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FOI Disclosure Log - June 2014

Requests responded to during June 2014

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

ReferenceSubjectResponse dueCompleted dateResponse

Service: Customer and Financial Support

FOI020591) list of all current accounts on your Business Rates/Non Domestic Rates system where NO RELIEF is in payment, eg small business, charity, sports etc. 2) a list of all accounts on your Business Rates/Non Domestic Rates system, where a credit exists for a customer, including ended accounts.24/06/201417/06/2014information supplied
FOI020661.The number of households who were in council tax arrears of a) any amount and b) more than a month at any point in the financial years 1 April 2011 - 31 March 2012, 1 April 2012 - 31 March 2013, and 1 April 2013 - 31 march 2014 2.The amount written off in council tax arrears in the financial years 2011/12, 2012/13, and 2013/14 by your council 3.The number of Liability Orders obtained against unpaid council tax in the financial years 2011/12, 2012/13 and 2013/1426/06/201417/06/2014information supplied
FOI02068A list of Ltd Companies and PLC's, their addresses and name of company liable that have become responsible for NNDR from the 10th May 2014 to the 31st May 2014 throughout your authority area please.27/06/201417/06/2014information supplied
FOI02071How many 1) council tax benefit claims and 2) Housing Benefit claims have been made from self employed people in the years: i/2010/11 ii/2011/12 iii/2012/13 iv/2013/201426/06/201402/06/2014Information supplied.
FOI02076details of the credits held on your records for ratepayers in respect of payment of Business Rates.30/06/201402/06/2014information supplied
FOI02077(a) addresses and rateable values of Commercial properties that are within your District Council up to a rateable value of £11,000 who are not receiving any sort of Small Business rate relief. (b) the names of the businesses of those properties referred to in (a), or if information is covered by section 40 data protection act leave business name blank and provide the address only. (c) please advise as to whether they are currently receiving any discretionary or mandatory relief.01/07/201417/06/2014partial disclosure - section 40
FOI02079Number of occasions a member of the public has reported to you that they believed a person (or persons) has been falsely claiming benefits or lying about their living circumstances to authorities between April 1, 2012 and April 1, 2014?02/07/201418/06/2014information supplied
FOI02098All the information the Council's Business Rates team have on a company in LYMINGTON.24/06/201424/06/2014information supplied.
FOI02101A full list of businesses, either Limited companies or PLCS etc, that have either moved into a new unit or property within your authority area, that have become responsible for the business rates between the dates of 1st June 2014 to 15th June 2014.11/07/201417/06/2014information supplied
FOI02115Details of all current Rateable Value assessments between £500 and £50,000 (inclusive) and indicating which accounts are subject to no form of rate relief and which are subject to some form of relief (eg. Small Business Rate Relief, charitable or empty relief).21/07/201425/06/2014partial information supplied - section 40

Service: Environment Services

FOI02065How much money the council has received from overpayments at council car parking machines.25/06/201410/06/2014Information not held.
FOI020811)The name of the Councils Head of Parking Services 2)The name of your enforcement software (eg Si-Dem, ICPS) 3)Your third party enforcement contractor (eg NSL, Apcoa) 4)The approximate number of PCNs (Parking Control notices) issued in 201303/07/201416/06/2014information supplied

Service: Housing

FOI02049Have you treated any of your housing stock with external wall insulation? Which streets or estates have you completed the insulation programme on and what has been the cost to date? Have you got any future over-render/insulating projects planned and what budget have you allocated for this?17/06/201421/05/2014information supplied
FOI02105Do the council own any land that has a septic tank located on it that is used by a private dwelling?16/07/201419/06/2014information supplied

Service: Human Resources

FOI02041Who is your lead officer for DBS checking?How many DBS checks do you carry out each year, broken down by type eg. Standard, Basic or Enhanced?Are you a registered body at the DBS that umbrellas other organisations?Are you currently doing your DBS checks online and if so, what system do you use?Have you a contract currently with a DBS eBulk provider and if so when does the contract come to an end?13/06/201413/06/2014information supplied
FOI02072If employees are requested to inform a line manager or any other official in their department if and when they have a romantic relationship with any colleague who works in the same department.27/06/201418/06/2014info not held.
FOI020751.Which social media management tools do you use to manage your social media (e.g. hootsuite, tweetdeck, twitter, Facebook, crowdcontrolHQ etc).2.If using a paid-for service when does the contract finish?3.If using a paid-for service how much does this cost on either a monthly or annual basis?4.Which departments actively use social media in your organisation? (e.g. control room, contact centre, corporate communication).27/06/201404/06/2014information supplied
FOI02078Please provide details of any provisions in place by or available upon request from relevant persons within your local authority to: 1. assist your professionals to deal with actual or potential stress arising from court appearances on behalf of the local authority. 2. assist professionals such as social workers operate proficiently and professionally in court 3. assist social workers to operate in line with their statutory duties in public family law matters.01/07/201404/06/2014Information supplied

Service: Legal & Democratic

FOI02058A full copy with any plans of 'The head lease dated 28 February 2013 made between Her Majesty the Queen (1) The Crown Estate Commissioners (2) and New Forest District Council (3) of the foreshore of Eling Creek and Bartley Water Totton'24/06/201405/06/2014information supplied
FOI020851. How many Freedom of Information requests did New Forest District Council receive in each of the last four financial years? 2. How much money has New Forest District Council spent on responding to Freedom of Information requests in each financial year?07/07/201409/06/2014information supplied
FOI020931.The number of council personnel that have been convicted for breaches of the Data Protection Act. 2.The number of council personnel that have had their employment terminated for breaches of the Data Protection Act. 3.The number of council personnel that have been disciplined internally but have not been prosecuted for breaches of the Data Protection Act.08/07/201411/06/2014information supplied
FOI02096What service (name of supplier) do you use to log and manage FOI requests? How much is the contract? When is the contract due for renewal?09/07/201412/06/2014information supplied
FOI02117Information concerning the amount of money spent by the council on legal services in relation to supermarket planning applications in the past five financial years (2009/10 - 2013/14).22/07/201427/06/2014Information supplied

Service: Leisure Services

FOI02063a) the number of outdoor football pitches available to rent from the council (grass pitches only, not 3G or other artificial turfs) b) the cost of hiring those pitches to the consumer (I would prefer this as a flat-rate fee for hire for one match, specifying whether dressing room hire is included in the price).25/06/201429/05/2014information not held.

Service: Multiple Services

FOI02088Information on housing stock.09/07/201418/06/2014advised and assisted
FOI02109Information about housing stock16/07/201430/06/2014Information supplied

Service: Not NFDC

FOI020801.What computer system do you use to process Free School Meals? 2. How many recipients of Free School Meals do you have? (numbers, not names) 3. How many staff are solely employed in processing Free School Meals? (numbers, not names) 4.If no staff are solely employed in processing Free School Meals, how many staff are part employed in this role?02/07/201404/06/2014Info not held
FOI02094Information relating to the free school meals plan.07/07/201411/06/2014Info not held.

Service: Planning & Transportation

FOI02044In accordance with section 124 of the Localism Act 2011, has your local authority applied to the Magistrates' Court for a planning enforcement order to enforce against any breaches of planning control? If yes, how many times, provide details.17/06/201426/06/2014information supplied
FOI02047How many solar farm planning applications have been approved so far this year? how many solar farm planning applications have been rejected so far this year? how many solar farm planning applications were approved during 2013? how many solar farm planning applications were approved during 2012?17/06/201417/06/2014information supplied.
FOI02056planning application - retention of fence for a property24/06/201420/06/2014Information supplied
FOI02067Planning file26/06/201427/06/2014Information supplied
FOI020921. The amount of money spent on road safety in the following financial years: a. 2010/11 b. 2011/12 c. 2012/13 d. 2013/14 2. The amount of money allocated to spend on road safety in the current financial year (2014/15) 3. The amount of money allocated to spend on road safety in the following financial years: a. 2015/16 b. 2016/1708/07/201411/06/2014info not held.

Service: Property Services

FOI02060Data on total energy usage and (separately) electricity usage (both expressed in kWh) by your Council in the financial year 2013-14, as gathered under the Carbon Reduction Commitment or otherwise.24/06/201418/06/2014information supplied
FOI02062Name of finance and procurement management system in use at the council. Original date of purchase (finance and procurement management system). Cost of annual support and maintenance (finance and procurement management system). Other annual spend relating to the finance and procurement management system, outside the support and maintenance costs. Number of members of staff involved in the internal support of the finance and procurement management system for users and IT.25/06/201420/06/2014information supplied.
FOI02064(1)any Committee or Council reports on how the Marine Policy Statement and the draft and final East Marine Plans apply in the area of your local authority (2) any guidance that your authority has in place both internally and for the benefit of external applicants on how the Marine Policy Statement and draft and final East Marine Plans the affects decision making by your authority.25/06/201409/06/2014info not held.

Service: Public Health & Community Safety

FOI02027a report prepared by Public Health team on noise nuisance.06/06/201429/05/2014information supplied
FOI020301. A copy of food hygiene inspectors' reports or Food Premises Inspection Reports for all care, nursing, or elderly people/person's homes inspected which scored under 3, that is reports where the home scored 0, 1 or 2 on the food hygiene ratings scale.10/06/201409/06/2014Partial disclosure - section 40
FOI02052For each premises with a Zoo Licence, return a copy of the most recent annual zoo stock list (outlining births, arrivals, deaths etc. in accordance with Section 9.5 of the Secretary of State's Standards of Modern Zoo Practice).20/06/201409/06/2014part disclosure - section 40.
FOI02057Please provide details of all food tests carried out over 2013 and 2014. a) Date of test b) Number of samples tested on this date c) The type of food being tested d) In each case, where the food was from, i.e. what sort of establishment was selling it - shop, restaurant, market stall, etc e) What were you testing for, e.g. salmonella, meat identification f) what was the outcome of the test - please provide a summary of any concerns raised23/06/201420/06/2014partial information supplied - section 12
FOI02070With regards to the Air Quality Management Areas (AQMA)• What is the total area covered by your local authority (in square kilometres (km2))?• What is the total population in your local authority? • What is the exact area (in km2) covered by the AQMAs in your local authority?26/06/201424/06/2014information supplied.
FOI02074information on deceased with no known next of kin27/06/201405/06/2014partial response - section 31 and section 22
FOI02083All complaints made conceding noise and/or nuisance against the National Motor Museum, the Beaulieu Estate, and their associated entities in the last ten years, including the date, time, and nature of the complaint.07/07/201424/06/2014information supplied.
FOI020911. Does your council have any limitations on chugging - specific days, areas, etc? 2. Which local streets or roads are most used by chuggers?09/07/201416/06/2014info not held.
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