Disclosure Log – Freedom of Information Requests

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Disclosure log for the last 3 months:

IdSubjectResponse DateQuestionsResponse Files
4005
Parking Bays and Tickets
31/07/2014
Its policies and procedures for parking bays and the issue of parking tickets and permits and the location and date upon which these things were published.
4039
Empty Commercial Properties
31/07/2014
a) Addresses of all empty commercial properties that are owned by Nottingham City Council and b) The names of the contacts for those properties referred to in (a).
3955
Housing benefit payments to letting agencies.
31/07/2014
1. For each calendar year since Jan 1 2009: In total, for each of the past five calendar years, how much has the council paid to letting agencies in housing benefits?
2. For each calendar year since Jan 1 2009: 2a) How many complaints has the authority had from landlords about private letting agencies not passing on housing benefit payments from the council? b) Provide a case-by-case breakdown, stating the value of housing benefits payments the landlords claim to be owed by letting agencies, the calendar year of the complaint and the trading name of the letting agency complained about.
3. For each calendar year since Jan 1 2009: 3a) How many complaints has the authority received from tenants about private letting agencies not passing on housing benefit payments from the council to their landlords? b) In each case, state the value of payments the tenants say their landlords are owed in housing benefits from the council, through private letting agencies, the calendar year of the complaint and the trading name of the letting agency complained about.
4045
Food Waste
31/07/2014
Data relating to the amount food waste processed by the local authority in recycling, landfill or any other waste stream by Nottingham council each month.
3954
Rateable Values of Commercial Properties.
31/07/2014
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) Advise as to whether they are currently receiving any discretionary or mandatory relief.
3981
Recycling and Waste Management
30/07/2014
1. . Please provide details of the kerbside and HWRC recycling service the Council provides including; a. Who collects and/or owns the recyclables; b. How the recyclables are collected (including the type of the container they are collected in); c. What happens to them after collection, including details of any bulking stations, and end re-processors; d. How many households are using the current scheme; e. How often is collection (both residual and dry scheme);
2. . Please provided details of the contracts in place for the recycling services, including; a. Start date, termination date, any extensions available; b. Company; c. Revenue.
3. If the Council operates a Material Recovery Facility, please provide; a. Input material details b. Capacity c. Current capacity utilisation
4. Does the Council require the materials collected for recycling to be recycled in the UK?
5. Does the Council have any plans to change the current collection system or materials collected?
6. Please provide contact details of the Councillor whose portfolio includes waste management and recycling.
7. Please provide contact details of the Council employee responsible for managing the waste management and recycling contracts.
8. 8. Please send minutes of any meetings at which the Council discussed current or future recycling and/or waste management services within the last 12 months. If this is not possible then a link to the minutes is sufficient.
3868
Revenues & Benefits contractors/temporary staff.
30/07/2014
1. How do you procure for temporary Revenues & Benefits contractors/temporary staff.
2. If by your own framework: a) The titles and content of the relevant frameworks. b) Who is on the current frameworks. c) The start and end dates of the frameworks. d) Any possible extension periods to the frameworks. e) The name and contact email of person responsible for the frameworks.
3. Current suppliers of agency/contract staff within Revenues & Benefits, current number of agency/contract staff within Revenues & Benefits and job titles.
4. Total spend on agency/contract staff in 2013 within Revenues & Benefits and breakdown per supplier.
3941
Fostering - Sibling Groups
30/07/2014
Between April 2013 and March 2014, how many sibling groups did your local authority place in foster care, how many individual children did this involve, were split up in foster care by your local authority, how many individual children did this involve:- Sibling groups means two or more children that are full blood relatives, half siblings or step siblings.
3948
IT maintenance in schools.
30/07/2014
The amount spent by the Local Education Authority on IT maintenance in schools, in each year over the past five years.
3953
Teacher and Support Staff Maternity Pay Scheme.
30/07/2014
Information on the local authority's teacher and support staff maternity pay scheme: a) The occupational maternity pay breakdown and who is eligible for over. b) Terms and conditions of your maternity pay.
3966
Hardware maintenance and costs
30/07/2014
Breakdown of the hardware maintenance and costs, a list of the models of the physical servers, storage devices, tape libraries, network switches and routers under support contracts, the cost and duration of said contracts, with start and end dates and service level associated with the equipment, supply the names of the suppliers of aforementioned support services and the name of the person/s in your organisation responsible for the maintenance support contracts.
3969
Danny's Tattoo Studio
30/07/2014
1. Confirm whether there were any more recent tests undertaken as these results are from 18/12/2012.
2. Do you undertake samples annually or just randomly.
3. Have you ever received any complaints or reports with any concerns from members of the public in respect of Danny's Tattoo Supplies?
4. Have any investigations into any complaints or reports with concerns regarding health and hygiene ever been carried out at Danny's Tattoo Supplies.
3950
Public Health Grant
30/07/2014
As an amount and a percentage of your total public health grant, how much of your public health grant did you spend in 2013/14 in total as a combination.
3958
Tenders for your authority
30/07/2014
Request for either a daily or weekly "feed" form you or access to your daily/weekly archive, the information is all information relating to Tenders for your authority, from Publication of Tenders, Prior information notices, and RFP's right through to Contract award notices.
3951
Obesity
30/07/2014
Provide the following information for your local authority for every year, from 2010 onwards: a) What is the number of cases where "obesity" has been cited in a child protection investigation? b) What is the number of cases where "obesity" has been cited in a child protection plan? c) How many of the cases where "obesity" has been cited, led to court proceedings? d) How many cases where "obesity" has been cited have led to a care order after court proceedings?
4075
Foster Care Allowance - Rates
30/07/2014
Please could you tell me your 2014-15 weekly foster care allowance, NOT including any fee/reward element for foster carers, for: a) 0-4 year olds; b) 11-15 year olds.
3987
Ice Rink and Arena Income
30/07/2014
Supply a detailed breakdown of income, expenses and overheads at the National Ice Centre for the past 5 years.
3957
Children in Need Assessment/Housing
30/07/2014
1. In 2013 how many 16 and 17 year olds presented to the city council in need of housing, of the above, how many 16 and 17 year olds were referred to social services for a child in need assessment, how many were assessed as being a child in need.
2. So far in 2014 how many 16 and 17 year olds have presented to the city council in need of housing? Of the above, how many 16 and 17 year olds were referred to social services for a child in need assessment? Of the above how many were assessed as being a child in need?
3938
Local authority's use of the Court of Protection.
29/07/2014
Local authority's use of the Court of Protection, information is for a research project examining the impact of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the deprivation of liberty safeguards on public authorities, evidence on how often local authorities use the Court of Protection and how much it costs them and about how the court's welfare jurisdiction impacts on their resources for the year April 1st 2013 - March 31 2014.
3936
Nottingham City Council spend on consultants.
29/07/2014
1. How much Nottingham City Council has spent on consultants in 2012/13, with a month-by-month breakdown, what departments these consultants were used, and for what projects, how much each particular consultancy fee was for each project, when that fee is over £40,000 and for 2013/14?
2. How much Nottingham City Council spend in total on agency staff fees in 2012/13, giving a month-by-month breakdown and for 2013/14?
3935
Land and property owned by your local authority.
29/07/2014
Details of land and property owned by your local authority which is vacant or not currently in use by the local authority - split by the number of sites and the cumulative land area the sites cover. Provide the data in a spreadsheet format with four columns providing the following information: a) Number of local authority land and/or property sites that are vacant and/or not in use by the local authority. b) Area of (a) in sq km. c) A subset of (a) showing the number of land and/or property sites not in use by the local authority, but being utilised by another organisation. d) Area of (c) in sq km.
4049
Children in Need
29/07/2014
Figures for these: a) How many young people aged 16-17 presented themselves as homeless in the city in 2013? b) Of those 16-17 year olds, how many of those received a Child In Need assessment? c) Of those individuals, how many were deemed to be children in need?
4027
Tram gate
28/07/2014
Details of how many fines have been issued to people driving through the tram gate on Goldsmith Street in Nottingham, the total amount to date and also how many have been issued in 2014.
4046
Business Rates
28/07/2014
A list of every single business/company that have recently become responsible for the business rates starting between the 15th July 2014 to the 31st July 2014, the name of the business and the address, the liable party, date they became responsible, and type of prem whether it be offices, garage, pub etc.
3929
Council Vehicles
25/07/2014
How many vehicles does the council operate.
3989
Illegal subletting in social housing.
24/07/2014
1. The level of illegal subletting in social housing for the calendar years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 to date, if the information is not recorded in calendar years, provide it in financial years: a) How many investigations the council has carried out into illegal subletting of council housing since 2010. b) How many how properties have been recovered from illegal tenants since 2010. c) How many criminal convictions the authority has secured against tenants illegally subletting its properties since 2010.
2. How much illegal subletting costs the authority on a yearly basis, in investigations, court costs, legal fees, eviction charges, wasted housing benefits, if a specific figure is not available, provide an estimate.
3823
Child Protection Services.
23/07/2014
1. For each year since 2008/9, the number of section 17 and section 20 arrangements that were agreed in regard to children aged under 11 years and aged 11 years and over.
2. For each year since 2008/9, the number of section 47 child protection plans that were undertaken in regard to children aged under 11 years and aged 11 years and over.
3. For each year since 2008/9, the number of section 31 care orders that were granted in regard to children aged under 11 years and aged 11 years and over.
4. Does the council have a team focused specifically on monitoring section 17 and section 47 arrangements concerning children aged 11 years and over (i.e. does not deal with cases under the age of 11 years)? If not, when did the council last operate a separate team focused solely on children aged over 11 (or teenage children broadly)?
4010
'No Stopping' Signs
22/07/2014
What time & date was logged for the erection of the 'no stopping' signs that were placed on Abbeyfield Road (near junction with Thane Road), Lenton NG7 2SZ. To enable roadworks to be carried out on or around wed 16th July 2014.
3912
Freedom Of Information Requests.
22/07/2014
Provide a list of the outstanding FOI requests and dates due for response.
3995
Street lights in Nottingham
22/07/2014
How much are you paying for the new street lights in Nottingham and how much did each light pole cost?
3907
Parking Tickets
21/07/2014
How many parking tickets/penalty charge notices (PCNs) were issued to non-UK registered vehicles and drivers, of the number of parking tickets issued to non-UK vehicles/drivers, how many were paid, provide an overall revenue figure per calendar year for the said tickets, provide figures for the number of tickets given to foreign vehicles which were not paid, the time period is between 2009 and 2013 and break it down by calendar year.
3456
NCC Site Ownerships
18/07/2014
1. Do Nottingham City Council own St Georges former school on Launder Street, what date was the transfer of ownership and what purpose is it being used for
2. Do Nottingham City Council own Mundella Buildings, Green Street What date was the transfer of ownership and what purpose is it being used for
3. Do Nottingham City Council own Arkwright Community Gardens land what is the value and what rent if any do the group pay to use this
4. What involvement did the council have in the transfer of The Embankment - to Meadows Partnership Trust please provide copies of any emails or letters relating to this
3905
CCTV cameras.
18/07/2014
The number of CCTV cameras your council has operated in each calendar year from 2008 - 2014, the year that your council installed its first CCTV camera(s), the number of cameras be broken down between those cameras within public buildings (e.g. offices and car parks) and those cameras located in public spaces such as town centres and public parks.
3939
Dog Fouling
18/07/2014
How many fixed penalty notices for dog fouling have been handed out by Nottingham City Council in 2011, 2012, 2013, and thus far in 2014, how many fixed penalty notices have been handed out by Nottingham City Council in 2011, 2012, 2013, and thus far in 2014, how many complaints has Nottingham City Council received about dog fouling in 2011, 2012, 2013, and thus far in 2014 and how many people have been prosecuted following Nottingham City Council taking legal action for dog fouling in 2011, 2012, 2013, and thus far in 2014?
3986
Capital and Integrated Transports Schemes
18/07/2014
Can you please supply the Capital and Integrated Transports Schemes' schedule showing individual schemes, their street location and budget costs for 2014-2015 for your area. Please include any carried forward schemes from previous years that have not been completed. I look forward to receiving this information within the statutory timeframe. Thank you
3930
Telephone Maintenance contract
18/07/2014
Contract information with regards to the organisation's telephone system maintenance contract (VOIP or PBX, other) for Hardware and Software maintenance and support.
3946
Trading Standards
18/07/2014
a) How many complaints have been made to you regarding homeopathic remedies or services in the past 3 years? b) List the traders against whom complaints have been made and the number of complaints made against each. c) Provide a breakdown of the categories in which these complaints were made. d) Specify the outcomes of these complaints broken down by type of enforcement action taken, if any. e) Was enforcement action taken against a single trader on more than one occasion? If so, list these traders and specify how many times they have been the subject of enforcement action and the type of enforcement action that was taken. f) Do you have a written policy that would be applicable to homeopathic treatments? If so, provide a copy.
3922
School's Supply Spending
18/07/2014
Amounts paid by each school in your Local Authority directly on supply cover (as would be recorded for Consistent Financial Reporting purposes under code E02), also to third parties in relation to agency supply staff (as would be recorded for Consistent Financial Reporting purposes under code E26), data for the 2013/14 financial year detailing: a) School URN. b) School DfE Number. c) School Name. d) E02 Direct Supply Spend Total. e) E26 Agency Supply Spend Total, broken down by individual supplier and sort the schools by type i.e. Primary, Secondary and SEN.
3898
2011 Riots
17/07/2014
1) What action has been taken against individuals that were identified as being involved in the 2011 riots? 2) There was speculation that authorities would look to evict individuals, and the families of individuals involved in the 2011 riots, did your authority serve any Notice to Seek Possession orders to rioters? 2a)If so, how many were successful? 2b)Of those that didn't end up with eviction, what was the reason for not fully pursuing the NOSP? 3) Did those identified as being involved in the 2011 riots face any other loss to benefits? 3a)If so, which benefits were withdrawn? 3b)Have these benefits since been reinstated? 4) What proportion of those identified as being involved in the 2011 riots lived in social housing?
3927
Penalty Charge Notices.
17/07/2014
The number of all Penalty Charge Notices (parking and bus/tram)issued from June 10th 2013 to June 10th 2014.
3932
Free early education entitlement scheme.
17/07/2014
Research into the cost of delivering the free early education entitlement schemes for two, three and four-year-olds with the aim of contributing to ongoing discussions on how to ensure the long-term sustainability of these schemes and in turn, how to tackle the cost of childcare.
3965
Street works Opening permit
17/07/2014
In terms of the New Road & Street Works Act for information on which Utility had an opening notice/permit to carry out street works (excavation) opposite or near to 101 Cardale Road, Nottingham, NG3 7BP, go back as far as possible, give the date of when and if any resurfacing works been carried out by yourselves.
3933
Taxi driver licences.
17/07/2014
Full details of the number of taxi driver licences issued to individuals with previous criminal convictions in the past 7 years include: a) The number of licences issued to drivers with past convictions since January 1 2007 up until the date this request was received provide yearly breakdowns. b) Full details of past convictions - inc: the nature of the crime committed, the years in which offences were carried out and length of sentence served etc.
3980
Landlord Incentive Schemes
17/07/2014
1. 1. Does your council offer a ¿landlord¿s incentive scheme¿ to letting agents and agencies? By ¿Landlord Incentive Scheme¿, I mean any scheme or project where letting agents are paid extra by the authority to house local families at risk of becoming homeless. 2. If so, on how many occasions and how much money has the council paid letting agents and agencies though such schemes? Please provide a breakdown of the figures, by calendar year, since January 2009.
2. . On how many occasions has the council paid letting agents and agencies through such schemes, where the tenant has subsequently been evicted? Please provide a breakdown of the figures, by calendar year, since January 2009, including the amount initially paid to the letting agent through the scheme. Please provide the date that payment was made, the date of subsequent eviction and the reason for eviction.
3. 4. In cases where the council paid letting agents and agencies through the scheme and the tenant was subsequently evicted, how much money did the council recover? Please provide a breakdown by calendar year since January 2009.
3928
Disabled Facilities Grant.
16/07/2014
1. In your local authority, how many people applied for the Disabled Facilities Grant during each financial year from 2009/10 through to 2013/2014?
2. How many of these did the Council assess as eligible for the Disabled Facilities Grant during each year from 2009/10 through to 2013/2014?
3. How many home adaptations funded by the Disabled Facilities Grant did your local authority complete during each of these years from 2009/10 through to 2013/2014?
3924
Children's Centres.
16/07/2014
1. How many children's centres does the council manage directly?
2. How many external children's centres does the council fund?
3. What is the spend per head on internal children's centres?
4. What plans do you have to change children's centre service provision?
3893
Community Welfare Support Grants.
16/07/2014
Surveying all Councils with their policy on the provision of Community Welfare Support Grants: a) What are your current arrangements for discharging your welfare provision in respect of furniture and electrical items? b) Do you have a provision for clothing? c) What is your spend (£) for the current financial year to date? d) What is the budget for the current financial year to date? e) What is the budget for the current financial year and for the next financial year? f) How long do you expect to have this provision in place? g) Details of any retailers (High Street, Online, Charity etc.) that you currently use to support your provision. h) The name of the Budget Holder/Scheme Manager and email contact details.
3961
Free childcare places for disadvantaged two-year-olds.
16/07/2014
1. How many two-year-olds in your region will be eligible for a free childcare place under the government's free early years entitlement initiative on 1 September 2014? 2. How many places do you expect to be available at early years settings for eligible two-year-olds on 1 September 2014? 3. How many early years settings do you expect to be providing places for eligible two-year-olds on 1 September 2014? 4. How many of those places will be provided by 'good' early years settings on 1 September 2014? 5. How many of those places will be provided by 'outstanding' settings on 1 September 2014?
3923
Zero Hours Contracts.
15/07/2014
The number of staff you employed on 26th June 2014 on zero hours contracts.
3886
Payment time to suppliers.
15/07/2014
The average time taken for the council to pay invoices submitted to it by suppliers, this data broken down in to 12-month periods ending March 31, data going back five years (with data commencing from 2009/10) if not able three years of data (from 2011/12) or supply two years of data (2012/13 and 2013/14). If the year end (March 31) makes responding difficult, base the response on the council's annual report/financial accounts.
3895
Private hire taxis.
15/07/2014
Number of prosecutions for private hire taxis that have been plying-for-hire when not booked and number of complaints for private hire over charging members of the public.
3897
Gifts and Hospitality.
15/07/2014
A complete record of all the gifts and hospitality offered to, or accepted by, your employee's, a copy of the register or its contents for the past two years, in a table with the following field categories: a) Date of gift/hospitality offered. b) Date accepted. c) Recipient's name. d) Donor's name (individual and/or company). e) Type of gift/hospitality. f) Value.
3894
Disability Friendly Housing.
15/07/2014
Disability friendly housing in respect to the area covered by your local authority, include figures for both publicly and privately funded/owned properties, specify which you are providing if both figures are not available and where we refer to 'supported living' we are referring to; housing for people with a disability (which the tenant rents or owns) with support options available and provided by the same, or a separate organisation, this would not include residential care services and or 'shared lives' (adult placement) schemes.
3909
Sure Start Staff.
14/07/2014
How much each Sure Start Children's Centre in Nottingham spends each year on temporary or supply staff with the most recent figures.
3992
Zoo licensing procedures
14/07/2014
1. Confirm whether or not you have any zoos operating in your area and, if so, provide me with the name and (if applicable) any dispensation that has been granted to the zoo (for example, under s.14 of the Zoo Licensing Act 1981 or s.4 of the Zoo Licensing Regulations for Northern Ireland).
2. For any zoos which have been granted a dispensation under zoo licensing regulations, the date when the zoo's dispensation status was assessed to ensure that it is still relevant.
3. For every zoo for which such information is held, could you provide me with the following for a period beginning the 1st January 2008 and ending 1st July 2014: a. Current and historic zoo licences (including any conditions attached to the licences). b. All zoo inspection reports (formal, informal and special). c. Any available pre-inspection audits. d. All animal stocklists held by the council. e. Any correspondence between the zoo and the local authority with regard to licensing. f. Copies of any "Directions" issued to the zoo under ss.16 - 16C of the Zoo Licensing Act 1981 or ss.17 - 19 of the Zoo Licensing Regulations for Northern Ireland for failure to comply with licence conditions.
4. In addition, if any of the zoos also hold licences under the Pet Animals Act 1951 (England, Wales, Scotland only), could you provide me with (for the same period as above): a. Current and historic pet shop licences (including any conditions attached to the licence). b. All inspection reports.
3910
Traffic Regulation Order.
14/07/2014
TMP 7080 RP in respect of the objections made to the proposed traffic regulation order, provide a copy of the report containing these (portfolio holder for planning and transportation) and a transcript of the decisions.
3971
Maintenance Schedule
11/07/2014
Maintenance schedule for repairs to the pavement on Wroxham Drive, Wollaton for the past 24 months.
3982
Non Domestic Rates
11/07/2014
I would like a full list of companies, whether LTD or PLC that have become responsible for the NDR within your council area between 1st July to the 15th July 2014. On the list I would like to include the business name, address, date they started to pay the NDR on that particular property and RV if possible please
3877
External/3rd party hosting contract.
11/07/2014
1. Software as a Service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor or service provider and made available to customers over a network, typically the Internet.
2. E-commerce hosting is a business that furnishes merchants with solutions for selling their merchandise online. The merchant is typically billed monthly for using space on the hosting company's server. Software is also leased for online order processing. E-commerce hosting businesses usually manage all the technical facets of commercial website development and maintenance for their clients. E-commerce hosting can also include electronic data interchange (EDI).
3. Exchange Hosting is a service in the telecommunications industry whereby a provider makes a Microsoft e-mail box and space available on a server so its clients can host their data on the server. The provider manages the hosted data of its clients on the server.
4. Web Hosting is the activity or business of providing storage space and access for websites.
5. VOIP Hosting is a methodology and group of technologies for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, such as the Internet. Other terms commonly associated with VoIP are IP telephony, Internet telephony, voice over broadband (VoBB), broadband telephony, IP communications, and broadband phone service.
6. Contact Centre: A hosted contact centre offers all the utilities associated with running a customer service outfit with a pay-as-you-go plan. This means that managers don't need to buy prohibitively expensive hardware, instead they can add software as needed and get deeper in their involvement as they grow.
7. Unified communications is the integration of real-time communication services such as instant messaging, presence information, telephony, video conferencing, data sharing, call control and speech recognition with non-real-time communication services such as unified messaging.
3548
Nottingham council HS2 related expenditure
11/07/2014
1. I would like to know what information is held about high speed rail (HS2) activity and expenditure undertaken by or for the city council since 1 January 2009.
2. Could you please list what documents have been created, what external consultants (including legal and PR) have been engaged, the purposes for which they were engaged, and how they were selected.
3. Is there an itemised expenditure list.
3913
Disability-Friendly Housing.
11/07/2014
The provision of accessible housing for disabled people in your area.
3945
Dogma, 9 Byard Lane, Nottingham, NG1 2TJ.
11/07/2014
Provide information from your Food Safety team regarding the registration of the food business during period 11th November 2013 to 3rd January 2014.
3887
Grass Verges
11/07/2014
How often the council cuts grass verges, and how much this costs, has the council in the last five years, reduced or increased the number of times it cuts its grass verges, if there has been a change, why and if the change has been to save money, how much has been saved.
3900
Sickness Absence.
10/07/2014
On behalf of the City of Cardiff Council much like to compare our sickness absence management against Core City English Authorities and share best practice such as:- a) Sickness information for your authority as a whole. b) Sickness information of FTE days lost per person broken down by service area, in the area of waste services i.e. refuse workers/cleaning workers etc, highlight which service area these posts are in if it is not easily identifiable by the name. c) The age profile for the Council and for the service area of waste services. d) Do you have a different sickness policy for manual workers compared to office workers, given the more intensive nature of the constant outdoors work? e) What new initiative, if any, have you introduced that have seen a reduction in your levels of sickness absence?
3970
Plastic Recycling
10/07/2014
1. The amount of LDPE that is sent to recycle in every city in the UK from retail sources, post-industrial and post-consumer sources.
2. The amount of each type according to quality hierarchy (100% uncoloured, 98:2, 95:5 and 90:10, etc.
3. How your municipality collects the plastic, and from the total amount, how much goes to recycle, incinerate or is discarded.
3947
Cyberbullying
10/07/2014
1. Under the age of 18 please provide the number of cases of child suicide within your authority since 01 January 2010, 01 January 2013 and 01 January 2014 that have included allegations of cyberbullying.
2. Under the age of 18 please provide the number of cases of child suicide within your authority between 01 January 2010 and 01 January 2011, 01 January 2011 and 01 January 2012, 01 January 2012 and 01 January 2013 that have included allegations of cyberbullying.
3790
Surveyors Report and Fee
10/07/2014
1. Copy of surveyors report.
2. Breakdown of Fees.
3960
NNDR Accounts Credit Balances or Write On's.
09/07/2014
A list of all credit balances on NNDR accounts where the credit balance is on the current or closed account or where the credit balance is on the account for a past year where the credit has not been brought forward, if a credit balance has been Written On rather than refunded, details of those accounts for each Credit Balance or Write On: a) The address of the hereditament. b) The Account Reference or Property Reference of the hereditament. c) The name of the account holder. d) The value of the credit/overpayment. e) The rate year(s) to which the credit/overpayment refers.
3891
Names of schools that pupils have died by an event.
09/07/2014
The names of schools that pupils aged 11-18 who died by suicide (ICD-10 X60-X84) or an event of undetermined intent (ICD-10 Y10-Y34) were registered to at their time of death between January 2009 - January 2014.
3884
Social Media.
09/07/2014
1. What is your council policy on the use of social media?
2. Do you provide guidance for employees regarding the use of social media outside of work? What is this guidance?
3. How many conduct issues did you have in 2011, 2012 and 2013 relating to the use of social media?
4. How many of these cases resulted in the employees dismissal? How many received written warnings?
3826
Home and Residential Care Costs.
09/07/2014
1. For each of the financial years 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, information for all Adult Social Care: a) The fees you have paid per hour for home care. b) The total number of hours of home care provided, and the number of people receiving it. c) The average number of hours of home care provided per person per week receiving such care. d) The total sum spent on providing home care.
2. What fees per hour you have decided to pay for home care (all adult social care) in 2014/15.
3. For each of the financial years 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, information for all Adult Social Care: a) The minimum, maximum and average rate you have paid for residential care, per person per week. b) The minimum, maximum and average rate you have paid for a residential home with nursing care, per person per week. c) The minimum, maximum and average rate you have paid for residential care with dementia care, per person per week. d) The minimum, maximum and average rate you have paid for residential care with nursing and dementia care, per person per week.
4. For each of the financial years 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, what was the council¿s needs eligibility threshold? (E.g: Critical / Substantial/ Moderate / Low).
5. For each of the financial years 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, how many people in residential care has your council fully or partly funded at some point?
3921
Disabled Persons Extension
09/07/2014
Details of who has funded the disabled persons extension.
3934
Sustainability policy
09/07/2014
How your sustainability policy is enforced; and specifically, whether schools in your authority are allowed to make their own purchasing decisions, or whether these decisions have to be referred and checked for sustainability, if decisions have to be referred and checked when this policy came into force.
3883
Housing Stock Transfers.
08/07/2014
Local authority transfers of housing stock transfers into community ownership that have occurred within the last 6 years, could include transfers of full or partial stock to ALMOs, housing associations, registered housing providers, charities etc and copies of: a) Options appraisals. b) Feasibility studies. c) Project plans. d) Business cases/plans. e) Tenant offer prospectus. f) Your formal application for Secretary of State (or the Homes & Communities Agency) approval.
3867
Highway Agreements.
08/07/2014
1. Information on agreements on:- a) Site/highway details including location. b) Name of stated developer/contractor on the relevant agreement. c) Date of agreement. d) Any time limits stated within the agreement. e) Value of cash deposit held. f) Contact details of the highways/legal principal for each agreement.
2. Information on agreements on:- a) Site/highway details including location. b) Name of stated developer/contractor on the relevant agreement. c) Date of agreement. d) Any time limits stated within the agreement. e) Value of cash deposit held. f) Contact details of the highways/legal principal for each agreement.
3911
Supermarket Planning Applications.
08/07/2014
Information 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): a) The total amount of money spent in each of the past five financial years on legal services related to supermarkets eg: "In 2011/12 the council spent £X on legal services in relation to planning proposals submitted by supermarkets." b) Where possible, break down of each annual amount into the following categories c) The application number and/or details of the planning application that money on legal services was spent eg: "£X was spent on legal fees on planning application no. X which related to a proposed Tesco development on X Street." d) Whether any portion of the monies expended were used on legal services during the process of appeals made by the applicant eg: "In 2009/10, £X was spent on legal fees in relation to Tesco's appeal to the planning inspectorate over the refusal of planning application no.X" e) Where the monies have been spent on legal fees in appeal processes where possible, whether the fees relate to those of the appellant (where the appellant has been awarded costs) or those of the council.
3903
Tram Works
08/07/2014
a) When the work will complete according the current plan. b) What the result of the investigation was into reports of dangerous traffic signs. c) How many complaints have been raised with regard to the trams works and how many have gone through each stage of the complaint proves and how many have been sent to the Ombudsman.
3873
School Management Information System.
08/07/2014
1. What management information system has the council currently procured for the use in its schools e.g. Capita SIMS or SchoolTool and if it has changed in the two last years, state the previous management information system.
2. The name of the school and cost each school pays towards their MIS supplier?
3. When did the council last go to tender for its school management information system and how long has each school been using the particular information management system?
4. Is the information management system secured by the council on an auto renewal basis each year or does the information management system go for tendering?
5. Have the council informed schools of their right to change information management systems, if not, why not and who would be the point of contact within the Council reminding schools of this fact?
3846
Parking fines
07/07/2014
Under the Freedom of Information Act please can you tell me how many parking fines/ PCNs have been issued between April 2013 to April 2014? How many were paid? How many were cancelled or written off? How many remain unpaid? How much income was generated? How much expenditure? Please can you repeat this for the financial years 2012-2013 and 2011-2012.
3869
Team Structure for Revenues and Benefits.
04/07/2014
List of all of the individual teams within Revenues and Benefits, including the names and contact numbers of all team managers.
3619
Number of Nottingham Children remanded into custody
04/07/2014
1. How many children resident in Nottingham were remanded into custody in each month since November 2011, broken down by placement in: a. Secure children's homes b. Secure training centres c. Young offender institutions. 2. How many children resident in Nottingham were remanded into custody in each month since November 2011, broken down by: a. Age b. Gender c. Ethnicity.
3865
Social Housing
04/07/2014
Does the council have their own social housing stock? If not, who are the main social landlords in your district? If you have delegated the housing stock, could you apply the below questions to the period that you had social housing stock? What was the stock of your social housing? How many tenants have exercised their RTB? What has been the annual revenue generated by RTB? How many new social homes have been added to the social housing stock a) Through building b) Through acquisition of existing properties What was the annual level of investment into new social housing? What was the population of your district? How many people applied for a council house? How many people have successfully been allocated a council house? How many tenants had the bedroom tax applied to them? (since it was instigated) This would be helpful if you have it. What was the average wage per family within your boundaries? What was the average house price in your boundaries?
3847
Desktop computers
04/07/2014
.) How many desktop PCs do you have at this site? Which brand(s) are they? 2.) How many laptops/notebooks or tablet PCs do you have at this site? Which brand(s) are they? 3.) How many thin clients do you have at this site? Which brand(s) are they? 4.) What operating systems do you run on your PCs/Laptops? 5.) How many desktops, laptops and thin clients do you have in total in your organisation across the country? 6.) How many physical servers do you have on site? Which brand(s) are they? 7.) Which server operating systems do you use? 8.) How many virtual servers do you have on site? 9.) Which server virtualisation software do you use? 10.) Do you access any virtual servers in the cloud? 11.) What supplier provides the maintenance (out of warranty) support on your desktops and servers and when does the contract expire? 12.) What suppliers/brands of Storage Area Networking (SAN) do you use? 13.) Which application do you use for Enterprise Resource Planning/Management (ERP/ERM)? 14.) Which application do you use for Groupware Products? 15.) Which application do you use for Database Products? 16.) Which application do you use for CRM Software? 17.) Which application do you use for Business Intelligence Systems? 18.) Which application do you use for Finance & Accounting Systems? 19.) Which application do you use for Human Resources Application Systems? 20.) Are any of your business applications cloud based? If so please state which ones. 21.) What are the names, line types and speeds of your ISPs? 22.) Who is your primary voice carrier? 23.) Approximately how many phone extensions do you have at this site? 24.) Do you use VoIP for your internal communications? 25.) Are your external calls through your voice carrier carried over VoIP or do they go over a conventional phone line? 26.) Which brand of PBX do you use at this site? 27.) Which supplier has the maintenance contract on your PBX and when does it expire 28.) Who supplies the outsourced or managed service for your data centre and when does the contract expire? 29.) Who supplies the outsourced or managed service for your service desk and when does the contract expire?
3789
Food Tests.
04/07/2014
All food tests carried out over 2013 and 2014 by your authority including: a Date of test b Number of samples tested on this date c The type of food being tested, e.g. chicken, cheese, pasta sauce. If there is one, inc: the brand name of the product 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 - a summary of any concerns raised g Did the results lead to any further action, e.g. enforcement action taken, etc.
3878
Business Rates.
04/07/2014
A 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 inc: a) The Business Name, address and company responsible for the rates. b) Date they became responsible. c) Rateable value.
3919
Senior Information Risk Owner
04/07/2014
The name, job title, phone number and email address of the person who holds the role of 'Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO)' within your organisation?
3851
Free School Meals plan in September.
03/07/2014
1. For each primary school under the LEA's authority, the average number of pupils who have school dinners, figures should relate to the most recent term in the 2013/14 academic year which you have records for, break this down by (a) reception pupils; (b) year 1 pupils; (c) year 2 pupils.
2. For each primary school, how many pupils will there be in Sept 2014 in total for: (a) reception; (b) year 1; (c) year 2 and pupils who have been offered places and pupils who are expected to resume their places.
3. For each primary school, how many of the above pupils have so far registered for Pupil Premium, entitling them to free school meals who will be in: (a) reception; (b) year 1; (c) year 2.
4. How many primary schools will have to (or have already) make changes/refurbishments to the school kitchen in preparation for implementing the free school meals plan? For each school, a) description of the changes, b) the cost, c) which budget is funding it, d) whether it has been completed.
5. a) How many primary schools plan to employ extra members of kitchen staff to facilitate the free school meals plan in September? b) How many extra staff will be taken on, in total? c) What will be the total annual cost of this, if known?
3739
Forest Recreational Cafe.
03/07/2014
Please provide the reported use, given by the contract, of the upper terrace on the Forest for parking, and the hours stipulated for such use. (Forest Recreational Cafe)
3811
Council Tax/Rent Arrears
03/07/2014
1. 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 2013/14
4. The number of bailiff visits instructed by the council relating to council tax arrears in the financial years 2011/12, 2012/13 and 2013/14
5. What was the amount of arrears outstanding as of April 1st 2014?
6. As of April 1st 2014, number of households a) with any amount of arrears b) who are in arrears by over a month c) who are in arrears by over 3 months
3931
Business Rates
02/07/2014
Rate payers details: CVS (East Midlands) Ltd, Trent Lane, Nottingham, from 01/04/2005 to 31/03/2008
3863
Charity street fundraising.
01/07/2014
a) Does your council have any limitations on chugging - specific days, areas etc? b) Which local streets or roads are most used by chuggers? c) Have you had any problems with chuggers and, if so, what? d) Have you had any complaints from the public about chuggers and, if so, what? e) Have you seen anything in the local press or had any dealings with the local press regarding chugging (specify)? f) Do you know if your council has debated the question of chugging and if so, what was the outcome? g) Can you name any other towns where chugging has been a problem or banned?
3677
Desktop Computers
01/07/2014
1. The total number of desktop computers on the network in your head council office and desktop computers with Microsoft Windows XP as their operating system.
2. The money spent, or allocated to spend, on upgrading the Windows XP operating system in the current financial year and the total amount of any monies paid to Microsoft for services relating to support for Windows XP in the 2012/13 and 2013/14 financial years.
3613
Environmental Health/Pests Correction
01/07/2014
1. The total departmental spending on environmental health and services from 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2009 and from 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014, with a breakdown of spending on the following areas, street cleaning, refuse collection and pest control of the local area.
2. The amount of full time employees working in street cleaning, refuse collection and pest control areas between 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2009 and between 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014
3. In house pest control service to the public between 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2009 and between 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014, and with any plans to cease doing so within the next 12 months or payment of an external company for pest control services. Charges to the public and any increases since 2008.
3821
Social Care Fee Rates.
30/06/2014
Information on the fee rates paid to independent sector nursing and residential homes for the care of individuals for whom the council accept financial responsibility.
3252
School Places
30/06/2014
1. a) Please provide the number of applications for primary school places and, separately, secondary school places in your local authority area for children who are due to start their school in September 2014 and for the previous 3 years. b) Please provide the number of places available in primary and, separately, secondary schools in the local authority area for these children in September 2014 and the previous 3 years. c) Please say if you have a shortfall of places in primary schools and, separately, secondary schools for the number of children applying, and give the figures in raw numbers. d) Please name any schools where there is oversubscription and say what, if any, solutions are being planned (ie new building, using overflow buildings, portacabins etc). e) Please say whether you anticipate any children being without a school place in September, and give reasons why.
2. Provide any documents or correspondence, including reports, emails and minutes of meetings, referring to the issue of a potential shortage of places.
3. Can you say how much money, if any, you have received from central Government to help provide extra places, how much the local authority has provided and whether the local authority believes there is a shortfall (and if so, how much?)
3848
Cost of FOI requests
30/06/2014
1. How many Freedom of Information requests did Nottingham City Council receive in the financial year 2013/14? 2. How many Freedom of Information requests did Nottingham City Council receive in the financial year 2012/13? 3. How many Freedom of Information requests did Nottingham City Council receive in the financial year 2011/12? 4. How many Freedom of Information requests did Nottingham City Council receive in the financial year 2010/11? 5. How much money has Nottingham City Council spent on responding to Freedom of Information requests in each financial year shown above?
3819
Weapons in Schools
30/06/2014
Record of all pupils at schools run by your local authority who have been disciplined for bringing weapons on to school premises in each of the previous five school years 2008/9, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2012/13, how many pupils were disciplined in EACH of the five school years for primary schools and secondary schools, the age and sex of the offending pupil, the weapon brought onto school premises, a brief description of any incident that occured and how the child was discplined, e.g. expelled, suspended for a week etc.
3853
Condition of Roads.
30/06/2014
Condition of Urban and Rural Roads.
3904
Noise Data
30/06/2014
To the 2013-2014 financial year: a) Local authority name. b) Local authority population. c) Number of dwellings in the borough. d) Number of noise complaints received. e) Number of s.80 EPA noise notices served. f) Number of noise enforcement officers.
3755
Station Street Bus Lane/Gate PCNs.
30/06/2014
The number of PCNs issued for alleged contraventions since the start of the Station Street Bus Gate restrictions, when the last PCN was issued, the date of the last Adjudicator's decision for an appeal that was contested by the Council to end of the appeal process together with the Traffic Penalty Tribunal reference number, the total charges collected to date and the total outstanding, how many of the PCNs were not enforced during the first two/three weeks of the restriction, the number of appeals which have not been contested by the Council, the number of representations for which the Council did not issue a formal Rejection of Representation and other than in the first two/three weeks, the criteria applied by the Council in making the decision whether to seek enforcement of the penalty charge when representations or an appeal have been made.
3828
Household Accommodation.
27/06/2014
1. For the years 2010/2011, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/2014 how many single person households, and how many households with children, have been in: a) Bed and Breakfast accommodation. b) Annexes. c) Hostels and other accommodation. Within your local authority, and in each other local authority in which you place?