Disclosure Log – Freedom of Information Requests

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IdSubjectResponse DateQuestionsResponse Files
5908
Spend on temporary mental health staff
31/07/2015
1. Please can you confirm what your total spend on temporary Mental Health staff was during the financial year 2014-15 for the below specialisms? Can you please break this financial information down by: -Mental Health Nurse -Learning Disabilities Nurse -Psychologists -Psychological wellbeing practitioner -Psychotherapist -Counsellor -High Intensity Therapist To provide additional clarity on my request, `temporary Mental Health staff¿ is to mean all persons who are mental health staff and are not on permanent contracts of employment with the Council, but are supplied via employment agencies.
5884
Fly-tipping
31/07/2015
1. 1) How many incidents of fly-tipping were reported to the council in: a) the year 2012/2013? b) 2013/2014? c) 2014/2015?
2. 2) How much did the council spend on clearing up fly-tipping in the area in: a) 2012/2013? b) 2013/2014? c) 2014/2015?
3. 3) How many people were successfully prosecuted for fly-tipping in: a) 2012/2013? b) 2013/2014? c) 2014/2015?
4. 4. Do you have any dedicated projects or trial schemes aimed at reducing fly-tipping? If so, please give details.
5934
Open Green Spaces
30/07/2015
What do you or your department understand as open green spaces? How many open green spaces does your department supervise? When combining all those open green spaces, what would be their total size in hectare? How many public enquiries concerning open green spaces do you usually receive in one year? How many of those enquiries do you answer in one day, three days one week or after more than one week? (You can use other measurements if it¿s more convenient for you) How many Staff Members concerned with open green spaces does your department currently have? What was the annual net expenditure regarding open green spaces in 2014, 2013 and 2010? (Including for example external contracts, purchases, maintenance etc. ¿ you can skip certain dates if you don¿t have the information) Thinking about the past; How far back can you trace the net expenditure for open green spaces without searching for more than 30 minutes? Does your department frequently publish information like your budget, current developments and number of staff members? Where do you publish this information? (Please provide a link if you publish information online) When do you usually publish or update published content? Who is your target audience when publishing material? What is probably the best way to contact your department to receive said info? Do you share information (like number of staff members and current developments) regularly with other departments and/or local authorities? (Please name any project or special initiative that is concerned with sharing material between those departments and LAs) How often do you usually share this information? Is your Information automatically shared with others through pc assisted means? (For example content management software)
5903
Street Works
30/07/2015
1. I am writing 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) at or near to 4 Denholme Drive Nottingham NG8 4GY. Could you please go back 6 years from the date of 27/04/2015 as we are investigating a latent damage to Virgin Media apparatus at this location. Also if possible give the date of when and if any resurfacing works been carried out by yourselves.
5876
Analysis, Reporting and Data Quality Practices
30/07/2015
1. 1. Relevant to the above, does the organisation have any Frameworks / Preferred Supplier Lists in place? 2. If yes to Q1 - How can these be applied to? (i.e. GCloud/Achilles/etc.)
2. 3. Which department(s) within the organisation (if any) are responsible for Business Intelligence? 4. Which department(s) within the organisation are responsible for Data Quality?
3. 5. Which Tools / Software are currently being utilised by the organisation for Business Intelligence and Data Quality? (i.e. SAP BusinessObjects/Pentaho/MicroStrategy/Microsoft BI/etc?)
4. 6. Does the organisation have any Data Governance Policies / Procedures currently in place?
5. 7. Are you able to provide names of departmental leads responsible for Business Intelligence / Data Quality / Information Management?
5875
Illegal activities in disused/abandoned buildings
30/07/2015
1. The information needed is regarding Disused or abandoned buildings or any industrial estates buildings or office buildings or open air land, or where occupiers/squatters were in building that could have resulted in problems with Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties, for the dates of all of 2013 all of 2014, 2015 to date. 1. The Dates and times and addresses to any Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties. Where the Noise and Nuisance Team had such information that there was Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties was in progress or believed to be in progress, within and around the Nottingham City Council area and wards boundaries that the Nottingham City Council is part off.
2. 2. If any paper work was served to any person/persons/occupiers/squatters, on any dates when the Noise and Nuisance Team was in attendance to any Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties, and copies of such paper work.
3. 3. All the calls that were made on any dates to the Noise and Nuisance Team to make them aware that an Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties was taking place or could be taking place. This would include all calls that were made before any Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties took place. - This would also include any calls the police made to the Noise and Nuisance Team to make them aware that an Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties was going to take place. - This would also include any calls the police made to the Noise and Nuisance Team to make them aware that an Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties was going to take place.
4. 4. Any noise abatement orders that was put in place on any addresses where an Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties was taking place or could take place. This would include any noise abatement orders that were put in place before an Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties took place. This would include dates and times the noise abatement, orders were served on an address and to whom and to forward copies of any such noise abatement orders within this request.
5. 5. Person's names who attended any addresses and times and dates from the Noise and Nuisance Team and any police officer names or IDs that attended with the Noise and Nuisance Team to any Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties. If the names can not be given for the Noise and Nuisance Team offices that please just state how many Noise and Nuisance Team officers were in attendance.
6. 6. Any information if the police contacted the Noise and Nuisance Team about any information that an Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties was going to take place or could take place in the area or wards boundaries that the council is part off.
7. 7. Any information if the Noise and Nuisance Team contacted the police about any information they were aware of that an Illegal raves, Illegal Squat Parties, Illegal Squat Raves or Illegal Parties was going to take place or could take place in the area or wards boundaries that the council is part off.
8. No question
5906
Domicilliary Care
30/07/2015
1. 1. Details of the lowest, highest and average fee weekly rates agreed with external suppliers of the following services: - Domiciliary care services for the elderly in their own home. - Domiciliary care services for adults under the age of 65 in their own home with specialist care needs such as learning disabilities, autism or physical disabilities.
2. 2. Details of the percentage increase in weekly fee rates which were awarded to the previous year¿s levels.
3. 3. Details of the rates of each tier (if there is a framework agreement in place).
5956
Primary School Teachers
30/07/2015
1. 1. How many male teachers were employed by primary schools in Nottingham in the academic year 2012/13? 2. How many male teachers were employed by primary schools in Nottingham in the academic year 2013/14? 3. How many male teachers were employed by primary schools in Nottingham in the academic year 2014/15?
2. 4. What percentage of overall primary school teachers in Nottingham were male and what percentage were female in the academic year 2012/13? 5. What percentage of overall primary school teachers in Nottingham were male and what percentage were female in the academic year 2013/14? 6. What percentage of overall primary school teachers in Nottingham were male and what percentage were female in the academic year 2014/15?
5873
Senior Members and Officers
30/07/2015
1. Council Leader (or equivalent) 1. The name of the elected member who holds the position of Leader (or equivalent, such as Directly Elected Mayor or Chairman of Resources Committee). 2. Their full title (such as Council Leader). 3. Their direct email address. 4. When they were first elected / appointed to this position, and when their current term of office is due to end. 5. A URL on your local authority website where the name of the Council Leader is published (and where it will be updated in the future).
2. Lead member responsible for finance 6. The name of the elected member with lead responsibility for finance, whether as an executive / cabinet member, or as chairman of the relevant policy committee (in a committee model). If this responsibility sits with the Council Leader (or equivalent), please indicate. 7. Their full title (such as Cabinet Member for Finance, or Chairman of the Resources Committee). 8. Their direct email address. 9. When they were appointed to this position. 10. A URL on your local authority website where the name of this post-holder is published (and where it will be updated in the future).
3. Lead member responsible for planning policy 11. The name of the elected member with lead responsibility for planning policy, whether as an executive / cabinet member, or as chairman of the relevant policy committee (in a committee model). If this responsibility sits with the Council Leader (or equivalent), please indicate. 12. Their full title (such as Cabinet Member for Planning, or Chairman of the Planning Policy Committee). 13. Their direct email address. 14. When they were appointed to this position. 15. A URL on your local authority website where the name of this post-holder is published (and where it will be updated in the future).
4. Chief Finance Officer / Section 151 Officer 16. The name of the officer who holds this position. 17. Their full wider job title (such as Director of, Head of etc). 18. Their direct email address. 19. A URL on your local authority website where the name of this post-holder is published (and where it will be updated in the future).
5. Director of Finance / Resources 20. If the Chief Finance Officer / Section 151 Officer named above does not hold a director-level position in the local authority, please provide the name of the officer who holds the director-level responsibility for finance / resources. 21. Their full job title. 22. Their direct email address. 23. A URL on your local authority website where the name of this post-holder is published (and where it will be updated in the future).
6. Head of Paid Service 24. The name of the officer who holds this position. 25. Their full wider job title (such as Chief Executive, Managing Director etc). 26. Their direct email address. 27. A URL on your local authority website where the name of this post-holder is published (and where it will be updated in the future).
7. Monitoring Officer 28. The name of the officer who holds this position. 29. Their full wider job title (such as Borough Solicitor, Head of Legal Services etc). 30. Their direct email address. 31. A URL on your local authority website where the name of this post-holder is published (and where it will be updated in the future).
8. Joint / Shared Appointments 32. Please indicate whether any of the officer positions named above are joint / shared appointments with other local authorities, and if so, which ones and with which other councils.
5880
Foster Care Services
30/07/2015
1. Copy of the documents containing the following information: 1. Details of the lowest, highest and average fee rates agreed with external suppliers of Independent Foster Care Services for the current year.
2. 2. Details of the lowest, highest and average fee rates paid to local authority carers.
3. 3. Percentage increase in weekly fee rates which were awarded to the previous year's levels.
4. 4. Details of the rates of each tier (if there is a framework agreement in place).
5. 5. The number of looked after children in foster care as at 31 March 2015 and of those children, the percentage looked after by independent foster agencies.
5955
Care Charges
30/07/2015
1. The Service Legal Agreement (SLA) 2. Any Penalties for not meeting arrival times as contained in the SLA 3. What are the penalties?
5893
Monitoring mentions of Local Authority
28/07/2015
1. Can you specify how much you have spent over the last five years on monitoring mentions of your local authority's name in print, online, social and broadcast media. 2. Can you specify how much you are projected to spend on this same service over the coming three years?
5838
building condition survey
28/07/2015
In March 2014 a full building condition survey was carried out on Nottingham Women's Centre, 30 Chaucer Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LP. The survey was carried out by CJR Midlands Ltd on behalf of Nottingham City Council. We have not yet had sight of this survey which, as tenants of the above building, it would be really useful for us to see (for example, in case of any health and safety concerns being raised within it). I would be grateful if you could please send a copy of this survey to us (either electronically or as a hard copy).
5717
IT Spend
28/07/2015
1. 1 a: How much did your council/department/authority spend in total on IT technologies and services during the 2013/2014 fiscal year? 1 b: By comparison, how much did your council/department/authority spend in total on IT technologies and services during the 2014/2015 fiscal year?
2. 2 a: Of that total spend in 2013/2014 fiscal year, what was the breakdown in spending on on-premise and cloud technology? Eg, (total £10,000, £6,000 on-premise, £4,000 cloud) 2 b: Of that total spend in 2014/2015 fiscal year, what was the breakdown in spending on on-premise and cloud technology? Eg, (total £10,000, £6,000 on-premise, £4,000 cloud) (Note: please provide figures for "hybrid" technology if cloud/on-premise not applicable)
3. 3 a: Who were the top-five (if applicable) IT product and services suppliers with whom the council spend the most money during the 2013/2014 fiscal year, and how much was spent with each? 3 b: Who were the top-five (if applicable) IT product and services suppliers with whom the council spend the most money during the 2014/2015 fiscal year, and how much was spent with each?
4. 4 a: How many PCs (desktops, laptops, tablets) does your council currently run? 4 b: Please provide a breakdown of which operating systems these PCs run on - (eg total 151: 100 Windows 8, 50 Windows XP, 1 iOS)
5898
Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) system
28/07/2015
1. 1. How many buses/vehicles are tracked in your locality? 2. Which bus operators operate in the area?
2. 3. How many bus depots are there in the area? 4. How many bus stop signs are there in the area?
3. 5. What kind of communications are used by your organisation? (e.g. PMR/GPRS) 6. Who are your real-time systems hosted by? 7. What purchasing process was used in acquiring your real-time system?
4. 8. What date was your current contract for your real-time system signed? 9. What is the full-term value of this contract? 10. And what is the 12-month value of this contract?
5. 11. What is the total length of the contract period? 12. What date does the contract period finish? 13. Can the contract have extensions applied? 14. If so ¿ how long can the contract be extended by?
6. 15. When will the contract come up for renewal? 16. How will the contract be advertised? 17. Are we able to express an interest in applying for the next contract now?
5912
Smoke-free Signs
27/07/2015
I would like to request an image of signs within your authority advertising smoke-free outdoor areas - including smoke-free parks, playgrounds, or signs placed outside school gates. To make my request clear: Could you please send me an image of any council-produced signs advertising smoke-free outdoor areas in your authority. These images could be photos taken of the smoke-free signs in situ, or the .jpeg file of the image - whatever is available.
5952
IT Structure
27/07/2015
1. The departmental structure of the IT / Information Security Department within the council. Where there isn't a dedicated IT / Information Security Department, the details of IT Department will suffice. 2. Please can you confirm Names, Email addresses and where possible Telephone numbers of The Senior Management within the directorate (CISO, 'Head of' or Manager).
5826
Lone Working
27/07/2015
Q1 Please confirm if your Council has a lone working policy. Q2 Are risk assessments conducted for employees when working alone? Q3 How many of your employees have reported assaults/attacks whilst working alone for the year 2014? Q4 Please confirm whether any staff use protective equipment (personal alarms/mobile phones/apps). If no, please skip to Q7. Q5 Does your Council use an external supplier for these alarms/apps? If so, who? Q6 How many personal alarms or mobile phones does your Council have for the provision of lone working staff? Q7 How much is spent on the provision for lone worker protection per annum? Q8 Please provide the job titles of the persons who are / or would be responsible for your lone worker policy and the purchasing of personal alarms/mobiles/apps Q9 Please list the name and contact details (phone, email) of these person(s)
5594
Child abuse & neglect allegations
27/07/2015
1. 1) The number of child abuse and/or neglect allegations against people who work with children notified to your Local Authority Designated Officer in respect of a child in your area placed or held in any of the following (please provide data for each category of establishment): a) Children's home b) Secure children's home c) Independent boarding school (private boarding school that does not fall within category e) below) d) State boarding school (run by local council, academy or free school and does not fall within category e) below) e) Residential special school (NB schools which accommodate children for more than 295 days a year must be registered as children's homes, so please include data relating to those in a) above) f) Mental health inpatient unit g) Hospital that does not fall within category f) above h) Young offender institution i) Secure training centre j) Immigration removal centre / detention (this includes Cedars pre-departure accommodation) k) Police custody
2. 2) The number of Section 47 enquiries* conducted in respect of a child in your area placed or held in any of the following (please provide data for each category of establishment): a) Children's home b) Secure children's home c) Independent boarding school (private boarding school that does not fall within category e) below) d) State boarding school (run by local council, academy or free school and does not fall within category e) below) e) Residential special school (NB schools which accommodate children for more than 295 days a year must be registered as children's homes, so please include data relating to those in a) above) f) Mental health inpatient unit g) Hospital that does not fall within category f) above h) Young offender institution i) Secure training centre j) Immigration removal centre / detention (this includes Cedars pre-departure accommodation) k) Police custody *Section 47 refers to Section 47 of the Children Act 1989.
3. 3) Using the headings below ABUSE OR NEGLECT SUBSTANTIATED ABUSE OR NEGLECT NOT SUBSTANTIATED CHILD MOVED OTHER CHILDREN IN ESTABLISHMENT INTERVIEWED OTHER CHILDREN MOVED MEMBER OF STAFF CONVICTED OF CRIMINAL OFFENCE CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS ONGOING MEMBER OF STAFF SUBJECT TO DISCIPLINARY ACTION STAFF DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS ONGOING OTHER - PLEASE STATE Please provide details of the outcomes of Section 47 enquiries* conducted in respect of children in your area placed or held in any of the following (please provide data for each category of establishment): a) Children's home b) Secure children's home c) Independent boarding school (private boarding school that does not fall within category e) below) d) State boarding school (run by local council, academy or free school and does not fall within category e) below) e) Residential special school (NB schools which accommodate children for more than 295 days a year must be registered as children¿s homes, so please include data relating to those in a) above) f) Mental health inpatient unit g) Hospital that does not fall within category f) above h) Young offender institution i) Secure training centre j) Immigration removal centre / detention (this includes Cedars pre-departure accommodation) k) Police custody
4. 4) Please state whether your local authority is investigating, or is aware of police or other investigations into, allegations of child abuse or neglect occurring in the past (at least 12 months ago) in children's homes or other residential establishments formerly or presently run by your local authority.
5864
Information regarding the Freedom of Information/Data Protection team
27/07/2015
Please note that this request is only related to staff who work in a dedicated/central team for answering Freedom of Information or Data Protection requests/queries. Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please can you tell me as at 02.07.2015: 1) How many staff members do you have in your team? 2a) How many are male? 2b) How many are female? 3a) How old is your youngest member of staff? 3b) How old is your oldest member of staff? 4) What division within the Council does the Information Governance Team come under? 5) What are the job titles of the roles within your team? For example, IG support worker/IG manager 6) What is the highest grade member of your team on? For example, IG manager, Grade 7 7) What is the lowest grade member of you team on? For example, IG support worker, Grade 3 8) What is the pay scale of your highest graded member of staff? For example, IG manager, £48,000 - £50,000 9) What is the pay scale of your lowest graded member of staff? For example, IG support worker, £15,000 - 17,000 10) Do you have a structure chart for your team? If yes, please can you provide me with it. 11) Please can I have the generic contact details for your team. Please can you include: a generic number (if you have one) and postal address.
5865
Implementation of the Care Act 2014
27/07/2015
1. 1. What actions your council is taking or intends to take to ensure it complies with Clause 2.23 of the Care Act Statutory Guidance ("Developing a local approach to preventative support")
2. 2. Relating to Clause 14 of the Care Act 2014 (Power of local authority to charge), whether or not your council: I. Currently charges carers for their own support, or; II. Does not charge carers for their own support but intends to either introduce charges or consult or debate on the introduction of charges in the next 12 months, or; III. Does not charge carers for their own support and has no current plans to introduce charges.
3. 3. If your council does charges carers we would like to know further details of how these charges are applied, specifically: I. How your council calculates the amount a carer will be charged for the support they receive; II. The average charge per carer in your local authority; and III. The support services the charges apply to.
5972
National Watersports Centre
27/07/2015
Could you please provide me with details regarding the contract between NCC and Serco regarding the operating of the national watersports centre with regards to complaints procedures and/or response time limits
5907
Referrals to independent fostering agencies
27/07/2015
1. Please can you provide the total number of referrals (Looked After Children foster placement requests) your authority has made to Independent Fostering Agencies between 01/01/2015 to 30/06/2015, broken down by month?
5879
Residential and Nursing Care for over 65's
24/07/2015
I would like to know the following information as it applies in the financial years 2015-16 and 2014-15. Please tell me your standard (weekly) rate (payable to home providers) for Residential and Nursing Care for those aged 65 and over: a. For those requiring residential care b. For those requiring nursing care in a care home c. For any other categories of elderly care not covered by a) and b) above.
5916
Traffic Survey(s) of Queens Road, Nottingham
24/07/2015
Can you please advise whether the Council holds any traffic survey information (survey data, reports, etc) concerning Queens Road, Nottingham? If any such documentation exists, can you please provide me with the dates of all such surveys and a copy of any report (or other documentation) that exists in relation to the most recent of such survey.
5836
Damage to vehicles caused by poor road conditions
24/07/2015
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I seek the following information regarding damage to vehicles caused by poor road conditions on roads under your local authority administration for the financial year 2014/15. 1) The total number of claims for vehicle damage caused by or attributed to the condition of your road network (such as potholes). 2) The total monetary value of the claims for vehicle damage caused by, or attributed to, the condition of your road network (such as potholes). 3) The total number of successful claims for vehicle damage caused by or attributed to the condition of your road network (such as potholes). 4) The total monetary value of the successful claims for vehicle damage caused by or attributed to the conditions of your road network (such as potholes).
5897
Residential Care and Nursing fee rates
24/07/2015
I would like to know the latest fee rates available, 2015/2016, for Older Person residential care and Nursing (not including RNCC) that are paid by the council please. With a minimum and maximum banding if applicable.
5843
Overcrowding
24/07/2015
1. 1. A snapshot of the number of households currently considered statutorily overcrowded in your authority as of June 30, 2015 or the nearest available date. Please use the 'room standard' as defined in part 10 of the Housing Act 1985. If data for June 30 is not possible to retrieve please specify the date used.
2. 2. A snapshot or estimate of the number of households in your authority as of June 30, 2015 or the nearest available date. If data for June 30 is not possible to retrieve please specify the date used. Please specify whether this is an estimate or a precise figure.
3. 3 a) The figures for the top ten households in your authority with the highest absolute numbers of people in them b) For these ten households, the first half of the postcode (e.g. CR3, M4) where they are situated
5859
Care Act Implementation
23/07/2015
We are particularly interested in how local authorities are communicating these new responsibilities to their staff and to local people. In particular our review will focus on how local authorities communicate to their staff and to local people: - entitlement to and eligibility for care and support - entitlement to (and local authority definitions of) a personal budget - the purpose and nature of the assessment process - the degree of choice and control individuals can expect to exercise over their support - any restrictions that are in place over cost, amount or nature of particular types of support - any information specifically aimed at or relating to former ILF recipients. We are writing to request that you provide us with all general information, and any policies and procedures relating to the above that you make available to: - the general public - individuals who approach your adult social care department - staff undertaking assessment and care and support planning functions or providing support on your behalf.
5909
LHA & Housing Benefit Claimants
22/07/2015
I would like please to know the number of LHA claimants (excluding pensioners) broken down by family type: -Single -Single parent with 1 child -with 2 children etc -Two parents with 1 child -2 children and so on. Ditto for housing benefit claimants.
5910
Service Desk, Desktop Support or Network Support
22/07/2015
1. Please can you provide me with specific contact details of the person responsible for Internal/In-house service. I'd like their full name, job title, contact number and direct email address.
5902
Finance, Adults, Childrens & Legal Contacts
22/07/2015
1. I would like to request the name, email address and direct telephone number of the individuals who hold the following positions or are responsible for Corporate Finance: a) Corporate Director of Finance. b) Head of Finance/Assistant Director. c) Service and/or Team Managers within Corporate Finance
2. I would like to request the name, email address and direct telephone number of the individuals who hold the following positions or are responsible for Adult Social Care: a) Adult Social Care Director b) Assistant Director within Adult Social Care c) Service and/or Team Managers within Adults Social Care who manage the: Income and/or Financial Assessments Team
3. I would like to request the name, email address and direct telephone number of the individuals who hold the following positions or are responsible for: - Children Social Care Director. - Assistant Director within Children¿s Social Care. - Service and/or Team Managers within Children¿s Social Care.
4. I would like to request the name, email address and direct telephone number of the individuals who hold the following positions or are responsible for: - Director of Legal and/or Litigation - Head of Service/ Assistant Director of Legal and/or Litigation. - Service Manager of Legal/and/or Litigation
5828
Dog Breeding
22/07/2015
1. Name of local authority: 2. Date of completing request: 3. What terms require a breeder to have a breeding license within your local authority (e.g. if they b reed over a specific number of litters)? 4. The number of breeders in your local authority in 2013 and in 2014: Number of breeders licensed in 2013: Number of breeders licensed in 2014: 5. Do staff, on behalf of your local authority, carry out visits relating to dog breeding and licensing? (Please state yes/no and give details of purpose e.g. inspect dog housing, breeding facilities etc.)? 6. Is a visit/inspection carried out when a breeder or breeding establishment is first licensed? 7. How frequently do they need to renew their license? 8. Are breeders then revisited if they renew their breeding license? 9. Please indicate the n umber of staff within your authority which carry out these inspections/visits: 10. Please state the job title/s of the individual/s who carry out this visit (e.g. environmental officer, vets, etc.) 11. How many breeder visits and/or inspections have been carried out in 2013 and in 2014: Number of breeder visits in 2013: Number of breeders visits in 2014: 12. Have you revoked any breeder licenses in 2013 and in 2014? (if yes please provide figures): Number of breeders¿ licenses revoked in 2013: Number of breeders¿ licenses revoked in 2014:
5814
Waste and recycling
22/07/2015
1. 1. Is residual waste collection for your authority carried out by in house resources or is it outsourced to a third party?
2. 2. Is recycling collection carried out by in house resources or is it outsourced to a third party? (Please advise if there are separate contracts for dry recycling and organic recycling)
3. 3. If waste collection is managed in house, what is the approximate expenditure per annum? Please provide gross expenditure (before any income). Please include expenditure on collection only (i.e. no disposal costs).
4. 4. If it is outsourced: a. Which outsourcing firm(s) are used? b. When did the contract(s) start? c. When is the contract(s) due to terminate? d. Can the contract(s) be extended, and if so by how many months? e. What is the total annual value of the contract(s)? f. Where spend is part of a broader multi-service contract, please provide an estimate of spend on waste services only g. Does your current refuse collection contract contain targets for the diversion of waste from landfill? If so, please specify the target for each year of the contract h. Does the contract(s) cover just your authority or any neighbouring authorities? i. Who was responsible for waste collection before the start of the current contract(s)? If previously outsourced, please specify which outsourcing firm and the annual value of the previous contract
5. 5. Which of the following services do you offer customers? a. Waste services i. Collection ii. Disposal of general refuse iii. Disposal of recyclates b. Type of waste collected i. Residual waste ii. Food waste iii. Co-mingled recycling iv. Kerbside sort recycling v. Garden waste vi. Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment recycling (WEEE) vii. Other (please specify) viii. If you outsource your waste collection, are any non-waste services included in the contract? E.g. Grounds maintenance, Street cleaning, etc.
6. 6. Over the latest available period, what proportion of total collections were 'missed'? (please state the period provided) a. A 'missed' collection is any collection which is known by the authority not to have taken place on the prescribed day due to a failure of the authority or its contractor
7. 7. Does the authority receive rebates from recycling? (A rebate is defined as any payment received by the authority in respect to the disposal of recyclates) a. If so, what has been the annual value of all rebates over the last three years? (please specify the years covered)
8. 8. Does the authority take the risk of changes in commodity prices for recyclates? a. Please state the nature of any risk sharing mechanisms that the authority has in place with any provider of waste management
9. 9. If garden waste is collected in your authority, which of the following options apply: a. Garden waste collections are free of charge to residents (i.e. the authority cover the full cost of this service) b. Garden waste is collected and paid for by residents (i.e. residents cover the full cost of this service) c. Residents pay a contribution to garden waste collection but it is partially subsidised by the authority
5812
Duty to Consult Policy re Changes to Social Care Services
21/07/2015
Please provide: 1) A copy of your policy in relation to the Council's statutory duty to consult when planning the closure of, or significant changes to, your social care services. 2) A summary of the Council's duty to consult
5914
Postal Delivery Services
21/07/2015
1. Information pertaining to the choice of mail or postal delivery and management services utilised by the Nottingham City Council from the period 01/04/2014 to 01/04/2015
5868
EPS/Finance Systems
21/07/2015
1. 1. What ERP (Enterprise Resource Management) or Finance system is currently used at the council?
2. 2. When does your contract expire?
3. 3. Do you have any planned upgrades of the software? If so, when?
4. 4. Are you planning to go to market for a different ERP/ Finance system? If so, when?
5. 5. How many users / licenses of the system do you have at the council?
6. 6. Who is the person responsible for your ERP / Finance system? Please provide full name, title and contact information if possible.
5802
Social Work Requirements
21/07/2015
1. 1. List of ALL of the INDIVIDUAL TEAMS and AREAS within Children's and Young Peoples social Service's and the names of Team Managers, Service Managers and Social Workers 2. List of ALL of the INDIVIDUAL TEAMS and AREAS within Adults social Service's and the names of Team Managers, Service Managers and Social Workers
2. 3. How much temporary agency labour spend has there been in the Authority outside of the temporary agency labour contract from 1st April 2014 to 31st March 2015? (please state figure for Children's and Adults services)
3. 4. How many temporary QSW did the authority have deployed across Children's Services in March 2015? 5. How many temporary QSW did the authority have deployed across Adults Services in March 2015?
4. 6. Can you tell me how you procure your temporary agency staff, is this through a managed vendor service and if so who?
5. 7. Can you tell me the amount of £ agency spend there has been outside of the above procured service.
6. 8. Can you tell me the departments within Social Services that have had off contract agency spend.
7. 9. Can you provide an organisation chart of children's services 10. Can you provide an organisation chart of adults services
5810
Children taken into care
21/07/2015
In relation to the first ten cases of children that were taken into care (either interim or full) by your authority in the 2015 calendar year please provide me with the following information in connection with each of the three cases. 1. The sex of the child? 2. The age of the child? 3. If any of the following factors are recorded in the papers you hold on the case as having been a factor in the council¿s decision to take the child into care: (a) proximity to a dangerous dog (b) the obesity of the child, (c) a concern the child spends too much time playing computer games and/or on the internet, (d) the child¿s home environment is unhealthy due to cigarette smoke, (e) the parents do not care adequately for the child because they spend too much time watching television and/or on the internet or (f) that the child has poor dental hygiene.
5817
Knives & Firearms In Schools
21/07/2015
1. How many knives have been confiscated from schools in your area so far this academic year? 2. How many knives were confiscated from schools in your area during the 2013-14 academic year? 3. How many knives were confiscated from schools in your area during the 2012-13 academic year? 4. How many knives were confiscated from schools in your area during the 2011-12 academic year? 5. How many knives were confiscated from schools in your area during the 2010-11 academic year? 6. How many firearms have been confiscated from schools in your area so far this academic year? 7. How many firearms were confiscated from schools in your area during the 2013-14 academic year? 8. How many firearms were confiscated from schools in your area during the 2012-13 academic year? 9. How many firearms were confiscated from schools in your area during the 2011-12 academic year? 10. How many firearms were confiscated from schools in your area during the 2010-11 academic year?
5857
Health services commissioned from community pharmacies
20/07/2015
1. All public health services commissioned from community pharmacies by the authority in the last 12 months. Such services could include those listed in (10) below. 2. Number of pharmacy sites providing each commissioned service in the last 12 months. 3. Number of service episodes in the last 12 months. 4. The payments made to providers for the commissioned services, including reimbursement for consumable expenditure (ideally at provider level, but if this is not permitted for commercial reasons, then the service level agreement payment schedule will suffice) 5. The training and support provided (funded by the Local Authority) or required for each service commissioned: a. Formal training courses b. Accreditation programmes c. Provision of, or requirement for, computers and software d. Equipment provided or required. 6. Methods of collecting data on delivery, for payment or audit purposes, for each service commissioned: (paper-based or electronic data; if the latter details of the electronic system used (e.g. PharmOutcomes, NEO, Health Diagnostics, iCAPS) 7. Methods of collecting information on follow-up and outcomes of services: a. For what services is information collected on whether providers conduct any follow-up b. How is this information collected c. How are outcomes of service delivery assessed? 8. Methods of referral following service provision or agreements for transfer between service providers and other health or social care providers a. For what services is direct electronic referral to the GP used (e.g. via e-mail or shared network) b. For what services must the provider send a written referral to the GP c. For what services can a provider make an appointment with a medical practice directly on behalf of a service user d. Any other referral mechanisms used. 9. Details of any services provided via a subcontract (e.g. through a local NHS trust, via a company, a third sector organisation etc) and the commissioning structure for this. 10. Possible pharmacy public health services that may be commissioned by the local authority (note, this list is illustrative and is not exhaustive): a. Screening and brief interventions for alcohol b. Blood pressure monitoring c. NHS Health Checks d. Chlamydia screening e. Cholesterol testing f. Needle and syringe programmes g. Directly observed treatment e.g. for TB h. Hepatitis screening i. Influenza vaccination j. Minor Ailments Schemes k. Cancer screening l. Stop smoking services, including supply of NRT m. Supervised consumption for drug misusers n. Supply of free condoms o. Travel vaccination services p. Weight management support q. Supply of medicines under group direction of: i. Bupropion/varenicline for stopping smoking ii. Emergency hormonal contraception iii. Oral contraception iv. Orlistat for weight loss v. Anti-malarial tablets vi. Antibacterials for chlamydia vii. Emergency planning e.g. ciprofloxacin for anthrax viii. Antivirals for influenza
5800
Children in foster care
20/07/2015
1. 1. How many children are in foster care in your local authority?
2. 2. Of those, how many of those have had more than one placement during the last 12 months in the following age groups (please provide a breakdown): a) 0 - 2 years old? b) 2 - 5 years old? c) 5 - 10 years old? d) and 10 - 16 years old?
3. 3. How many in each age group described above have had more than 2 placements in the last 12 months?
4. 4. How many in each age group have had new placements due to a change of social worker or other administrative issues in the last 12 months?
5. 5. How many in each age group have been moved due to emotional disturbance of the child in the last 12 months?
6. 6. How many in each age group have been moved due to emotional disturbance of the child in the last 12 months?
5811
Road Cones
20/07/2015
1. How many road cones does the city council have? 2. How many cones have been deployed in 2014/15, 2013/14 and 2012/13? 3. How many cones went missing in 2014/15, 2013/14 and 2012/13? 4. How many cones were damaged and decommissioned in 2014/15, 2013/14 and 2012/13? 5. How many new road cones did the council purchase in 2014/15, 2013/14 and 2012/13? 6. How much did the council spend on traffic cones in 2014/15, 2013/14 and 2012/13?
5822
Suspended care/nursing/residential homes
20/07/2015
1. Please could you let me know, for calendar year 2014 and 2015 (to date): a) The number of care/nursing/residential homes to which the authority has suspended or cancelled admissions in this period; b) The name of each home and its operator/provider with whom the contract is held; c) The date at which each suspension started and finished (if it has not finished please state that it is ongoing) d) If the contract has been cancelled please state the date of cancellation e) The reason for the suspension/cancellation f) Please indicate for each suspension/cancellation whether it was made public by the authority. The aim of this FOI is to establish differences between local authority and CQC assessments/action on homes.
5805
Child Death Overview Panel Annual Reports
20/07/2015
Stating your region, for the years 2008-2009; 2009-2010; 2010-2011; 2011-2012; 2012-2013; 2013-2014 (six years in total) 1. How many children died in each of the years? 2. How many child reviews were held in each of the years? 3. With respect to Q1, how many children died where consanguinity (where the parents are related other than by marriage) was identified as a modifiable factor 4. With respect to Q2, how many children died where consanguinity (where the parents are related other than by marriage) was identified as a modifiable factor 5. For each child (Q1) could you tell me their ethnicity 6. For each child (Q2) could you tell me their ethnicity
5819
Electoral Registration
20/07/2015
(a) the number of distinct residential properties (hereafter, dwellings) currently listed on the Local Land and Property Gazetteer in the area covered by the authority; (b) the number of distinct dwellings within which there are electors resident on the electoral register currently in force for the area covered by the authority; (c) the total amount of money the authority and its electoral registration officer plan to disburse (including funds from both central and local government) to promote electoral registration in the area covered by Nottingham City Council between 7 May 2015 and 30 November 2015; (d) the total number of electors, of all electoral franchises, on the electoral register for Nottingham City Council as at: (i) 7 May 2015, and (ii) today; (e) the total number of electors, of all electoral franchises, on the electoral register for Nottingham City Council, and who have either been successfully datamatched as part of the transition to individual electoral registration, or have individually registered or re-registered since individual electoral registration began, as at (i) 7 May 2015, and (ii) today; In respect of (a), (b), (d) and (e) above, I would be very grateful if as well as providing the data for the council area as a whole, you could also provide it for each Westminster Parliamentary Constituency wholly or partly within the area of the authority.
5821
Social Workers Recording Conversations
20/07/2015
(1) Has your authority issued policy or guidance to social workers on recording (by any participant) of conversations with, or meetings involving, social workers? If not, does it intend to develop such policy? (2) May we have copies of any existing policies and procedures; and/or information about whether you plan to develop them; and the url of any published policy.
5627
Business Rates
17/07/2015
1. All copies of the signed leases in relation to account (6779725) or any other account in the name of Conserve Africa foundation 2. All correspondences from Miss Harriet or any other claiming to represent Conserve Africa Foundation and from the landlord who contacted the Council to let them know that Conserve Africa is renting the property and is liable for business rates, e.g. the person who contacted the Council in the first place or who signed the leases 3. How much business rates were charged to Conserve Africa Foundation and for what each period ? 4. What is the value of the properties 5. Amount awarded for business rates relief 6. Rateable value for each property 7. The contact details of the landlord ( name, telephone No, email address and postal address of the landlords) 8. Total charges and rateable values for the period of 2012-2016 9. Amount of empty property charges 10. Total liability for each property 11. Total amount already paid for each property 12. The address of the properties 13. Outstanding business rates to pay 14. Details of any other account in the name of Conserve Africa Foundation 15. The Receipt and the details of the person who paid the court fees about the winding petition against Conserve Africa Foundation ( Court Ref Wilkin Chapman LLP No 1159 of 2015)
5816
Databases
17/07/2015
1. Please can I have a list of every database your authority holds alongside a description of what the database is.
5794
Personal injuries claims at primary and secondary schools
17/07/2015
1. How many personal injuries claims have been made in total at both primary and secondary schools over the past five years, since September 2009 to date, and how many of those were successful 2. The total amount of compensation that has been paid out as a result of successful PI claims made after children were injured while at both primary and secondary schools 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 a successful claim since September 2009 4. An outline of the procedure carried out by both the school and the local authority once an injury claim has been made. To clarify, Question 1 applies to injuries to children only and that Questions 1 to 3 are claims notified since September 2009.
5824
ILF
17/07/2015
1) Has the DWP or the ILF trust told your authority how much Independent Living Fund money will be devolved to your council until 2016? 2) If Yes, when did the DWP/ILF trust pass that information to your authority? 3) What is the total amount of the devolved funds? 4) Has the DWP/ILF trust told your authority how many Independent Living Fund recipients reside in your borough and how much ILF money individual ILF recipients received in their individual care packages? 5) At the date of this email, how many of those ILF recipients have had their care cases and needs reviewed to determine the levels of care support and funding that they will require when the ILF closes on 30 June? 6) How many ILF recipients have not had their cases assessed yet? 7) Does the authority expect to be able to meet the care costs of all ILF recipients to the same level as ILF funding? 8) Has your authority had any indication from the DWP that ILF funding will continue to be devolved to your council after 2016? 9) Please send all general email correspondence that your authority received from the DWP in the last six months regarding the devolution and management of the ILF closure.
5792
NET Phase 2
16/07/2015
1. How much has been paid/is due to be paid to the council in compensation/fines for the delays in the works 2. How much is the current compensation for each day (or week/month) of further delay 3. How much has been paid by the council in compensation to businesses and residents of the area affected by the works, divided by year
5915
School Improvement Adviser
16/07/2015
1. The named person responsible within your organisation: Job Role: Lead School Improvement Adviser OR Head of Education where applicable. Contact details: Email Address and Telephone number.
5787
Food hygiene inspection reports
15/07/2015
Copies of the most recent food hygiene inspection reports from: - Aspley Fish Bar, 399 Nuthall Road Nottingham, NG8 5DB - Chappati Junction 5 Star Curry King, 187-189 Radford Road Nottingham, NG7 5GT - Chicago Pizza, 393 Nuthall Road Nottingham, NG8 5DB - Dalyan, 133-135 Mansfield Road Nottingham, NG1 3FQ - Mei Shan, 8-10 Alfreton Road Nottingham, NG7 3NG - Nottingham Kebab House, 22 Alfreton Road Nottingham, NG7 3NG - One More Chinese Cafe & Takeaway, 198 Derby Road Nottingham, NG7 1NQ - Pizza Inn, 224 Ilkeston Road Nottingham, NG7 3EA - Royal Express Café, Crowne Plaza Hotel 2 Royal Arcade Goldsmith Street Nottingham, NG1 5JS
5785
Buildings sold by the council
15/07/2015
1. Please provide a list of all buildings sold by the council, their former use and address, and who sold to (if possible) as well as the amount of money raised by the sale. Please provide the figures for each of the last five financial years including this year so far.
5841
Student Council Tax Exemption
15/07/2015