are expecting for 2011 - 2012 from central government towards respite care/short breaks?07/02/201210/01/2012Information not held

Service: Performance & Strategic Development

FOI00598Marchwood Industrial Estate 2008 Blast Zone12/01/201209/01/2012Information provided

Service: Planning & Transportation

FOI00605Confirm if a complaint/allegation of harm was received from a member of the public.17/01/201205/01/2012Information provided
FOI00607Highways Search Data - Access and Cost. Planning & Building Control Regulations, Copy of Documents - Access and Cost.20/01/201224/01/2012Information provided
FOI00634Seeking information with regard to the method of construction of a dwelling known as Brookside Cottage, Collyers Road, Brockenhurst, SO42 7SE13/02/201218/01/2012Information not held - advised and assisted
FOI00636Seeking the Council's opinion into which Land Use Class the specific processes of "boning" and "cutting of carcasses" would fail to be considered. The Council's approach to determining the Land Use Class of projects, specifically its approach to judging whether a particular proposal falls within Class B1 or B2.13/02/201224/01/2012Refused - not a valid request

Service: Property Services

FOI00612The amount spent by the Council on electricity for each of the past three financial years; The number of smart meters in use on Council premises; Details of any other energy saving measures the Council currently has in operation, inc costs & estimated savings. The name and contact details of the Council employee responsible for reducing energy consumption.19/01/201203/01/2012Information provided
FOI00613Contact details (email and phone number) for the following members of staff within the council. Electrical Engineering Department, Personnel/contacts responsible for lighting specification, Personnel/contacts responsible for building/refurbishment project teams.26/01/201204/01/2012Information provided
FOI00633How do NFDC procure its computer consumable requirements (Printer/Fax Ink & Toner Cartridges/ Data Storage items such as LTO DLT and USB encrypted flash drives) Details of any contract/framework agreement you have in place or which you may utilize and when this is planned to be reviewed or expire?13/02/201217/01/2012Information Provided

Service: Public Health & Community Safety

FOI00614Information about any person who has died with no known next of kin from 25/08/11 to the date of response. The date passed away, post code region or local area of their home address they died, date on which information was referred to the Treasury Solicitor.26/01/201223/01/2012Information provided
FOI00622A list of all public health funerals in the last 4 weeks which have been referred or are in the process of being referred to The Treasury Solicitor Department or Duchy of Lancaster within the last 7 weeks. Name of deceased, date of death, last known address and approx value of estate.06/02/201226/01/2012Refused - Section 22, 31 and 14(2)
FOI00625Risk rating scores regarding visits to all NFNPA Marque members.07/02/201230/01/2012Information provided
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