Disclosure Log – Freedom of Information Requests

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6022
Contract information relating to corporate software/applications
28/08/2015
1. Enterprise Resource Planning Software Solutions (ERP) Can you please provide me with the relevant contract information listed below: 1. Software Category: ERP, CRM, HR, Payroll, Finance 2. Software Supplier: Can you please provide me with the software provider for each contract? 3. Software Brand: Can you please provide me with the actual name of the software. Please do not provide me with the supplier name again please provide me with the actual software name. 4. Contract Description: Please do not just state two to three words can you please provide me detail information about this contract and please state if upgrade, maintenance and support is included. Please also include the modules included within the contract. 5. Number of Users/Licenses: What is the total number of user/licenses for this contract? 6. Annual Spend: What is the annual average spend for each contract? 7. Contract Duration: What is the duration of the contract please include any available extensions within the contract. 8. Contract Start Date: What is the start date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY. 9. Contract Expiry: What is the expiry date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY. 10. Contract Review Date: What is the review date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. If this cannot be provide please provide me estimates of when the contract is likely to be reviewed. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY. 11. Contact Details: I require the full contact details of the person within the organisation responsible for this particular software contract. If the organisation have an outsourced provider that looks after all software can you please request this information from your provider? Along with the actual contract information for the above can you also provide me with the maintenance and support contract associated with each of the categories above if it not already within the existing contract.
2. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Solutions Can you please provide me with the relevant contract information listed below: 1. Software Category: ERP, CRM, HR, Payroll, Finance 2. Software Supplier: Can you please provide me with the software provider for each contract? 3. Software Brand: Can you please provide me with the actual name of the software. Please do not provide me with the supplier name again please provide me with the actual software name. 4. Contract Description: Please do not just state two to three words can you please provide me detail information about this contract and please state if upgrade, maintenance and support is included. Please also include the modules included within the contract. 5. Number of Users/Licenses: What is the total number of user/licenses for this contract? 6. Annual Spend: What is the annual average spend for each contract? 7. Contract Duration: What is the duration of the contract please include any available extensions within the contract. 8. Contract Start Date: What is the start date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY. 9. Contract Expiry: What is the expiry date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY. 10. Contract Review Date: What is the review date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. If this cannot be provide please provide me estimates of when the contract is likely to be reviewed. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY. 11. Contact Details: I require the full contact details of the person within the organisation responsible for this particular software contract. If the organisation have an outsourced provider that looks after all software can you please request this information from your provider? Along with the actual contract information for the above can you also provide me with the maintenance and support contract associated with each of the categories above if it not already within the existing contract.
3. Human Resources (HR) and Payroll Software Solutions Can you please provide me with the relevant contract information listed below: 1. Software Category: ERP, CRM, HR, Payroll, Finance 2. Software Supplier: Can you please provide me with the software provider for each contract? 3. Software Brand: Can you please provide me with the actual name of the software. Please do not provide me with the supplier name again please provide me with the actual software name. 4. Contract Description: Please do not just state two to three words can you please provide me detail information about this contract and please state if upgrade, maintenance and support is included. Please also include the modules included within the contract. 5. Number of Users/Licenses: What is the total number of user/licenses for this contract? 6. Annual Spend: What is the annual average spend for each contract? 7. Contract Duration: What is the duration of the contract please include any available extensions within the contract. 8. Contract Start Date: What is the start date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY. 9. Contract Expiry: What is the expiry date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY. 10. Contract Review Date: What is the review date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. If this cannot be provide please provide me estimates of when the contract is likely to be reviewed. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY. 11. Contact Details: I require the full contact details of the person within the organisation responsible for this particular software contract. If the organisation have an outsourced provider that looks after all software can you please request this information from your provider? Along with the actual contract information for the above can you also provide me with the maintenance and support contract associated with each of the categories above if it not already within the existing contract.
4. Finance Software Solutions Can you please provide me with the relevant contract information listed below: 1. Software Category: ERP, CRM, HR, Payroll, Finance 2. Software Supplier: Can you please provide me with the software provider for each contract? 3. Software Brand: Can you please provide me with the actual name of the software. Please do not provide me with the supplier name again please provide me with the actual software name. 4. Contract Description: Please do not just state two to three words can you please provide me detail information about this contract and please state if upgrade, maintenance and support is included. Please also include the modules included within the contract. 5. Number of Users/Licenses: What is the total number of user/licenses for this contract? 6. Annual Spend: What is the annual average spend for each contract? 7. Contract Duration: What is the duration of the contract please include any available extensions within the contract. 8. Contract Start Date: What is the start date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY. 9. Contract Expiry: What is the expiry date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY. 10. Contract Review Date: What is the review date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. If this cannot be provide please provide me estimates of when the contract is likely to be reviewed. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY. 11. Contact Details: I require the full contact details of the person within the organisation responsible for this particular software contract. If the organisation have an outsourced provider that looks after all software can you please request this information from your provider? Along with the actual contract information for the above can you also provide me with the maintenance and support contract associated with each of the categories above if it not already within the existing contract.
6005
Reviews or Enquiries into Child Abuse
28/08/2015
Are Nottingham Council conducting or taking part in a review/s or inquiries of any kind into Child Abuse in Nottingham? -If so please state the remits of the the inquiries/reviews. -Please state the institutions that are the subject of the reviews or inquiries.
6088
Great Central Railway tunnel
27/08/2015
1. 1. How often is the former Great Central Railway tunnel between the Victoria Centre and Carrington (i.e. the Mansfield Road Tunnel) inspected 2. When was the last inspection 3. When is the next inspection due 4. By whom is the tunnel inspected 5. What is the format of the inspections 6. What issues have previous inspections revealed 7. What action has been taken as a result of any issues revealed by previous inspections
2. 8. What is the current status of the tunnel in terms of structural integrity and water ingress 9. What action is required/proposed in relation to any current issues involving these and other matters 10. What is the time scale for these actions and does the council intend to maintain the tunnel indefinitely
6095
Market stalls
27/08/2015
1. Does Nottingham City Council own and manage a market? 2. And if so, do you own and purchase market stalls? 3. And if so - when are you next looking to purchase these stalls?
6104
Sneinton Market and 1a Dakeyne Street
27/08/2015
I would like to receive an up to date project directory and a list of sub-contractors, suppliers and consultants of all of the companies involved in Sneinton Market, and 1a Dakeyne Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG3 2AR - Scheme comprises of Development of arts and crafts business space at Sneinton Market and refurbishment of a building at Dakeyne Street to provide workshops, studios and offices.
6114
Public Health Funerals
27/08/2015
1. 1. How many people in your authority were provided with public health funerals in the years (financial): a) 2010-11 b) 2011-12 c) 2012-13 d) 2013-14 e) 2014-15
2. 2. I would also like a breakdown of men and women for each year.
3. 3. I would like to know how much the total cost was for the local authority in each of the financial years listed.
6117
Outdoor football pitches
27/08/2015
1. For each of the last three financial years (2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15) and this financial year to date, what is the total number of outdoor football pitches available to hire from the council (please break this down into grass, 3G or other artificial pitches). 2. For each of the last three financial years (2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15) and this financial year to date, please provide the costs of hiring grass, 3G and artificial outdoor pitches? Please provide the flat-rate fee per match and break this down into the fees for adult and youth games. 3. For each of the last three financial years (2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15) and this financial year to date, what is the total amount the council has spent on the maintenance of its outdoor grass, 3G and artificial football pitches? 4. For each of the last three financial years (2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15) and this financial year to date, what was the total revenue generated from outdoor football pitch hire? (Again, please break this down into grass, 3G or other artificial pitches).
6103
IER drop off numbers by ward level
27/08/2015
1. a. The number of electors registered on 22 May 2014 b. the number of electors registered on 7 May 2015 (this includes non IER registered electors)
2. c. The number of electors registered but not IER registered (in other words, only those whose details have not been matched again the DWP and thus are defined as a "red matches" and will end up being dropped off the register on 1 Dec 2015) d. A breakdown of these current "red matches" per wards.
6083
Staff breakdown in Children's and Adults
27/08/2015
1. 1. The gender makeup of your frontline, case-holding social workers, in both adults' and children's services, broken down as follows: a) How many social workers do you employ? b) How many female social workers do you employ? c) How many male social workers do you employ?
2. 2. The gender makeup of your middle management ie team leaders, team managers, service managers, broken down as follows: a) How many middle managers do you employ? b) How many female middle managers do you employ? c) How many male middle managers do you employ?
3. 3. The gender of your directors of adults' and children's services
4. 4. The gender of your assistant directors of adults' and children's services
6130
Pot Holes
27/08/2015
1. How much (£) have you spent on resurfacing and fixing potholed roads over the past five years? Please can you provide a figure for each tax year: 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15. 2. How many miles of road in your area currently need maintenance work because of uneven surfaces or potholes? 3. How many pothole maintenance projects are currently outstanding in your region? 4. How many claims for compensation were lodged by drivers as a result of damage to their car due to the poor state of the roads in your council area, over the past three years? Please can you provide a figure for each tax year: 2012/13, 2013/14, and 2014/15. 5. How much (£) have you paid out to drivers in compensation due to the poor state of the roads? Please can you provide a figure for each tax year: 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15. 6. What is the name of the road responsible for the worst for pothole damage, i.e. it has damaged more cars than any other road in the area? Please can you provide the road name and the number of car damage claims (broken down by road) that have been made in each of the past three years: (i.e. 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15). 7. How often is the average road in your area fully re-surfaced? Please can you provide a figure in years. 8. How large is the average pothole in your council area? Please provide the diameter (metres). 9. Approximately what proportion of the roads in your area now need maintenance work because of uneven surfaces or potholes? Please give your answer as a %. 10. Would you say your council area temporarily fixes potholes rather than relays road surfaces? Please answer `Yes, we temporarily fix potholes¿, or `No, we relay the roads¿.
6035
Inflow & outflow data for each school
27/08/2015
1. Please can I be sent the inflow & outflow data for each of the schools in this education authority's area. This will show the current numbers of children in each year group who attend a particular school but who actually live in another school's catchment, or equivalent, area (including any children who currently live outside this education authority's area). Please indicate when the data was last updated. Please can this data be shown in Excel format.
6070
Air Quality Management Area Number 2
27/08/2015
1. 1. Please could you advise if actions 1 to 14 in Table 9.1a Action Plan Progress - City Centre Air Quality Management Area Action Plan (Update June 2010) have been completed.
2. 2. Please could you update progress on actions 15 and 16 which are due for completion post 2019.
3. 3. Your website does not define an owner for the Air Quality Management Area, please confirm that the plan is being actively managed.
4. 4. Please advise whether properties on the North of Cliff Road--King's Court, ex-Public house and Popham Street and all properties, including proposed up to Middle Hill are included in this Management Plan.
6047
Homecare
27/08/2015
1. 1. The total number of homecare providers (acting individually, or through a representative association) that have, since August 2014, approached the council to renegotiate the price the council pays for their services.
2. 2. The total number of service users who had their care package terminated, or 'handed back' to the council, by a care provider since August 2014. Please provide a breakdown of the reasons, where known.
3. 3. The number of service users who have had their care package terminated or transferred to a different provider since August 2014, because the originally contracted care provider has (or intends to) cease trading.
6041
Road Bridges
27/08/2015
1. 1) How many road bridges do you have full or partial responsibility for?
2. 2) How many road bridge inspections have taken place in each of the last three financial years (2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15)
3. 3) For each of these financial years, how many of these road bridge inspections found that the bridge to be was sub-standard for unrestricted highway use. That is to say that, as a consequence of the inspection findings, additional or accelerated maintenance works were commissioned outside of their normal maintenance schedule and/or traffic management (e.g. weight or flow) restrictions were applied?
4. 4) If it is known, excluding listed/heritage structures where long-term weight restrictions apply, what is your current estimate of the total capital cost of returning all road bridges for which you are responsible to an acceptable standard (that is to say they do not require any additional maintenance outside their normal maintenance schedule with no additional traffic management restrictions)?
5. 5) For the road bridges which were found to be sub-standard, excluding listed/heritage structures where long-term weight restrictions apply, what is the number of road bridges to have had new traffic orders and/or weight restrictions placed upon them and have not yet been repaired to a full standard
6123
Website Visits
27/08/2015
1. The total number of sessions (visits) made to your website. The overall "bounce rate" that is the proportion of sessions which involved only 1 pageview. The proportion of sessions on your website made on desktop devices, mobile devices and tablet devices respectively 2. Please confirm what system you use to measure site usage (such as Google Analytics). 3. Please provide these figures for the 12 months ending 31 July 2015 unless only a shorter timeframe is possible. If you filter some sessions from your website (such as visits from IP addresses used by your employees), please provide the figures for both the filtered and unfiltered data (what Google Analytics calls "views"). If you have multiple websites pease provide these figures for each site.
6149
Tram Project Directory
27/08/2015
I request an up to date project directory of all companies, suppliers and sub-contractors involved in the Express Transit Scheme (Light Rail) Line 3 Chilwell/Beeston, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9.
6112
The Capital FM Arena
27/08/2015
Specifically, I am requesting information on all contracts, documents, ticket manifests, ticket distribution charts, ticket allotment summaries, sponsorship and marketing agreements for events held at the venue over the last 12 months. This is to include anything relating to: -Proportion of tickets which were made available to the public, ticket brokers, sponsors, private organisations and public organisations; -The total number of tickets available for every event and how they were sold and / or distributed. This includes any draft distribution sheets and plans that were incorporated in fact or by reference into the final distribution sheets; -Limitations or requirements imposed on the resale of tickets; -Limitations or requirements imposed on the minimum price of resale tickets, including price floors and ceilings; -Limitations or requirements imposed on the channels, platforms and websites on which tickets could be resold; -Limitations or requirements imposed on purchasing tickets, including exclusivity agreements; -Any contracts for exclusive rights of resale; -Any documents mentioning requirements that ticket brokers commit to reinvesting money earned from ticket resale back into purchasing future tickets from the team; -Any contracts guaranteeing ticket brokers tickets, whether that guarantee was conditional or unconditional; and -Revenue sharing agreements between the venue and third parties. For the purposes of this letter a ¿ticket broker¿ is defined as anyone, individually or as a business, who acquired tickets to an event, by any means, for purposes of resale.
5996
Learning Disability providers
26/08/2015
1. Can you tell me the top 10 learning disability providers for 2014/2015 in terms of spend? 2. Can you give me the total spend for each provider? 3. And can you email a copy or a link to your latest strategy for learning disabilities?
6025
Electricity/Gas supply framework agreements
26/08/2015
1. 1. Please confirm the name of the organisation who implemented/operates your framework agreement for electricity and gas.
2. 2. Please confirm the name of the supplier appointed to supply electricity and gas to users of the framework.
3. 3. Please confirm the start and end dates of the framework for electricity and gas in the below table:
4. 4. Please confirm the names of each individual user of the framework agreement for electricity and gas.
5. 5. Please confirm the termination requirements for a user to exit the framework for electricity and gas.
6. 6. Please confirm the date at which a user of the framework must provide notice to exit the framework within the framework period. This may be multiple dates over multiple years so please state all applicable dates.
7. 7. Please confirm whether the Council receive any form of commission/rebate or any payment from the supplier as a result of users being supplied electricity or gas through the framework.
8. 8. Please confirm the total amount of commission/rebate or any payment received by the Council in the last full year of the framework and how this is calculated, for example, pence per kilowatt hour.
9. 9. Please provide the name and full contact details of the person at the Council who is responsible for the framework agreement for electricity and gas.
6075
Stray Dogs
26/08/2015
During the period 1 April 2014 - 31 March 2015, how many dogs were: 1. Seized as strays by your local authority? 2. Put to sleep by your local authority? 3. Reunited with their owners with your local authority? 4. Passed to welfare organisations by your local authority?
6131
Private Medical Insurance
25/08/2015
1. 1. How much did the council spend on private medical insurance for council employees in each of the financial years 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15? 2. How many council employees had private medical insurance paid for by the council in each of the financial years 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15? 3. What was the criteria for council employees to be eligible to have private medical insurance paid for by the council in each of the financial years 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15?
2. 4. What is the current criteria for council employees to be eligible to have private medical insurance paid for by the council? 5. Which private medical insurance providers did the council use to cover medical insurance for its employees in each of the financial years 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15? 6. Which private medical insurance providers does the council currently use to cover medical insurance for its employees?
3. 7. What are the names of the specific private medical insurance packages used by the council to cover medical insurance for its employees in each of the financial years 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15? 8. What are the names of the specific private medical insurance packages currently used by the council to cover medical insurance for its employees?
6132
Ad Tech on nottinghamcity.gov.uk
25/08/2015
Would it be possible for you to please direct me to whomever handles integrations of ad tech on nottinghamcity.gov.uk?
6085
Weight Management
25/08/2015
I am reviewing obesity service provision and wanted to ask the following questions: 1.) In 2014 what were the names of your main weight management service providers? 2.) How many people were enrolled in weight management programmes during 2014? 3.) What is the typical length of the programme? (1 week, 1 month, >1 month)
5885
Structured treatment for substance misuse
25/08/2015
How many under 18s within the authority's area received Structured treatment for substance misuse from 2011/12 onwards?
6073
Organisation Chart
25/08/2015
1. 1. Please provide me with the organisation chart of the Nottingham Council
2. 2. Structure chart for GIS, Data and Information Team
3. 3. Structure chart for Policy Research Team
6024
Flood defence projects
25/08/2015
1. 1. How many flood defence/ risk management projects are in place in the local area for which you are responsible- please provide details of their location and what type of defence.
2. 2. For each year, how much was spent/ budgeted for: a. new construction of flood defence projects b. asset maintenance of flood defence projects What projects were implemented/ completed and where (exact location- OS coordinates if possible)
3. 3. How much did the local authority pay out in grants to flood damage victim in 2014, and so far in 2015?
4. 4. How much was given in council tax relief to those at risk of flooding and those affected by flooding in 2013, 2014 and 2015?
5. 5. How many times in 2013, 2014, 2015 did the authority consult the Environment Agency over plans for new builds on residential homes, or commercial properties? In each case please provide the response from the Environment Agency (application approved, rejected, approved with conditions), and in each case please also tell me if the local authority continued with build/ modified plans in line with agency advice/ cancelled build.
6108
Temporary Event Notices
25/08/2015
1. Please provide an annual breakdown of the number of temporary event notices granted by the council since the introduction of the Licensing Act 2003.
6020
Temporary/supply staff in Schools
24/08/2015
1. Full breakdown of the spend for the last financial year 2014/15 of all temporary/supply staff in schools throughout Nottingham City. Could you put this data onto three spreadsheets: a) One for Primary schools b) One for Secondary Schools c) One for SEN Schools Break this down to show the individual supplier each school has used to obtain these services and the total that each school has spent with each supplier.
5997
Missing children and return home interviews
21/08/2015
1. 1) The number of missing people events for children under 18 in [local authority] for 2014 or the most recent available year. a. The number of missing people events for children under 18 in [local authority] involving children in the care of the local authority.
2. 2) The number of return home interviews given to children under 18 in [local authority] in 2014 or the most recent available year.
3. 3) Whether [local authority] currently engages a third party outsourced provider to conduct return home interviews for under 18s.
4. 4) If Nottingham currently engages a third party provider may I also have: a. The name of the third party provider. b. The number of return home interviews given by the third party provider in 2014 or the most recent available year. c. The start date and length of the current contract with the third party provider. d. Details on whether the third party provider offers any related services alongside return home interviews, such as support with a child sexual exploitation (CSE) programme. e. The annual fee paid by [local authority] for this service, or details of the payment structure if charged on a pro-rata basis.
6039
Agency Spend Teaching & Non Teaching Staff
21/08/2015
1. Please could you provide me with All schools spend on agency use for teaching and non teaching staff for academic year 2014-2015 for the Nottingham LEA
6091
Nottinghamshire Pride
21/08/2015
1. Provide me with the amounts of any money including grants, loans and subsidies provided to the Nottinghamshire Pride Commmitte/Community Interest Group in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
6128
CCTV in Nottingham Hackney Carriage vehicle's
21/08/2015
In June 2014 the Police Commissioners office announced funding was available to install CCTV in Nottingham Hackney Carriage vehicle¿s. I understand this amounted to £95 thousand pounds. Under the freedom of information act can you please answer the following: 1. How many CCTV¿s have been installed to date, together with the Hackney license plate number(s). 2. Which company / organisation installed the CCTV¿S 3. How much of the funding has been spent and is there any funding left. 4. Please provide any other further information relating to this request you may have on record
6068
Reducing the Strength scheme
21/08/2015
1. How many off-licence retailers are there in your area? 2. How many have joined the scheme? 3. How many signed up voluntarily? 4. How many had it imposed as a condition on their licence? 5. If the measure was applied as a condition on a licence, have any retailers challenged it? 6. If so, what was the outcome? 7. Who within the council sanctioned the scheme and was responsible for creating the scheme?
5984
Technology
20/08/2015
I seek the following information in the attached document labelled `FOI Questions' regarding technology. I have also attached a document that serves as a guide should further guidance be required on the detail requested.
6010
Local authority revenue, expenditure and financing
20/08/2015
1. Do you have a frequently published Budget Book? 2. Where can I find/request the current issue as well as previous ones? 3. If you don't publish a budget book, can you please provide me the latest annual total net expenditure of the council as well as of your customer service?
6018
School Spend on Supply Cover
20/08/2015
1. I am interested in the amounts paid by each school in your Local Authority directly on supply cover (as would be recorded for Consistent Financial Reporting purposes under code E02) and also to third parties in relation to agency supply staff (as would be recorded for Consistent Financial Reporting purposes under code E26). I am looking for this data for the 2014 / 15 financial year and would like this supplied in an editable excel spreadsheet please detailing School URN School DfE Number School Name E02 Direct Supply Spend Total E26 Agency Supply Spend Total Additional Information: -If it is possible I would like the E26 Agency Spend broken down by individual supplier on a separate worksheet -Can you sort the schools by type i.e. Primary, Secondary, SEN
6008
Independent review process that applies to formal permanent exclusion
20/08/2015
A. Maintained Secondary Schools 1. What was the total number of formal permanent exclusions from maintained secondary schools in your area in each of the academic years 2012-13, 2013-14, and 2014-15? Please also state the total number of maintained schools and pupil population to which each annual total relates. 2. For each academic year: Of those pupils permanently excluded from maintained secondary schools in your area (Q1), in relation to how many pupils did their parents apply for review by an independent review panel (IRP)? 3. For each academic year: Of those pupils¿ formal permanent exclusions reviewed by IRPs (Q2), how many reviews were determined in favour of the pupil? 4. For each academic year: Of those reviews determined in favour of the pupil (Q3), in relation to how pupils many did the IRP direct reconsideration by the governors? 5. For each academic year: Of those reviews determined in favour of the pupil in relation to which the IRP directed reconsideration by the governors (Q4), in relation to how many pupils did the IRP order that the school's budget should be readjusted by a £4,000 payment (in addition to funding that would usually follow the pupil) towards the costs of finding alternative education for that pupil, should the excluding school either (a) uphold the exclusion despite that direction, and/or (b) fail to reconsider the exclusion within the time limit specified in the regulations? Please specify your answer for (a) and (b) in relation to each pupil, so that it is clear whether, for a particular pupil, the IRP ordered (a) only, (b) only, or both (a) and (b). 6. For each academic year: Of those pupils¿ reviews in relation to which the IRP ordered that, should the school uphold the exclusion despite the direction to the governors to reconsider and/or fail to reconsider the exclusion within the time limit specified in the regulations, the school's budget should be readjusted by a £4,000 payment (Q5), in relation to how many pupils did the £4,000 readjustment become due, and was it because the excluding school either (a) upheld the exclusion despite the direction to reconsider, and/or (b) failed to reconsider the exclusion within the time limit specified in the regulations? Please specify your answer for (a) and (b) in relation to each pupil, so that it is clear whether, for a particular pupil, the readjustment became due because of reason (a) only, (b) only, or both (a) and (b). 7. For each academic year: Of those pupils' reviews in relation to which the £4,000 readjustment became due (Q6), in relation to how many pupils did you, the local authority (LA), readjust the excluding school's budget by £4,000 as a result of the excluding school either (a) upholding the exclusion despite the direction to reconsider, and/or (b) failing to reconsider the exclusion within the time limit specified in the regulations? Please specify your answer for (a) and (b) in relation to each pupil, so that it is clear whether, for a particular pupil, your readjustment of the excluding school¿s budget was attributable to reason (a) only, (b) only, or both (a) and (b). 8. For each academic year: Of those readjustments of £4,000 you, the LA, made to schools' budgets (Q7), in relation to how many pupils did you pass on the £4,000 to that pupil's new education provider? For each pupil in relation to whom you passed on the £4,000 readjustment, please specify the nature of the new education provider and whether the pupil had been found a place at that new provider before or after the excluding school decided to uphold its decision to exclude. B. Academies (Secondary Schools) 1. What was the total number of formal permanent exclusions that Academies (secondary level) in your area reported to you in each of the academic years 2012-13, 2013-14, and 2014-15? Please also state the total number of secondary school Academies and pupil population to which each annual total relates. 2. For each academic year: Of those pupils, whom Academies (secondary level) reported to have permanently excluded in your area (Q1), in relation to how many pupils did their parents apply for review by an independent review panel (IRP)? 3. For each academic year: Of those pupils¿ formal permanent exclusions reviewed by IRPs (Q2), how many reviews were determined in favour of the pupil? 4. For each academic year: Of those reviews determined in favour of the pupil (Q3), in relation to how many pupils did the IRP direct reconsideration by the Academy proprietor? 5. For each academic year: Of those reviews determined in favour of the pupil in relation to which the IRP directed reconsideration by the Academy proprietor (Q4), in relation to how many pupils did the IRP order that the Academy proprietor should make a £4,000 payment (in addition to funding that would usually follow the pupil) to you, the LA, towards the costs of finding alternative education for that pupil, should the exclusing Academy proprietor either (a) uphold the exclusion despite that direction, and/or (b) fail to reconsider the exclusion within the time limit specified in the regulations? Please specify your answer for (a) and (b) in relation to each pupil, so that it is clear whether, for a particular pupil, the IRP ordered (a) only, (b) only, or both (a) and (b). 6. For each academic year: Of those pupils¿ reviews in relation to which the IRP ordered that, should the school uphold the exclusion despite the direction to the Academy proprietor to reconsider and/or fail to reconsider the exclusion within the time limit specified in the regulations, the Academy proprietor should make a £4,000 payment to you, the LA (Q5), in relation to how many pupils did the £4,000 payment become due, and was it because the excluding Academy proprietor either (a) upheld the exclusion despite the direction to reconsider, and/or (b) failed to reconsider the exclusion within the time limit specified in the regulations? Please specify your answer for (a) and (b) in relation to each pupil, so that it is clear whether, for a particular pupil, the payment became due because of reason (a) only, (b) only, or both (a) and (b). 7. For each academic year: Of those pupils¿ reviews in relation to which the £4,000 payment to you, the LA, became due (Q6), in relation to how many pupils did you, the LA, receive the £4,000 payment from the Academy proprietor as a result of the excluding Academy proprietor either (a) upholding the exclusion despite the direction to reconsider, and/or (b) failing to reconsider the exclusion within the time limit specified in the regulations? Please specify your answer for (a) and (b) in relation to each pupil, so that it is clear whether, for a particular pupil, the Academy proprietor made the payment to you because of reason (a) only, (b) only, or both (a) and (b). 8. For each academic year: Of those pupils¿ reviews in relation to which the £4,000 payment to you, the LA, became due (Q6), in relation to how many pupils did you, the LA, take steps against the Academy proprietor to enforce the £4,000 payment, and had the payment become due because the excluding Academy proprietor either (a) upheld the exclusion despite the direction to reconsider, and/or (b) failed to reconsider the exclusion within the time limit specified in the regulations? Please specify your answer for (a) and (b) in relation to each pupil, so that it is clear whether, for a particular pupil, the non-payment you took steps to enforce had become due because of reason (a) only, (b) only, or both (a) and (b). 9. For each academic year: Of those pupils¿ reviews in relation to which the £4,000 payment to you, the LA, became due (Q6), in relation to how many pupils did you, the LA, report non-payment to the Education Funding Agency, and had the payment become due because the excluding Academy proprietor either (a) upheld the exclusion despite the direction to reconsider, and/or (b) failed to reconsider the exclusion within the time limit specified in the regulations? Please specify your answer for (a) and (b) in relation to each pupil, so that it is clear whether, for a particular pupil, the reported non-payment had become due because of reason (a) only, (b) only, or both (a) and (b). 10. For each academic year: Of those payments of £4,000 you, the LA, received from Academy proprietors (Q7), in relation to how many pupils did you pass on the £4,000 to that pupil¿s new education provider? For each pupil in relation to whom you passed on the £4,000 payment, please specify the nature of the new education provider and whether the pupil had been found a place at that new provider before or after the excluding Academy proprietor decided to uphold its decision to exclude.
6017
Guide Dogs & Taxis
19/08/2015
1. How many incidents have been reported to Nottingham City Council of Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle drivers refusing to carry assistance dog owners in the past five years. 2. On how many occasions Nottingham City Council has initiated or been involved in a legal action against a Taxi or Private Hire Vehicle driver or operator due to allegations of discrimination against assistance dog owners in the past five years. Please breakdown the following for each case: a. The outcome of the case b. If a fine was imposed, the level of the fine 3. Does Nottingham City Council require Taxi or Private Hire Vehicle operators or drivers they licence to undertake disability awareness training as a requirement for obtaining a licence to operate? Does this training include references to the law surrounding assistance dog owners? If guidance is issued to drivers, please provide a copy of this document. 4. Whether Nottingham City Council has: a. Withdrawn the licence of any Taxi or Private Hire Vehicle operators or drivers, following reports of refusing carriage or making additional charges for the carriage of assistance dog owners in the past five years. b. If licenses have been withdrawn for the reasons in 4a, how many? Please indicate the length of each suspension c. How many, if any, licenses have subsequently been reinstated on appeal 5. Whether Nottingham City Council carries out quality assurance (through methods such as mystery shopping or conducting passenger satisfaction surveys) on Taxi or Private Hire Vehicle operators or drivers, to determine they are meeting their obligation to not discriminate against passengers with disabilities, specifically including assistance dog owners. 6. Outline the requirements and procedures Nottingham City Council maintains for Taxi or Private Hire Vehicle drivers to gain an exemption from carrying assistance dogs in their vehicle on health grounds.
5967
Sex Shops & Cinemas
19/08/2015
1. Regarding Sex shop and cinema licences (England and Wales) in your borough: - How many licences are currently valid in your borough? - Where possible, can you tell me how many licences were granted in 2012, 2013 and 2014?
5998
Fixed penalty notices for cycling on a pavement/footpath/pedestrianised zone
18/08/2015
1. 1. The number of people committing an offence who were issued with a cfpn
2. 2. The number of people who discharged their liability by paying a discounted sum within the specified number of days 3. The number of people who failed to pay a cfpn 4. The number of people who failed to pay a cfpn and did not leave their correct address
3. 5. The number of cfpn's that have been cancelled by the authority
4. 6. The number of people who failed to pay a cfpn whose files were passed onto the authority's legal team 7. The number of people who failed to pay a cfpn, whose files were passed onto the authority's legal team, who were subsequently prosecuted 8. The number of young people who have been taken to the youth court for failure to pay a cfpn
5. 9. The number of APs employed by the authority who are currently authorized and trained to issue cfpn's and their titles 10. The times of the APs shifts of duty and the hours this service is currently covered
6009
Children referred and investigated by Children's Services
18/08/2015
Can you please supply the following information on children born in the year from 1st April 2009 to 31st March 2010 as follows: 1. How many children had been referred at any time before their 5th birthday? 2. How many children had been assessed at any time before their 5th birthday? 3. How many children had been a child in need at any time before their 5th birthday? 4. What was the number of children in each Primary Need code on the first episode as a Child in Need? N1 Abuse or neglect N2 Child¿s disability N3 Parental disability or illness N4 Family in acute stress N5 Family dysfunction N6 Socially unacceptable behaviour N7 Low Income N8 Absent parenting N9 Other 5. How many children had been subject of a strategy discussion at any time before their 5th birthday? 6. How many children had been subject of a section 47 enquiry before their 5th birthday (If possible include section 47 enquiries that have started but not ended before the child¿s 5th birthday)? 7. How many children had been subject of a child protection conference before their 5th birthday? 8. How many children had been subject of a child protection plan before their 5th birthday? 9. How many children have been assigned to the following categories of abuse as assessed when their first child protection plan commenced: a) Neglect b) Physical Abuse c) Sexual Abuse d) Emotional Abuse e) Multiple/Not recommended 10. How many children had been subject of a supervision order before their 5th birthday? 11. How many children had been subject of a care order before their 5th birthday? 12. How many children had been looked after before their 5th birthday? Notes: Where possible include referrals etc. made on a child before he/she was born
5966
HMO Landlords
18/08/2015
Are you able to send me a list of the licensed HMO landlords please?
6037
Children's Services - cases involving witchcraft
18/08/2015
Number of cases your Children's Services department recorded where a child was accused of witchcraft or possession by spirits. Please include cases where abusers believed that evil forces were acting through the child. Language used might include black magic, kindoki, ndoki, dakini, the evil eye, djinns, voodoo, obeah, devils, curses, demons, and child sorcerers. The abuse might involve attempts to drive out evil; to 'exorcise', or 'deliver' the child, causing physical or emotional/psychological harm, or neglect. Please provide the figures for a) 2014 b) 2013 c) If possible within the reasonable time limit please also provide the figures for 2012 ¿ if not please prioritise a) and then b)
6057
IT Solution for Workforce Planning
18/08/2015
1. Confirm whether you have an IT solution in place for workforce planning 2. If yes to Q.1, would you be able to provide relevant contact details so that a colleague from Cardiff could get in touch to gain some further information
5960
Electric Vehicles
18/08/2015
1.Please could you confirm how many electric vehicles are owned, or leased, by your council? 2.Please could you confirm which year they were purchased in, how much they cost, the make and model of each vehicle and where they are normally based? 3.Please could you confirm the annual mileage of each electric vehicle? 4.Please could you confirm how many journeys have been undertaken by each electric vehicle in the last year? 5.Please could you confirm the average annual mileage of vehicles in the council fleet as a whole? It would be useful for the information to be expressed in a table with information for each car put into rows. Eg: Car One | Leased | Start of arrangement in 2010| Nissan Leaf 80kw | Lease: £3,000 | Based at council headquarters | 4,000 miles annually since delivery | 200 journeys made last year
6003
School census & finance software
18/08/2015
1. 1. The software that each school in your authority use to compile school census e.g. Capita SIMS, RM Integris etc. 2. Do you have a licence / contractual arrangement with an MIS supplier? a. Please provide the name of the supplier. b. Please provide the nature of the duration of this contract. c. Please provide the cost to the LA for this contract. d. How is the pricing structure for each school calculated? 3. Do you provide support for this software? a. Is this support priced separately to the software? b. Can schools just purchase licences or are they bundled with support? c. How is the pricing structure calculated for each school¿s support? 4. Are schools free to choose their own MIS software, or is this chosen by yourselves? 5. If you have a licence / contract with an MIS supplier, when is this being reviewed? a. Will a formal tender be carried out for this software? i. Which portal will this be released on? b. Will review considerations be made public when a decision is made? 6. Please provide contact details of the person(s) that are responsible for the MIS supply for the LA.
2. 1. The software that each school in your authority use to manage school finance e.g. Capita FMS, PS Financials, etc. 2. Do you have a licence / contractual arrangement with a finance supplier? a. Please provide the name of the supplier. b. Please provide the nature of the duration of this contract. c. Please provide the cost to the LA for this contract. d. How is the pricing structure for each school calculated? 3. Do you provide support for this software? a. Is this support priced separately to the software? b. Can schools just purchase licences or are they included with support? c. How is the pricing structure calculated for each school¿s support? 4. Are schools free to choose their own finance software, or is this chosen by yourselves? 5. Does the finance system integrate with HR/Payroll services provided by the council? a. Please give a brief explanation of how this works. b. Are schools free to use another package for this integration? 6. Please provide me with the school's pay scale for teaching and support staff (including spine points and pay grades).
6023
Child protection proceedings
18/08/2015
1. 1. Please give a breakdown of each answer in the following age groups: 0-2 years old 2-5 years old 5-10 years old 10-16 years old In the last year, how many families in your area have been subject to Child Protection proceedings?
2. 2. Of these, how many cases were brought about due to: Parents having mental health issues Parents having learning difficulties Neglect Parents in prison Parents drug use Sexual abuse Physical abuse Emotional abuse
3. 3. Among those child protection proceedings, how many resulted in: Adoption Special Guardianship with friends or family Families were allowed to take their children into their full time care
4. 4. How many children are in foster care in your local authority area?
5. 5. Of those, how many of them are of parents of the following disabilities: Mental health Low functioning learning disability High functioning learning disability Have substance misuse problems Have a physical disability
6. 6. In the same age groups above, how many children are in the following circumstances: Parents have gone to prison Parents are in psychiatric units Children have been abused by neglect Children have been abused sexually Children have been abused physically Children have been emotionally abused Children have been fostered due to family breakdown or other reasons
5959
Youth homelessness prevention
18/08/2015
1. 1. Do you offer services in your area for young people at risk of homelessness due to family breakdown to prevent them from leaving home? a.Yes b.No
2. 2.If yes, which of the following services do you offer in your area for young people at risk of leaving home due to family breakdown to prevent them from leaving home? (Tick all that apply) a.Family mediation b.Family support (e.g. Troubled Families) c.Parenting support/programmes (for families with teenagers) d.Respite for young people at risk of family breakdown e.Other... (please specify)
3. 3.For each of the service types you have indicated in your answer to question 2, please could you state what the eligibility/ selection criteria are for young people or families seeking access to those services? a.Family mediation b.Family support (e.g. Troubled Families): c.Parenting support/programmes (for families with teenagers): d.Respite for young people at risk of family breakdown: e.Other... (please specify)
4. 4.Please list the service user outcomes which are measured and recorded across each programme type: a.Family mediation b.Family support (e.g. Troubled Families) c.Parenting support/programmes (for families with teenagers) d.Respite for young people at risk of family breakdown e.Other... (please specify)
5. 5.In what percentage of cases during the financial year 2014/15 has youth homelessness been avoided due to your services working with families to prevent family breakdown? (Please provide an exact figure if possible, if not please state where estimates are used)
6. 6.How much money is allocated from each of the following budgets to fund services for young people at risk of homelessness due to family breakdown to prevent them from leaving home? What percentage of the overall budget does this account for? (Please provide an exact figure if possible, if not please state where estimates are used) a.Children¿s services: b.Housing: c.Early intervention grant: d.Troubled Families funding: e.Social Impact Bonds: f.Other...(please specify)
5958
Electric Car Charging Points
18/08/2015
I would like to know the following details about electric car charging points: -Since April 2011, how much has your council spent installing electric car charging points? -Please provide a list of individual charge points your council has funded and how many times each individual charge point was used in: (a) 2013/2014 (b) 2014/2015 (c) so far in 2015/16 Please break this down by month and year. -Please indicate whether your electric car charge points are free to use or carry a charge. Where they carry a charge, please indicate how much this is.
5962
Planning Approval & Contravention of Building Regulations
18/08/2015
(Address Removed) Please could you supply the following information as relates to the above property: 1.1 Which of the following relating to the property have been granted, issued or refused or (where applicable) are the subject of pending applications 1.1(f) building regulations approvals; and 1.1(g) a building regulations completion certificate. 1.1(h) any building regulations certificate or notice issued in respect of work carried out under a competent person self-certification scheme. 3.8. Has a local authority authorised in relation to the property any proceedings for the contravention of any provision contained in building regulations?
5976
Sex and Relationships Education
18/08/2015
1. 1. A list of all: - Resources; - training providers; - support services; - and/or any other organisations involved in the provision of sex and relationships training, advice or education, that are recommended or advertised by your local authority to schools or parents. In the case of any resources, I would like the name, title or web address of the resource, as well as the name of the organisation that provides or produces it.
2. 2. In addition, please could you provide details of any website/internet filtering policies or systems your local authority provides or recommends to schools.
5999
Parking notices
17/08/2015
1. For each of the last three years: a) how many parking notices were issues in total, and separately under regulations 9 & 10? b) how many appeals were lodged in each year for notices issued under each of these regulations? c) under each regulation, how many were successful and how many rejected? d) for those that were unsuccessful, and again under each regulation, how many of those prosecuted paid the full fee and how many the discounted fee?
5951
Parking Permits
17/08/2015