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FOI Disclosure Log - September 2015

Requests responded to during September 2015

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

ReferenceSubjectResponse dueCompleted dateResponse

Service: Customer and Financial Support

FOI02881Contract with Ross and Roberts 1) The full contract agreement;2) Quality statement, signed by either by either Mr David Yates or Mr Bob Jackson (as being both executives of the NFDC);3) A fully quality plan detailing dates of audit and the necessary Corrective Actions, or Observations to confirm that R&R are in adherence with the terms of agreement.22/09/201516/09/2015Information provided

Service: Environment Services

FOI02811Off-street car parking in New Forest District Council area and their contract information.04/09/201502/09/2015Information provided
FOI02850Is your collection service delivered in-house or by an external provider?If the collection is delivered by an external provider, which company delivers this service?What is your total tonnage of waste arising?What is your current recycling %?What is your total recycling tonnage?Is your recyclable managed in-house or by an external provider?If your recyclable disposal is managed by an external provider, is this under a contract?23/09/201501/09/2015Information provided
FOI02860Name of Waste Officer at your council:3. Type of Council: Unitary District 4. part of a Waste Partnership? If so, which one: 5. What is your total amount of household waste collected (tonnes) in 2013/14?6. What is your total amount of household waste landfilled (tonnes) in 2013/14? 7. What is your total amount of household waste recovered (tonnes) in 2013/14?8. What is your total recycling and recovery rate (percentage) in 2013/14?01/10/201511/09/2015Information supplied
FOI02862The total number of sprayings - or other applications - for the purposes of weed control (or similar) authorised / carried out in public areas - eg parks, kerbs, verges, play areas - involving the use of products containing the herbicide glyphosate between January 2014 and the present day in New Forest borough/local authority.01/10/201510/09/2015Information provided

Service: Executive Management Team

FOI02836Definitive list of your budget holders along with their names and job titles. For clarification, a budget holder is anyone with budgetary authorisation to spend trusts money.Additionally we would also like to understand who are the main contacts, Managers and Directors for the following areas: Temporary Staffing, Procurement , HR. If you could provide us with their Names and Job Titles.16/09/201503/09/2015Information provided

Service: Housing and Customer Services

FOI02833How many applicants requiring a wheelchair accessible property are on your waiting list? How many unoccupied wheelchair accessible properties are there currently available for bidding in your local authority area? Does your local authority operate a policy whereby people registering on your Housing Register must have lived within the local authority area for a minimum period of time? If yes, how long is this period?15/09/201502/09/2015Refused part - section 12
FOI028451.)How much money has your local authority spent in total each month on temporary accommodation for homeless people. Please also state this on an annual basis.2.)How much money has your local authority spent each month since 1 May 2007 on Bed & Breakfast accommodation to temporarily house homeless people?21/09/201518/09/2015Information supplied
FOI028471) Details of any local connection requirements for people wishing to make a homelessness application to your council.2) Details of homelessness prevention funds or financial assistance in your borough.3) Details of specific homelessness intervention and prevention support services offered by your borough.4) Details of deposit/rent support schemes or assistance that your borough offers for people who need help securing a tenancy23/09/201522/09/2015Information provided
FOI02848Information on housing allocation scheme changes23/09/201522/09/2015Information provided
FOI02849Who deals with all queries related to the Empty Homes?2. For those who work with Empty Homes, what are the name of the staff member(s) and their contact details?3. Do the Empty Homes department need to trace the owners and/or next of kin of these properties?22/09/201511/09/2015Partial response - S31 and S22
FOI02855A full list of companies and also charities that have become responsible for the non domestic rates on a property between the dates of 12th Aug 2015 to the 31st Aug 2015 including the business name and address, rateable value and the date of liability.29/09/201511/09/2015Partial response - Section 40
FOI02858I would like an up to date and full list of businesses that have become liable for business rates between the dates 01/08/2015 to 01/09/2015. Can you pls include the business name and address, the liable party, date they became liable and rateable value.29/09/201516/09/2015Part refused - Section 40
FOI02861complete list of business addresses and their occupiers with rateable values under £12,000 that are NOT in receipt of small business rate relief also list their:property description, •actual liability (i.e. rates payable), •what date they are liable from, •any other reliefs that apply (e.g. mandatory relief).01/10/201517/09/2015Information supplied - section 40
FOI02864send an excel spreadsheet for all business premises with in your council and including the following columns: Column 1: Property Reference Column 2: Property Address (excl. Post Code) Column 3: Post Code Column 4: Ratepayer Column 5: Current Rateable Value Column05/10/201514/09/2015Partial response - S40
FOI02867A complete list of all properties within your authority including -Valuation Office Reference Code -Valuation Office Property Description -Full Property Address -Occupier Business Name (where applicable) -Current Rateable Value -Occupation / Liability Start Date08/10/201514/09/2015Partial response - S40
FOI02870All properties within your Billing Authority area where there is a credit currently held on the account.08/10/201511/09/2015Partial response - Section 40
FOI028711) A complete list of business premises that are currently occupied with Rateable values from £100 to £50,000 inclusive, that are currently NOT in receipt of Retail Relief.2) A complete list of business premises that are currently occupied with Rateable values under £18,000 that are currently NOT in receipt of Small Business Rate Relief.09/10/201516/09/2015Part refused - Section 40
FOI02872A breakdown of credit balances accrued since your earliest records, for the amounts owing to all ratepayers within your billing area.09/10/201511/09/2015Partial response - Section 40
FOI02873List 1). your empty/vacant premises reports as was effective on, 31/3/2013 List 2). your empty/vacant premises reports as was effective on, 31/3/2014 List 3). your empty/vacant premises reports as was effective on, 31/3/2015 List 4). A complete list of all new accounts from 01/04/2014 onwards that are NOT currently in receipt of Reoccupation Relief.09/10/201517/09/2015partial response- section 40
FOI02878I am looking for relate to inbound enquires from the public into your contact centre rather than sales calls or internal communications.1.Number of telephone calls per months for the past two years (and monthly average over this period)2.Percentage of calls coming from mobiles3Average handling time4.Average cost per contact and how this is calculated5.First contact resolution (FCR) rate6.Number of Full-time Equivalent personnel staffing the phones1.Number of emails per months for the past two ye13/10/201530/09/2015Information held in part and provided
FOI02892I would be obliged if you could forward the contact details of all Accredited Landlords within your council. 1. Name of Landlord 2. Address (Including Postcode)3. Telephone Number21/10/201524/09/2015Information provided

Service: Human Resources

FOI02835spend on private medical insurance for council employees in each of the financial years 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15? How many council employees had private medical insurance paid for by the council in each of the financial years 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15? What was the criteria for council employees to be eligible to have private medical insurance paid for by the council in each of the financial years 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15?16/09/201516/09/2015Information provided
FOI02863The salary, grade and scale point of the role Local Land and Property Gazetteer Custodian working within your council.The salary, grade and scale point of the role Local Street Custodian working within your council.If these posts are combined, could the above information be requested for the combined role?05/10/201522/09/2015Information provided

Service: ICT Services

FOI02830The total number of sessions (visits) made to your website. The overall "bounce rate" that is the proportion of sessions which involved only 1 pageview. The proportion of sessions on your website made on desktop devices, mobile devices and tablet devices respectively.Please confirm what system you use to measure site usage (such as Google Analytics).14/09/201502/09/2015Information supplied
FOI02853Council Cybersecurity25/09/201528/09/2015Part refused - Section 31 and 43

Service: Legal & Democratic

FOI02882amount spent on councillors' allowances and expenses in each of the following financial years: a) 2014/15 b) 2013/14 c) 2012/13 d) 2011/12 e) 2010/112. For each year, also give a breakdown of the total spend on a) basic allowance b) special responsibility allowance c) travel d) carer's allowance e) subsistence f) ICT allowance3. For 2014/15, tell me the name of the councillor who received the most in allowances and expenses and the amount he/she received15/10/201530/09/2015Information provided

Service: Multiple Services

FOI02822Does your local authority share any services with other organisations (for example ICT services like PSN network or payroll)?14/09/201511/09/2015Information supplied
FOI02823Does the local authority collaborate with other local authorities or organisations to provide services (for example ICT services like PSN network or payroll)? If so, what services and which organisations does it partner with?14/09/201511/09/2015Information supplied

Service: Not NFDC

FOI02865For the years from 2009/2010 to the most recent year's data available, please provide the following. The total number of adult domiciliary care visits commissioned by your council, broken down by year. total number of domiciliary care visits commissioned by your council of 15 minutes or less in duration, broken down by number of domiciliary care visits commissioned by your council of 10 minutes or less in duration, broken down by year.05/10/201509/09/2015Information not held
FOI02866The number of social workers currently on stress leave. The longest an individual social worker has been on stress leave. The number of social workers who went on stress leave for the following years 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13.05/10/201509/09/2015Information not held
FOI02874In relation to all schools in the local authority regarding their current broadband and filtering provision.09/10/201514/09/2015Information not held
FOI02876How many unaccompanied asylum seeking children is the local authority currently responsible for? (as at 1 September 2015, or nearest marker)How many former relevant children (i.e. former unaccompanied asylum seeking children between the ages of 18-21 years) is the local authority responsible for? How many appeal rights exhausted post-18 unaccompanied asylum seeking children is the local authority currently responsible for? (as at 1 September 2015, or nearest marker) How many UASCs can the LA acc12/10/201515/09/2015Information not held
FOI02885Any time-series graphs for rivers in/near the New Forest, hopefully including the Hampshire Avon. If possible I would like two graphs for the same location for different time periods: one during January 2014 following a period of heavy rainfall and flooding, and one for a period of 'normal' weather, for example during April 2014.19/10/201521/09/2015Info not held.

Service: Planning & Transportation

FOI02834copies of some of the documents and hopefully a little more information:-- Pages 1 and 4 of the Site Plans16/09/201515/09/2015Information provided
FOI02844RE application of works for a property - The date upon which any Building Regulations Application was made. The date upon which any Building Regulations Approval was given. The name of the Officer dealing with the Application.18/09/201516/09/2015Information provided
FOI02857What planning permissions you have approved on 23 Downton Lane Downton SO41 0LG.29/09/201501/09/2015Information provided
FOI02859H.H.&D.E. Drew Limited and Lymington Borough Council Land at Pennington - 1968 Lamdfill arrangements. Please supply copies of any agreements and other relevant documents you may have in respect of the arrangements between the Company and the Borough Council.29/09/201529/09/2015Information not held

Service: Property Services

FOI02856Please could you let me know whether your council allows circuses with animals to use council-owned land for performances? If not, can you confirm whether any ban on the use of council land is applied to circuses with all animal species or specific animal species (e.g. wild animals)?29/09/201502/09/2015Information provided
FOI02883The average time taken for the council to pay invoices submitted to it by suppliers. I would like this data for the year ending March 31 2015.If the year end (March 31) makes responding to this request difficult, please base the response on the year end in the council's latest annual report/financial accounts.16/10/201528/09/2015Information provided

Service: Public Health & Community Safety

FOI028211. How many people in your authority were provided with public health funerals in the years (financial): • 2010-11, • 2011-12, • 2012-13, • 2013-14, • 2014-15. 2. I would also like a breakdown of men and women for each year. 3. I would like to know how much the total cost was for the local authority in each of the financial years listed.11/09/201510/09/2015Information supplied
FOI02831Please provide the timetable for the public tendering of the contracts for air quality monitoring using automatic instruments, air quality data management and uploading to the air quality websites. On which public website will the tender be published and be freely available for viewing? The current programme of work far exceeds £10k per annum.15/09/201516/09/2015Information provided
FOI02840Has the Council conducted any 'Public Health Act Funerals since 01/03/15 to the Present (can you include up to the date you respond to my request)? If the answer to this question is yes, can you disclose: The full names of the deceased The date of birth of the deceased The date of death of the deceased The last known address of the deceased Whether the details of the deceased, have been/will be or are likely to be referred to the Government Legal Department (if you are not sure then can y18/09/201511/09/2015Partial response - S31 and S22
FOI02843Make and model of the DAT recorder.17/09/201516/09/2015Information not held
FOI02846Information regarding recent odour/emission complaints in relation to restaurants (Chinese, Thai, Indian etc.) within the local area. Are you able to provide me with this information, i.e. restaurant details and the date at which the compliant was made?22/09/201522/09/2015Information provided
FOI02851From July 2015 to any pending please provide details of any deceased persons you have dealt with who have no known next of kin (or you cannot find next of kin).2. Date of Death and Date of Birth.3. Last known address.4. The date passed onto TSOL or The Duchy Solicitor (plus any pending).5. The approximate value of estate. 6. Please email your response.24/09/201510/09/2015Information provided
FOI02852The minutes of the meetings of the Safety Advisory Group relating to UK Cycling's 'Wiggle' New Forest events in the years 2012 to 2015, including those relating to the meeting dated 3rd July 2015;2. All correspondence, reports and other evidential materials placed before the Safety Advisory Group in respect of UK Cycling's 'Wiggle' New Forest events in the years 2012 to 2015, including those relating to the meeting dated 3rd July 2015;23/09/201523/09/2015Information provided - Section 12
FOI02854the Zoo Licensing Act 198125/09/201515/09/2015Information provided
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