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FOI Disclosure Log - July 2013

Requests responded to during July 2013

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ReferenceSubjectResponse dueCompleted dateResponse

Service: Customer and Financial Support

FOI01358Addresses of any empty properties that are privately owned, council owned or commercial of which you have knowledge and the names of the owners of those properties if known. I do not require any information covered by the Data Protection Act.02/07/201325/06/2013Refused - Section 31 and 40
FOI01359How many parking tickets has the council area given out in the years: 2010 to 2013. amount of money raised from parking tickets by council area. road name where most parking tickets given out in the years: 2012 & 2013. cost of the average parking ticket by council area (broken down by council or private) number of drivers lodged compensation claim over the past five years for damage to car as a result of towed by the council. amount paid out in compensation to drivers for tow damage08/07/201302/07/2013Information provided
FOI01368Debt collection and enforcement practices. Does the council have a corporate debt strategy? If so, please provide a copy. What is the council's complaints procedure for residents who have a grievance over a bailiff's actions, other than referring them to the bailiff company? Does your equality strategy cover debt collection? If no payment arrangement is made how long after sending the final reminder do you usually issue a liability order? How much do you usually charge for a liability order?16/07/201303/07/2013Information provided
FOI01379Details on the amounts being spent on housing benefits for the top ten claimant families listed for your council. Information on the amount of families claiming housing benefits and a general overview of where they reside within the wards of your council borough (preferably in map form). include information on average house prices and/or private sector rent for those areas. list of amounts spent on housing benefits between Jan 1997 to June 201323/07/201310/07/2013Information provided
FOI01381How many parking tickets has the council area given out in the years: 2012 and 2013 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The number of parking tickets issued on a single yellow line on a Sunday in 2011, 2012 and 2013. The road name (per council area) where most parking tickets are issued on a Sunday. The road name (per council area) where most parking tickets are issued on a single yellow line on a Sunday. The number of CEOs working (on average) on Monday23/07/201318/07/2013Information provided
FOI01389All properties within your Billing Authority area with a credit held on the account The fields required are all non-personal; Primary Liable Party Name (Business Name) Full Property Address,Postcode,Billing Authority Reference Number (Assessment Number),Current Rateable Value,Credit Amount,Date Credit Applies To26/07/201328/06/2013Information provided - Part refused Section 40
FOI01393I am attempting to quantify the proportion of properties within the Burley Parish Council area that are second homes.26/07/201301/07/2013Information provided
FOI01394The total value of capital assets transferred from the 'general fund' to the 'housing revenue account' during each of the following three financial years: a) 2010-11, b)2011-12, C)2012-13. The total value of capital assets transferred from the 'housing revenue account' to the general fund during the same years stated above.26/07/201312/07/2013Information provided
FOI01395Company name, addresses and rateable values of all current non-domestic rates assessments that are occupied within your billing authority. the names of the liable party of those properties that are vacant within your billing authority. the relevant billing authority reference number as referred to in all the above.30/07/201323/07/2013Part refused - Section 40
FOI01400How many households were in arrears with their council tax at the end of each month since April 2012? Please include June 2013, the most recent monthAt the end of each month since April 2012 what was the total amount of council tax arrears? Please include June 2013, the most recent month. For those households who fell into arrears on or after April 1st 2013 against how many have you issued a summons?02/08/201309/07/2013Information provided
FOI01412Credits held on your records for ratepayers in respect of payment of Business Rates. Ratepayer name, address, credit amount and the financial year the credit sits in. This would only be for Limited Companies (corporate) and Government Bodies and not for individuals (sole traders, partnerships).07/08/201331/07/2013Information provided
FOI01413How many fixed penalty notices (parking tickets) have been issued in accordance with parking contravention code 48 (stopping in restricted area outside a school) in the following years: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012. How many fixed penalty notices (parking tickets) have been issued in accordance with parking contravention code 99 (stopping on a pedestrian crossing and/or crossing area marked by zig-zags) in the following years:2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 201209/08/201318/07/2013Information provided

Service: Environment Services

FOI01428Information regarding the Council bid for money from the Government's Weekly Collection Support Scheme.15/08/201330/07/2013Information provided
FOI01430Grounds maintenance contract title. Date contract commenced & completion date (provisions for extensions). Estimated annual revenue of contract. Current provider. Name of the person within your organisation responsible for the grounds maintenance contract renewal process.16/08/201323/07/2013Information provided

Service: Executive Management Team

FOI01375Local Asset Backed Vehicles (LABVs) Has the council entered into a LABV? If so, What is the name of the LABV and when was it formed? What is the remit of the LABV? What were the council's objectives when entering into the LABV? Have these objectives been achieved?If not, Has the council ever considered entering into a LABV? If so, why did you not proceed with the vehicle? Has the council entered into any other form of property-led joint venture? If so, what?22/07/201315/07/2013Information provided

Service: Housing

FOI01384Homesearch Allocation List - Numerical information on the number of approved current applications by people for inclusion on the waiting list for social housing in Burley. The average length of wait for allocation from time of application. Is it possible to let me have the breakdown of figures (if any) between those waiting in High and Priority categories as well as those who have applied through their "local connection with the parish"24/07/201319/07/2013Information provided
FOI01386The total number of refuge accommodation places available at any one time (whether in use, or not) in your local authority in each of the following financial years: 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14. The number of local authority funded refuge places available in your local authority area in each of the following financial years: 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14. The total amount of money spent providing those places in each of the following financial years: 2009/10, 2010/125/07/201303/07/2013Information not held
FOI01398The allocation your local authority receives from government via the DFG for the financial years 2009/10 through to the current financial year.How much the local authority spends on funding adaptations to homes for the financial years 2009/10 through to the current financial year on top of the DFG grant.The proportion of funding that people with dementia and their carers receive in each financial year from 2009/10.01/08/201311/07/2013Information provided

Service: Human Resources

FOI01328How many individuals have been appointed to directly support lead members, cabinet members and political groups? What are the job titles and salary grades of those appointed? How many members of staff are allocated to support each of New Forest political groups? What is the yearly cost to New Forest for employing individuals to support lead members, cabinet members and political groups? Please highlight the relevant cost associated to each political grouping.19/07/201305/07/2013Information provided
FOI01354Up-to-date version of your estates/facilities/capital projects organisational structures including names, email addresses, telephone numbers and reporting lines where possible.Total spend on both agency (temporary) workers and permanent recruitment fees by the estates/facilities/projects departments over the last 2 years.04/07/201304/07/2013Information provided
FOI01361Information held relating to HR service within your authority. responding to questions included.08/07/201308/07/2013Information provided

Service: ICT Services

FOI01372Information with regards to the organisation's Local Area Network (LAN) environment. The organisation's Local Area Network (LAN) including private contracts, which may include the following: Individual Support and Maintenance, Managed & Cabling.18/07/201316/07/2013Information provided
FOI01418If your IT is not totally Outsourced then how many individual Staff (headcount)are employed within your IT Department?To which Company or Companies are the following areas of IT Outsourced:Infrastructure?Desktops/Laptops/Thin Clients? Systems Development/Applications Management?13/08/201322/07/2013Information provided
FOI01434Please provide information on the vendor used, license expiry and license cost for each of the following IT Security areas within the Council:1. Desktop Anti-Virus 2. Email Exchange 3. Email Gateway 4. Web Gateway 5. Mobile Device Management 6. Hard Disk / Removable Media Encryption 7. Firewall / VPN19/08/201324/07/2013Information provided

Service: Legal & Democratic

FOI01347View file regarding allotments in Marsh Lane, Lymington02/07/201302/07/2013Part refused - Section 42 and Section 36
FOI01385List of all New Forest District Council land and property holdings. In addition, please provide electronic mapping data showing all available boundaries of New Forest District Council land and property holdings.24/07/201324/07/2013Part refused - Section 22
FOI01422What was the percentage change in your D-Band council tax level for 2013-2014. When setting the Council Tax, which councillors voted a) For b) Against c) abstained in setting that level of tax. A breakdown of the voting by political parties and political council groups.13/08/201319/07/2013Information provided

Service: Leisure Services

FOI01410Key financial performance indicators of New Forest District Council's leisure centre portfolio operated by the Council.08/08/201319/07/2013Information provided

Service: Multiple Services

FOI01371How many times has your organisation been fined for losing confidential customer data during the past three years (from June 1, 2010 to present day)? How many of these instances involved the loss or theft of credit card or debit card details? How much were these fines for in total .Approximately, how many credit card or debit card transactions did your organisation process over the phone over the past 12 months?What was the approximate total value of these transactions?16/07/201301/07/2013Information Provided
FOI01387Number of homes which are/were part of a sanctuary scheme enabling households at risk of violence to remain safely in their own homes, in your local authority in the following financial years: 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13 & 2013/14. Total amount of local authority funding spent on supporting these schemes for the same period. Number of homes in your local authority currently part of the scheme also affected by the under occupancy changes to housing benefit introduced on 01 April 2013.25/07/201316/07/2013Information provided
FOI01391Bedroom tax arrears and evictions26/07/201325/07/2013Information provided

Service: Not NFDC

FOI01399In each year since 2008: 1) How many primary schools were there in your area that the council is responsible for? 2) How many primary schools were using temporary classrooms/portakabins? i) How many temporary classrooms were being used in total in primary schools. 3) How many secondary schools were there in your area that the council is responsible for? 4) How many secondary schools were using temporary classrooms/portakabins? i) How many temporary classrooms were being used in total in se01/08/201305/07/2013Information not held
FOI01404How many adults in your local authority area have been recipients of council provided adult education or training? What was the corresponding figure in 2009/2010? How much money is spent by the council on such services? What was the corresponding figure in 2009/2010?06/08/201309/07/2013Information not held
FOI01405Provision of funding for legal advice and representation for separated/ unaccompanied children in immigration cases.06/08/201309/07/2013Information not held
FOI01417We would like to understand if New Forest District Council has a Lead on their local Health and Wellbeing Board for the following disease areas: Musculoskeletal/Rheumatoid Arthritis 2) Cancer 3) Hepatitis 4) Schizophrenia If so, please provide their names13/08/201325/07/2013Information not held
FOI01424How much has been spent by your council area on resurfacing and fixing pot-holed roads in 2011/2012 and 2012/201314/08/201318/07/2013Information not held
FOI01429A copy of any documents detailing the council's policy on arranging/procuring/paying for sexual services for those in social care.15/08/201319/07/2013Information not held
FOI01440How much does the councils main catering provider spend on the ingredients for each meal for secondary school pupils - and what does this budget include. e.g. £1.15 per two-course meal, including a drink for 2010, 2011, 2012, 201322/08/201330/07/2013Information not held

Service: Planning & Transportation

FOI01355Regarding wind farm applications in your local authority since 1 January 2009.05/07/201305/07/2013Information provided
FOI01367Highlands Salisbury Road, Calmore. Copies of all documentation including transcripts of telephone calls received/made, emails and all other documentation held by you and the local authority in relation to this alleged breach including documentation justifying you to exercise your 'legal right of entry' last Monday 10th June 2013.15/07/201316/07/2013Information part refused - Regulation 13(1) 12(5)(d) 12(5)(f)
FOI01390Solar farm planning application 12/99313 at the address: Land at Office Field, Hinton, Bransgore, Hampshire I would like to know: 1. What solar panel model is used and who is the manufacturer? 2. What inverters are deployed and who is the manufacturer?26/07/201308/07/2013Information provided
FOI01392How many planning permissions did New Forest Council grant for development on GREEN BELT land during: a) The first quarter of 2013 (1 January 2013 to 31 March 2013)?b 2012/13? c) 2011/12?d)2010/11? 2) For each of the planning permissions for developments on GREEN BELT land, granted between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2013, provide: a) address of the development b) reference number of the planning application c) Whether the development included the provision of affordable housing26/07/201315/07/2013Information provided
FOI01407Please could you tell me where I can find the documentation regarding the application by Shorefield to put 30 houses on the site at West Road in Milford-on-Sea towards the end of 2012 as part of the affordable housing scheme.29/07/201303/07/2013Information provided - Section 21
FOI01419Please can you give me the number of planning applications in Kings Arms Lane, Ringwood in the past 10 years, and the reference numbers for me to find them on your planning portal online. Also include a link to the planning portal.13/08/201319/07/2013Information provided
FOI01420The traffic and pedestrian flow in Kings Arms Lane, Ringwood, in past 3 years.13/08/201322/07/2013Information held in part and provided
FOI01435What time of day was the local search request made for 70 Wainsford Road on February, 201019/08/201325/07/2013Information provided

Service: Property Services

FOI01369Environment, Flooding, & Disaster Planning. Procurement16/07/201304/07/2013Information provided
FOI01396Information about how you manage and monitor compliance of your statutory obligations under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, specifically in relation to the monitoring, management and maintenance of your Fire Alarm Systems.30/07/201304/07/2013Information provided
FOI01401Full register of Major Works contracts / Qualifying Works contracts undertaken to Residential Properties under the ownership and / or management of the Council, Housing Association or any other associated Arms Length Management Organisations (ALMO's)between January 2006 and June 2013. i. Address of each block to which works were undertaken, including full postcode ii. Date of works commencement for each contract iii. Date of works completion for each contract iv. Total value of works for each05/08/201329/07/2013Information provided

Service: Public Health & Community Safety

FOI01353How many public health funerals have been carried out by you local authority since April 2012. The deceased names (including maiden names), date of birth and death, last known address and when or if the estate will be passed onto the Treasury Solicitor, QLTR or the Duchy of Cornwall and Lancaster.04/07/201301/07/2013Part refused - S31(1)(a) and s22(1)(a)(b)(c)
FOI01373Are there any entries on the public register of contaminated land within the area covered by your council? If so please provide the address details, grid references, remediation status and site plans where possible.18/07/201316/07/2013Information provided
FOI01374Kedros House, 2 Highfield Lymington, SO41 9GB confirmation that the site is either not going to be investigated, or is considered a low priority for investigation under Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990. If Local Authority are considering further action what is the level of priority and an estimated timescale for investigation?Are you aware of the historic land use of the area?Are you considering any further action against the study site or any surrounding sites17/07/201305/07/2013Information provided
FOI01380Public health funerals - since December 2012. How many have taken place? Who was responsible for tracing the next of kin? Have next of kin been traced? What was the reason for council providing funeral? Name of deceased? Date of death? Last known address? Date of birth? Cost of Funeral? How much of the costs have been recovered? How did the Council recover costs? Have you referred to the Treasury Solicitors?23/07/201303/07/2013Part refused - Section 21, 22 and 31
FOI01383List of private water abstractions within 1km of a Shell petrol station in the New Forest. The information should include the licensee (e.g. name of business), the source of the water and the purpose of the abstraction (e.g. for spray irrigation).19/06/201301/07/2013Information provided
FOI01397How many of the following licences have been issued in the last 12 months (or alternatively, if easier to ascertain, in the 12 months to 31 March 2013)? a) Private Hire Drivers;b) Hackney Carriage Drivers (whether or not issued as a dual driver licence) c) Private hire Vehicles; d) Hackney Carriage Vehicles; e) Private hire. etc... operators. Please confirm the current application fee for each licence01/08/201331/07/2013Information provided - held in part
FOI01406Danestream Court, Milford On Sea. Would it be possible for you to forward any information regarding the land decontamination in the original planning stages?02/08/201312/07/2013Information provided
FOI01408Is land at 26 Junction Road, Totton contaminated?30/07/201319/07/2013Information provided
FOI0143314 and 16 Queensway, New Milton - Contaminated land enquiry16/08/201324/07/2013Information provided
Updated: 21 Oct 2016
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