Disclosure Log – Freedom of Information Requests

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IdSubjectResponse DateQuestionsResponse Files
5138
NHS Health Checks
04/03/2015
1. 1. Information regarding any recorded discussions that have taken place since January 2014 during council meetings with regards to the NHS Health Checks programme.
2. 2. Any documentation which Nottingham City Council has in relation to the procurement of NHS Health Checks during the same time period.
5087
Fifty Shades of Grey
04/03/2015
provide me with the number of times any edition of any of the Fifty Shades of Grey books by EL James has been borrowed from your libraries. Please breakdown the number of times the books have been borrowed by individual library.
5072
ICT Contracts
03/03/2015
1. Server Hardware Maintenance- contract relating to the support and maintenance of the¿s organisations servers. 1. Contract Title: 2. Contract Type: Please input one the type of contract from above e.g. Hardware Maintenance, Virtualisation Licensing, Virtualisation Maintenance/Support, Storage Area Network Maintenance 3. Existing/Current Supplier: 4. Hardware Brand: Please state the hardware or software brand related to the contract with supplier e.g. Hardware Maintenance could be Dell, IBM etc 5. Operating System / Software(Platform): (Windows, Linux, Unix, VMWare etc.) the brand name relating to the contract. 6. Annual Average Spend: (For the whole duration of the contract, if the total value sent is per annum please state this in the response) 7. Contract Duration: (Please can you also include notes if the contract includes any contract extension periods.) 8. Contract Expiry Date: 9. Contract Review Date: (An approximate date of when the organisation is planning to review this particular contract.) 10. Brief Contract Description: I require a brief description of the service provided under this contract. 11. Internal Contact: (The person from within the organisation that is responsible for reviewing and renewing this particular contract. Please include there full name, job title, direct contact number and direct email address.)
2. Virtualisation Licensing (VMware, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Windows Server) 1. Contract Title: 2. Contract Type: Please input one the type of contract from above e.g. Hardware Maintenance, Virtualisation Licensing, Virtualisation Maintenance/Support, Storage Area Network Maintenance 3. Existing/Current Supplier: 4. Hardware Brand: Please state the hardware or software brand related to the contract with supplier e.g. Hardware Maintenance could be Dell, IBM etc 5. Operating System / Software(Platform): (Windows, Linux, Unix, VMWare etc.) the brand name relating to the contract. 6. Annual Average Spend: (For the whole duration of the contract, if the total value sent is per annum please state this in the response) 7. Contract Duration: (Please can you also include notes if the contract includes any contract extension periods.) 8. Contract Expiry Date: 9. Contract Review Date: (An approximate date of when the organisation is planning to review this particular contract.) 10. Brief Contract Description: I require a brief description of the service provided under this contract. 11. Internal Contact: (The person from within the organisation that is responsible for reviewing and renewing this particular contract. Please include there full name, job title, direct contact number and direct email address.)
3. Virtualisation Maintenance/Support (VMware, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Windows Server) 1. Contract Title: 2. Contract Type: Please input one the type of contract from above e.g. Hardware Maintenance, Virtualisation Licensing, Virtualisation Maintenance/Support, Storage Area Network Maintenance 3. Existing/Current Supplier: 4. Hardware Brand: Please state the hardware or software brand related to the contract with supplier e.g. Hardware Maintenance could be Dell, IBM etc 5. Operating System / Software(Platform): (Windows, Linux, Unix, VMWare etc.) the brand name relating to the contract. 6. Annual Average Spend: (For the whole duration of the contract, if the total value sent is per annum please state this in the response) 7. Contract Duration: (Please can you also include notes if the contract includes any contract extension periods.) 8. Contract Expiry Date: 9. Contract Review Date: (An approximate date of when the organisation is planning to review this particular contract.) 10. Brief Contract Description: I require a brief description of the service provided under this contract. 11. Internal Contact: (The person from within the organisation that is responsible for reviewing and renewing this particular contract. Please include there full name, job title, direct contact number and direct email address.)
4. Storage Area Network Maintenance/Support (EMC, NetApp etc) 1. Contract Title: 2. Contract Type: Please input one the type of contract from above e.g. Hardware Maintenance, Virtualisation Licensing, Virtualisation Maintenance/Support, Storage Area Network Maintenance 3. Existing/Current Supplier: 4. Hardware Brand: Please state the hardware or software brand related to the contract with supplier e.g. Hardware Maintenance could be Dell, IBM etc 5. Operating System / Software(Platform): (Windows, Linux, Unix, VMWare etc.) the brand name relating to the contract. 6. Annual Average Spend: (For the whole duration of the contract, if the total value sent is per annum please state this in the response) 7. Contract Duration: (Please can you also include notes if the contract includes any contract extension periods.) 8. Contract Expiry Date: 9. Contract Review Date: (An approximate date of when the organisation is planning to review this particular contract.) 10. Brief Contract Description: I require a brief description of the service provided under this contract. 11. Internal Contact: (The person from within the organisation that is responsible for reviewing and renewing this particular contract. Please include there full name, job title, direct contact number and direct email address.)
5152
Halal meat in schools
03/03/2015
1. Please list the Species / types of Halal meat that you would provide? 2. Do you check whether the meat comes from animals which have been pre-stunned at slaughter or not? 3. If not please say why not? As a local authority you have a moral duty to make sure that the animals used to make the food that you serve to our young people has not suffered any pain or distress at slaughter. 4. In those schools / colleges where Halal has been requested are the parents of the children fully informed? 5. In those schools / colleges where Halal has been requested, are the Non-Muslim children fully informed of exactly what Halal is and the procedure involved at slaughter so that the child maybe fully informed.? 6. In those schools / colleges where Halal has been requested, is clear Halal labeling provided in schools at the point of service?
5051
EHC plans
03/03/2015
1. How many requests during the year 2013/2014 were there for SEN statement assessments? 2. How many of these requests were from parents? 3. How many requests for SEN statement assessments were turned down? 4. How many parental requests for SEN statement assessments were turned down? 5. How many requests for EHC assessments have you received since September 2014? 6. How many of these were parental requests? 7. How many requests for EHC assessments have you turned down since September 2014? 8. How many parental requests for EHC assessments have you turned down since September 2014?
5102
Educational Psychologists
03/03/2015
How many educational psychologists were employed by the LA in each of the following financial years: (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12, (d) 2012-13, (e) 2013-14, and (f) 2014-15 if known
5103
Empty and derelict properties
03/03/2015
1. How many council-owned properties are currently empty or derelict? (All residential and non-residential properties) 2. Please provide a list of all council-owned properties that are currently empty or derelict. If possible, this should include the address or postcode of each property. NB: This should include all empty or derelict properties - whatever the reason for it may be - and even if the are plans in place for development of the property.
5071
Telephone System
03/03/2015
1. Please can you send me the following contract information with regards to the organisation¿s telephone system maintenance contract (VOIP or PBX, other) for hardware and Software maintenance and support: 1. Contract Type: Maintenance, Managed, Shared (If so please state orgs)
2. 2. Existing Supplier: If there is more than one supplier please split each contract up individually.
3. 3. Annual Average Spend: The annual average spend for this contract and please provide the average spend over the past 3 years for each provider
4. 4. Number of Users:
5. 5. Hardware Brand: The primary hardware brand of the organisation¿s telephone system.
6. 6. Application(s) running on PBX/VOIP systems: Applications that run on the actual PBX or VOIP system. E.g. Contact Centre, Communication Manager.
7. 7. Telephone System Type: PBX, VOIP, Lync etc
8. 8. Contract Duration: please include any extension periods.
9. 9. Contract Expiry Date: Please provide me with the day/month/year.
10. 10. Contract Review Date: Please provide me with the day/month/year.
11. 11. Contract Description: Please provide me with a brief description of the overall service provided under this contract.
12. 12. Contact Detail: Of the person from with the organisation responsible for each contract full Contact details including full name, job title, direct contact number and direct email address.
5064
Council facilities for accepting payments by credit and debit cards
03/03/2015
1. At the time of receiving this request, has your payment processing provider written to you to explain Visa's forthcoming changes to debit card transaction processing interchange i.e. the switch from simply a "pence per transaction" charge to a charge determined as a combination of pence per transaction and a percentage of the value of that transaction? 2. If you have received a notification letter, please could you attach a copy to your response. 3. At the time of receiving this request, have you quantified the additional cost that will arise from the changes to debit card processing costs? 4. If you have quantified the additional costs, what will these be? 5. At the time of receiving this request, have you been notified by your card payment processor about the upcoming reductions to charges for processing face-to-face MasterCard consumer card transactions? 6. Has your card payment processor confirmed that they will pass on to you the cost savings for MasterCard face-to-face consumer card transactions? 7. When you receive invoices for card payment processing, which of the following do you verify: a. The total receipts? b. The rate applied to each transaction / card type ¿ as against the contract? c. The mathematics e.g. Visa consumer transaction value £50,000 charged at 1.2% = £600.00? d. None of the above? 8. Who is your current card payment processing provider? 9. When does your current contract with your card processing provider become due for renewal? 10. Please can you attach a recent statement from your card processing provider. 11. Have you ever suffered from a data security breach? 12. At the time of receiving this request, can you confirm that all your systems are fully compliant with PCi DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) and that this confirmation is based on the fact that the council has conducted formal assessment as per the PCi DSS protocol?
5067
College of Social Work Corportate Membership
03/03/2015
1. 1. Does the local authority currently have corporate membership of the College of Social Work? If the local authority does not have corporate membership of the College of Social Work, has it ever had corporate membership? If so, when did this membership end?
2. The following questions only apply if the local authority has corporate membership. There are no further questions if the local authority does not have membership: 2. When did the local authority become a corporate member of the College of Social Work?
3. 3. Does the local authority's corporate membership of the College of Social Work cover both children and adult social services?
4. 4. How many of the local authority's social workers have the option to become College of Social Work members through the corporate membership?
5. 5. Are the local authority's social workers automatically signed up for college membership? If yes, how many have opted decline membership of the college? If not, how many have signed up for membership of the college?
6. 6. Does the council provide college membership to its social workers for free via its corporate membership or does it offer membership via 'salary sacrifice' (i.e. the cost is deducted from social worker salaries)?
5077
Adult Social Care
02/03/2015
Send me a detailed Adult Social Care structure chart of the Council including the names of all Directors, Heads of Service and Managers including areas of specialisms and DoLS.
5121
Alcohol licensed premises
02/03/2015
1. How many new premises licences for the sale of alcohol have been granted since July 2005 when the City Centre Saturation Zone was introduced? 2. Can I have a list of all the premises, names and addresses, which have been granted for the sale of alcohol since July 2005? 3. How many variations of premises licences have been granted to extend the sale of alcohol hours within the City Centre Saturation Zone from July 2005?
5143
Liabilty orders which have been granted in respect of unpaid Business Rates for the 2014/15
02/03/2015
1) Information relating to liabilty orders which have been granted in respect of unpaid Business Rates for the 2014/15 financial year. Please provide the following: a) The ratepayer for which the liability order was granted. b) The address in the rating list which the liability order was granted. c) The amount of the outstanding liability which the order was granted for. d) The date which the liability order was granted.
4781
'Deceased'
02/03/2015
Deceased Josephine Inglis Dofb: 9th February 1935
5155
Rate Payers Name
02/03/2015
1) Please provide the ratepayer's name(s) in respect of the properties listed below: 2ND FLR & PT 3RD FLR NEWCASTLE HOUSE, CASTLE BOULEVARD, NOTTINGHAM, NG7 1PD 1/4/05-31/3/07 N00010029001256
5036
Housing
27/02/2015
1. 1. How much 'new homes bonus' has your council received in each of the years 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15? 2. What was the new homes bonus received allocated to spend on in each of the same years? If this funding was placed in general fund and cannot be attributed to different budget lines, please do state this. 3. How many homes were completed during in each of these same years? 4. How many homes were given planning consent in each of these same years?
2. 5. How many council homes have been sold under right to buy during each of these years? 6. How many new council homes were completed in each of these same years? 7. How many people were on your housing waiting list in each of the same years? 8. How many people were houses by the council in each of the same years? 9. How many people have been impacted on by the 'bedroom tax' / spare room subsidy in each of the same years? (since introduction) 10. How many people were your homelessness in your authority area for each of the same years? 11. How many people sought help from your housing department in each of the same years?
5037
New Homes Bonus
27/02/2015
1. 1. Please specify the total amount of New Homes Bonus money that your council has been allocated in each of the following financial years: 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15
2. 2. For each of the financial years 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15 please state how much New Homes Bonus money the council has spent on - or has allocated to be spent on - the following: a) capital spending b) revenue spending c) highways capital schemes d) highways revenue schemes e) transport services excluding highways f) further new homes
5000
Interim staff or consultants
25/02/2015
1. Have you had any interim staff or consultants working within your authority in the last 18 months? If so what companies/agencies did you use and what roles did the interim's perform? 2. Do you have a framework agreement in place for hiring interim staff or consultants? if so, when and how can an organisation join this list? 3. What is the authority's procedure for commissioning interim staff or consultants, how do you ensure open opportunity for all interested parties?
4910
Building and land assets/art assets
25/02/2015
1. A copy of your local authority's assets register for buildings and land. (Or a link to it if it is available on your website.)
2. What is the total number of works of art owned by your local authority and the estimated total value and the number of works currently on display.
5027
Looked after children who were attending schools
25/02/2015
Q1) During school year 2013/14 how many children in the care of your local authority (looked after children) attended: a) one school; b) two schools; c) three schools; d) four schools; e) five or more schools? Q2) During school year 2013/14 how many children in the care of your local authority (looked after children) who were in Year 11 attended: a) one school; b) two schools; c) three schools; d) four schools; e) five or more schools?
3552
Details of school workers accused of sexual abuse of a pupil.
25/02/2015
How many school workers have been accused of the sexual abuse of a pupil in each of the last five academic years. Please include following information: academic year, type of school, job title, reported to police, suspension, disciplined or dismissed, put on barring list.
5043
People Plus
25/02/2015
Provide the team structure chart/s and role profiles with person specification for all posts involved in the delivery of the HR people plus project showing grades and pay ranges.
5030
External legal spend
25/02/2015
Please confirm the law firms you have engaged to provide legal advice to the Council in the last 18 months and how they have been procured.
5088
Contact Details for Procurement & Finance staff
25/02/2015
1. In procurement please provide name, job title, contact number and email address for: Head of Procurement Head of Category Management ICT Category Manager Fleet Category Manager Utilities Category Manager Insurance Category Manager
2. In finance please provide name, job title, contact number and email address for: Director of Finance Efficiency Manager Savings Manager Budget Saving Manager
5018
Equal Pay Settlements
25/02/2015
1. How many equal pay settlements has the Council entered into since 1 February 2013? 2. What is the Council's liability under these settlements? ('I would like to know the total amount the council is committed to pay under the settlements it has entered into)
4977
Children's social workers
25/02/2015
Q1) What was the average caseload of children's social workers in your local authority on 19 January 2015, and on the same date for each of the preceding four years? Q2) What was the highest caseload of a children's social worker in your local authority on 19 January 2015, and on the same date for each of the preceding four years? Q3) What was your target/recommended children's social worker caseload as of 19 January 2015, and on the same date for each of the preceding 4 years?
4912
Location of Departments
25/02/2015
The location of the following departments with the name of the employing authority; including the name of the Head/Director of each department from 1950 to date: a) Highways b) Social Services c) Treasury/Finance
5062
Sexual assault reporting
24/02/2015
1. How many drivers were reported? 2. What firms were they registered with at the time of the reporting? 3. What actions were taken by the council upon the report?
4989
Shopping Centre Renovation
24/02/2015
Publish the amount of money (our taxpayers' money) you have 'invested' in the renovation of the Victoria and Broadmarsh shopping centres.
5108
Rail Travel Spend
24/02/2015
1. 1) For each of the last five financial years, how much was spent on First Class rail travel for your authority's members?
2. 2) For each of the last five financial years, how much was spent on First Class rail travel for your authority's officers?
3. 3) What was the cost of the largest single expenditure on a First Class rail journey and the destination of said journey?
5153
Health and Wellbeing boards (HWBs)
24/02/2015
1. 1. An electronic copy of the current Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) for your Health and Wellbeing Board.
2. 2. The date of publication of the JSNA and its planned review date
3. 3. An electronic copy of the current Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS) for your Health and Wellbeing Board
4. 4. The date of publication of the JHWS and its planned review date
5. 5. The name/s of the clinical commissioning group/s to which your Health and Wellbeing Board relates.
6. 6. Copies of minutes of your Health and Wellbeing Board meetings since the 1st April 2013.
3489
Littering
24/02/2015
1. Number of tickets issued on the 23/09/2013 Location: Exchange Walk Cost of officer's standard/relevant training for the job. Please could you also provide a list of the relevant training.
2. Cost of CPO officer's standard/relevant training for the job. Please could you also provide a list of the relevant (to littering) training undertaken in general by CPO's?
5019
Child Sexual Exploitation
24/02/2015
Separated for each financial year: 2012-13; 2013-14; 2014-15. 1. How many cases of child sexual exploitation were referred to the local authority in the financial year a) 2012-13 b) 2013-14 and c) 2014-15? 2. Where did the referrals come from? a) schools b) police c) health services d) other, please specify. Provide the data by financial year, as in question 1. 3. Of these cases, how many involved boys and how many involved girls? Provide the data by financial year, as in question 1. 4. How many of these victims received support from social services? Provide the data by financial year, as in question 1. 5. How many of these victims received specialist therapeutic support? Provide the data by financial year, as in question 1.
5049
Alcohol Services
24/02/2015
See attached request for questions
5041
Leonard Cheshire: the Living Wage and fees for residential care for younger adults
24/02/2015
1. 1) What representations Leonard Cheshire Disability (LCD) have made to the Council asking for increases in the fees paid for social care provided by them, in order to pay their carers the Living Wage.
2. 2) Some idea as to the fees currently being paid by the Council to LCD for residential care, per resident per week. A range of fees or a set of anonymised figures of the fees perhaps. Other councils have opted to supply statistical median and range as they were concerned that individual fees could make it possible for people to have a guess at which residents had which fees.
3. 3) Equivalent information for fees paid to other providers for residential care in care homes for people with physical impairments under the age of 65.
5015
Carriageway safety inspections
23/02/2015
Information in relation to Bull Close Lane, Lenton Industrial Estate, Nottingham and in particular the stretch of carriageway around lamp post number 72574: - Dates of all safety inspections undertaken on the carriageway in the two years preceding 24 January 2015 - Details of all carriageway defects identified during safety inspections in the two years preceding 24 January 2015 - Details of how carriageway safety inspections are undertaken, including whether walked or driven, the speed of the inspection vehicle and the number of persons in the vehicle. - The intended frequency of carriageway safety inspections. - Details of all complaints and/or enquiries relating to Bull Close Road received in the two years preceding 24 January 2015 - The hierarchy classification. - The road/section number. - The defect intervention criteria adopted in relation to the identification of all categories of carriageway potholes - The time period(s) adopted between identification and repair (temporary and permanent) of all categories of carriageway defects. - Whether or not Nottingham City Council has formally adopted all or part of the standards contained within the national code of practice for highways maintenance management.
5069
DV Budget Men & Perpetrators
23/02/2015
1. I would like to know the budget for Domestic violence services for perpetrators for financial years 2010-2011, 2011-2012,2012-2013,2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16
2. I would like to know the budget for Domestic violence services for men for financial years 2010-2011, 2011-2012,2012-2013,2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16
5126
Care for the elderly
23/02/2015
1. 1.What was the council's budget for sheltered accommodation for the elderly (those aged 65 and above) as at January 1 in the following years: a)2015 b)2010 c)2005
2. 2.How many elderly sheltered accommodation tenants (those aged 65 and above) were there, as at January 1 in the following years: a)2015 b)2010 c)2005
3. 3.How many sheltered accommodation properties for the elderly (those aged 65 and above) were there as at January 1 in the following years (including individual flats): a) 2015 b) 2010 c) 2005
4626
Council use of RIPA
20/02/2015
1) How many Council employees have the power to authorise the use of RIPA, and what is their designated grade? 2) How many times had RIPA powers been used in the years i) April 2012- March 2013 ii) April 2013 - March 2014 iii) 2014 to date of this request. On what dates were the requests made and by whom (for example which departments)? 3) For what purposes was RIPA used, what type of investigation was being undertaken? Provide details for the years requested. 4) Over the past 5 years, by each year, how many people have been prosecuted as a result of evidence gathered through the use of RIPA sanctioned investigations, and how many of these prosecutions have led to convictions? 5) Was RIPA used in investigations against targets who were i) 18 - 24 year olds ii) Under 18 year olds iii) Under 12 year olds? If yes - how many? Can this information be provided for the years a) April 2012 - March 2013 b) April 2013 - March 2014 c) Entire 2014 to date
5012
Adult & Child Social Care
20/02/2015
1. 1. What was your adult social care budget in 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15?
2. 2. What was your actual adult social care spend in 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15 so far?
3. 3. How many people received adult social care support from your authority in 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15?
4. 4. How many staff did your authority employ working in adult social care in 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15?
5. 5. What was your child social care budget in 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15?
6. 6. What was your actual child social care spend in 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15 so far?
7. 7. How many people received child social care support from your authority in 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15?
8. 8. How many staff did your authority employ working in child social care in 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15?
5115
Housing waiting list
20/02/2015
The number of people on your waiting list for local authority housing for each year since 2010.
5142
Business Rate payers for multiple locations
20/02/2015
supply a list of all companies (not private individuals) paying business rates in your local authority area on more than one business rates assessment and detail the full address of each assessment, Rateable Value and company name.
5073
Nottingham Care Response community alarm service
20/02/2015
let me know the number of connections (clients) you currently provide the Nottingham Care Response community alarm service to (basic alarm pendant), split to show dispersed and hard-wired (sheltered housing)?
5135
Business Rates
20/02/2015
Please provide the ratepayer's name(s) in respect of the properties listed below: - Address/Postcode - 1, ORCHARD PLACE, NOTTINGHAM BUSINESS PARK, NOTTINGHAM, NG8 6PX - Period Start - 01/04/2005 - Period End - 31/03/2006 - Property Reference - N0001839200110B
5094
Energy contracts
20/02/2015
1. How often does your organisation procure electricity and gas contracts? 2. Do you procure contracts independently or via a contracting authority/professional buying organisation? If applicable, please confirm details/name of the contracting authority/organisation. 3. When is the start and end dates of your current agreements/contracts? a) GAS b) NHH Elec c) HH Elec 4. Are the contracts based on a fixed or flexible basis?
4999
Bedroom Tax/Spare room Subsidy
19/02/2015
1. How many foster families with two spare bedrooms or more have been impacted on by the 'bedroom tax'/'spare room subsidy' in your authority area? 2. What is the financial cost to each of these families? 3. How many of these families have stopped fostering since this financial impact? 4. Is your authority using discretionary housing payments to cover these costs?
4998
Moving of the Hubs
19/02/2015
The financial cost's for the moving of the hubs (moving of services, construction of internal walls, staff time etc)within Loxley House. Were consultants used in planning the works, (include the costs) What was the purpose of moving the hubs.
5045
Centrally employed teachers
19/02/2015
1. The number of teachers of the hearing impaired that are employed centrally by your authority. 2. The number of teachers of the visually impaired that are employed centrallyby your authority. 3. The overall number of centrally employed teachers who provide support for schools in the following four categories of special educational needs (Physical and Sensory; Communication and Interaction; Cognition and Learning; Emotional, Social and Behavioural). I am not interested in a breakdown per category, just the total number; if you do not use these categories then just provide the total of all centrally employed special needs teachers.
5003
Pet Shop Licences
19/02/2015
Pet shop licences in Nottingham City Council policies and statistics.
5031
Service users with Autism
18/02/2015
How many people in your area who receive care from adult social services have Autism? Of these, how many are currently living in a hospital setting, residential setting, supported living setting, or in a private home? Could the responses to the first two questions be broken down by severity of associated learning disabilities?
5007
Ethnic breakdown of staff
18/02/2015
1. 1. The ethnic breakdown of staff employed in Nottingham City Council at each pay grade for each year over the past five years.
2. 2. The rate of sickness absence of staff broken down by ethnicity at Nottingham City Council for each year over the last five years.
3. 3. The number of disciplinary processes initiated at Nottingham City Council, broken down by ethnicity each year over the last five years.
5127
Business Rates
18/02/2015
1) Provide an up to date list of businesses and Ltd companies and PLCs that have recently become responsible for the business rates on a property between the dates 01/02/2015 - 15/02/2015. (Could you include the business name and address, the property type (eg...shop & prem) and the datethat they became liable for paying the rates please.)
5023
Commercial Waste
18/02/2015
1) How many registered businesses are there within your Local Authority Area? 2) How many of those businesses are classified as SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises)? 3) Do you provide a commercial waste/recycling collection service to businesses in your Local Authority Area, and if not, then why not? 4) Do you operate commercial waste collections under a commercial contract with terms and conditions that are individually negotiated with businesses (commercial waste producers)? 5) Please provide a blank example copy of your contract, including any terms and conditions of commercial service supply. 6) Does this contract typically involve a minimum term? If yes please state the typical minimum term e.g. 12 months. 7) What is the total number of businesses in your Local Authority Area, to which you currently supply a commercial waste OR recycling service to. 8) Do you provide a waste/recycling service to any businesses outside of your local Authority area, and if so, to what additional local Authority area(s) do you supply these services into? 9) For each additional Local Authority area such services are supplied into, as identified in Q.S, then if applicable, please state how many businesses in those areas you supply? 10} Do you make a Profit Margin/Surplus on commercial waste collections and if so, what is that Profit Margin? 11) Do you have any staff/officers employed (either in whole, or in part) in a Commercial Waste Sales capacity, in the course of their duties? If yes, then please also supply the number of employees and job titles, as well as details of any other duties they perform, e.g. enforcement. 12) Please provide the percentage (or a genuine estimate of the percentage) of commercial waste customers that require you to collect commercial waste, on their understanding that, they simply cannot obtain this same service from any other service provider in the area?
5002
Automated Notification for Traffic Penalty Tribunal
18/02/2015
Requester wants to know how many other emails were sent in error from Parking Appeals on the occasion referred to in the email from Martina in Processing & Enforcement Services dated 21st January 2015. Roughly how many were sent out in error in addition to mine? Just mine, tens, hundreds or thousands will suffice.
4995
Provision of halal meat to students/staff within educational establishments
18/02/2015
Provide the following information: 1. Do you as a council have this authority over Schools & Colleges (state or private) within your area? and if not, who does? 2. If you have this authority what is your current policy in this regard or what is your advice to schools & Colleges? Provide a copy of the specific document that contains the policy or advice. 3. Whether yes or no, do you as a council maintain a list of Schools & Colleges (state or private) who have decided to offer either a halal meal along side non halal meals or who only offer full halal (with pork products banned and so on). If you have such a list provide a copy of it, if you do not, provide details of who does.
5113
Number of vehicles fined
17/02/2015
I would be very grateful based on the freedom of information act how may vehicles have been fined since 30/11/2014 to date in the same parking area. Ref NG7509680A
5085
Domestic/Sexual Violence Spend
17/02/2015
provide the total budget to be spend on Domestic Violence/Sexual Violence issues for the years 2010,2011,2012,2013,2014 and 2015?
4909
Private landlords
17/02/2015
1) How many complaints against private landlords concerning illegal eviction have you received in each financial year since 2009/10? 2) How many complaints against private landlords concerning harassment have you received in each financial year since 2009/10? 3) How many complaints against private landlords concerning category I or II hazards under the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) have you received in each financial year since 2009/10? 4) How many complaints against private landlords concerning unlicensed Houses in Multiple Occupation have you received in each financial year since 2009/10? 5) How many complaints concerning financial scams (such as unfair charges, withheld deposits), against private landlords have you received in each financial year since 2009/10? 6) Roughly, how many private landlords have you repeatedly dealt with that give you continued cause for concern? 7) How many cases against private landlords in total have you taken pre-enforcement action (such as a letter or verbal warning to the landlord) and in how many cases were you able to resolve the issue in each financial year since 2009/10? 8) On how many cases have you taken formal enforcement action (such as injunctions or court orders) against private landlords in each financial year since 2009/10? And how many have been complied with? 9) How many prosecutions have you brought against private landlords in each financial year since 2009/10? And how many were successful? 10) i) What proportion and ii) how many of your local authority¿s private rented properties meet the Decent Homes Standard? 12) When dealing with private landlords in the financial year 2013/14 have you seen cases where their behaviour or neglect has required the involvement other public services? Yes/No If yes please can you estimate the number of cases Fire (e.g. due to hazards in the property) Health (e.g. hospitalisation of a tenant) Police (e.g. prosecuting a landlord) Other (please specify) 13) i) How many private landlords operating in your local authority are currently accredited (if you have an accreditation scheme); ii) what proportion is this of all private landlords and iii) what year did your accreditation scheme come into force? 14) Do you operate a selective licensing scheme or schemes in your local authority area? 15) Is there anything else you would like to tell us about how you deal with problem landlords in your area?
4979
Business Rates
17/02/2015
Business Rates - Hereditaments at NG1 1GZ: 1. The Ratepayer prior to the reconstitution, for the hereditament below. PS REFRIGERATION, MALT MILL LANE, NOTTINGHAM - BA Reference: N00008223009104 2. The Ratepayer and Rates Payable for the financial year 2005/06, for the hereditaments below. WAREHOUSE, MALT MILL LANE, NOTTINGHAM - BA Reference: N00008223009105 103, CANAL STREET, NOTTINGHAM - BA Reference: N0000805510300A
5058
Waste
16/02/2015
1. 1. House hold waste: a) What tonnage is sent to landfill per year (the most recent year)? b) What landfill tax has been paid per year (the most recent year)? c) What tonnage is sent for incineration? d) What amount of energy is generated from this incineration process in Kilowatts or another energy unit per year (the most recent year)? e) Do you receive a tariff from a government for converting waste to energy? f) How much do you receive per year (the most recent year)? g) Alternatively If you are taxed for the incineration of household waste, how much are you taxed per year (the most recent year) or per ton?
2. 2. Industrial waste: a) What tonnage is sent to land fill per year (the most recent year)? b) What landfill tax has been paid per year by industry within your area of control per year (the most recent year)?
3. 3. All waste - Incineration Facilities: a) What incineration facilities do you own and operate?
4976
Children's Centres
16/02/2015
1. Like to know the financial change in the local authority budget for children's centres, from the start of the financial year in 2010 to January 2015?
2. How many children's centres have been closed during the same period, and how many remain open? Also, how many children's centres have had their opening hours reduced from the start of the financial year in 2010 to January 2015?
5042
Children in care
16/02/2015
1. Why your social services department use future harm as a good reason to take constituents children away from them and put them into care when the the Supreme court said in the Matter of J (Children) [2013] UKSC 9 that suspicions or possibilities were not enough when local authorities were considering the significant harm threshold. 2. If you agree that those who have been affected should use that case to appeal?
4975
Landlords
16/02/2015
1. Concerning the £124,000 received by Nottingham City Council to tackle rogue landlords. (Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/cash-for-councils-to-stop-rogue-landlords) Please provide: a) a breakdown of how the funds have been used by item and amount. b) the number of properties (if any) visited as part of the project and how they were selected. c) the following information for each property visited: - Postcode - Street address - Date and time of visit - Whether property was residential or commercial - Any other agencies (e.g. police, UK Border Agency) involved in the visit, including in selecting the property for a visit - Any action taken against anyone associated with the property (e.g. tenant, landlord, employee) - for example, prosecutions, detentions or improvement orders
4970
Road and Footpath Compensation
13/02/2015
1. How many incidents per annum have occurred where you have paid out compensation due to poor road conditions for 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15 so far? (including financial settlements) 2. For each incident can you please provide me with the cash amount? 3. Can I please have the same information for footpaths?
4964
Asylum-seeking children
13/02/2015
Information about asylum-seeking children and young people cared for by your Local Authority.
4899
Litter bins
13/02/2015
1. What has the council spent in each of the last 4 years to March 2014 on external street and park litter bins? 2. Going forward how is the budget expected to change and by how much? 3. Who have been the top 5 suppliers of litter bins in each of these years and how much did the council spend with each? 4. Has the council followed a tender process? If so can you provide details including when any existing contracts come to an end. 5. If the council does not follow a tender process, how does the council select its supplier? 6. Does the council have a policy for renewals of litter bins? If so can I have a description. 7. Does the council rent or lease any litter bins? If so can I have details. 8. When do you make the majority of your purchases? Jan ¿ March, April ¿ Jun, Jul ¿ Sept, Oct ¿ Dec. 9. Provide access to any committee reports or council discussion papers prepared since 1 January 2013 that address the council's plans for litter bin procurement.
5065
Stray dogs
13/02/2015
1. 1) In each of the following periods, how many stray dogs did the Council handle? - 1 October to 31 December 2013 - 1 January to 31 March 2014 - 1 April to 30 June 2014 - 1 July to 30 September 2014 - 1 October to 31 December 2014
2. 2) In each of the quarterly periods described above, how many of the stray dogs that were handled by the Council: a) Did you return to the owner? b) Did you dispose of by selling or giving to a dog rescue establishment? c) Did you dispose of by selling or giving to a commercial dog pound establishment? d) Did you dispose of by selling or giving to person(s) who in your opinion would care properly for them? e) Did you dispose of by means of euthanasia?
5080
Number of PCNs
12/02/2015
The total number of parking tickets (penalty charge notices) distributed in each of the areas/towns/villages under your jurisdiction for the year 2014.
4974
Independent Living Fund
12/02/2015
1. 1. Will the monies transferred from the closure of the ILF to your local authority be ring fenced to existing ILF recipients in your area?
2. 2. Now that guidance is available in respect to the Care Act 2014 and the ADASS Code of Practice in respect to the Transfer Review Programme please can you let us know: - How many ILF users are there in your area and how many of these have received a person centred outcome focussed transfer review? - How many ILF users have you not been able to meet in your area? - Who is the named individual in your area to act as a point of contact for ILF users? - Which organisation(s) are you signposting ILF users to for advice and advocacy arrangements?
3. 3. How are you involving disabled people in your transfer arrangements?
4. 4. What plans do you have for monitoring how well the agreed outcomes for existing ILF recipients in your area are being met post transfer including whether they are receiving a larger care package than before, a smaller care package or the same?
5079
ID Cards
12/02/2015
please provide me with the contact details for the people that are responsible for purchasing the following items; 1) Staff ID Cards and card wearing accessories such as lanyards, card holders etc. 2) Door Access/Swipe Cards or Fobs 3) Plastic Card Printer Ribbons 4) Any other ID Card related consumables
4988
Public Health Funerals
12/02/2015
1. How many public health funerals did you fund under the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 in the financial years 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13 and 2013/14 2. How much did you spend on public health funerals in the financial years 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13 and 2013/14. Give the amount before recovering any costs from the estates of deceased persons. 3. For each of the annual sums given in response to question 2, how much of that cost were you able to recover from the estates of deceased persons?
4991
Report about knot weed
12/02/2015
Report about knot weed 72 Ragdale road (Re: NCH-002701-9)at the back of my property on council land.
5032
Firework retail licence
12/02/2015
A list of name and addresses of retailers or wholesalers who were granted a firework retail licence by yourselves in 2014.
4959
Council Training Information
11/02/2015
1) How much do you spend on training per year? 2) List the top three suppliers of training. 3) How are the suppliers selected and against what criteria? 4) How can we (the taxpayers) be sure that the most cost effective training provider was selected? 5) Who is responsible for purchasing Council's training (i.e. which departments and who are the decision makers)? 6) At what points during the year does the Council make decisions to purchase training throughout the year? 7) How much of the training budget remains for this financial year (ending 31st March 2015)? 8) Does the Council hold any contracts for the ongoing supply of training? How are these managed? Is there a reassessment process in place when these are up for renewal?
4468
Festive injuries on council property
11/02/2015
1) How many Christmas/festive-related injury claims have been made against the council after the incident occurred on public property since September 2009 and how many of those were successful? 2) The total amount of compensation that has been paid out as a result of successful Christmas/ festive claims made due to injury while on public/Government property in the area governed by the local council since September 2009. 3) A list detailing the cause of each individual incident which resulted in a successful claim and the amount of money that was paid out per incident in each successful claim since September 2009. 4) An outline of the procedure carried out by both the service provider and the local authority once an injury claim has been made. To clarify, questions 1 to 3 relate to claims notified since September 2009.
5053
Renewable energy purchases
11/02/2015
1. Tell me if your local authority is purchasing renewable energy, and if so how much? It would be helpful if you could make the distinction between purchases and onsite renewables. 2. Tell me if you have a renewable energy target, and if so how close you are to achieving it.
4813
Refuges
10/02/2015
How much the council spent on the following services for the financial years 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013 and 2013-2014, and has budgeted for 2014-15. 1. Sexual violence and domestic violence in total. 2. Broken down into specialist violence against women services such as: (2a) Independent domestic violence advisers (IDVAs). (2b) Council grants to DV charities. (2c) Rape crisis centres. (2d) Refuge centres. (2e) Domestic violence outreach. (2f) Ethnic minority women. (2g) Trafficked women and women in prostitution. (2h) Sexual assault referral centres.
4942
Council Housing
10/02/2015
Can you provide me with: a) what positions were prosecuted (and the outcome). Who were they employed by? b) who (or what position) lost their jobs, who were they employed by? c) how many potentially misallocated were identified (and how)? d) of these, how many have been taken back into possession. Were any of these due to natural churn(ie, tenant who was misallocated moved on)?
4952
Bylaws In the city
10/02/2015
A list of all bylaws currently in force in the city and what for the purpose of the bylaws is seen as the city limits. Provide statistics of use of bylaws in the past 10years (2005-2015) eg: 10 people where X for X offence.
4969
Highway Insurance Claims
10/02/2015
1. Number of Highway personal Injury claims 2005-2014 broken down by year. 2. Number of Highway non - Injury claims 2005-2014 broken down by year. 3. Money paid out on Highway personal Injury claims 2005-2014 broken down by year. 4. Money paid out on Highway non - Injury claims 2005-2014 broken down by year. 5. Does a council officer attend site and take measurements and pictures of the incident location/defect for personal injury claims? Yes or No? 6. Does a council officer attend site and take measurements and pictures of the incident location/defect for non- injury claims? Yes or No?
4962
Planning appeal costs awards
10/02/2015
Following information related to planning appeal costs in cases involving the council between 2010 and 2015 in electronic format, in an Excel spreadsheet: a) the Planning Inspectorate reference number of any appeal subject to a costs decision. b) whether the costs decision was granted or refused. c) was a full or partial award of costs made. d) the amount of the award. e) whether the amount was paid to the appellant or to the council. f) whether the costs been paid or if they are outstanding.
5006
Public sector IT and the costs attached to it
10/02/2015
Please see attached spreadsheet below for full list of questions
4884
NCC Trading Energy Company
10/02/2015
1. The council minutes approving the funding 2. The funding proposal submitted to the councillors for approval. 3. The proposed brand name to be used to sell electricity by Nottingham City Council. 4. Any documents which explain how any trading losses would be covered. 5. The names of any law firm or specialist consultancy that has provided advice on how this idea will comply with the public procurement and state aids regulations.
4939
Food testing certificates
09/02/2015
1) Copies of all food testing certificates carried out on behalf of your authority by public analysts or food testers in the calendar year 2014. Only interested in chemical and species tests on food. Interested in Certificates of Analysis or Examination written under the the Food Safety (Sampling and Qualifications) (England) Regulations 2013 or the Food Safety Act 1990 (Scotland). 2) Same for 2013.
4935
Immigration Control
09/02/2015
Children and young people from outside the EU cared for by your Local Authority who are subject to immigration control but have not claimed asylum.
4941
Commercial Properties
09/02/2015
A list of all commercial properties within your billing authority. On that list, detail which of these commercial properties is receiving relief and detail what that relief is ( If Any), i.e. Small Business Rate Relief, Mandatory Relief, Charitable Rate Relief, Rural Rate Relief, Enterprise Area Relief, Empty Property Relief etc, which of the properties has a credit (as well as detailing any relief) on the account ( If any ). Also, advise which commercial properties are empty and the date that they became empty and the last liable party/company name. Provided in an excel format to include: a) Company Name/Liable Party, b) Rateable Value, c) Property Address, d) Property Reference Number, e) Account Start Date, f) Property Description, g) Relief ( If any ) h) Credit ( If Any) All the information to be up to date.
5010
Zero Hour Contracts
09/02/2015
1. How many people are directly employed by the Nottingham City Council on what could be described as Zero Hour Contracts. 2. How many people are in-directly employed by the Nottingham City Council ie. via recruitment agency's on what could be described as Zero Hour Contracts.
4930
Councillors
09/02/2015
a) List of ncc councillors with details of portfolio holders, budget held,meetings they chair, exec committee rep roles, length in post, whether retiring or running in 2015, if running for another postion eg mp where are they considering running, any previous wards represented than current and political party supported. b) Eu votes how many persons voted in nottingham city in 2014 broken down by age ranges, ethnicity what is overall % of registered voters who did not vote. How much votes candiates won by or lost by. Who are meps for east midlands all parties? c) Details of any digital inclusion strategy for communities in nottingham city for 2015 beyond and financial committment. Public, vcs and private partners and which cllr leads on this?
4933
Children & Young people from outside the EU.
09/02/2015
Support provided by your Local Authority to both separated children and young people from outside the EU
3665
SEN statements & school exclusions.
09/02/2015
1. How many requests were there for SEN statements assessments during 2012/2013 and were there any from parents?
2. How many pupils were permanently excluded during the academic year ending July 2013? Any have a statement of educational needs and the percentage of pupils in Pupil Referral Units within the LEA and achievements and figures.
4936
Children & young people from within the EU who are not British
09/02/2015
Children and young people from within the EU who are not British and cared for by your Local Authority.
4902
Independent Support
09/02/2015
Disabled Independent Support
5046
Business Rates - accounts in credit
09/02/2015
Provide me with business rates accounts that are currently in credit, to include the following details: a) Account name. b) Address of property. c) Correspondence address. d) Amount of credit. e) Period for which the credit relates. f) Date on which the credit was raised on your system. g) Date on which the business rates account was closed, if applicable.
4967
Printers, MFDs and MFCs
09/02/2015
How many Printers/MFDs/MFCs do you have in use across the organisation? What are the make, model and quanitiy of these Printers/MFDs/MFCs in use? Are the consumables (toner and ink) for the Printers/MFDs/MFCs currently supplied as part of a Managed Print Service or are they sourced independently? Who provides your Managed Print contract (if applicable)? Who supplies the consumables (toner and ink) for your Printers/MFDs/MFCs? How much did your organisation spend on printer consumables (toner and ink) in the last financial year? How often do you review the suppliers for your managed print contract/consumable supply contract?
5035
Business Rates
09/02/2015
Provide the following information in respect of current non domestic rate payers: - Ratepayer name, if a limited company, limited liability partnership or other organisation - Property Address - Property Post code - Billing authority property reference - Rateable value - Charge type - Charge start date
5025
Disabled Children's Team
09/02/2015
Information on your disabled children's services. In regards to families who have children with additional needs. 1. The name of the SEND implementation manager. 2. The name of the short breaks team manager. 3. The name and contact details of number 1's line manager. 4. The name and contact details of number 2's line manager. 5. The name of the director of children's services. 6. The name of the assistant director of children's services.
4961
Use of agency nurses
09/02/2015
The number of qualified nurses working on a temporary (Agency) basis at the Council on 1st December 2014, divided into: a) RGN - Registered General Nurse b) RMN - Registered Mental Nurse c) RNLD - Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities Do not include bank staff.
5033
Training for staff in IT department
09/02/2015
1. 1. In last 2 years have you purchased any it technical training for the ICT /IT department from QA Limited training covering it technical courses such as Microsoft VMware oracle citrix and Cisco. 2. What is the exact job title of the manger or team leader in ICT/IT department who has made the purchase? 3. Has the ICT/IT technical department pre-paid for this training, please state amounts.
2. 4. Have they in the last 3 years purchased a skills licence it training package from QA Limited training please state the amount purchased and the amounts remaining? 5. Has the buying IT manger secured 3 quotes for the purchase of the skills licence? If so which were the other companies who submitted the exact same skills licence prices? 6. When will the next skills licence be purchased by the ICT/IT DEPARTMENT? 7. Who will purchase the next ICT technical training skills licence.
3. 8. Please provide an ICT department organisation chart. 9. How many people are there in the ICT department? 10. Does the ICT / IT technical department purchase IT technical training for products such Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, oracle and citrix in February and March to utilise remaining budget for the financial year if so how do you justify the purchase?
5044
Educational Psychology Service Funding
09/02/2015
1. Financial Year 2013/14 1. What was your authority's Gross expenditure on the Educational Psychology Service? 2. What was your authority's Net expenditure on the Educational Psychology Service? 3. How is this gross expenditure funded? (For example, core local authority budget, Dedicated Schools Grant, Traded Service to schools and other parties etc.). 4. When answering question 2, if there is more than one funding source provide the amount funded by each source. 5. If the Dedicated Schools Grant has been used to fund all or part of the service, advise which line this expenditure was included on your submitted Section 251 2013/14 actuals statement.
2. Financial Year 2014/15 6. What is your authority's original Gross budget on the Educational Psychology Service? 7. What is your authority's original Net budget on the Educational Psychology Service? 8. How is this gross budget funded? (For example, core local authority budget, Dedicated Schools Grant, Traded Service to schools and other parties etc.). 9. When answering question 2, if there is more than one funding source provide the budgeted amount funded by each source. 10. If the Dedicated Schools Grant is being used to fund all or part of the service, advise which line this expenditure was included on your submitted Section 251 2014/15 budget statement.