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FOI Disclosure Log - May 2017

Requests responded to during May 2017

For a copy of the response given to these questions, please email FOI@NFDC.gov.uk stating the reference number.

ReferenceSubjectResponse dueCompleted dateResponse

Service: 1-Resources

FOI039031. What is your annual IT Infrastructure Budget for 2016, 2017 & 2018? 2. What storage vendor(s) and model do you currently use? 3. When was the installation date of above storage vendor(s)? (Month/year) 4. When is your planned (or estimated) storage refresh date? (Month/year) 5. What is your estimated budget for the refresh? 6. What is the capacity of the storage data in TB? 7. The total number of IT staff employed by the organization:08/05/201708/05/2017Information supplied
FOI03907The request relates to the number of Access Officers working in your council and if you have an Access Group.11/05/201708/05/2017Information supplied
FOI03912Who is the manufacturer of the telephone equipment installed within your organisation please? (for example Avaya, Cisco, Mitel etc) When was the equipment installed? When is the equipment end of life / end of contract? Who in the organisation is responsible for comms estate please?15/05/201708/05/2017Information supplied

Service: 2-Operations

FOI03923What are New Forest District Council's plans regarding central governments initiative to improve the national infrastructure for Electric Vehicle charging?16/05/201716/05/2017Information provided
FOI03924number of parking fines issued in the council's name over the last three years (from January 1, 2014 - January 1, 2017) broken down by year. • The number of appeals made against these fines, both successful and unsuccessful, broken down by year. • The total income made from the fines, broken down by year. • The top three most common reasons for a successful appeal. • The average fine paid during this period.17/05/201716/05/2017Information provided
FOI03931•How much money does New Forest District Council spend on public grass maintenance each year? •Who is responsible for this spend? Please include their name, email address and telephone number?23/05/201712/05/2017Information supplied
FOI03938•Total income from the garden waste service •Number of customers that this income relates to •Costs of collection (Staffing, vehicles etc) •Costs of administration (Staffing, ICT costs, advertising etc) •Any other direct costs •Overheads charged •Surplus or deficit arising26/05/201726/05/2017Information provided
FOI03944What is the total income from car parking ticket machines at car parks which fall under your authority?2. How much of that income was derived from 'over paying' sometimes called 'over vending'?3. Approximately how many car parking ticket machines do you have in total? 4. What is the hourly charge on the majority of your car parking ticket machines? financial year 2016/1730/05/201725/05/2017Information supplied
FOI03945Asbestos and toxic substances reported in relation to fly tipping30/05/201726/05/2017Information provided
FOI03961The name of the current pay by mobile (cashless parking) supplier? The total number of transactions processed in the last 12 months by the pay by mobile (cashless parking) supplier?Total number of paid for parking sessions in the past 12 months at all council paid for parking locations, including pay & display sessions?The end date of the current pay by mobile (cashless parking) contract including extension periods that may be available Which party is responsible for paying the Merchant Fees for the service, If this is the supplier or customer how are the fees charged or re-charged to the council?05/06/2017-Information supplied
FOI03967•Does your Authority currently have a contract(s) with any of the above companies for provision of works and/or services at any of your leisure facilities? If so, please provide the year when each of them commenced and the length of each of the contracts? •Did your Authority have in the past a contract(s) with any of the above companies for provision of works and/ services at any of your leisure facilities? If so, when did they terminate? Did they terminate on the contracts' expiry date or were they terminated early by your Authority?09/06/201712/05/2017Information supplied
FOI03968Cost of refuse collection in Fordingbridge? What penalties are in the contract (if outsourced) and how are they monitored? Are the plastic refuse sacks single use? What studies have NFDC undertaken into the refuse sack suitable for the task? What is the escalation of complaints to he NFDC refuse team?09/06/201719/05/2017Information supplied
FOI03991Gather the contact details and email address for the person or persons who deal with your cleaning contracts and staff. Primarily the details of people who work with the cleaning of council owned buildings or any outsourced cleaning you provide.22/06/201731/05/2017Information provided
FOI03998copy of your list of approved memorial masons and sculptors within your jurisdiction.26/06/201731/05/2017Information provided

Service: 3-Economy, Housing and Planning

FOI03898Homelessness temporary accommodation placements03/05/201702/05/2017Information provided
FOI03908Please provide the names of all local authority areas, outside of your own, to which you supported residents who to move during the 2016/17 financial year as part of homeless prevention activities (i.e. no main homelessness duty had been established). For each LA area please provide a count of the number of households assisted to move there.11/05/201711/05/2017Information provided
FOI03916Business Rates Accounts16/05/201703/05/2017Partial disclosure - section 40
FOI03919Env Info Regulation
5.16 Land South of Lymington, Beaufield Developments objecting to the Councils failure to allocate Land South of Lymington as a strategic Site. Copy of all documents relating to the indicative scheme referred to in the statement together with any alterations or amendments which have subsequently been made.
17/05/201710/05/2017Part refused - Reg 12(5)(e) and 12(5)(f)
FOI039221)How many council houses were a) built b) funded (be that fully or in part funded eg funding given to a third party or housing trust or the council providing land or property in lieu of cash to support a new development) and c) sold in the financial years of 2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. Can I have this broken down by year and in each year by built, funded and sold. 2) In relation to 1b, if you have funded or part funded any development(s) how much did you spend? 3)In relation to 1c how many properties worth over a million were sold? If so, a) when b) for how much c) what is the postcode of the property? 4) In relation to 1c how much was raised by these sales, in total, in each of the years? 5) The amount of these sales (if any) retained to provide one for one replacements? I'd like as an £ amount.6) a)How many servicemen and women and their families have been applied to be given priority status since your authority's introduction of the Armed Forces Covenant? b) How many servicemen and women and their families have been given priority status in applying for Government-sponsored affordable housing schemes c) What is their average wait for a home (including application process) d) what was the longest wait for a home? Can I have all this broken down year on year please? Ideally I'd not like to be pointed to a report, I'd prefer you just answer the questions above.16/05/201730/05/2017Part refused - Regulation 12 (Time Limit)
FOI03925Can you tell me the tenure mix of the homes you have submitted as Right to Buy replacement acquisitions and starts to DCLG since 2012/13 Q1? This is the figure DCLG published here, table 693 - https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tables-on-social-housing-sales Can you also tell me how many are new builds and how many are acquisitions?18/05/201718/05/2017Information supplied
FOI039321.How many council owned wheelchair accessible properties are there in total your local authority area? i.e. combined number of properties that are occupied and unoccupied. 2.What is your area's policy for providing temporary accommodation for applicants who require wheelchair accessible accommodation? 3.How many applicants requiring a wheelchair accessible property are on your waiting list? 4.How many unoccupied wheelchair accessible properties are there currently available for bidding in your local authority area? 5.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?23/05/201724/05/2017Information provided
FOI03934

Env Info Regulation
All details of all enforcement cases that have been raised against us, why they were raised and why they were closed.

17/05/201724/05/2017Part refused - Regulation 13, 12(5)(f), 12(4)(e)
FOI03939A full and up to date list of businesses that have become newly liable for business rates between the 1st April 2017 - 30th April 2017. I would like to know the business name and address, property type and the date of liability.30/05/201703/05/2017Partial disclosure - section 40
FOI03940The number of complaints received per year for Private Rented Housing. 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/1726/05/201703/05/2017Information provided
FOI03942We would like to know about any children/young people aged 16-24 who approached the council during the financial year 2016-2017, because they were homeless or at risk of homelessness.30/05/201724/05/2017Information provided
FOI039571.Total number of adult refugees resettled by your council under all government resettlement programmes 2.Total number of child refugees resettled by your council under all government resettlement programmes 3.Number of disabled adult refugees successfully resettled by your council 4.Number of disabled child refugees successfully resettled by your council02/06/201724/05/2017Information held in part and provided
FOI03962With regards to the planning permission approvals granted to Redrow homes or their subsidiary companies (specifically Harrow Estates & Bridgemere Land), can you please confirm the following in relation to their section 106 obligations & financial contribution payments over the past 15 years within your boundaries: •The name and location of the developments granted planning permission •The total amount requested in the section 106 agreements or other financial contribution requests relating to gaining planning approval. •The date that this contribution should have been or will be paid by •The amount that Redrow have paid to date, plus the date(s) payments were made06/06/201718/05/2017Information supplied
FOI03965Business rates (a) List all Commercial properties and their addresses (b) The names and addresses of the Rate payers referred to above for each property and their correspondence address (if different from the property address) (c) The billing authority reference for each property (d) The current liability payable. (e) The date the rateable occupier first became liable (f) current Occupancy status (i.e - occupied or vacant)08/06/201725/05/2017Partial disclosure - section 40
FOI03984Business Rate accounts16/06/201725/05/2017Partial disclosure - section 40
FOI03990Please provide the following details for all payments received under Section 106 planning agreements: 1. The value of the payment 2. The purpose of the payment 3. The amount of the payment that has been spent 4.The amount that has been committed, but not spent 5.The amount that has not been committed or spent 6. The amount that has been repaid 7. The reason for the repayment21/06/201725/05/2017Information supplied

Service: 4-Governance and Regulation

FOI03910Re: Six Bells, 47 - 48 Saint Thomas Street, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9ND. This is a Wetherspoons pub. We would be grateful if you could provide all documentation you hold in relation to the restaurant and the norovirus outbreak in 2014.11/05/201704/05/2017Information supplied
FOI039131. How many full time food safety and hygiene Environmental Health Inspectors do you employ?2. Please supply figures for the last three calendar years broken down by year.01/06/201716/05/2017Information provided
FOI03917most recent zoo inspection reports for every zoo in your local authority area. 2) the accompanying stocklists and mortality lists for each zoo, accompanied by relevant post-mortem results where these are provided.3) complaints made to the local authority regarding each zoo - specifically focussing on the welfare of animals and the general management of each zoo.16/05/201715/05/2017Information provided - Section 40
FOI039261) have produced, or currently intend to produce, a list of wheelchair accessible: a) taxis and b) private hire vehicles under the powers set out in S167 of the Equality Act 2010. 2) Please identify how many a) taxi and b) PHV drivers have applied for medical / physical impairment exemption under S166 of the Equality Act 2010 since S166 was commenced. If you've created a list under S167, please identify how many of the exemptions were in place before S167 and how many have been put in since. 3) Please state whether you voluntarily compiled a list of accessible taxis and private hire vehicles following the Department for Transport's guidance of 15th September 2010, which stated, in relation to section 167, "although the list of designated vehicles will have no actual effect in law until the duties are commenced, we would urge licensing authorities to start maintaining a list as soon as possible for the purpose of liaising with the trade and issuing exemption certificates". If you did produce such a voluntary list, please indicate when you did so, and provide the current list.If you have produced a list of wheelchair accessible taxis and/or private hire vehicles under S167, or are going to, please tell me the following. 4) The date the list was instated or by which you intend to do so. 5) The accessibility requirements of a taxi for it to appear on the list. 6) How you intend to enforce drivers' compliance with S165. 7) The list.19/05/201702/05/2017Information provided
FOI03927Could you please inform me how many people have been prosecuted by the Council of dropping litter in a public place over the past 2 years, or been given a fixed penalty.19/05/201715/05/2017Information provided
FOI03929Provide details of how many animals of each species are covered under each licence.For each licence, list all the species and the number of individuals covered. In each case, we will require as much information as possible to enable the species to be identified.22/05/201704/05/2017Information supplied
FOI03936Primate Licensing - 201725/05/201718/05/2017Information supplied
FOI03937Warren Farm Riding Stables any details for the current license including number of ridden horses permitted, whether or not this number can be increased without re-licensing and any other restrictions upon the establishment use wrt licensing.eg Does the NFDC license cover any restrictions on hours of use, forest access, number of ride-outs per day etc?25/05/201704/05/2017Information supplied
FOI039411.For all licensed premises a copy of the current zoo licence, showing all conditions. 2.For all licensed premises a copy of all zoo inspectors' reports produced since 2011 (this will be a maximum of 2 typically) 3.For all licensed premises a copy of all reports produced by your officers since 2011 during their annual zoo inspections.25/05/201724/05/2017Information provided - Section 40
FOI03943I am interested to find out about plans for projects run by the council/local authority which were planned to be funded by the European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund. I would like to find details of any plans or applications for funds from the ERDF and ESF- their status as at 23 June 2016 and outcomes since.30/05/201712/05/2017Information supplied
FOI03947list of all persons to whom a licence has been granted concerning access, right to use or similar rights in respect of Church Lane, Burley. In addition to the list I wish to see the terms and therefore to receive a copy of each licence. Please expedite confirmation of whether or not there is any licence in favour of Burley Wagon Rides and a copy of any such licence. The Old Vicarage Church LaneBurley BH24 4BD30/05/201730/05/2017Information not held
FOI03948A list of all properties that have any credit balance on their business rates account The account number The account holder The property address including postcode Billing authority reference number The current balance Account start date30/05/201703/05/2017Part refused - Section 40
FOI03950information regarding any business your organisation has awarded to Hardscape Products Limited www.hardscape.co.uk Company Number 02986234 • Contract Amount / Spend • Details of the contract requirement • Name, title and email address of the person who awarded the contract31/05/201704/05/2017Information provided
FOI03952how much your authority has invested in commercial property in the following years: 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 to date01/06/201705/05/2017Information provided
FOI03953(a) List all non-domestic properties and their addresses. (b) The names of the Rate payers referred to above for each property (excluding all the personal information). (c) The billing authority reference number for each property (Not the account number) OR where possible, the UARN (Unique Authority Reference Number) (d) The date the rate payer became liable for the bill (e) Details of what reliefs, if any, the rate payer receives (Mandatory, Discretionary, Exempt) (f) The rateable value for 2010 and where possible the draft 2017 rateable value Can you also please make sure this information is as up-to-date as possible at the time of receiving the request01/06/201725/05/2017Partial disclosure - section 40
FOI03956A list of council buildings that are laying empty and/or unused as at the date of this FOI request?A list of your council buildings that are for sale as at the date of this FOI request?A list of your council buildings that will be coming up for sale within the next 12 months starting from the date of this FOI request?Copies of the official council minutes relating to the last four meetings of your council's property committee?02/06/201712/05/2017Information supplied
FOI03993Asset Register23/06/201725/05/2017Refused - Section 21

Service: Multiple Services

FOI03899Contracts/Agreements relating to the supply of Gas which may include the following: • Natural Gas Supply • Gas Heating / Boiler Maintenance • Installation of Gas Central Heating Systems 2. Contracts/Agreements relating to the supply of Electricity which may include the following: • Street Lighting • Electricity Supply (Half Hourly) • Electricity Supply (Non Half Hourly) • Corporate Electricity Supply 3. Contracts/Agreements relating to the supply of Water which may include the following: a. Supply of Water b. Waste Water Contract Information- For each of the types of the contract that I am requesting please can you send me the following information. Please remember if there is more than one provider can you please split the contract information up for each individual provider? 1. Unique Contract Key: Please can you provide me with a unique reference quote that relates to each contract. 2. Current Provider: If there is more than one provider please split the contract information individually. 3. Annual Average Spend: Please can you send me the average spends over the last three years. Approximate spend is also acceptable. 4. Contract Duration: Duration of the contract/agreement and can you please include any extension periods that could be executed 5. Contract Commence Date: The date the contract/agreement commenced 6. Contract Expiry Date: The date the contract/agreement expired 7. Contract Description: A brief description of the contract of what support/service in involved 8. Responsible Officer: Who within the organisation is responsible for this contract. Please can you send me the full names, actual job title, internal contact04/05/201708/05/2017Information provided
FOI039551.How many assaults were reported against your housing staff in the year 2016/17? 2. How many of the assaults were verbal? 3. How many of these assaults were physical?02/06/201725/05/2017Information supplied

Service: Not NFDC

FOI03946"Next steps on the NHS five year forward view" (NHS England, March 2017) "Five year forward view" (NHS England, October 2015) What steps, if any, your organisation has taken to implement a: Footprint Sustainability and Transformation Plan; Sustainability and Transformation Partnership; Accountable Care System; Accountable Care Organisation; What plans you have to implement any or all of the above and the proposed timescale for doing so and decision-making processes to be followed in doing so. Any documentation or instruction that you have received from NHS England describing the action your organisation is required to take, or may take, to establish the above organisations and/or otherwise to implement the new care models described in the Next steps on the NHS five year forward view and the Five year forward view.01/06/2017-Information not held
FOI03949Does your authority commission any form of local education provision for 19 to 25 year old students with complex learning difficulties? If so, what is it? 2. Does your authority commission any form of education provision for 19 to 25 year old students with complex learning difficulties outside the local authority area? If so, where do you send these students? 3. Are you planning to expand your provision for 19 to 25 year old students with complex learning difficulties? 4. Are you planning to reduce your local provision or reduce your allocation of student places, for 19 to 25 year old students with complex learning difficulties, commissioned outside your local authority area?30/05/201703/05/2017Information not held
FOI03951How many scheme members have transferred out of your defined benefit pension scheme into cash or money purchase31/05/201705/05/2017Information not held
FOI03958Name and email address of your Mental Health Commissioner or Mental Health Children's Projects Manager?05/06/201705/05/2017Information not held.
FOI03959Please can you tell me how much funding your 'health protection' budget (part of the Public Health budget) has received for 2017/18. Please also tell me how much funding the health protection budget received in 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17.05/06/201705/05/2017Information not held.
FOI03964School Crossing Patrol Service07/06/201710/05/2017Information not held
FOI03966social care commissioner responsible for domiciliary care. a copy of your current service specification / contract for your domiciliary care service08/06/201710/05/2017Information not held
FOI039691. Whether the council has paid a private agency or agencies to provide at-home-care for the elderly and/or infirm within the last 12month period for which information is available. 2. Details of which agency/agencies were used during the last 12 month period for which information is available. 3. How much money was paid to each agency/agencies in fees during the last 12 month period for which information is available.09/06/201712/05/2017Information not held.
FOI03978I would like to inquire about what investments your councils pension fund has in arms manufacturers. Specifically I would like a list of arms companies that the pension fund invests in and how much each investment is worth.These would include investments in companies such as, but not limited to: BAE Systems, Thales Group, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Halliburton and Lockheed Martin.13/06/201717/05/2017Information not held
FOI03980The number of potholes reported within your local authority area in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (to date), broken down by year.2. The minimum depth and width (in inches or cm) a reported pothole must be in order to be recorded as a pothole by your local authority.3. The number of potholes repaired within your local authority area in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (to date), broken down by year.4. The amount of money the local authority has spent on repairing potholes within your local authority area in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (to date), broken down by year.5. The amount of money the local authority has spent in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (to date), broken down by year, on paying compensation to claimants where vehicle damage was caused by potholes/damaged road surfaces.14/06/201717/05/2017Information not held
FOI03992email us any policy, strategy, directive or similar document which sets out how Special Educational Needs and Disabilities provision is funded at an individual level, eg. banding, maximum spend per child?22/06/201730/05/2017Information not held
Updated: 8 Sep 2017
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