FOI disclosure log

FOI disclosure log


PCN

(FOI-1) - Requested: 14 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I note from your website: https://hackney.gov.uk/pcn-charges If the PCN is unpaid after 14 days an order for recovery is served the PCN is registered as a debt a £8 court fee is also added to the PCN Please provide all records showing the legal basis of the £8 court fee. ...

offers of housing did the council make to households outside the borough

(FOI-4) - Requested: 11 May 2018

please could you tell me in the last annual reporting period completed: - How many offers of housing did the council make to households outside the borough? - How many were accepted? - Which local authority areas or places did you offer people homes in and on how many occasions for each location? ...

premises licenses’ authorising the provision of regulated entertainment and/or the sale/supply of alcohol within your Borough

(FOI-54) - Requested: 17 May 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

We are writing to make a request for all the relevant information to which we are entitled to under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (together the “Regulations”). Pursuant to the Regulations, we should be most grateful if you could please send to us by way of email, the following inf...

Cybersecurity

(FOI-5) - Requested: 11 May 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

I would like some information on attempted cyber-attacks upon your organisation over the last three financial years. Please could you list the total number of recorded attacks, broken down by year and by type of attack e.g. malware, denial-of-service, phishing etc. e.g. FY 17-18 1,000 malware, 500 phishing, 500 Denial-of-service. Please detail whet...

Information regarding public consultation on the introduction of the restricted left turn from Mare St into Richmond Road in E8

(FOI-1371) - Requested: 31 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

Please provide the following information on the recent public consultation on the introduction of the restricted left turn from Mare St into Richmond Road in E8: - total number of respondents - total number of respondents supporting the introduction of the restricted left turn - total number of respondents objecting to the introduction of the restr...

3rd party hosting

(FOI-1418) - Requested: 04 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

4 Sep 2018 Data Protection/FOI Officer, I wish to submit a request to the organisation around their hosting contract(s) with 3rd party providers. The type of contract I wish to see is below: Dedicated hosting- Managed environment Co-Location- hosting allows a business to still own their own server equipment;...

FOI Request - Incidents involving the Home Boarding an d Kennelling of Dogs

(FOI-2041) - Requested: 29 November 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Dear Sirs Can you please provide the following information: 1. The number of incidents compromising the welfare of dogs recorded among licenced dog home boarders and kennels in your area in the last 3 years. Please indicate if any of these are associated with the same boarder/kennels. 2. The nature of the incidents and any contributing facto...

New Builds Property list

(FOI-12) - Requested: 05 May 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam I am assisting the Water companies in cleansing commercial property databases throughout the United Kingdom and wish to make a Freedom Of Information Request. Could you please provide me with the following details: * A complete and up-to-date list of all addresses (commercial u0026 residential) in your area which in the last 3 months...

Details of parked vehicle

(FOI-13) - Requested: 05 May 2018

I therefore wish to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. 1. The vehicle obviously had a registration number, which was illegally obscured. What law prohibits a CEO from “un-obscuring” an illegally obscured registration plate? 2. Aside from a PCN, what other measures are available to the council to clea...

Public Spaces Protection Orders

(FOI-14) - Requested: 07 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I seek the following information. Please provide: 1. Each offence recorded under the Public Spaces Protection Order since it was enacted, including the date, the reason, the ethnicity of the offender and the nationality of the offender. Please provide this data in an Excel spreadsheet. 2....

Fire Safety measures

(FOI-16) - Requested: 09 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI Officer, I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act. 1) a) Please provide the total spent by your council, from June 14th 2017 to May 8th 2018, on fire safety measures taken by your council in the aftermath of the Grenfell disaster. b) Please provide a breakdown of the amount spent by your council in this period on Gren...

All Council Support Services

(FOI-17) - Requested: 10 May 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please could you send me a spreadsheet with all support services commissioned by or connected to your council? e.g. drugs services, mental health, accommodation etc. The information I need is: Categories (drugs/health); name; brief description; telephone number(s); email address(es); postal address (with post code); op...

Public House rate relief

(FOI-18) - Requested: 10 May 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Can you supply me a list of all properties receiving public house rate relief in the form of a spreadsheet. Please include rateable value, property description, property address and account name in the case of limited companies. Regards ...

Freedom of Information request - Out of borough placements

(FOI-21) - Requested: 14 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would like to receive information about the number of households on the temporary accommodation list who have been re-housed outside of your borough, in either temporary or permanent accommodation. Specifically I would like to know: 1) How m...

Owner of Unit 30 Theydon Road Clapton E5 9NA

(FOI-1375) - Requested: 03 September 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Hi, I would like to find out who the owner is of the following property: Unit 30 Theydon Road Clapton E5 9NA ...

Alleyway that runs to the side of 37 Kersley Road

(FOI-3) - Requested: 14 May 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Please can you tell me who owns the alleyway that runs to the side of 37 Kersley Road, Stoke Newington, N16 ONT and to the rear of 57 - 69 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0AR. ...

Business rates

(FOI-1392) - Requested: 03 September 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Please take this email as a formal request under the Freedom of Information Act (2000) for a list of all Non-Domestic Rate accounts in credit within your authority. Once you have reviewed the act we trust you will be in a position to supply the requested information. Should you not deem a full response appropriate, p...

Looked After Children

(FOI-1485) - Requested: 17 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello Please can you supply me with the following information: Request no Request Description Response 1 Name of Local Authority 2 Whether LA is in England, Scotland or Wales (If in Scotland or Wales, no further information is required). 3 No of Looked-after Children to the Authority on 31.03.17 ...

Council Estates

(FOI-1486) - Requested: 17 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sirs, I am a PhD student at UCL, conducting a research that requires data related to Council Estates at your borough. I am kindly asking for a list of all council estates within your local authority boundary and their postcodes? Kind regards, --- ...

CRM solution

(FOI-6) - Requested: 11 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

1. What is your current CRM solution (Management of Customer Interactions or similar) 2. Do you plan to change it within the next 24 months or use complementary solutions to deliver on your digital strategy 3. Is your CRM GDPR compliant or will you have to undertake an upgrade for this 4. Approximately how much does is cost to run your existing CRM...

Grassroots football facilities

(FOI-7) - Requested: 11 May 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

were currently researching grassroots football and facilities across the capital I would like to know the following: . What has been the councils set budget for expenditure on sport and leisure facilities over the last five tax years (So 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/2014) o If figures exist on how much of this money has been spent on gr...

Council Fraud Reduction

(FOI-167) - Requested: 01 June 2018

Please provide the following information covering the periods 1/4/15 to 31/3/16 and 1/4/16 to 31/3/17:- Confirm the number of criminal prosecutions including number of convictions and acquittals for the following:- Council Tax Reduction fraud and/or related offences under the Fraud Act 2006 Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act offences related to...

CCTV footage

(FOI-211) - Requested: 06 June 2018 TRANSFERRED

Request for CCTV footage from a Road Traffic Incident on 17/12/2015 on Hoxton Street, N1 at 8:30. Vehicle involved ******. If the Footage is no longer available agreement to sign a Consent Order for the Police to disclose a copy of the CCTV footage you sent them. Police reference *** Our reference: 256973 ...

Business rate credit balances

(FOI-212) - Requested: 06 June 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

05/06/18 Dear Business Rates Team, I would like to obtain recent information, from the Council, relating to unclaimed business rate credit balances. Please also indicate when requested information (spreadsheet or website) has been updated. I am aware that all Billing Authorities hold on account sums of money that are due to be returned to ratepayer...

Self or custom-build register

(FOI-222) - Requested: 06 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Good Afternoon, This email is an application for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act. Please could you provide the following information: 1. Do you, as a local authority, currently have a self or custom-build register as required under the Self-Build and Custom Housebuilding Act 2015? 2. Please could you detail the eligibility ...

Breakdown cost of Council Project

(FOI-224) - Requested: 07 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am curious to know the financial cost to date of a particular council project: a School Streets scheme for London Fields Primary School on Westgate Street. I am requesting to see the breakdown of cost for this scheme from its inception (please provide inception date), through the planning stages, the public consultation stage and the implementati...

Risk-based-verification software applied to Housing Benefit claims

(FOI-225) - Requested: 06 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, I wish to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act for the following records which I believe to be held by London Borough of Hackney. The points in the following request refer to the use of risk-based-verification software applied to Housing Benefit claims in the year 2017/18, or the most recent financial year for...

Mayor Making/Inauguration ceremony

(FOI-226) - Requested: 06 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, I would be grateful if, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, you could provide me with the following information: 1) Have you have held an annual Mayor Making/Inauguration ceremony this year and If so, did the event take place in a regular council meeting, or at some other time? 2) Were there any connected events/hospitality/dinners, b...

Voluntary sector homecare providers for social care - aged 65 & over

(FOI-228) - Requested: 06 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

6 June 2018 (see attached for further information) Dear Sirs, Freedom of Information Act 2000: Prices paid for homecare services The following request is made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“the Act”) by the United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA). UKHCA is the national professional association for organisations which pr...

Legal Team - software system

(FOI-234) - Requested: 08 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, I would like to know if you could please tell us what software system your legal teams use for Case Management, Matter Management, Time Recording and Court Bundling (where applicable). In addition, if any of these systems are under contract and when the contract renewal/end date is. Best regards ...

Pavement hazards

(FOI-236) - Requested: 07 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

07/06/18 Dear Sirs, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I am requesting the following information related to pavement hazards: 1) How many individual claims have been made to your council for damage / injury sustained by pedestrians encountering pavement hazards (such as poor surfaces, loose paving slabs, raised or sunken iron work, potholes...

FOI Request

(FOI-237) - Requested: 07 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

07/06/18 Dear FOI team, I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act to ask for the following information: 1. What was your ‘full time equivalent’ headcount for your Youth Offending Team in each of the following financial years? a. 2010-11 b. 2011-12 c. 2012-13 d. 2013-14 e. 2014-15 f. 2015-16 g. 2016-17 h. 2017-18 2. ...

Advertising and external sales

(FOI-127) - Requested: 27 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern I would like to make a Freedom Of Information request. Could you kindly answer the following questions; Do you allow businesses to advertise on your intranet? How much does it cost per month to advertise on your intranet? How many people have access to your intranet? Do you allow businesses to sell merchandise in your staff c...

Hackney Stars - judging criteria

(FOI-143) - Requested: 29 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hackney Council runs an internal awards scheme on an annual basis. The awards are known as the "Hackney Stars Awards" and categories include the "Taking Care of Customers Award", the "Team of the Year" award, and the "Lifetime Achievement Award". Could you please provide me with the selection and judging criteria upon which these awards are based. ...

Supplier invoices and system used for processing

(FOI-141) - Requested: 29 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am writing to request information on invoice processing at the council. In particular I wish to request the following information:: 1 the number of supplier invoices processed during the financial year 2004-2005: 2 the name of the accounting system Kind regards ...

Card payments at HSC

(FOI-165) - Requested: 01 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear sir/madam under the FOI act please can you let me know what company you use to take card payments at your service centre. Regards ...

Advertising Space on London Councils’ websites

(FOI-2036) - Requested: 29 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from the Marketing Department:
Cost of advertising space on the councils
websites ;
Revenue generated per year from selling advertising space on the councils
websites.
Where does the council reinvest...


FOI Request

(FOI-2049) - Requested: 30 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I am making a request for information about families relocated to Thanet in Kent. Could I please get figures for the number of families who have been designated housing/ relocated to Thanet from the borough this year please, and for every year since 2010 please? ...

FOI Request

(FOI-2092) - Requested: 05 December 2018 NOT HELD (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Please provide details of all fixed penalty notices for parking offences issued on the section of Goldsmiths Row between the cycle filter and Audrey Street and on Kay Street between Goldsmiths Row and Teal Street between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017. Please provide the number of complaints regarding illegal parking made by the public during ...

FOI Request

(FOI-2095) - Requested: 05 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to make a formal request for information under the FOIA. Please could you provide me with the following: 1/ The number of Penalty Charge Notices issued by Hackney Parking Services (Hackney Council) to vehicles driving through the Hackney Millfields Community School Streets Zone, on the following roads, between 1st February 2018, to dat...

Business Rates

(FOI-2100) - Requested: 04 December 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Good Afternoon I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would like a full list of businesses and charities that have become newly liable for business rates between 15th Nov 18 to the 30th Nov 18. Please include the full business name, address, liable party, type of property, RV and date of liability. ...

Number of staff on pay role

(FOI-166) - Requested: 01 June 2018 REFUSED (PART)

Under the freedom of information act please can you tell me the number of staff on pay role for the following years. If you require a date in these years please use 1st of May. 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Thank you ...

Parking spaces and charges in the borough

(FOI-135) - Requested: 29 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

I would like to make an Information Request as to how many on street parking spaces the council has how many off street parking spaces and how many multi storey car park spaces. Please also advise of any charges. ...

Freedom of Information request - Referrals to independent advocacy under the Care Act 2014

(FOI-567) - Requested: 20 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear freedom of information manager, Hello I hope you can help me with the following request for information. I would like the data for 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 if you have both, if not just 2016/2017 would be great. 1. Please could you provide the name of the advocacy organisation(s) commissioned to provide advocacy under the Care Act 2014 fo...

FOI Request

(FOI-569) - Requested: 20 July 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Hackney council, I would like to make an FOI request under my name (******) to be returned to this e-mail address (***.***@gmail.com). Could you please provide me the following information for the years 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014? 1. The total number of women (by ethnicity and nationality) who made a homeless application allegedly b...

Freedom of Information request - Pharmacy payment data

(FOI-570) - Requested: 21 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I was wondering if I could please request details of payments made to pharmacies for locally commissioned NHS or private services, for example smoking cessation, emergency hormonal contraception, supervised consumption of medicines, & needle exchange services. If you could kindly provide this in spreadsheet(s) fo...

Freedom of Information request - Communications with Paul Farrelly MP on Walford Rd Area Road Closures

(FOI-571) - Requested: 21 July 2018 NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I request 1. All emails, minutes of meetings, records of phone calls, or other records of communications between Paul Farrelly MP and any / all of the following: the current Mayor of Hackney, the previous Mayoral incumbent, LB Hackney Cabinet Members, Stoke Newington Ward Councillors, and Streetscene officials, o...

Planning policies to boost the delivery of affordable housing

(FOI-572) - Requested: 22 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney, I’ve had no reply or acknowledgement of a FOI request submitted on 16.5.18. I have no reference number as the original request was not acknowledged but planning officers may have been contacted and done some work. Here is the request again. If get no reply this time I’ll have to appeal to the Information Commissioner. ...

FOI Request - stoppage of left turns onto Richmond Road from Mare Street

(FOI-573) - Requested: 23 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like information on the following regarding the turning onto left onto Richmond Road from Mare street: When did Hackney council implement the stoppage of left turns onto Richmond Road from Mare Street? When and where was the sign errected to advise drivers they cannot turn left onto Richmond Road from Mare Street? How many signs were erecte...

Freedom of Information request - Hackney discussion with Haringey Council about development within Finsbury Park

(FOI-1419) - Requested: 06 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Borough Council, _____________________________ Development within Finsbury Park _____________________________ Finsbury Park faces Hackney"s Brownswood Ward, across Seven Sisters Road. My questions relate to Hackney"s involvement with neighbouring Haringey Council in development plans within the park, adjacent to the Borough of Ha...

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION: Waste rejected for recycling

(FOI-2043) - Requested: 29 November 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Council, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 because I"d like to find out how many car collisions happened in streets involved in the 20mph scheme in Hackney from the year in which the scheme was rolled out and until present. More specifically: for each year from 2012, or earliest available data, until 20...

Record of repairs to Clifton Street, EC2A 4HB from 2000 to present

(FOI-52) - Requested: 16 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I’m a structural engineer investigating a subsiding road surface at *** *** Street, *** ***. My client’s entrance has been steadily sinking over the years, with parts of the public road outside their property sinking also. I’m told that there has been numerous repairs to the road surface of the years (from 2000 - p...

Council parks and playground equipment

(FOI-53) - Requested: 16 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To the information officer, Could you please list the following.... Names of council run parks in the borough. When the play equipment in these parks were last inspected. When the play equipment in these parks are next due for inspection. Whether any play equipment at council parks have been made using wood from poplar trees. ...

Information about transgendered students in your local education authority area

(FOI-55) - Requested: 17 May 2018

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I am writing to request the following information about transgendered students in your local education authority area. 1. How many transgender students currently attend schools in your local education authority area? 2. How many transgender students have attended schools in your local education authority area i...

PSPOs relating to dog ownership (4 questions)

(FOI-67) - Requested: 10 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to make a request for information under the Freedom of Information act (2000). With your help, we plan to piece together an accurate map of Public Space Protection Orders across the UK, allowing dog walkers to better understand the restrictions that are in place on a national level. With this in mind; could you please provide me with t...

Please could I request a list of council-owned artwork

(FOI-69) - Requested: 10 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to submit the following request under the Freedom of Information Act. Please could I request a list of council-owned artwork? Could this be broken down into: A) artist name B) type of work eg sculpture/painting C) location eg storage/named gallery For example: The Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci, Painting, The Louvre ...

Parking Enforcement in Grand Union Crescent E8 4TR

(FOI-73) - Requested: 16 May 2018

Dear Sirs I am writing to complain about the lack of enforcement of parking controls within my estate. Over the past few months it has been noticeable that there has been no enforcement within the estate and there are a significant number of cars on the estate which do not display the relevant permits. On most evenings it is impossible to find park...

the number of planning permissions received in each of the last 5 years (4 questions)

(FOI-74) - Requested: 18 May 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Hi, Under the freedom of information act, I would like to know the number of planning permissions received in each of the last 5 years. I would like this information broken down by year, with a year end of March 31st. I would also like to know how many of those planning permissions were approved and how many were rejected. I would like this informa...

Evidence which alleges the Conservative Party won an outright

(FOI-76) - Requested: 19 May 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam, Please send to me any record of evidence which alleges the Conservative Party won an outright majority of MPs at the June 8th 2017 United Kingdom general election. Warm Regards, *** *** *** *** *** *** Kent *** *** Tel: *** Email: ***@***.com ...

Local Authority education accessibility strategy

(FOI-77) - Requested: 21 May 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Freedom of Information Officer I would like to make a Freedom of Information Request for the following:
The LEA accessibility strategy
The number of schools that have accessibility plans as a percentage of all schools in the LEA by type
The number of schools that have accessibility plans that have been updated in the last 12 mon...


Evictions carried out by the council since January 2017

(FOI-79) - Requested: 24 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI Team, Could you please provide a month by month breakdown of evictions carried out by the council since January 2017. Please also break this down by reason for eviction. Yours faithfully, *** *** ...

Complaints against tradesmen (10 questions)

(FOI-80) - Requested: 21 May 2018

To whom it may concern, I would be grateful if you could provide the below information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Where the term "faulty" is used, this can also be understood as referring to inadequate or incorrect products or workmanship. - Number of complaints made against retailers about faulty or inadequate plumbing fittings and...

EMNSA admissions - Follow up to FOI 1622

(FOI-2038) - Requested: 28 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

1. The number of applications for entry to schools this academic year (2018/19) which requested special consideration for a child’s exceptional medical or social needs, broken down by primary and secondary schools. 2. The number of applications for entry to schools which requested special consideration for a child’s exceptional medica...

Council spending

(FOI-2066) - Requested: 30 November 2018

Dear Sir/Madam Could you please supply in the form of an excel spreadsheet details of all council spending over £250. Please include amount, supplier, start end and review date, responsible officer, description of items supplied and council department responsible. ( where possible). Regards ...

ICT - suppliers/contractors and consultants

(FOI-2101) - Requested: 04 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to request a complete list of suppliers/contractors and consultants that have been used over the past year when procuring I.T. hardware and the total spend on Information Technology hardware during the past year. Also could you break this hardware spend down to show what brands of servers, networking and desktop hardware were purchased...

Placements made by the local authority of elderly persons

(FOI-2) - Requested: 14 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

*** are consultants in the healthcare industry. In order to assist in our work, please would you be able to provide the following information in respect of placements made by the local authority of elderly persons funded (in whole or part) by yourselves. The information should be readily available from the relevant department with responsibility fo...

public health funerals

(FOI-10) - Requested: 27 April 2018 REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam 1. Has the Council conducted any public health funerals since 01/01/2018- the date of your response. Can you please include any pending funerals? 2. If the answer to question 1 is yes, can you send me the deceased’s: a) Full name b) Date of birth c) Date of death d) Date of funeral e) Last Known Address and if privately owned o...

APPG on Children of Alcoholics

(FOI-2039) - Requested: 28 November 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Freedom of Information Department, I wish to make four separate requests under the Freedom of Information Act. This will be information relating to the work of the Local Authority’s Director of Public Health 1) Can the Local Authority"s Director of Public Health provide an estimate for the number of referrals made to alco...

Persons under the Care of the Council died with - no known next of kin (defined as blood relatives)

(FOI-2068) - Requested: 30 November 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

FOI REQUEST this is a separate request for the attention of the teams listed below Please could you kindly send me any information you may hold relating to persons who have been under the care of the Council under any of the following teams and who have died with - no known next of kin (defined as blood relatives) OR - where you have be...

Fee - Christmas and New Years Events

(FOI-2069) - Requested: 30 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Hi, Please could you provide me with the information on how much your authority has spent on: a)Appearance fees for any Christmas light events for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018 and, b)Fireworks on New Year’s Eve for the years 2016, 2017 and projected for 2018, I would like to receive this information via email pleas...

Former Carers’ Break Funding

(FOI-2072) - Requested: 03 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Local Authority FOI Team, Carers UK is conducting a review of how breaks for carers are funded through the Better Care Fund (BCF). As your Local Authority will be aware, clause 36 of the Better Care Fund planning guidance for 2017-19 states the following: “Former Carers’ Break Funding - The CCG minimum allocation to the B...

FOI Request: Japanese Knotweed

(FOI-2073) - Requested: 03 December 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Please would you provide me with the following details - 1. Are there areas of land owned or controlled by the Local Authority which have Japanese Knotweed growing upon it. 2. Please could you identify the location of any such areas of land subject to the growth of Japanese Knotweed. ...

FOI Request: Space by Lea River under the A12

(FOI-2074) - Requested: 03 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello I would be grateful if you could tell me some information relating to the space by the Lea River under the A12 in Hackney Wick area. I would like to know: - was this space used during the Olympic Games? - does this space have an electricity point? - have there been any conflicts over claims to this space between the council and the public? - ...

FOI Request: Accounting for leasehold service charge works

(FOI-2077) - Requested: 04 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please explain the accounting policy used by Hackney Council to determine the date on which costs and expenses have been 'incurred' for the purpose of service charges? Does the Council base this on the date of the works, the date of the invoice, the date of payment or another method? For example, if works were completed in February 2017 (FY 2016/17...

FOI Request

(FOI-23) - Requested: 14 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

My name is John. I am a reporter with ********. I would like to ask for the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. Responses can be sent to this email address. If anyone has any questions I can be contacted on **********. How many school improvement officers did your authority employ in 2010/11? How many local authority maintai...

FOI Request

(FOI-24) - Requested: 14 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act (2000): 1. How many individual potholes (if known) or reports of potholes have you had reported by members of the public or highways officers, broken down by month, for the following years: 2015 2016 2017 2018 to date 2. How many complaints or incident reports ha...

FOI Request

(FOI-25) - Requested: 14 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

A) Digital Transformation strategy 1. Do you have any Digital Transformation program and/or strategy? 2. What are your digital transformation priorities / objectives for 2018/19? 3. What is the value of any budgetary savings associated with digital transformation for 2018/19? 4. What is the breakdown of these budgetary savings by service area? 5. W...

FOI Request

(FOI-26) - Requested: 14 May 2018

1. The number of applications to the council for pest control in each postcode area (e.g. L1, M20) that you cover during the calendar years 2016, 2017 and 2018 to date (May 14 or whichever is closest). Please break this down by postcode area and type(s) of pest. I would prefer this data to be supplied in soft copy spreadsheet (.xls) format. If you ...

Business Rates

(FOI-27) - Requested: 14 May 2018

1. The number of empty properties in the council’s jurisdiction with extra Council Tax rates 2. The value of extra Council Tax collected on empty properties in the council’s jurisdiction I would like the data broken down by year for each of the last five years, with a preferable year-end date of March 31. If this is not possible then pl...

Discretionary Housing Payments

(FOI-28) - Requested: 15 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

1. How much money has the council spent for each of the past three financial years. 2. How much money has the council spent on Discretionary Housing Payments, for each of the past three financial years. 3. How much money has the council spent on Discretionary Housing Payments to households receiving Universal Credit, for each of the past three fina...

Universal Credit

(FOI-29) - Requested: 15 May 2018 NIL RESPONSE

1. How many council tenants in households containing one or more child (under 18), and receiving Universal Credit, are in rent arrears. 2. How many council tenants in households containing one or more child (under 18), and receiving Universal Credit, have received possession orders as a result of being in rent arrears. ...

Amount of property guardianship in your borough

(FOI-32) - Requested: 15 May 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Dear Sir or Madam, In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, please could you provide me with the below. I am interested in the changes over time and would like to have information if possible from 2000-present. Ideally, please could I have the amounts and costings for the years 2000/2001, 2009/2010...

FOI - out of area placements

(FOI-33) - Requested: 15 May 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear FOI Officer, I would like to seek information on out of area placements for people on the homeless register, for the last five years. Please break the information down according by financial year. Could you please tell me: a) How many homeless people have been placed in accommodation? b) How many have been placed in out of area acc...

Telephony questions

(FOI-37) - Requested: 14 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

SIM card/mobile networks related information. NOTE we do not require handset information. 1. How many mobile phone users do you have (this includes smartphone users, basic mobile phone users, data only users and any other device that requires a SIM card)? 2. Which network(s) are these currently with? 3. When are these contracts due to expir...

Freedom of Information Request: Cost of Hackney Wardens supervising the BBQ area in London Fields park 2018

(FOI-38) - Requested: 15 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

From: *** Sent: 15 May 2018 01:28 To: *** Cc: Information Management Subject: Freedom of Information Request: Cost of Hackney Wardens supervising the BBQ area in London Fields park 2018 To: *** Head of Community Safety, Enforcement and Business Regulation London Borough of Hackney, 1 Hillman Street London E8 1BY Date: 15th May 2018 ...

Adult Social Care Placements 2017/18 and 2018/19

(FOI-39) - Requested: 15 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Adult Social Care Placements 2017/18 and 2018/19 I am writing to make an open government request for information as provided for under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would be grateful if you could return this information via email and understand that you are required to respond to my request within 20 working days of receiving it. Please fi...

PSPO

(FOI-45) - Requested: 15 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

My name is **** **** and I am a reporter at The **** newspaper. I hope you are well. I am writing with a request under the Freedom of Information Act, regarding the use of Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) by your council. I would be grateful for a response by email to ****.****@****.co.uk within the 20 working day limit. I am available on th...

What is the cost of biscuits at all councilor meetings in 2017?

(FOI-56) - Requested: 17 May 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

What is the cost of biscuits at all councilor meetings in 2017? ...

Food hygiene report, Clapton Hart pub

(FOI-57) - Requested: 17 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Food hygeine report, Clapton Hart pub Please may I request a copy of the the two most recent assessments of The Clapton Hart pub, 231 Lower Clapton Road. If this cannot be provided under the statutory framework for requests of food standardo reports, I would further request that this is treated as a Freedom of Information request as stipulated by t...

Pension direct fund investments

(FOI-58) - Requested: 17 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

1) Does the councils pension fund have any directly held investments (either through shares or bonds) in tobacco companies? (Please list the tobacco companies if so) 2) Does the councils pension fund have any other investments in tobacco via pooled investments? 3) What has been the value of these of these pooled investments in the last five years (...

Request under the Freedom of Information Act

(FOI-59) - Requested: 17 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam, Please provide me following information: - How many building based day care centres for adults are there currently in your council? - How many building based day care centres for adults have been closed in the past five years? - How many building based day care centres for adults have been decommissioned in the past fi...

[FOI-61] Internal review of Freedom of Information request - Number of properties investigated/ fined for violating Section 44 of the Deregulation Act during the 2016/2017 year

(FOI-61) - Requested: 17 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews. I am writing to request an internal review of Hackney Borough Council"s handling of my FOI request "Number of properties investigated/ fined for violating Section 44 of the Deregulation Act during the 2016/2017 year". A full history...

Freedom of Information request - Roads compensation 1990-2015 inclusive

(FOI-62) - Requested: 17 May 2018

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please kindly provide us with details of compensation payments for damage caused due to poor condition of roads (potholes, etc) by year from 1990 to 2015 inclusive. 1. Total claims for compensation your council received for year. 2. Total claims your council paid out compensation for year. 3. Highest single am...

Questions about staff (5 questions)

(FOI-63) - Requested: 18 May 2018

Under the FOI act please can you provide me with the following: 1. Amount charged to staff for making private calls in 2017 2. number of Staff breaking computer use/social networking policies in 2017 3. The cost of suspended staff in 2017 4. the value of bonuses paid to staff in 2017 5. the number of assaults on council staff in 2017 thank you ...

Any record of evidence alleging that the Department of Defense of the United States of America intended to commit electoral fraud, or did commit electoral fraud, at any of the following referenda and elections

(FOI-68) - Requested: 09 May 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Please send to me any record of evidence which alleges the Department of Defense of the United States of America intended to commit electoral fraud, or did commit electoral fraud, at any of the following referenda and elections: June 23rd 2016 United Kingdom European Union membership referendum. November 8th 2016 United States of America congressio...

Payments to staff on minimum wage (6 questions)

(FOI-90) - Requested: 21 May 2018

Dear FOI team, I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act to ask for the following information relating to the recent government guidance relating to payment of the national minimum wage in the social care sector and especially relating to “sleep-in” shifts: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attach...

Homelessness and storage of possessions

(FOI-91) - Requested: 21 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

When a household becomes homeless do you charge them a fee for storing their possessions? If so, can you provide a full breakdown of fees charged for this service to the applicant? ...

Planning department structure

(FOI-96) - Requested: 22 May 2018

Good Morning, I am writing in accordance to the Freedom of Information act 2000 in regards to obtaining some details regarding the council"s Planning department. It would be in my best interests to find out more information in regards to the structure of the planning department, and if possible, including an organogram detailing the different...

FOI request - Political Assistant salary

(FOI-110) - Requested: 23 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam I would like to know the current salary of the Political Assistant(s) for the Majority Political Group on your Council. Best wishes ...

Questions regarding the council’s social care case management system(s) (4 questions)

(FOI-81) - Requested: 21 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

InterQuest Group 77 Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells Kent TN4 8GN Elliott.sampayo@interquestgroup.com Dear whom it may concern, I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please send me answers to the following questions below regarding the council’s ...

Number of Complaints about traffic wardens in 2015, 2016 and 2017

(FOI-82) - Requested: 21 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam Under the FOI action please can you tell me the following: Number of Complaints about traffic wardens in 2015, 2016 and 2017 Thank you ...

Number of Overturned parking tickets in 2015, 2016 and 2017

(FOI-83) - Requested: 21 May 2018

Dear Sir/Madam Under the FOI action please can you tell me the following: Number of Overturned parking tickets in 2015, 2016 and 2017 Thank you **** ...

Ratio of parking spaces to parking permits or parking permits issued by road in 2015, 2016 and 2017

(FOI-84) - Requested: 21 May 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam Under the FOI action please can you tell me the following: Ratio of parking spaces to parking permits or parking permits issued by road in 2015, 2016 and 2017 Thank you ...

How much councils make off parking fines in top ticketed streets in 2015, 2016 and 2017

(FOI-85) - Requested: 21 May 2018

Dear Sir/Madam Under the FOI action please can you tell me the following: How much councils make off parking fines in top ticketed streets in 2015, 2016 and 2017 Thank you **** ...

number of Parking meters that don’t give change in 2015, 2016 and 2017

(FOI-86) - Requested: 21 May 2018

Dear Sir/Madam Under the FOI action please can you tell me the following: number of Parking meters that don’t give change in 2015, 2016 and 2017 Thank you *** ...

support for families where the parent(s) has No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) status under Section 17 of the Children Act 1989 (13 questions)

(FOI-88) - Requested: 21 May 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 1. How many requests for support from families where the parent(s) has No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) status have the council received in the last 6 months under Section 17 of the Children Act 1989? 2. How many requests for support from individuals with No Recou...

domestic household waste collection services (5 questions)

(FOI-89) - Requested: 21 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam, I am applying for information under the Freedom of Information Act that you hold Please can you answer the following questions on your domestic household waste collection services. 1 Do you operate a joint food and garden waste collection service (where food and garden waste is collected comingled) ? 2 If yes to 1 above - ...

Wayman Court

(FOI-144) - Requested: 20 March 2018

I am the owner of a leasehold interest in 85 and 89 Wayman Court. Please treat this request as a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2002 (as amended). The response should include all relevant drafts, emails, notes, minutes, letters, contracts and recordings of telephone conversations. I understand from a neighbour th...

senior interims (senior staff or leaders with non-permanent contracts) in local government

(FOI-99) - Requested: 22 May 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam Freedom of Information Request I am conducting research into the use of senior interims in local government. By senior interims, I mean managers or leaders hired on non-permanent contracts through a recruitment business who are paid over
500 per day. I would be grateful if you could provide answers to the following questions: 1 W...


Planning enforcement notices

(FOI-100) - Requested: 22 May 2018

Good Afternoon FOI Team, I would like to request the following information. 1. A list of all planning enforcement notices served by the authority which have not been complied with. 2. A list of any letters before prosecution action which have been served in relation to planning enforcement matters within the last 6 months. Kindly confir...

Council Tax support and claimants (9 questions)

(FOI-101) - Requested: 22 May 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would be grateful if you could provide the information requested in the following questions: 1. How many Council Tax Support claimants were there in your authority on March 31st 2018? 2. Of those claimants how many were: a. Working-age b. Receiving the maximum support available under your sche...

Wayman Court windows survey information

(FOI-102) - Requested: 20 March 2018 TRANSFERRED

For the attention of *******/ ******** As a matter of extreme urgency and in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act I request, yet again, the following information: 1) The detailed survey carried out on my windows by Keepmoat (as Energie were at the time) 2) The detailed survey carried out on my windows by the Hackney Clerk of Works I now a...

FOI Request

(FOI-106) - Requested: 23 April 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Re: **** We would like to know going back over the years how many times the report of a leak at this property was reported. We would like to know over the last 15 years how many times this was reported to Hackney repairs. ...

Council Owned Property

(FOI-108) - Requested: 24 May 2018 REFUSED (PART)

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide a complete list of residential properties owned by the council. Preferably this information will be in spreadsheet form. ...

Assigned

(FOI-112) - Requested: 29 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello,Please provide the information for the last financial year, 2017/18, orwhatever is the most recent year of information held.Thanks,MikeOn Tue, 19 Jun 2018 at 16:29, hackney@infreemation.co.uk wrote:> Hello,>> We have been asked for clarification on your request about weed> management. Please could you let us provide time frames for the infor...

Tendered ballot papers issued at GE17

(FOI-114) - Requested: 23 May 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Dear Sir / Madam, I would like to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. This is an FOI request made in writing by email. How many tendered ballot papers in total were issued by the council’s electoral staff at polling stations on 8 June 2017 for the General Election, in each parliamentary constituency counted in your ...

Freedom of Information request - Cars damaged by bollards in Hackney

(FOI-117) - Requested: 24 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, There are a number of bollards on the corner of Filey Avenue and Forburg Rd in N16 to stop people mounting the pavement. There is also one between the entrances of Clock House 149 Stamford Hill and its neighbour Fresh & Fruity. These bollards are very low and can easily be missed whilst turning or whilst backing. I ...

Procurement Contracts and Tenders

(FOI-120) - Requested: 23 May 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please could you provide me with the following information: • What number, and value, of procurement contracts and/or tenders with a value of over £10,000 have been issued by the council, but not listed on the Contracts Finder website, in a) cu...

Social Media Policies (2 questions)

(FOI-122) - Requested: 25 May 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear FOI team, I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: 1. Do you have a social media policy for social workers? Note: by social media policy we mean a documented policy which gives advice on what social workers employed by the council/service can and can’t use social media for. a) Can you attach...

Empty homes (2 questions)

(FOI-125) - Requested: 27 May 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to ask you to supply details of The address (including contact name, street number and postcode) of homes that a) have been empty for over 12 months b) your empty homes strategy including what empty homes (if any) you prioritise. currently have investors and would very much like to work with the council to bring ...

Freedom of Information Request - World Cup 2018

(FOI-128) - Requested: 29 May 2018

Dear sir/madam, Hope you enjoyed the Bank Holiday weekend? I"m writing to you to request information relating to the following two questions: 1) Does Hackney Borough Council have any public plans in place to support the England men"s national team at this summer"s World Cup in Russia (2018)? Including, but not limited to, public screeni...

Domestic gas boiler installations reported to the Council's Building Control Department for the period from 1st October 2016 to 31st December 2017

(FOI-129) - Requested: 29 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sirs, Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'FOIA') Request for Information I am writing to you to make a request for information in terms of the FOIA. I should be grateful if you would provide me with the following information in respect of each domestic gas boiler installation reported to the Council"s Building Control Department for the peri...

Blue Badge policy (7 questions)

(FOI-131) - Requested: 26 May 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Good Morning please under FOI can you provide the following information? 1) Does your Council have a Blue Badge Policy? 2) If Yes can you please provide a copy of the policy? 3) How many blue badge applications did you have in the 2017/2018 financial year? 4) Can you please provide a copy or information of the structure of the Blue Badge Team with ...

All Building Regulations Approvals granted by your Council since 1996

(FOI-134) - Requested: 29 May 2018 GRANTED (PART)

I would be obliged if you could forward me details of all Building Regulations Approvals granted by your Council since 1996 ...

Accounts and Members' allowances

(FOI-136) - Requested: 29 May 2018

'Under the terms of the Act would you please furnish the following: information:: 1 Accounts for the year 2002/3 2003/4 and 2004/05. : : 2 Analysis of members allowances between - Basic allowance - Special: Responsibility- Attendance for the years 200' ...

Register of catteries and kennels names and addresses

(FOI-138) - Requested: 29 May 2018 GRANTED (PART)

1 Register of hackney carriage proprietors names and addresses: : 2 Register of catteries and kennels names and addresses ...

FOI Request

(FOI-139) - Requested: 29 May 2018

We would be obliged to learn under the Freedom of Information Act why your Council offers its commercial competitor a price discount on local authority searches At first sight this seems to defy logic You would appear to be giving your market share to ...

The number of FPNs issued by the Council under the CSAS scheme in 2017/18

(FOI-145) - Requested: 29 May 2018

In response to a FoI request, the Metropolitan Police Service informed me that, as part of their Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS), 12 employees of the London Borough of Hackney were, as at January 2018, accredited by the Chief Constable with power to issue Fixed Penalty Notices for the offence of cycling on a footway (under section 72 o...

The use of any algorithms or machine-learning systems by your local authority in the delivery of public services

(FOI-140) - Requested: 29 May 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“FOIA) Request I am writing under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request information about the use of any algorithms or machine-learning systems by your local authority in the delivery of public services. Specifically, I am asking the following: 1. Is your organisation using any algorithms...

Home educated children

(FOI-147) - Requested: 30 May 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello I would like to know: A. The number of persons in the local authority of compulsory school age who are, or claimed to be, electively home educated and who have been either suspected or found to be involved in child abuse, neglect, forced marriage, sexual exploitation, radicalisation or domestic servitude. B. How many (if any) Serious...

Freedom of Information request - Long Term Empty Properties

(FOI-149) - Requested: 31 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please provide the number of long term empty properties (those over six months) as of 1st May 2018. This is just a request for the total amount of residential properties and no further detail is required. Yours faithfully, *** *** ...

Community safety cameras

(FOI-152) - Requested: 31 May 2018

I am writing to make an open government request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please send me a tally of the number of community safety cameras in your borough. I would like the above information to be provided to me as a reply to this email. If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact...

ALMO contract

(FOI-153) - Requested: 04 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please provide a copy of the contract which was in place between the Council and Hackney Homes (before services were brought back in-house). Yours faithfully, ...

geodemographic segmentation products and profiling systems

(FOI-156) - Requested: 01 June 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) Request I write to request information and records under the FOIA, regarding your authority use of geodemographic segmentation products and profiling systems. Specifically, I am asking the following: 1. Does your organisation use any commercial geodemographic segmentation data or servi...

24/7 Care Home Service

(FOI-163) - Requested: 31 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please provide the following information in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act. In the past 18 months how many people received 24/7 care in their own home and how many only received this after challenging the initial decision of your Council? Yours faithfully, ...

Temporary qualified social workers (agency)

(FOI-164) - Requested: 01 June 2018

Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: 1 – The number of qualified social workers who were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council on Monday 2nd April 2018, analysed by: a) Children’s Services social work roles b) Adults’ Services social work roles 2 – What was the...

Elective Home Education

(FOI-172) - Requested: 30 May 2018

Freedom Of Information Request: Elective Home Education I am researching Elective Home Education and would be very grateful if you could assist by providing the following information: 1) Does your Local Education Authority (LEA) operate a voluntary registration scheme for pupils undergoing elective home education (EHE)? 2) Does your LEA operate a c...

Households placed in temporary accomodation

(FOI-177) - Requested: 04 June 2018

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible. How many homeless households have you placed in accommodation (including temporary accommodation) in County Durham broken down over the last three financial years: 2015/16, 201...

Number of hackney staff in the years 2015 to 2018

(FOI-180) - Requested: 04 June 2018

Number of hackney staff in the years 2015 to 2018 ...

HMO licensing

(FOI-183) - Requested: 02 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

The following is a request made under the Freedom of Information Act (2000) I hope that this email has been received and that it can be considered as a formal request for information. I appreciate that officer time is limited however I have attempted to find these answers online but without success. If this information can be found online then plea...

Tree planting (6 questions)

(FOI-184) - Requested: 04 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI Team, Could you please provide the following for the past five years. If possible please break these down by ward (with the exception of the budget): 1) The number of requests from residents for trees to be planted 2) The number of these requests fulfilled 3) The tree planting budget 4) Total number of trees planted 5) Total number of tree...

Homelessness and temporary accommodation

(FOI-185) - Requested: 02 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act, and look forward to your reply within 20 working days ie by 29 June 2018. For each of 2015, 2016 and 2017 please supply:- The number of homeless people in receipt of emergency or temporary accommodation because they were vulnerable by reason physical disability....

Business Rates

(FOI-188) - Requested: 31 May 2018

Good Morning I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from business rates I would like a full list of businesses/Ltd companies that have become responsible for business rates between the 03rd May 18 to the 31st May 18. Please include the full business name and address, property type and date...

Registered voters and Council Tax arrears (8 questions)

(FOI-189) - Requested: 31 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam I am requesting the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. The council may process this as two separate requests if it wishes. Registered voters 1. The current number of registered voters (for general election purposes) in the local authority area, broken down by parliamentary constituency 2. The number of regist...

Compensation Claims

(FOI-191) - Requested: 30 May 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

I would like to make the following Freedom of Information request. From the last three financial years (2017/18, 2016/17 and 2015/16) can I have a breakdown of all compensation claims paid out by your council. In the breakdown can I have it broken down by each compensation claim - The general category of the claim (eg. Public liability, employers l...

Elective Home Education (EHE) (6 questions)

(FOI-194) - Requested: 30 May 2018

Dear Hackney Council, Freedom Of Information Request: Elective Home Education I am researching Elective Home Education and would be very grateful if you could assist by providing the following information: 1) Does your Local Education Authority (LEA) operate a voluntary registration scheme for pupils undergoing elective home education (EHE)? 2) Doe...

Information around the construction of the City of London Academy Shoreditch Park and the City of London Academy Downs Park.

(FOI-195) - Requested: 30 May 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

To follow up on FOI Request FOI18-0417-17074, I should like to narrow down my search. Please could you supply: the dates of any discussions held between the City Corporation, and/or the Department for Education between 1 Jan 2015 and the end of 2016 in relation to the construction of the City of London Academy Shoreditch Park and the City of London...

Museum Sales

(FOI-196) - Requested: 30 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, hope you’re well! I am investigating the extent to which councils in the UK are able to dispose of museum artefacts to raise money. I’d like to request the following information under FOI. If your office is responsible for multiple councils, please treat this as a separate FOI request to each council. 1) How many museums does you...

Failed safety tests on cladding

(FOI-197) - Requested: 04 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I would like to request the following information under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. According to the latest Building Safety Programme release from the Department for Housing Communities and Local Government, Hackney Council has between 6 and 10 buildings (defined by DHCLG as residential buil...

Council Tax Support scheme

(FOI-238) - Requested: 08 June 2018

8/6/18 Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would be grateful if you could provide the information requested in the following questions: 1. What was the Minimum Payment under your Borough’s Council Tax Support scheme in 2017/18? 2. What is the Minimum Payment under your Borough’s Council Tax Support scheme in 2018/19?...

Ratepayer information

(FOI-295) - Requested: 18 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam Please can you provide me with the following information under the freedom of information Act 2000:- The ratepayers at the below address for the time period specified : Unit 13, Barge Court, 44-48 Wharf Road, London, N1 7UX (Property Ref : 4429910) . Dates : 1/4/2017 - current. Thank you for your time and I look forward to hearing fr...

Live-in care packages

(FOI-296) - Requested: 14 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

14/06/2018 Live-in care packages I would like to make a request for information under The Freedom Of Information Act 2000 1. Out of the total amount of live-in packages purchased between 01.01.2017 – 31.04.2018, what percentage of these packages were for individuals ages between 18 and 65? Many thanks ****** (Customer Relations Advisor) This...

Broadway Market shortlist for future vacancies

(FOI-299) - Requested: 18 June 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council (Markets Service), In your document 'Application selection process – trader brief' (downloaded from https://hackney.gov.uk/broadway-market on 18 June 2018) you state: 'During the interview stage we will assess each candidate’s suitability for their preferred market and use a scoring system to evaluate ...

Food waste collections

(FOI-307) - Requested: 19 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Are Hackney LB planning to scrap food waste collections? ...

PCNs issued in 6 zones between various dates from 28 Aug 2017 to 132 May 2018

(FOI-200) - Requested: 04 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good Morning, My name is **** and I work for *******. We are acting on behalf of the Olympic Stadium and monitoring the impact of the stadium on the local area. In previous correspondence I was able to request data relating to the number of PCNs (Parking Charge Notices) issued near to the Olympic Stadium on event days. At present we are looking to ...

Any recent data you have showing the differences in achievement for Hackney pupils obtaining 5 A*-C grades at GCSE, according to their ethnicity. I am especially interested in Congolese children.

(FOI-202) - Requested: 05 June 2018

I would like to request any recent data you have showing the differences in achievement for Hackney pupils obtaining 5 A*–C grades at GCSE, according to their ethnicity e.g. White British/Indian/Chinese/Nigerian/Congolese etc. I"m particularly interested in Congolese pupils. ...

Re:FOI - Business Rates Account Credits Request

(FOI-205) - Requested: 05 June 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir / Madam, I am looking to obtain under the Freedom of Information Act a report detailing unclaimed business rate credit balances. I have obtained these reports via download from a large majority of councils, but cannot locate this being available via your website. I therefore request a breakdown of credit balances accrued since...

FOI request- Pavement Parking

(FOI-206) - Requested: 05 June 2018

Dear Sir/Madam Under the FOI act, I request that information showing the instructions, policies, guidelines and code of practice, relating to pavement parking, given to ticket wardens as well as the instructors/ trainers who train them for the job, be sent to me via email. Kind regards ...

[FOI-208] Re: Feedback Ref:FOI18-0510-07388

(FOI-208) - Requested: 06 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I believe that you have not answered my FOI Ref: FOI18-0510-07388 request w.r.t the section 151 officers from 1997- 2014. Please do so. Yours faithfully, -----Original Message----- [1]London Borough of Hackney logo Dear FOI Ref: FOI18-0510-07388 Thank you for submitting a Freedom of Information ...

location of council owned housing estates

(FOI-209) - Requested: 06 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Council, I am looking to obtain details on the location of council owned housing estates in the London Borough of Hackney. Ideally i would prefer a map that shows clearly the defined area of each estate which would probably be something held by a GIS team on ArcView or MapInfo type products in individual ward profiles). I would be very...

Full Fibre networks

(FOI-210) - Requested: 06 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

04/06/2018 (see attachment) I would like to make a Freedom of Information (FOI) request. I am conducting some research into the amount of competitive ‘Full Fibre’ (“Fibre-to-the Home/Premise”) telecoms infrastructure being built across the country, region by region. Please could you answer the following questions: Local Auth...

Spending on paper for printing and tablets for last 3 Financial Years

(FOI-217) - Requested: 06 June 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

04/06/2018 I am writing to obtain information about your organisation’s spending on paper for printing and tablets in 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18. Please include the following information: • What was the total cost of paper used for printing in each of 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18? • What was total cost of buying tablets in each of...

Placements and spending for older person’s social services

(FOI-218) - Requested: 05 June 2018

05/06/2018 Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like to request the following information regarding placements and spending for older person’s social services. Please provide answers on the attached accompanying Excel spreadsheet. 1. Who within the Local Authority, has the commissioning responsibility for adults aged 65+? Please...

Dogs & Trading Standards

(FOI-219) - Requested: 05 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

05/06/2018 *** *** Road, ***, *** *** ***.b.***@****.com *** Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Information request: 1) Between 1st May 2017 and 30th April 2018 a) how many puppies were seized each month by Trading Standards on sus...

Spending on Council awards ceremonies in 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18

(FOI-220) - Requested: 05 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

05/06/2018 Freedom of Information Act Request – Council Awards Ceremony I am writing to obtain information about your organisation’s spending on award ceremonies in 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18. Please include the following information: • What was the total cost of award ceremonies in each of 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18? • Wh...

Hackney Town Hall refurbishment

(FOI-221) - Requested: 06 June 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

Hackney Town Hall Essential Health, Safety, maintenance u0026 Environmental Improvement Works (EHSMu0026E) The Hackney Citizen issued a press release in their newspaper dated May 2018 issue 103 (Page 11 by Adam Barnett) regarding the Town hall. Within the press release it is stated 'The Council also claims to be millions better off after the
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Children Missing Education - Local Authority Process *****

(FOI-229) - Requested: 06 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

6 June 2018 (see the attached) Dear CME Team We are making this Freedom of Information request as we are aware that there is a variation in Children Missing Education processes across Local Authorities in England and we are considering how our processes compare with other Local Authorities nationally. Please see spreadsheet attached which includes ...

Referrals to IMCA (Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy)

(FOI-231) - Requested: 07 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I hope you might be able to help me with the request for information below. If you have the information to hand for tax year 2016/2017 as well as 2017/2018 I would appreciate both data sets if it is possible, otherwise just 2016/2017 is fine. Please could you provide the name of the organisation commissioned to d...

Community safety enforcement

(FOI-233) - Requested: 08 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

I would like the following information: How many community safety enforcement officers were working in the borough on night shift: Thursday 7th June from 6.30pm to 2am on Friday 8th June? How many calls reporting noise nuisance or any other type of nuisance were received between; Thursday 7th June from 6.30pm and 2am on Friday 8th June? How many ca...

People in the homeless band from 01/01/2017

(FOI-241) - Requested: 08 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to request the following information in accordance with the Freedom of information act 2000. Can you please tell me how many people in the homeless band from 01/01/2017 onwards have secured permanent accommodation if any and their effective band date. ...

Social work staffing expenditure

(FOI-242) - Requested: 11 June 2018

To whom it may concern, This request concerns the Council"s social work provision for both children and adults for the 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18 budget years. Should the following questions exceed your time and budgetary restrictions, we ask that as per Section 16 of the Freedom of Information Act you kindly assist us in formulating our r...

Number of council tenants

(FOI-243) - Requested: 11 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I would like to please know the number of secure and flexible council tenants residing in your borough in the years: 2011 2013 2016 2018 If possible, please could there be a distinction made between secure and flexible tenants and the numbers listed separately. Thank you very much. Yours faithfully, ...

[FOI-244] Request for information

(FOI-244) - Requested: 11 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir / Madam Please can you email me the job descriptions and structure chart of the brokerage services in children’s and adults services : Broker Senior brokerage officer Brokerage manager And other posts in the service Thanks Mrs *** ...

Adult Social Care Market Analysis (5 questions)

(FOI-247) - Requested: 22 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

22 May 2018 Adult Social Care Market Analysis I am writing to make an open government request for information as provided for under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would be grateful if you could return this information and acknowledgement of receipt via email (to info@****.org.uk ) and understand that you are required to respond to my reques...

Name of Treasury Management Advisors

(FOI-248) - Requested: 11 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, for each year, please provide the name of the treasury management advisors for Hackney from 1997-2014. Yours faithfully, ...

Adult Social Care Block Contracts (4 questions)

(FOI-249) - Requested: 21 May 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

21 May 2018 Adult Social Care Block Contracts I am writing to make an open government request for information as provided for under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would be grateful if you could return this information via email (to ***@***.org.uk ) and understand that you are required to respond to my request within 20 working days of recei...

Further to FOI18 0425 11323 Disabled parking in residence bay

(FOI-251) - Requested: 18 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear hackney@infreemation.co.uk,Can i please have an update?Shahid Faiz-----Original Message-----Thank you for your information request. This is an automated response and acknowledgement. If you have submitted a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) or the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR), your request will be considered an...

A copy of inspection records and section 81 notices to Virgin Media for Kingsland Road, E8 near or from 04/01/2017 until 31/01/2018.

(FOI-252) - Requested: 12 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sirs Location: **** ****, **** **** Accident Date: 04/01/2018 We should be grateful if you could provide a copy of your inspection records and section 81 notices to ****for ****, **– particularly near to number from 04/01/2017 until 31/01/2018. We are dealing with a personal injury claim made against Virgin Media by a member of th...

Charges relating to stillbirth or death certificates

(FOI-256) - Requested: 12 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am emailing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000: * Does your council charge individuals for stillbirth or death certificates? * If your council does charge for stillbirth or death certificates, how much does your council charge? * How many stillbirth certificates has your counci...

Complaints about neighbours fence or hedge

(FOI-266) - Requested: 13 June 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, For the purpose of this request ‘the council’ refers to London Borough of Hackney. Please could you provide a full list of complaints made to the council between January 2012 - May 2018, which relate to a neighbours fence or hedge. Please include: • A total number of complaints per year • A total number...

ACM cladding

(FOI-267) - Requested: 12 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

12/06/18 Dear Madam / Sir, My name is ******and I work as a data journalist for Property Week. I’m preparing a new article on the Grenfell tower tragedy and I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would like to know the following: 1) How many private residential blocks over 18m with ACM cladding have b...

Total cost of transporting registered children in 2016/17 academic year

(FOI-268) - Requested: 12 June 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

12/06/18 I would like to request the following information. I would like the answer in electronic format, and specifically as a spreadsheet (ods or xls), send to the email address ***.***@***.com. My address and contact details: ***. DETAILS OF REQUEST: What was the total cost to your council in the 2016/17 academic year of transporting children re...

FOI Request

(FOI-269) - Requested: 11 June 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

11/06/18 Dear Sir or Madam Please send to me any record of information that relates to the formulation and execution of U.S. Foreign Policy and the administration and operations of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Defence which alleges the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Defence committed electoral fraud at ...

Community disability equipment

(FOI-270) - Requested: 13 June 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

11/06/18 Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000), would you please provide information to us, for the following two periods: 1. 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2016. 2. 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017. - The value* of community disability equipment** provided by your organisation*** to disabled and terminally ill children in your area. - The num...

Statement of Special Educational Needs

(FOI-271) - Requested: 11 June 2018

11/06/18 To Hackney Council I am writing under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information. If you have any queries, please dont hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for. 1. I would like to know how many children were on your register as having a Statement of Special ...

Local Welfare Assistance Scheme

(FOI-272) - Requested: 08 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

08/06/18 Dear Sir/Madam, I wish to obtain responses to the following questions from your local authority. I wish to receive the response by email in written format to this email address. 1. What budget was set aside for your Council’s Local Welfare Assistance Scheme in each of the following financial years? 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18 2. Wha...

Surplus land

(FOI-273) - Requested: 13 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

FOI request/Surplus land Hello, Please advise: 1. The total amount of land (in acres) currently owned by your Council. 2. The total amount of land (in acres) currently owned by your Council that has been identified as surplus to requirements. 3. The total amount of land (in acres) currently owned by your Council that is scheduled to be sold. 4. The...

How the Council deals with vulnerable debtors (9 questions)

(FOI-277) - Requested: 13 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good Afternoon, am currently undertaking a project to look at how Vulnerability is managed within the Collection cycle/s at the Council for all debt types. Could you please provide the following – 1. Do you have any specialist staff who specifically deal with vulnerable debtor cases, if yes please provide a copy of the Job Description/...

Impact assessment notes or correspondence in relation to the Housing supply programme regarding Lincoln Court estate and residents.

(FOI-280) - Requested: 14 June 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

I would like copies of any impact assessments or similar studies undertaken by Hackney Council, or consultants acting on behalf of Hackney Council, along with related correspondence regarding the need for such assessments, or discussion of the outcome of such assessments, with regard to assessing the impact of the Housing Supply Programme proposals...

The decision to defer school entry taken on 9 March 2018 by HLT (6 questions)

(FOI-282) - Requested: 15 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

At a panel meeting held on 9 March 2018 at Hackney Learning Trust, decisions were made in relation requests to defer the school start. In relation to that meeting: 1. How many requests were considered by the panel in total? 2. How many requests related to 'summer born' children? 3. Did all requests relate to when the children would start school (as...

Information about Communications staff

(FOI-283) - Requested: 16 June 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Can you publish the list of all managers? Which Tower Hamlets Council have done. Can you publish the job titles of all staff along with their salary bands? Tower Hamlets have published the salary bands of staff earning under £50,000 a year. Can you tell me do you use outside contractors or freelancers? I...

Historical lift maintenance information for Cresset House, E9 which was transferred from Hackney Council to Sanctuary Housing Association

(FOI-284) - Requested: 16 June 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

1. Please advise whether the London Borough of Hackney (LBH) still retains records relating to the Morningside Estate prior to the stock transfer to Sanctuary Housing Association (SHA). 2. Please provide information on when the lifts (2) in Cresset House, E9 6RW were last replaced/installed prior to the stock transfer to SHA. 3. Please provide any ...

Copies of surveyors reports regarding the installation of a downstairs toilet at Welshpool House, E8

(FOI-287) - Requested: 13 July 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Thank you for your response.The matter refers to a proposal put forward by the TRA to install a toilet on the ground floor of Welshpool House using their Aerial Mast Fund. It has been fedback to us that this cannot be achieved due to a surveyor's report, however we have not seen this report. The surveyor was to check for any area where the toilets ...

Fees for older peoples placements

(FOI-448) - Requested: 29 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Freedom of Information request. Name of Customer: Community Resource Team – Milton Keynes Council Requested on: 29th June 2018 Deadline: 30th July 2018 Description/Area Covered by Request: Fees for older peoples placements. Please complete the table below with weekly fees /charges for nursing and residential care. ...

Business Rates information

(FOI-452) - Requested: 05 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST This is a request for Business Rates information, to be dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please provide the ratepayer’s name(s) and the rates payable (inclusive of any transitional phasing) for the below periods. Address Postcode ...

FOI Request

(FOI-477) - Requested: 09 July 2018 REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act I would like the following information please: Who is responsible for purchasing of parking meter batteries? Who is responsible for parking meter maintenance? How many parking meters does the council have? What is the annual revenue from parking Meters? Thanks you in advance. Regards ...

Registration Office Charges

(FOI-328) - Requested: 07 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I"d like to make the following Freedom of Information request: Please give the fee charged for getting married at a registration office in your area (including cost of registrar) in the following years: 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Please advise the cost you charge for ceremonies (registrar fee, certificates etc) at an approved venue, during the day on...

MySociety FOI project - since March 2018

(FOI-329) - Requested: 18 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

A recent blogpost on What Do They Know says that the council is involved in the process of conducting a discovery and prototyping exercise to understand how Hackney Council currently respond to FOI requests — and also Subject Access Requests (SAR) — ahead of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), coming into force in May 201...

Service standards

(FOI-379) - Requested: 28 June 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

Hi Hackney I am enquiring on behalf of Tower Hamlets Housing Options Service. I have been asked to do a bench marking project on the Service standards boroughs local to us produce. We are currently in the process of updating our Service standards, and wanted to know; What Service standard guidance have you got in place? How you measure ...

FOI Request

(FOI-381) - Requested: 28 June 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

As per the FOIA, Freedom of Information Act I was inquiring about getting the following information. Would you please provide the invoices that youve had since 2013 or when the contract started with RingGo? Would you please provide a copy of the contract currently in force with RingGo? ...

Gully Cleaning

(FOI-382) - Requested: 29 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Does the council undertake gully cleaning with direct labour or through a contractor? If a contractor is used, please provide the name of the contractor and ignore questions 3 to 6. Are the gully pots refilled after the cleaning process? Is the water collected from the gully pot used in the cleaning process? Is the water collected from the...

School Counsellors

(FOI-384) - Requested: 28 June 2018 REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sir or Madam, Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. This request concerns school counsellors For each question I am seeking information for each of the following time periods: i) 2014/15 ii) 2015/16 iii) 2016/17 iv) ...

Internal review of Freedom of Information request - Information relating to the road closures proposals within the Walford Road Area Environmental Improvements consultation

(FOI-385) - Requested: 29 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Hackney Council, Thank you for your response regarding Hackney Council’s Walford Road Area consultation however I believe my response has not been properly dealt with. My Freedom of Information request should have been considered either in part or entirely under the Environmental Information Regulations or perhaps even under the Inspi...

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

(FOI-406) - Requested: 02 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Council, My name is ******- and I am emailing you to gather some more information regarding Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards within your borough for a project with the University of Westminster. I would be grateful if you could get back to me as soon as possible. I have included a link to the questionnaire below, or I have included ...

Community Protection Notices

(FOI-429) - Requested: 04 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Rcvd 4/7/18 Dear Hackney Council, Could you please provide the number of Community Protection Notices for the past three years, broken down by year, and what these were issued for? Could you also provide details of how many prosecutions there have been for breaching Community Protection Notices? Kind regards, ...

Potholes

(FOI-430) - Requested: 03 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi there, Please can I request the following information under the Freedom of Information act? If you estimate that the request will be over the allocated time, please can you prioritise the questions in order and do what you can in the time allowed? Best wishes, Q1. How many pothole maintenance projects are currently outstanding ...

Domciliary Care

(FOI-432) - Requested: 31 July 2018

Rcvd 3/7/18 I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information: Please provide the name and termination date of the current home care (Domiciliary care) contract If the contract is an open framework please detail who to contact to get onto it If the framework operates a dynamic purchasing...

Refuse Collectors

(FOI-433) - Requested: 03 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Rcvd 3/7/18 FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST 1. In the last financial year 2017/18 how many incidents did your authority record where refuse collectors were assaulted by members of the public while carrying out council duties? Please give a brief description of the circumstances of each incident. NOTE: By refuse collectors I mean all emp...

Spending on mayoral cars in 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18

(FOI-289) - Requested: 05 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

05/06/2018 Mayor"s cars I am writing to obtain information about your organisation’s spending on mayoral cars in 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18. Please include the following information: • How many cars your organisation has. Please also specify the make and model. • The cost of purchasing a car(s) during 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18....

Pest control services (see attached questionnaire)

(FOI-290) - Requested: 11 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act relating to pest control services provided by the Council. The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) is a not for profit organisation representing the UK public health pest control industry. Formed in 1942, BPCA is the lead body for our sector, with over 700 company (includi...

Your FOI request - FOI-000291

(FOI-291) - Requested: 18 June 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Under the freedom of information act please could you answer the following question 1. The name and email address of your Director of Social Services. 2. The name and email address of the person responsible for Adult Services Kind regards ...

Information on SEND

(FOI-293) - Requested: 14 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL), NOT HELD (PART), REFUSED (PART)

14/06/2018 Information on SEND I would like to make the following request under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please answer the following questions as fully as possible. The following request relates to children with special educational needs and disabilities - classed as SEND. 1) In the last three years for which figures a...

Information on the back office team structure for dealing with PCNs challenges and ETA Appeals including staff grades and PCN processes

(FOI-300) - Requested: 18 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good Afternoon, Under Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would be interested to receive the following information, as I would like to gain a greater understanding on how a parking back office operates: I require Information on the back office team structure for dealing with PCNs challenges and ETA Appeals. This will include the job title of each po...

Personal injury compensation to students

(FOI-301) - Requested: 15 June 2018 NIL RESPONSE

15/06/2018 Compensation claims for personal injuries to students 1. In the last financial year (2017/18) how much money did you pay to students, who attended school under your authority"s responsibility, as compensation for personal injuries? 2. How many individual claims did this represent? 3. For all payments in excess of £2,000 please stat...

Unclaimed business rates credit balances

(FOI-302) - Requested: 15 June 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

15/06/2018 This is a request for information, filed under the Freedom of information act 2000. We wish to obtain the information, from the Council, relating to unclaimed business rate credit balances. We are aware that all Billing Authorities hold on account sums of money that are due to be returned to ratepayers and for a variety of reasons have n...

Deferred payment agreements

(FOI-303) - Requested: 15 June 2018 NOT HELD (PART)

15/06/2018 Deferred Payment Agreements 1. In each of the last two financial years (16/17) and (17/18) how many Deferred Payment Agreements have you agreed with people where their properties are taken as security for people who need assistance with their care home fees. 2. For each year please state the value of the most expensive property that you ...

Streetworks History Notice Request - [IN18-009948]

(FOI-304) - Requested: 18 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear sirs, Please see attached request for street work notices Regards *** Have I made a difference? Give me a shout!! https://www.virginmediashout.co.uk/login.asp P Save Paper - Do you really need to print this email? WHEN RESPONDING TO THIS EMAIL: Please ensure you choose REPLY TO ALL and that the subject line is not altered. Thi...

Information in relation to two statutory public consultations in relation to Hackney Councils Cumulative Impact Policy for the Dalston area under its statement of licensing policy document

(FOI-317) - Requested: 20 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI Officer, **SUBJECT: Request for Freedom of Information** We write with reference to a Freedom of Information request in relation to two statutory public consultations in relation to Hackney Councils Cumulative Impact Policy for the Dalston area under its statement of licensing policy document. This FOI requests information on the following...

Funding for Hackney Today

(FOI-318) - Requested: 20 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing in respect of funding for the council publication, *Hackney Today.* Please include the following information: · How much advertising revenue has been generated for Hackney Today from bodies that are wholly or partially owned by Hackney Council in each of 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2018? · How much...

Primate licensing (see attachment)

(FOI-319) - Requested: 31 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

31 May 2018 (made on Pentana FOI18-0531-10571) Dear Sir/Madam, We would like to make a Freedom of Information request to your council regarding primate licensing. Please find our questions in the document attached. Please note that we make a request similar to this annually, but that this is a wholly new request regarding 2017-18 figures. There are...

PCNs cancelled

(FOI-320) - Requested: 24 April 2018 GRANTED (PART)

I require details of any PCNs issued, then later cancelled, and the reasons for this. I also require a percentage figure on how many PCN appeals Hackney Council has dismissed and how many it has allowed over the last 10 years. ...

Digital Copy of the Original Haggerston Bath Drawings

(FOI-321) - Requested: 20 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi there, I had already seen these drawings but there is close to little information on there (no idea of dimension and no section drawings). This building has been used for previous design project and some sort of size can be calculated. Do you know of any other drawings which have more detail? As the building is being taken over by ...

Summer-born children reception admissions

(FOI-322) - Requested: 21 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, 1. How many requests in total has Hackney Borough Council / Hackney Learning Trust received pertaining to "admission of children outside their normal age group" from parents of summer born children regarding entry into reception class at compulsory school age for the school year 2018-19? 2. How many of these requ...

Freedom of information requests

(FOI-323) - Requested: 21 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the FOI Act I would like to request the following information, separated by financial year: 2016/17 Total number of FOI"s received Total number answered within time Total number escalated to Internal Review/the ICO Number of FOI Officers (or equivalent) employed 2017/18 Total number of FOI"s received Total numb...

List of homeless tenants

(FOI-325) - Requested: 21 June 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

I would like to request the following information in-line with the freedom of information act 2000.. Can you please give me all 42 homeless tenants effective band date in Marian court. Can please give me a list of everyone who has been given a direct offers in-line with section 7.5 of the letters policy which was introduced on the 1st July 2016 in ...

Chief financial officers / section 151 officers

(FOI-326) - Requested: 22 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, for each year, please provide the name of the section 151 (Chief Finance Officer) in the period of 1997-2014. Yours faithfully, ...

Contraceptive Services

(FOI-331) - Requested: 18 June 2018

To: informationmanagement@hackney.gov.uk Dear Sir / Madam, On behalf of the Advisory Group on Contraception, I wish to make six separate requests under the Freedom of Information Act. For convenience, I am including them in the same email. The requests are as follows: Request 1: • Please state the budget allocated (as opposed to outturn) by yo...

Council structure

(FOI-332) - Requested: 22 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam Please can you tell me the budget of the council for the following years: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 When I say budget I am referring to the total amount of money the council has to spend. Thank you ...

Payments to adult social care recipients

(FOI-333) - Requested: 18 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Freedom of Information Request on Social Care Provision within your authority area Please answer as many questions as possible starting from 1 onwards within time and money constraints. 1. How many adults are you providing social care to now compared with 2010? 2. What percentage of people eligible for social care services receive a Direct Payment?...

PIP DLA Care charging

(FOI-334) - Requested: 18 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please answer as many questions as possible starting from 1 onwards within time and money constraints. 1. When making a financial assessment for care charging do you take into account the Care Components of PIP? 2. When making a financial assessment for care charging do you take into account the Care Components of DLA? 3. Do you disregard any Pip o...

Provision for deaf and hard of hearing children

(FOI-335) - Requested: 18 June 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

We are making a request under the Freedom of Information Act for the following information relating to provision for deaf or hard-of hearing children resident in your Local Authority. 1. How many children (0-18) in your Local Authority are deaf or hard of hearing? 2. What percentage of overall children (0-18) in your LA are deaf or hard of hearing?...

Potholes

(FOI-336) - Requested: 19 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am looking for the following information (please feel free to use the data templates after each question if helpful): 1. How many reports of potholes or road surface defects were made to the local highways authority by members of the public in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017? (Please specify if the data is for potholes only or all road surface defects)...

Business Rates

(FOI-337) - Requested: 19 June 2018

I would like to obtain most recent information, from the Council, relating to unclaimed live business rate credit balances. Please also indicate when requested information (spreadsheet or website) has been updated. I am aware that all Billing Authorities hold on account sums of money that are due to be returned to ratepayers and for a variety of re...

Academy Schools

(FOI-338) - Requested: 21 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please answer the below under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please complete the below table, or see attached. The table asks for: . names of all local-authority run schools charged by the local authority for the costs of converting to an academy . how much each school was charged for the cost of conversion . the total cost to the council of ...

Property Guardians

(FOI-339) - Requested: 22 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to submit an FOI for the following information: 1. The number of council-owned buildings occupied by live-in property guardians annually. 2. The total number of individuals living in council-owned buildings as live-in property guardians annually. 3. The total annual spend on contracts with property guardian companies. 4. The total annu...

Adults with learning disabilities

(FOI-341) - Requested: 21 June 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following information regarding adult learning disability services. Where possible, please kindly include responses on the attached Excel spreadsheet. 1. Please could you supply the name, email address and telephone number of the commissioner with responsibility for learning disabili...

Tower Blocks and fire safety

(FOI-345) - Requested: 21 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am requesting the below information under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If you are unable to answer any of these specific questions due to one or more of the exemptions in the act, please still provide answers to the questions which are not exempt. 1. How many high rise residential buildings (above 18m) are contained in y...

Non-Domestic Rates

(FOI-346) - Requested: 21 June 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear FOI Dept (Regarding Business Rates) I do apologise for troubling you today however I have searched your website as the information we require is usually published, however, I cannot seem to find all of the information available... For this reason, please can you provide me with the following information under the Freedom Of Information Act 200...

Parking Appeals failure

(FOI-347) - Requested: 21 June 2018 NOT HELD (PART)

I would like to make a FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST for the number of parking appeals that have been attempted and failed due to the system breakdown between May 21st and June 21st. Thank you. ...

FPNs for littering

(FOI-348) - Requested: 22 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi there, I hope you are well! My name is Gaggan and I am an investigative journalist working for BBC Inside Out based in Leeds. I am currently working on a national story about litter and was wondering if you could please help me. As a part of my research, I am contacting all the councils in the UK for answers to the below questions. I would be gr...

Derelict Properties exempt from paying Council Tax

(FOI-349) - Requested: 22 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sirs, Please could you kindly provide me with the number of residential properties within your Borough that are currently exempt from paying council tax due to being in "derelict" condition. Please note i do not require any information regarding specific properties or their addresses. Kind regards, ...

Parking Issues

(FOI-350) - Requested: 23 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Hello, I am currently undertaking an independent study of parking issues within the UK and have selected a number of councils for analysis. Please provide answers to the following questions where you have the data available. 1. Total PCN"s issued for 2015 Financial Year and revenue value? 2. Total PCN"s issued for 2016 Financial Year and revenue va...

Properties liable for business rates

(FOI-351) - Requested: 25 June 2018 REFUSED (PART)

Good Evening, I am hoping this is the correct address to direct my questions towards. If not please let me know. I am currently looking to obtain an up to date list of all current properties liable for business rates in this borough and who occupies them. My research has found a number of requests online but I am struggling to find the information ...

Trade union facility time spending in 2017-18

(FOI-353) - Requested: 25 June 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to obtain information about your organisation’s trade union facility time spending in 2017-18. Please include the following information: ? Total number (absolute number and full time equivalent) of staff who are union representatives (including general, learning and health and safety representatives) ? Total numbe...

Freedom of Information request - Organisational Structure Chart for Adult Social Care & Public Health Directorates

(FOI-356) - Requested: 25 June 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Can you please provide me with an organisational structure chart for adults social care and public health directorates, that includes the names and job titles for the following positions: Team Managers. Service Managers. Heads of Service. Assistant Director"s. Director"s. CEO"s. Please can this include an...

Freedom of Information Request - BBC Wales - 25/06/2018

(FOI-357) - Requested: 25 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Council, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from your council/local authority: 1. What were the total rent arrears from council maintained/owned housing for the financial years: (Please supply as both a monetary figure, and a percentage of council homes rental income). ...

RLA Private Landlord Local Authority Enforcement FOI (Civil Penalties)

(FOI-434) - Requested: 03 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Local Authority, The Residential Landlords Association Private Renting Evidence, Analysis & Research Lab (RLA PEARL) is conducting research on Civil Penalties to private landlords in your Local Authority in 2017-2018 financial year. Please note that the survey closes on 25 August 2018 at 17:03 BST. Can you please provide information for...

Wheelchair accessible minibuses

(FOI-444) - Requested: 29 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Friday, 29 June 2018 Dear Sir or Madam, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from Hackney London Borough Council: 1. The number of wheelchair accessible minibuses operated by Hackney London Borough Council. 2. The number of wheelchair accessible minibuses identified in respon...

Re: Freedom of information (FOI) request

(FOI-360) - Requested: 26 June 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

NB. Please disregard the freedom of information request made on 25 June 2018 I am writing to make a Freedom of Information request regarding the following information of secondary schools in the Borough of Hackney, and of Academies who, under the authority of the Council, have reporting obligations to the Council with respect to the requeste...

FOI-000361: Flat 1, Clapton Terrace, E5 9BW. ( formally 65 A, Clapton Common, E5 9AA)

(FOI-361) - Requested: 26 June 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

My name is *** I would like to make a request for all information regarding the front face of this building, that is, any repairs or changes made specifically to the front roof gully, the hopper head and down pipe over the last 20 years. ...

FOI-000363: Deferred Payment Agreement

(FOI-363) - Requested: 26 June 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Hello I would like to request information under the Freedom of Information Act regarding deferred payment agreement schemes within your local authority. Below there are three questions we would be interested in finding out the relevant information for: . How many deferred payment agreements do you currently (as at 25 June 2018) have in place? . In ...

Prevent Programme

(FOI-364) - Requested: 26 June 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

To Whom It May Concern, I would like to request the following information: . What Prevent projects have been confirmed to deliver in your district/borough between 2018 and 2019 as part of the government’s counter-terrorism strategy (CONTEST)? . What organisations will be delivering these Prevent projects between 2018 and 2019? . How much fund...

Payments to NowMedical Ltd

(FOI-365) - Requested: 25 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI officer, Could you please send me: - The amount the council paid to *** Ltd in the financial years 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18 I would like the information by e-mail to in an excel spreadsheet or another machine readable format sent to **.***.***@gmail.com . Please acknowledge receipt of this request. T...

FOI-000366: Private council meetings

(FOI-366) - Requested: 26 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear FOI Officer, I’m writing to you to ask for data under the Freedom of information Act. For the financial years 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18 could you please provide me with: 1) The number of council executive, committee and sub-committee meetings held in private 2) The number off successful applications to Chairman of th...

Beach Huts and Play Space

(FOI-367) - Requested: 26 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

To whom it may concern, We are currently conducting some research relating to local Councils across the UK and would very much appreciate some information / guidance from yourselves to support this research. Please can you assist by answering the following questions: PART 1 (Beach Huts) 1. Does your council"s area include coastline? 2. (if yes to n...

Business Rate

(FOI-368) - Requested: 25 June 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Sent: 25 June 2018 09:22 Subject: FOI Good Afternoon I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would be interested in any information held by your organisation regarding my request. I understand that I do not have to specify particular files or documents and it is the departments responsibilty to provide the i...

FOI-000369: Religious vs Civil Weddings

(FOI-369) - Requested: 22 June 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from this council: 1. How many religious weddings were conducted within your council area between June 1st 2017 and 31st May 2018? 2. How many civil weddings were conducted within your council area between June 1st 2017 and 31st May 2018? Please...

FOI Request

(FOI-370) - Requested: 26 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI team, Please can you provide the following information: 1) Do you have a staff/Members car parking scheme (for non-essential car users)? If yes, a. What is the criteria to apply? b. Does the scheme offer parking at a reduced or subsidised rate? c. How much does the scheme cost for staff/Members? d. How many staff/Members are on the parking...

Freedom of Information request - FOI Administration Info

(FOI-372) - Requested: 26 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I would like to make an FOI request for the following pieces of information: 1. How many people are employed to deal with FOI? 2. What is the budget for administering FOI? 3. Do you use case management software for FOI? If so, which one? 4. Do you publish a disclosure log? If not all information is availabl...

Potholes

(FOI-373) - Requested: 26 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information: + How many reports and complaints about potholes you have received in each year since 2009-10 + How much was spent on resurfacing and fixing potholed roads in each year since 2009-10? + How mu...

FOI-000374: List of licensed premises to sell alcohol in the Hackney Council Area.

(FOI-374) - Requested: 27 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Hackney Council, I request a list of all premises licensed to sell alcohol (Pubs, Bars, Nightclubs) within the Hackney Council Area. I require a CSV including the names, addresses, telephone numbers and owners names. Kind Regards ******** ...

Software applications use for children's social care

(FOI-388) - Requested: 28 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good morning, I would like to make a freedom of information request for answers to the following questions: 1. Which software applications do you use for children"s social care, list all suppliers and software products 2. What are the contract end dates for the systems you have named in answer to question 1 (if applicable)? 3. ...

Combustible Cladding

(FOI-391) - Requested: 27 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, Please could you tell me under the Freedom of Information Act - How many many residential tower blocks within your borough have been found to have Aluminium Composite Material cladding? How many of these are owned by the council and how many are privately owned blocks? How many homes are within the a/council owned blocks ...

Cycling groups either past or present

(FOI-393) - Requested: 10 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Has Hackney council funded any cycling groups either past or present. Does the Council conduct regular consultations with such groups. ...

[FOI-395] Freedom of Information request - Information relating to the road closures proposals within the Walford Road Area Environmental Improvements consultation

(FOI-395) - Requested: 29 June 2018

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please could you provide me with all communications (including correspondence, papers, notes, emails, reports and minutes of meetings) between Mair Crutchley, Robert Tyler, Cllr Demirci and the Hackney Council Press Office about the proposed road closures, concerning William Patten and St Mary
s schools.
B...


Pollution monitoring data

(FOI-404) - Requested: 20 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To provide pollution monitoring data recorded by the Pollution Monitoring Unit on Lansdowne Drive, E8 (adjacent to London Fields), for the period 1st May 2018 to 30th June 2018 inclusive. A number of local residents are affected by pollution linked to the barbecue area and are concerned that they are exposed to dangerous levels of pollution especia...

Parking permits

(FOI-405) - Requested: 02 July 2018 GRANTED (PART)

1) How many residential properties in the Hackney area (to include houses with multiple occupation, apartment blocks, and all types of residential dwellings) have lease conditions forbidding residents from obtaining parking permits from Hackney council. 2) what housing policies exist allowing leaseholders/freeholders to request the withholding of p...

Guidance, process, procedure and policy documents for repair to Leak & damage

(FOI-414) - Requested: 03 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Main request: I would like you to send me the guidance, process, procedure and policy documents which dictate the council"s actions, step-by-step, when access is required to a council tenant"s home in order to repair a leak which is causing damage to a leaseholder"s home and belongings. If any of the related guidance, process, procedure and policy ...

Garages at Lincoln Court Estate N16, parking space leases / permits

(FOI-417) - Requested: 04 July 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

With regard to the garages at Lincoln Court Estate N16, for the period from 2009 to 2018, please provide the following: - the number of people that formally applied for, and were granted, new parking space leases / permits. - the number of people that formally applied for new parking space leases / permits, but whose applications were refused, as w...

Apportioning Fly-tipped Waste Costs across Properties

(FOI-426) - Requested: 04 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi Bulk refuse/recycling team I am contacting you on behalf of the Guinness Partnership who have a 1000+ properties across Hackney borough, I was hoping for some insight into how you apportion costs of your fly tipping work back to your properties via their service charge. With this I’m focusing more on abandoned and fly-tipped items ra...

Compulsory Purchase Orders of properties

(FOI-427) - Requested: 04 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Received 4/7/18 Dear Freedom of Information Officer, I am writing to make a request under the Freedom of Information act concerning Compulsory Purchase Orders of properties. Specifically, I would like to know: 1) In the last financial year (2017/18) how many properties did you purchase under Compulsory Purchase Orders? 2) I would als...

Domestic Gas Boiler

(FOI-437) - Requested: 02 July 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'FOIA') Request for Information I am writing to you to make a request for information in terms of the FOIA. I should be grateful if you would provide me with the following information in respect of each domestic gas boiler installation reported to the Council"s Building Control Department for the period...

Business Improvement District Funds

(FOI-438) - Requested: 02 July 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Dear FOI Officer I would like to request details of any funds used by the authority in relation to the establishment of a business improvement district regardless, of the outcome of this spend. I am interested in monies spent hiring consultants to write a business plan and carry out a ballot as well as funds spent on any feasibility studies w...

Litter Picking - 29th June 2018

(FOI-440) - Requested: 02 July 2018 NOT HELD (PART)

Under the Freedom of Information act, please provide me with the following details: The amount spent by the local authority on litter picking. The number of staff employed to pick litter. The number of public litter bins in the local authority area. The time range I am interested in is for each of the three years 2015, 2016, 2017. ...

Request Recycling - 29th June 2018

(FOI-441) - Requested: 02 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Under the Freedom of Information act, please provide me with the following details: The amount of waste local authorities collected in tonnes, broken down by recycling and non-recycling. If the local authority exported waste to China during the years listed, how many tonnes of waste was exported to China and how much of the waste in tonnes ...

FOI Request Potholes - 29th June 2018

(FOI-443) - Requested: 02 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Under the Freedom of Information act, please provide me with the following details: 1) The number of potholes identified in the local authority. 2) The number of potholes identified by the local authority that were not filled during the given year. The time range I am interested in is for each of the three years 2015, 2016, 2017....

Community Protection Notices (CPNs

(FOI-449) - Requested: 05 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from Hackney Council: Please provide data on how many Community Protection Notices (CPNs) - contained in the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 - have been issued by Hackney Council in the year between July...

Community Infrastructure Levy

(FOI-451) - Requested: 05 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sirs, On behalf of the Association of Consultancy and Engineering I would like to make the following Freedom of Information (FOI) request of your Authority under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 1. Does your Council collect Community Infrastructure Levy? 2. How much Community Infrastructure Levy was received/ collected in pounds &...

Section 106 or s106a agreements entered into by the Council in relation to development of 10 Shacklewell Road by Almaren Limited.

(FOI-453) - Requested: 06 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

For all section 106 or s106a agreements entered into by the Council in relation to development of 10 Shacklewell Road by Almaren Limited. I believe there are 2 agreements, one completed in 2008 and the other in January 2012. These documents should be available on the public planning register but they are not. ...

Business Rates

(FOI-454) - Requested: 05 July 2018

Dear Sir/Madam Under the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, could you please provide me with an up-to-date list of all business (non-residential) property rates data for your local authority that currently hold a credit on their account, and including the following fields: (a) Addresses of all commercial properties. (b) The names and addr...

Electric Vehicles - 29th June 2018

(FOI-457) - Requested: 29 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Under the Freedom of Information act, please provide me with the following details: 1) Does the local authority have a procurement plan for Electric or other low emission vehicles with a view to replace its current fleet of vehicles with low emission alternatives? 2) Does the local authority have a plan in place to build increase Electri...

Ref to reponse to FOI17-0724-09423council - housing units 'started on site' or acquired under the one-for-one additions policy as replacements for units sold under the additional sales scheme

(FOI-458) - Requested: 29 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please could you tell me how many of the 239 units referred to in response to question 2 are located at each of the sites referred to in response to question 6? The council may treat this as a fresh request for information - however, I want figures correct at the time of the original response last year (i.e. the original question 2 figure), rath...

Community Meals

(FOI-460) - Requested: 29 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Please respond to: ***** **** ******** FOI Request on behalf of the National Association of Care Caterers (NACC) Made by the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Dear London Borough of Hackney I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Info...

Victims of fraud

(FOI-462) - Requested: 06 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi there – I am looking into how local authorities/councils deal with victims of fraud –i.e. Postal fraud, online fraud etc. and I would like to get the answers to the following questions please? 1. How many potential fraud victims have been referred to your trading standards departments across the London councils over the past two year...

Online customer account (MyAccount)

(FOI-478) - Requested: 06 July 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Good Morning, Please can I request the following information: 1.Does your Local Authority have an online customer account (MyAccount)? 2.If yes to question 1, the number of households in your borough? 3.If yes to question 1, how many people in total have registered (to date) for a MyAccount? 4.If yes to question 1 , a full list of s...

Hackney Marshes funding

(FOI-517) - Requested: 13 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Can you tell me how much funding has been cut for the maintenance of Hackney Marshes? ...

Occupational Therapy services

(FOI-463) - Requested: 06 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please can you confirm the following information: • Do you currently outsource any of your Occupational Therapy services to an independent company? • If yes, who do you currently use for these services? • If yes, is this on a spot purchase basis or as part of a contractual agreement for a set period? • If a contractual agreement...

Cemetries

(FOI-466) - Requested: 06 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I’m emailing to request some information under the Freedom of Information Act. Regarding each cemetery your council manages and/or owns, could you provide the following information 1)Do you have any rules or regulations regarding maximum coffin size for burial (width and length) and if so what are they? 2)Do you have any rules or reg...

Business Rates

(FOI-467) - Requested: 06 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

From: *** *** Sent: 06 July 2018 10:17 Subject: FOI To whom it may concern I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please send me: An up to date and full list of businesses, companies and charities that have become newly responsible ...

CSE grades, from 2008 to present

(FOI-469) - Requested: 08 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like any data you have showing the difference in GCSE grades, from 2008 to present, for Hackney pupils according to their ethnicity. I"m particularly interested in the 5 A*-C or levels 9-4 grades for Congolese pupils. ...

Unauthorised encampments

(FOI-473) - Requested: 09 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am writing to make a freedom of information request as follows Please can you provide the number of unauthorised encampments that have occurred in your administrative area for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018 to date. By unauthorised encampment i mean any trespass by a person or persons where caravans, mobile homes or motor homes are stationed o...

Schools with defibrillators

(FOI-475) - Requested: 06 July 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear who it may concern, I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please send me: The number and percentage of schools with defibrillators in your area. I would like the above information to be provided to me as electronic copies. If this...

Bullying

(FOI-476) - Requested: 06 July 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear who it may concern, I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please send me: Please provide details of how many (a) racist incidents and (b) homophobic, transphobic and biphobic incidents have been recorded in (i) primary and (ii) secondar...

Early education and childcare settings runs by Hackney

(FOI-482) - Requested: 12 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI Officer: This is a request for information filed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I request that you provide me with the following information: How many maintained early education and childcare settings your LA runs and have registered on the Ofsted EYR, in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The name, address and p...

Freedom of Information request - Studies and reports on the future of Stoke Newington One-Way system

(FOI-483) - Requested: 10 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please publish any reports and studies which you have produced or commissioned in the past ten years on the subject of potential changes to the A10 Stoke Newington One-Way System and the surrounding area. Yours faithfully, ...

Internal reports or research Ethnic Grouping

(FOI-491) - Requested: 10 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

A FOI request (see link below) revealed that the London Borough of Hackney demanded the term'Cypriot' to appear as an ethnic group in the census statistics to help the borough make decisions about resource allocation for services targeted or tailored to the needs of these groups. Can you please provide evidence of any internal reports or research t...

residential properties

(FOI-495) - Requested: 10 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Hello I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from your council. 1) Please provide the name of your council? 2) How many residential properties owned by the council are over four floors high? 3) How many people currently living in a council property four floors and abov...

Cerebral palsy provisions

(FOI-497) - Requested: 10 July 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam I am writing to you to under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from your Local Authority: What is the total number of children and young people diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy in your local authority in the last five years? (N.B.: this should be recorded as a total figure rather than figu...

Bus Gate at the junction of Lansdowne Drive and Trederwen Road

(FOI-503) - Requested: 11 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Bus Gate at the junction of Lansdowne Drive and Trederwen Road. Between 5 December 2017 and 12 January 2018, local residents, businesses and schools were consulted on proposals to introduce a School Street, Bus Gate and banned ‘left turn’ in the London Fields area. Allegedly the majority of residents in the area were in favour of the pr...

Residential Development Sites

(FOI-512) - Requested: 12 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, I wonder if you would be able to help me and would be most grateful if you could try. I am trying to get hold of a list of development sites that fall within your boundary that have been subject to pre-application discussions for residential development for 50 or more residential units during the last three years. ...

FoI Request - Council Tax Support

(FOI-516) - Requested: 13 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would be grateful for details of (a) the number of applications to Hackney"s £100,000 Hardship Fund for Council Tax Support claimants between 1st April 2018 and 30th June 2018, (b) how many of those applications have resulted in an award and (c) the total sum awarded so far in 2018/19? ...

Freedom of Information request: Council Tax support scheme

(FOI-518) - Requested: 13 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, Please find attached an FOI from the New Policy Institute regarding your Council Tax Support scheme for 2018/19. I would prefer if your response was delivered by email to *****. However, I am happy to receive it by post to the address below if more convenient. If you cannot gather all of the information requested above in the alloca...

Freedom of Information request: Local Welfare Assistance Scheme

(FOI-520) - Requested: 13 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, Please find attached an FOI from the New Policy Institute regarding your local authorities Local Welfare Assistance Scheme. I would prefer if your response was delivered by email to ***@***.org.uk. However, I am happy to receive it by post to the address below if more convenient. If you cannot gather all of the information requested...

FOI Request - electric vehicles

(FOI-521) - Requested: 13 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Afternoon, could you please supply me with any emails between the Hackney council and Transport for London regarding electric vehicles and electric vehicle only zones Regards ...

FOI Request - gross and net spend on temporary accommodation

(FOI-522) - Requested: 13 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000), I request the following information: The total gross and net spend by the council on temporary accommodation, in i) 2013/14 ii) 2014/15 iii) 2015/16 iv) 2016/17 v) 2017/18 If possible and applicable, please break these figures down into spend on type of accommodation, e.g. council-owned TA, private secto...

Freedom of Information request - electric car charging point

(FOI-523) - Requested: 13 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

I am seeking the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Specifically, the data I would like to request covers electric car charging points in the borough of Hackney. How many electric car charging points does Hackney Council operate in each year over the past five years? How many electric car charging poin...

Noise pollution issues

(FOI-526) - Requested: 16 July 2018

Dear Sirs, We are acting on behalf of the Ace Hotel located at 100 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JQ and in conjunction with Sgt Guy Hicks from the local Police Licensing team. We need to obtain a history report for the past year of any noise pollution issues associated to the hotel. We obviously understand that due to data protection you are u...

Freedom of Information Request - Home Builders Federation

(FOI-527) - Requested: 16 July 2018 NOT HELD (PART)

Please find attached a Freedom of Information Request from Home Builders Federation. Thank You. ...

money spent on Clissold Park

(FOI-530) - Requested: 16 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to request an annual breakdown of the amount of money spent on Clissold Park over the past ten years, please. I am particularly interested in the 'zoo', and am interested how much of taxpayers" money is being spent on the animals kept within the park. ...

Lansdowne Drive u0026 Westgate Street School Street

(FOI-532) - Requested: 16 July 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Re : Lansdowne Drive Westgate Street School Street This school street and bus gate was made operational and came into force on the 6th June 2018. 1 Can you please confirm how many motorised vehicles contravened the bus gate notice and how many penalty charge notices have been issued for the month of June 2018. 2 Can you please confirm how many moto...

Noise and/or odour nuisance complaints

(FOI-533) - Requested: 17 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am writing on behalf of our client the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, who have instructed us to provide them with assistance regarding an investigation by the council into a potential noise nuisance resulting from their operations. Please accept this letter as a freedom of information request to ascertain details regarding noise and/or odour nuisan...

Freedom of Information request - Street trees - policy, practice and management

(FOI-535) - Requested: 17 July 2018

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please provide the total number and type of trees in the borough for which the council are responsible. Please distinguish between (for eg) street trees, park trees, trees on council properties. If available, please provide the numbers of epicormic and non-epicormic trees. For each year since 2010 how many tr...

SBBR - Charitable Relief - Empty properties

(FOI-537) - Requested: 17 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir / Madam, Under the Freedom of information act of 2000, could I please request a list of the following: Commercial Properties receiving small business rates relief: Could this Spreadsheet include the; BA Reference Property Address Liable Party Amount of relief they are obtaining Current rateable value Commercial Properties Re...

Property currently owned by the council

(FOI-539) - Requested: 18 July 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear team Please can you confirm under the FOI act - or provide links to all property currently owned by the council. Just to confirm, owned can either be owned outright or mortgaged. Thanks ...

Hackney Staffing

(FOI-542) - Requested: 18 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

11 July 2018 Good morning Below is a FOI request, please could you reply to this email with answers to the following: How many staff does your council employ in the provision of 1) adult social care services and 2) children"s social care services? Please include employees on all grades in: Home care, re-ablement, day care, residential care, care co...

Planning department budgets, staff costs, planning application, pre-application and Planning Performance Agreement income

(FOI-543) - Requested: 18 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, I am writing, pursuant to the FOI / EIR regulations, to seek the following information (expressed as total sums for the given period), for each of the following financial or calendar years (which ever is easier to calculate) 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 & 2017/18: 1. Total Planning budget (cost to taxpayer, being total costs minu...

Kenyon International Emergency Services contract/retainer/agreement

(FOI-544) - Requested: 11 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

11 July 2018 Good afternoon, hope you"re well. Please may I request the following information under the FOI act: 1) The total amount of money, if any, paid by your council to Kenyon International Emergency Services on retainer, under a contract or agreement in the 2015/16 financial year; and 2) The total amount of money, if any, paid by your counci...

Museums and galleries

(FOI-545) - Requested: 12 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

12 July 2018 Dear Sir or Madam I would like to make a request to the Council, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following information:
What was expenditure on museums and galleries in each year since 2009-10
How many museums and galleries did the local authority provide funding for in each year since 2009-10
How many ...


FOI Request

(FOI-564) - Requested: 19 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Please could you advise what the average EHCP funding in mainstream schools is for: 1. All pupils. 2. Pupils from BME backgrounds. 3. Pupils entitled to free school meals. 4. Pupils from BME backgrounds and entitled to free school meals. 5. Pupils not from BME backgrounds or entitled to free school meals. ...

Non-disclosure agreements

(FOI-582) - Requested: 25 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Settlement agreements with a non-disclosure clause pleaseOn Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 7:47 PM, hackney@infreemation.co.uk wrote:> Dear Ms Barnes>> *Clarification of Information*>> Following receipt of your enquiry for information under the Freedom of> Information Act 2000, we require further information in order to process> your request.>> *You request...

FOI Request

(FOI-583) - Requested: 23 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

How many types of Non-Road Mobile Machinery (including outdoor blowers, pedestrian lawnmowers, chainsaws, grass trimmers) are in your inventory (or your grounds maintenance contractors)? How many of these are powered by petrol or lithium-ion battery power?* *If answered non, what are the specific reasons for not having any lithium-ion powered NRMM ...

People who passed away in the last two years

(FOI-584) - Requested: 23 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Sent: 20 July 2018 13:05 To: Hackney Contact Centre Subject: Death certificate list Hi, The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c.36), I am hereby requesting the list of all the people who passed away in the last two years which have registered with Hackney Council. Kind regards, ...

Information regarding no left turn from mare street onto Richmond road

(FOI-586) - Requested: 24 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sirs/Madam Re: New road sign / No left turn sign from Mare street onto Richmond Road Can you please supply me with the following information: What date did this No left turn sign become active? How many tickets PCN’s have been issued to drivers since this road sign was active? Thank you ...

Freedom of Information request - Recognised Tenants Associations

(FOI-589) - Requested: 24 July 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please supply a list of Tenants Associations of leaseholders which you recognise under Section 29 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, with details of any online presence and contact details you have for each. Yours faithfully, ...

Breakdown of your staff establishment as at 1 June 2018

(FOI-590) - Requested: 19 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Freedom of Information Officer London Borough of Hackney Hackney Service Centre 1 Hillman Street London E8 1DY 17th July 2018? Dear FOI Officer, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from the Human Resources Department. Firstly, using the attached Excel Tabl...

Freedom of Information request - School cluster group request

(FOI-591) - Requested: 24 July 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I wish to make a formal request under the freedom of information act to obtain information for school cluster groups including if available, the cluster chairs that are within your local authority. Please advise the following information please: - The cluster group names and how many schools are comprised within t...

FOI Request- White goods

(FOI-592) - Requested: 24 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to make a request for information I believe you may hold, as per the Freedom Of Information Act 2000. Please could you provide me with the following information: 1. Are there white goods (fridges, washing machines, tumble dryers) recycling facilities in the local authority area? 2. If yes in what form for ...

Public toilets

(FOI-604) - Requested: 24 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to request the following information: 1) The number of public toilets currently available in your local authority 2) The number of public toilets that were available as at the end of the financial year 1999/2000 If possible under cost limits, 3) The number of public toilets that were available at the ...

Pavement parking

(FOI-625) - Requested: 28 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), NIL RESPONSE

*To whom it may concern,I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from Hackney Council:Rates of Penalty Charge Notices (PCN) and revenue from said notices with regards to pavement parking in the borough, 2013-2017. Rule 244 of the Highway code states that
You MUST NOT park partially o...


Elective Home Education - Outsourcing

(FOI-626) - Requested: 28 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, This is a request made under the Freedom of Information Act. Has the local authority outsourced all or any part of its duties and responsibilities in relation to Elective Home Education to third party organisations in the years (from 1st January to 31st December) 2016, 2017 and to the date of this FOI? Please spe...

2017/18 claims of `inadequate nursing care'

(FOI-661) - Requested: 30 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST 1. For the last financial year 2017/18 please state how many claims were paid out in that year and what was the total value of those claims paid out in that year where either the first or second recorded `cause" logged for the claim was `inadequate nursing care"? Note: I require the data relatin...

Freedom of Information request - Education Placement

(FOI-740) - Requested: 02 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council,Please can you provide me with the name of the current educational placement (school) of any young people, 16 years of age and under, with educational health care (ehc) plans or statements, placed in independent or non-maintained provision?Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like you to supply me with the...

Freedom of Information Request

(FOI-757) - Requested: 20 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, I am writing on behalf of Caroline Pidgeon AM, with the following Freedom of Information Request: Please state the figures, broken down by month since January 2017, of: 1. How many looked after children and young people who are living within your borough and who are in the care of your borough, have gone missing f...

On Street Charging Point

(FOI-1090) - Requested: 31 August 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act from the Council. Please note that any use of the phrase “On Street Charging Point” refers to the installation of charging points for electric vehicles in on-street locations with the primary purpose of being used by residen...

Disrepair information

(FOI-546) - Requested: 12 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

12 July 2018 Dear All I am hoping that you will be able to assist me. Since the beginning of the year, we have seen quite a sharp rise in the number of disrepair claims being received, some of which are from Solicitors that we
ve not dealt with before, and they are based all over the country. Most of the claims are on CFA basis. Please can you t...


Residential properties

(FOI-547) - Requested: 18 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sirs, I make this request pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please would you provide me with a list of all the residential properties owned by Hackney Council; If possible a sub category of those properties which are vacant and those which are occupied. Thanking for your co operation. Yours sincerely ...

Empty properties

(FOI-549) - Requested: 13 July 2018

Hi there I would like to request the current Empty properties in hackney list What I mean is How many 1 2 3 and 4 bedroom Places are available And are current empty Under the freedom of information act I believe I can request for this Please can you give me a time Scale how long this will take And I thank you f...

Social housing waiting list

(FOI-550) - Requested: 13 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Freedom of Information Officer, This is a request on behalf of BBC Radio Kent to your council for the following details under the Freedom of Information Act: 1. How many households are on your social housing waiting list as of 1st July 2018? 2. How many households have been placed in temporary accommodation, outside your borough in ...

Planning department

(FOI-551) - Requested: 16 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam Freedom of information request: Hackney Please can you address the following questions, if you hold information on them: 1. Has the council outsourced its planning department (responsible for town and country planning)? If so, who is responsible for providing these services? 2. Has the council outsourced a...

Risk-based-verification software applied to Housing Benefit claims

(FOI-552) - Requested: 16 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

To whom it may concern, I wish to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act for the following records which I believe to be held by this council. The points in the following request refer to the use of risk-based-verification software applied to Housing Benefit claims in the year 2017/18, or the most recent financial year for which ...

Persons under the care of the Council

(FOI-555) - Requested: 16 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

FOI REQUEST - note new wording please: This email was sent to you earlier in error. Please use this email as my FOI request with today"s date. Please could you kindly send me any information you may hold relating to persons who have been under the care of the Council under any of the following teams and who have died with no known next of k...

Compensation by (or its insurers) for historic sexual abuse cases

(FOI-556) - Requested: 16 July 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Please could you tell me the total amount paid out in compensation by the council (or its insurers) for historic sexual abuse cases since November 2011? Where possible, please break down the figures to show the number and/or value of individual payments. Also where possible, please break down the figures to show the years to which the offence...

Child Poverty Strategy and/or a Family Poverty Strategy

(FOI-557) - Requested: 16 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

1. Does your local authority currently have a Child Poverty Strategy and/or a Family Poverty Strategy in place? a) When was this strategy published? b) What time period does the strategy cover? c) Is the strategy publicly available? d) Please can you provide an electronic link to where the strategy is published? 2. If your local ...

Resident parking permits in Controlled Parking Zones

(FOI-559) - Requested: 17 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act to ask for the following information: Note - Please reply with Rebecca Collins (cc’d) into this email, for both acknowledgement and the FOI information itself. Do you charge for resident parking permits in Controlled Parking Zones? If you do currently have a charge: 1...

Security infrastructure

(FOI-561) - Requested: 17 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

1. Do you have any managed security services? Please list. 2. Do you have any other compliance, i.e ISO27001 or N3? 3. Do you have any security infrastructure projects in the next 12 months? 4. What is your IT security training budget? 5. Do you purchase any security infrastructure training for IT staff and / or red team security train...

Rogue Landlords

(FOI-563) - Requested: 18 July 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Dear sir/ madam Can you provide me a list of: The rogue landlords within your council The reason you have added them to the list The names of the council members of your Rogue Landlords team A list of reasons that you would add someone to the Rogue Landlords list Thank you ...

Planning applications

(FOI-1394) - Requested: 03 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

Hi, Please can you list all the planning applications that have been received by the council for major residential sites (100 homes or more) over the past 5 years. Please include the name of the developer who has submitted the application and the outcome of the application (whether planning permission was granted). I have tried t...

FOI Request: Supported Living

(FOI-1397) - Requested: 06 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

3 Sep 2018 Dear Hackney Council I"m writing to you under the freedom of Information Act to request the following information. Could you please provide me with: 1) The number of physically and mentally disabled people housed in supported living, 2) The number registered as waiting for housing in supported living, 3) The expe...

Sexual health services

(FOI-1402) - Requested: 04 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear FOI Team, Could you please provide the following: A) The council"s total budget for sexual health services for from 13/14 to 2018/19. Please break this down by year. B) The final or draft budget for sexual health services for the financial year 2019/20 Kind regards, -- ...

Business rates

(FOI-1403) - Requested: 04 September 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Good Afternoon Please can you send me the following under the freedom of information act * Full list of every business/company/charity that have become responsible for business rates * Between the dates 15/08/2018-31/08/2018 * Include full business name * Full Address * Date of responsibility * Property type * RV * Please send over in excel format ...

FOI Request - PCN issued since the introduction of controlled hours/prohibited turn

(FOI-574) - Requested: 23 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please provide the number of PCN issued since the introduction of controlled hours/prohibited turn relating to the below: Left turn onto Richmond Road from Mare Street headed north The introduction of this has been made in the last 6 - 8 weeks ...

FOI Request - no left turn at junction of Mare street and Richmond Road

(FOI-575) - Requested: 23 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, Please can I request the following under Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000: 1) When did the no left turn at junction of Mare street and Richmond Road come into effect.2) When and where were the signs first erected. Specific time and date please and locations. 3) How many signs were erected.4) Were they all fitted at the same time or w...

FOI Request - the cost to the council of undertaking, or procuring and commissioning

(FOI-576) - Requested: 23 July 2018 CLARIFICATION NOT RECEIVED, GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Hello Please can you supply itemised costs associated with the following reports? I.e. the cost to the council of undertaking, or procuring and commissioning them Hackney Licensing Consultation, 2015 Hackney Licensing Consultation, 2017 Hackney Evening and Night-time Economy Behaviour Study, 2017 (also all info related to the procurement process) H...

Freedom of Information request - Waiting lists for allotments (June 2018)

(FOI-577) - Requested: 23 July 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, As of June 2018, please could you share a: 1. List of allotment sites the council owns, and for each site: 1.1. Is the site 1) council managed, 2) community managed, or 3) managed by a commercial third-party? 1.2. What is the address of the site? 1.3. What is the total size of the site (please include the unit...

FOI Request - new proposed licensing policy

(FOI-578) - Requested: 23 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please could I have a copy of the Power Point presentation that was given at Hackney Council"s public meeting on a new proposed licensing policy, on 22 November 2017 in Shoreditch? ...

FOI Request

(FOI-579) - Requested: 19 July 2018 GRANTED (PART)

You provided the number of persons and their job title working in the Parking and Markets Service area earning between the salary scales of SO1 TO SM1. Please can you specify the grades for each job title? (Full list below provided by LBH) The number of persons and their job title working in the Parking and Markets Service area who have received pa...

Minimum per-pupil funding level

(FOI-581) - Requested: 18 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, this is a Freedom of Information request. The Department for Education has stated that, from 2018-19, every school will attract a “minimum per-pupil funding level”. In 2018-19, this will be £4,600 per secondary pupil, and £3,300 per primary pupil. This will rise the following year. The DfE has also said that ...

FOI Request - left turn on Mare Street

(FOI-1421) - Requested: 05 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

re: the PCN received for taking the left turn on Mare Street .....As within the 11 sec of footage shown, four people have taken that turning so evidently have not seen the sign. I would appreciate you sending me the information of the number of cars to have taken that left turning within the
no left turning
period as I may need to use it to...


FOI Request: Disposal of dead cats

(FOI-1689) - Requested: 09 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

How many recorded cats were removed/ disposed of by the waste disposal team in financial years 2015/16, 2016/17, and 2017/18? How many cats were scanned/returned to owner by the waste disposal team scan in financial years 2015/16, 2016/17, and 2017/18? ...

FOI Request: Care Homes

(FOI-1690) - Requested: 09 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern A freedom of information request. I should be most grateful for answers to the following questions: 1. (a) What were the grounds for the rejection of the ELFT Cedar Lodge offer as unsuitable for intermediate care beds? Or for any other health-and-social care-bed provision Hackney currently lacks, needs or could beneficially u...

FOI Request

(FOI-1700) - Requested: 11 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

How many one-day visitor vouchers have been sold for C-zone CPZ in 2017 (full year) and 2018 year-to-date. ...

FOI Request - HMOs

(FOI-594) - Requested: 24 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please can you provide me with the following information under the Freedom Of Information Act :- a) addresses of all Registered Residential HMO properties that are within your councils area; b) the names of the owners/licence holders of those properties referred to in (a) and the correspondence address OR the registere...

Freedom of Information request - Licensing Act 2003 prosecutions

(FOI-595) - Requested: 25 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I REQUIRE the numbers of Licensing Act 2003 prosecutions brought by the Council over the last five years, which sections of the Act the prosecutions were under and the outcomes of said prosecutions. I am making this request on my own behalf. Yours faithfully, ...

Freedom of Information request - Empty property

(FOI-597) - Requested: 25 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, In line with the precedent set by Lambeth Council, who recently released a list of all vacant properties within its jurisdiction in response to a FOI request; please provide a list of all vacant properties known to the Council, derelict or abandoned under the Empty Private Sector Homes Scheme. I am doing a co...

Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence

(FOI-598) - Requested: 18 July 2018

Please see attached the survey form for Completion FOIR - Public Sector RPA use and adoption with exemption clauses Freedom of Information Request *** are surveying every local Authority in England, Scotland and Wales to understand if, and how you are using Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology, seeking to discover if Authorities ar...

Services for tracking young people

(FOI-599) - Requested: 18 July 2018

Dear Hackney Local Authority, I am emailing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for information regarding your authority"s services for tracking young people, support for those who are NEET and not Participating and the approach you take to meet your statutory duties under The Education and Skills Act 2008, the Duty to Pa...

Freedom of Information Request - Data Breaches

(FOI-601) - Requested: 25 July 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, Please can you supply me with the number of data breaches you experienced from January 1 2017 to present day. I do not need to know the type of breach but how many you experienced. No matter how small the breach was I would like you to include this within your figures. I would also like to know, of these breaches, how many of them ...

Freedom of Information request - Intranet queries

(FOI-602) - Requested: 25 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Under the freedom of information act 2000, I’m writing to obtain the following information: 1) How many employees are working in the council ? 2) What is your annual IT budget ? 3) What is your annual Intranet budget ? 4) What is your current Intranet solution and how long has it been in use ? 5) Do you...

Section 106 agreements and funding

(FOI-603) - Requested: 24 August 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

I'm currently out of the office and will respond to your email upon my return....

Fines for driving in bus lanes.

(FOI-605) - Requested: 24 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information act: 1. The total number of fines issued to motorists for driving in a bus lane in your local authority area for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018 to date. 2. The total cost of fines (£) issued to motorists f...

Potholes

(FOI-606) - Requested: 24 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act to ask for the following information: 1. How many Potholes are you currently aware of in your area? 2. How many claims have been made against the council for pothole damage in the year long period: July 2017 – June 2018 (both months inclusive)? 3. How many...

Day Centres

(FOI-607) - Requested: 24 July 2018

To whom it may concern, I would like to make the following Freedom of Information request: How many partially or fully Local Authority funded Day Centres were open at the end of each of the following years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017? How many partially or fully Local Authority funded Day Centres are currently open? ...

Non-domestic rate credit balances

(FOI-608) - Requested: 25 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

A) The name of each business in respect of which non-domestic rate credit balances remain payable. B) The value of over payment in each case which remains unclaimed. C) The years(s) in which over payment was made and the hereditament address. D) The name of each business in respect of which non-domestic rate credit balances has been written ...

Child workforce

(FOI-609) - Requested: 25 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Hi there, I’m getting in touch to find out the below information under the FOI act. Looking forward to receiving responses no later than 22nd August. Best wishes, 2018 (Jan-30 June) 1a) How many applications for child work permits have you received so far in 2018 (1 Jan-30 June)? 1b) How many of these applica...

Information on the recent vote to restrict licensing laws in the Borough of Hackney

(FOI-611) - Requested: 26 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

I work for London nightlife publication QX Magazine, and I"d like to request some information on the recent vote to restrict licensing laws in the Borough of Hackney. I"d like to know, if possible, why and when the vote was suggested and what concerns prompted it? As I"m sure you"re aware, the majority of Hackney residents are against it, so I"d al...

the date of a meeting?

(FOI-614) - Requested: 27 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir /Madam, Along with my other requests about section 2 of the constitution regarding citizen"s rights could I also ask under the FOI act, if there was '..a meeting held for the Mayor and cabinet members to answer questions from Hackney"s residents' in December 2016. That is, was a meeting held that month under the original wording of 2.7(i)...

Freedom of Information request - Capital receipts and redundancies

(FOI-622) - Requested: 27 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To the information officer, I am emailing to request information from the council under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. For each of the following financial years: 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19 (up to the date on which you received this request) I request the following information: A) The total amount of capital receipts ...

Freedom of information request - combustible cladding.

(FOI-623) - Requested: 27 July 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Hello, Please could you tell me under the Freedom of Information Act - How many many residential tower blocks within your borough have been found to have Aluminium Composite Material cladding? How many of these are owned by the council and how many are privately owned blocks? How many homes are within the a/council owned blocks b/privat...

Property and Assets and Buildings

(FOI-628) - Requested: 29 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Organisation,I would like to know a full list of Vacant Properties held by your organisation and any of its subsidiaries.If possible their market value for sale or to let, whether they would be considered for a community asset transfer, if not then whether they are for sale or to let. In a clear and easy to read format. It would be supportive ...

Freedom of Information request - Overseas trips

(FOI-629) - Requested: 29 July 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act and relates to overseas trips. From June 2016 to the day this request is processed, I would like to know the number of overseas trips councillors, members of the management team (including the chief executive), and council officers have taken ...

Freedom of Information request - Executive Arrangements and Committee System

(FOI-631) - Requested: 30 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council Executive Arrangements and Committee System Please confirm from your inception as a council the dates you operated executive arrangments or as a committee system etc. Please provide dates for each setup of governance. Yours faithfully, ...

Parking fines

(FOI-632) - Requested: 30 July 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

To whom it may concern Please provide detail for the following: 1. How many parking fines were given in Hackney in the last financial year. Please provide this information for the last 5 financial years. 2. How many of these fines were challenged? (For each of the last five financial years) 3. Of those that were challenged how many time...

FOI on Chemical Management

(FOI-634) - Requested: 30 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear London Borough of Hackney, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, to request the following information: 1. Over the last five years, how much of the London Borough of Hackney
s budget was spent on analysis or monitoring for hazardous chemicals in consumer products? 1. How many sample consumer prod...


business (non-residential) property rates data

(FOI-1093) - Requested: 01 August 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Sir/Madam Under the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, could you please provide me with an up-to-date list of all business (non-residential) property rates data for your local authority, and including the following fields: (a) Billing Authority Reference Code (b) The current ratepayer of the property (if a LTD company) (c) Full Proper...

Social Care

(FOI-1095) - Requested: 01 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear FOI team Thank you in anticipation of your assistance in providing information as requested below. I have searched publications on the Trust website and looked elsewhere for answers, but have not been able to find this information. The most likely source for accurate answers will be the Adult & Child Social Services teams, or, if yo...

MAIL ON SUNDAY AND REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.

(FOI-1103) - Requested: 05 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

MAIL ON SUNDAY AND REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT. 5 August 2018 Dear FOI Team I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. I understand my request will take 20 working days to process but I would be grateful if you could acknowledge receipt via xxxx@mailonsunday.c...

FOI Request

(FOI-1104) - Requested: 05 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Number of parking tickets issued at the left turn from Mare Street onto Richmond Road. New restrictions introduced recently; want to know the amount of tickets issued since restriction came in. ...

Council Sports Pitch

(FOI-638) - Requested: 25 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI team I request disclosure of information under the terms of the freedom of information act. I understand you have 20 working days in which to reply. I would like to know the following: What was the total number of football pitches (excluding those belonging to schools) which were sold by the council for redevelopment i...

Funded Homecare

(FOI-639) - Requested: 25 July 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information: The total number of people aged 65+ who received funded homecare in (a) 2014/15; (b) 2015/16; (c) 2016/17; and (2017/18) The total number of homecare hours (i) on average per week and (ii) per year delivered to...

Fly Tipping

(FOI-642) - Requested: 26 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam I request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 the following information. How much did it cost the London Borough of Hackney to prosecute fly-tippers in the following years? 2014/15 2015/16 2017/18 What were the total amount of funds collected through fines due to successful prosecutions in ...

Interpreting services

(FOI-643) - Requested: 26 July 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act legislation, could you please provide me with financial information relating to the following services: • costs of face to face interpreting services • costs of telephone interpreting services • costs of written translation services I would appreciate it if y...

Section 6A free school presumption process

(FOI-644) - Requested: 26 July 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL)

FAO: Hackney local education authority/Hackney FoI department Good morning, I am researching the effect of the Section 6A free school presumption process in identifying new school need. Can you please send me: Links to or copies off all specifications published by Hackney local education authority since 2012 under Section 6A of the Educati...

FOI Request: Kings Crescent estate

(FOI-1309) - Requested: 17 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

My name is *** ***, I am currently writing a research report on social housing renewal in the UK. King"s Crecsent estate is an renewal program that I have been studying. This is a freedom of information request for the number of residents that were relocated away from King"s Cross estate when works began and the number of residents who have exercis...

PCN QZ02246239

(FOI-1313) - Requested: 02 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please find enclose freedom of information request received on 02/08/2018. Please contact details below. Name: Request: Under freedom of information I ask for details of camera intended operation at location, the reason for that site location of the camera, number of drivers logged committing same offence and amount of revenue generated for this o...

FOI Request: Electoral register sale for marketing purposes

(FOI-1314) - Requested: 20 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi there, Just to clarify from my previous email, this is referring to the open voting register. Kind regards Sent: 20 August 2018 13:10 Subject: FOI request - sale of the open register for commercial or marketing purposes Dear Sir or Madam, I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I request that you provide info...

Complaints about noise nuisances made to the Council (6 questions)

(FOI-1318) - Requested: 22 August 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to make the following request under the Freedom of Information Act/Environmental Information Regulations 1) How many complaints did your council receive about noise nuisance in the years 2015, 2016,2017 and 2018 (to date)? (Please provide figures for each separate year) 2) How many investigations into noise nuisance did...

Homeless rehousing outside of the Borough

(FOI-1319) - Requested: 22 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam I would like to know how many homeless families, single men and single women under the responsibility of your borough have had to be housed in another borough elsewhere in England in the following years: 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 as far into 2018 as you can I would also like to know under which local authority they are now locate...

Business Rates

(FOI-1320) - Requested: 17 September 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Hi Please can I request information under the FOI act I want a list of companies that have just started paying business rates between the 01st August 2018 to the 15th August 2018. Can you include the full business name and address with the type of property and the date they became responsible please. Can you please send in excel format Regards ...

IT hosting

(FOI-1321) - Requested: 23 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Data Protection/FOI Officer, I wish to submit a request to the organisation around their hosting contract with 3rd party suppliers. The type of contract I wish to see is below: 1. Dedicated hosting- Managed environment 2. Co-Location- hosting allows a business to still own their own server equipment; however, instead of storing it in their own data...

North Marsh Cricket Pavilion and Associated Activities, Freedom of Information Request to the London Borough of Hackney

(FOI-1376) - Requested: 03 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Council, Can you please supply me electronically with 1. Any risk assessment supplied to you in relation to the cricketing activities at the North Marsh Pavilion and associated grounds. 2. Please supply me with any periodic reviews of such assessments. 3. Please also confirm that you have requested such assessments from th...

FOI Request

(FOI-1424) - Requested: 07 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000: How many permanent exclusions were there from Hackney secondary schools in the 2017-2018 school year. How many permanent exclusions were there from Hackney primary schools in the 2017-2018 school year ...

FOI Request: Left turn from Mare Street

(FOI-1427) - Requested: 08 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Regarding the restricted left turn at certain hours from Mare Street and into Richmond Road. What is the total number of camera-generated PCNs issued to motorists from inception on 6 June 2018 and up to 31 August 2018? How many
65 and
130 fines have been paid since the restriction was instituted on 6 June and up to 31 August 2018? How many ...


FOI Request

(FOI-1429) - Requested: 10 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear sir/madam I am currently conducting a study into smart technology and how this is impacting towns and city centres around the UK. Please can you advise on the following points: 1. How many public litter/waste bins do the council own? To make the distinction clear this is public litter/waste bins and not residential bins. 2. Are the council res...

The wording of 2.7(i) of the council's constitution

(FOI-1430) - Requested: 10 September 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Could you tell me, under the freedom of information act,
if the wording of 2.7(i) of the council"s constitution was ever to the effect,

'citizens have the right to participate in meetings held for the mayor and cabinet members to answer questions from Hackney"s residents' note

the words in bold, and if so on wha...


FOI Request: Homeless shelters

(FOI-1433) - Requested: 07 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, I wish to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would like to know: - The latest inspection grades or ratings given to every homeless shelter in the borough that provides year-round accommodation. - The number of complaints made against each of the homeless shelters in the borough that provide year-roun...

FOI Request: Road Maintenance Policy

(FOI-1434) - Requested: 07 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I seek the following information regarding your road maintenance policy. 1) Does your local authority use a risk based approach to the repair of highway defects such as potholes? 2) If yes to Q1, when did you switch to a risk based approach? If no to Q1, what approach do you use? 3) How does...

Access and re-use public sector information for commercial purposes

(FOI-646) - Requested: 26 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Freedom of Information Officer, Request to access and re-use public sector information for commercial purposes This is a Freedom of Information request to access particular information and to re-use that information for commercial purposes under regulation 6 of the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 (“th...

Early education and childcare settings

(FOI-647) - Requested: 26 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI Officer: This is a request for information filed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I request that you provide me with the following information: Of the maintained early education and childcare settings that your LA runs and have had registered on the Ofsted EYR, in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, for each year c...

Bulk Item Collection Service

(FOI-648) - Requested: 26 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sirs, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide me with the name and contact details of the manager responsible for the issuing and enforcement of Bulk Item Collection Service. I am led to believe this in fact falls under the remit of your environmental health department. I understand that I am entitled to a response with...

The Council's rent arrears policy

(FOI-1422) - Requested: 14 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

(Received by the Council 14 Aug 2018) Freedom of Information request for the following: A copy of the London Borough of Hackney rent arrears policy A copy of the London Borough of Hackney rent arrears procedure A copy of the London Borough of Hackney rent 'write off' policy A copy of the Council"s Former tenants arrears policy ...

FOI Request - Council Tax exemption

(FOI-1423) - Requested: 05 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

How many households in your borough are exempt from paying council tax on the basis of severely mentally impaired (classification U)? ...

School budgets

(FOI-649) - Requested: 26 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would like to receive information regarding local authority spending on schools. Specifically, I would like to receive a list of local authority schools in this borough and their type (e.g. academy/PRU) followed by: - Pupil numbers in 2015/1...

Children missing education

(FOI-650) - Requested: 27 July 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would like to receive information regarding children aged 16 and under not in education, defined as “children missing education are children of compulsory school age who are not registered pupils at a school and are not receiving suitable...

Data Protection and Information Security

(FOI-652) - Requested: 01 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good Morning, I was just hoping to make a general enquiry. I was wondering would it be possible to find out who the best person to contact is in the following areas: 1) Information Security 2) Data Protection And if possible, the best information to contact them on – i.e. email address or phone number. Many Thanks in Advance ...

Visual Impaired services

(FOI-653) - Requested: 27 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI team, Please find attached a Freedom of Information (FOI) questionnaire about vision impairment (VI) services, which we are issuing to every local authority in England. The last FOI was carried out in 2017 and we now need to obtain up to date information on the current situation, and to monitor any changes, so we can continue our wor...

Rejected DHP applications

(FOI-655) - Requested: 27 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam I am requesting the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: 1. The number of applications for Discretionary Housing Payments that were rejected by the council during 2017/18 (including where the application was rejected because the DHP budget had been exhausted) 2. The total combined value of the DHP...

Public health funerals

(FOI-656) - Requested: 27 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following information for public health funerals from 1/1/2018 to date 1) Name of the deceased 2) Date of birth 3) Date of death 4) Last residential address 5) Have the next of kin/ family members been traced? 6) has the above information been passed to any 3rd party, if so ...

Community Protection Notices

(FOI-658) - Requested: 30 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir, Madam, My name is ****, i am a student in environmental health at Middlesex university. I am currently completing the dissertation element of my masters degree. The title of my dissertation is: Are Community Protection Notices an efficient and appropriate enforcement alternative to Environmental Health provisions in nuisance cases?...

Mare Street to Richmond Road

(FOI-665) - Requested: 30 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I wish to make a representation about the above PCN on the following grounds:- I wish to challenge my PCN for another reason Re Notice: QZ02208488 Registration: ***Date: 16/06/2018 Time: 15:38 Dear Hackney Council, i"m unsure of the nature of this contravention. I turned from Mare Street to Richmond Road, navigating under instruction from a compete...

Non domestic rates between the 06/07/2018

(FOI-666) - Requested: 30 July 2018

Good Afternoon I write to request information under the freedom of information act I require a full and up to date list of businesses/companies/charities that have become newly liable for non domestic rates between the 06/07/2018-31/07/2018. Please include the following Business Name Full address Type of proper...

School Exclusions

(FOI-668) - Requested: 30 July 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

To Whom It May Concern, I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please send me: The total number of Pupil Referral Unit places funded in London Borough of Hackney for the academic year 2016-17 The total number of pupils on the roll of Pu...

Public Houses in Hackney

(FOI-670) - Requested: 23 July 2018 NOT HELD (PART)

Hi, Do you have a definitive list of all pubs / bars in the borough? Regards, ...

FOI Request

(FOI-674) - Requested: 01 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

- Please provide any impact/risk analysis the authority has made relating to potential Brexit impact on the borough. ...

FOI Request

(FOI-679) - Requested: 01 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

- Please provide the basic operational cost to Hackney of the enforcement action carried out on June 5th to evict two homeless men from tents on Mare Street. - Please provide the basic hourly rate paid to officers employed by Hackney on the enforcement team. ...

Freedom of Information request - Housing Data

(FOI-716) - Requested: 02 August 2018 NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please tell us the following information about families housing and homeless arrangements. The definition of family is a household with one or more dependent children or a pregnant person. Please exclude information about single person households and households without children/pregnancy where possible and state whe...

safeguard and promote the welfare of children

(FOI-720) - Requested: 26 July 2018

To: ChildrenFOI - Generic Account Cc: Information Management Subject: RE: FOI request response - FOI-000408 Dear Sirs, Please find below my reformulated FOI request. Under Section 17(1) of the Children Act 1989, local authorities have a general duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of chil...

Freedom of Information request - Parking Policy - Housing Land

(FOI-724) - Requested: 02 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Can you send me an electronic copy of the parking policy that you use to manage parking on housing land across your borough. Yours faithfully, ...

St Mungo's FOI request - Floating support services

(FOI-783) - Requested: 02 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act (2000). My request is for information about services commissioned in your area that provide "floating" tenancy support services which can be accessed by people moving on from rough sleeping (stree...

FOI Request

(FOI-792) - Requested: 02 August 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to make a request under the freedom of information act for the following information: Motor Vehicles registered for public hire i.e. Taxi or Chauffeur hire relating to the period January 1st 2012 to the current date. Specifically, I would like to know: (If any of these elements are not available, please supply the ones ...

Left turn onto Richmond Road - PCN: QZ0225523A

(FOI-1073) - Requested: 03 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like the following information please: 1) The date the following contravention came into effect - 50 Performing a prohibited turn at Mare Street(D) - left turn onto Richmond Road (This is in relation to my PCN: QZ0225523A for clarity) 2)How many tickets have been issued since it came into force? 3) What date was the signage to alert drivers...

Funerals the council arranged

(FOI-1096) - Requested: 02 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Hi, Please can you tell me over the last 5 years how many funerals the council has had to arrange where no known next of kin has been located, or the next of kin are either unwilling or unable to make arrangements. This comes under Section 46 of the Public Health (Control of Diseases) Act 1984. Please state - how many of these...

Graffitti

(FOI-1097) - Requested: 02 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from the council… For the past ten years, year on year, please provide the following data, (please specify whether the data is calendar or financial year): How much has the council been spending on clearing up gr...

Counter Fraud

(FOI-1098) - Requested: 02 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sirs Datatank wishes to understand the changes to the counter fraud capability that have taken place in Councils across the UK as a result of the establishment of the DWP’s SFIS. Many Councils either lost or reduced their counter fraud capability as a result of SFIS, and whilst DCLG provided initial funding to help develop new a...

FOI Request

(FOI-1099) - Requested: 04 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

I am writing to make an open government request for the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. This request is with reference to the Health u0026 Safety Risk Assessments carried out annually or otherwise for the barbecue area in London Fields park. * FOI Request: Please provide the 4 annual or other Health u00...

Freedom of Information request - Average wait times for Adult Social Work Needs Assessments

(FOI-1102) - Requested: 04 August 2018

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I would like you to provide stats on the average wait times for an Adult Social Work needs assessment over the last 3 years. If possible please break it down by month. If the above breaches the maximum aloud to spend (Section 12 of the FOIA) on a request please prioritise the last year. I expect a response within...

Freedom of Information request - EHC needs assessment related templates

(FOI-1107) - Requested: 06 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, The Education Health and Care assessment process involves the local authority (SEN department) asking for and securing advice and information from agencies on the child or young person"s needs and what provision may be required to meet those needs and outcomes. Paragraph 9.49 of the SEN Code of Practice explains wha...

FOI Request

(FOI-1108) - Requested: 06 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good afternoon, I would like to know please: (a) If and when a no left turn prohibition (Contravention Code 50) was initiated on the junction of Mare Street and Brenthouse Road, E8; (b) Since that date, how many Penalty Charge Notices have been issued for contravention of this prohibition, assuming that it is in place, and how much money this has g...

Freedom of Information request - Fire Doors Fitted In Properties Under Your Management

(FOI-1109) - Requested: 06 August 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL)

Can you detail how many fire doors have been installed in properties under your management that have been supplied by the following companies: Manse Masterdor Masterdor Limited Specialist Building Products Limited, trading as Permadoor Solar Windows Limited Birtley Group Limited, trading as Bowater by Birtley Have you taken any ac...

FOI Request

(FOI-1113) - Requested: 07 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please can you tell me whether or when any signs were put up between January 2018 and June 2018 by Hackney Council to indicate that cars would only be allowed to turn left into Richmond Road, Hackney E8 from Mare Street at certain times of the day. I have received 6 parking tickets (equating to
390 - two of which I have already paid) for turnin...


Schools Admission

(FOI-1135) - Requested: 06 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi there,I would like to request the following information, or as much of it that isheld and available, from the Local Education Authority for each of theindividual academic years: 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, and2017-18.1. The number of investigations carried out (or commissioned) by the LEAinto suspected fraudulent school place ap...

ICT expenditure

(FOI-1136) - Requested: 06 August 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Hackney, This is a freedom of information request. Please could you provide me with information about your organisation’s ICT expenditure as detailed in the attached template. I have tried to find this information in your organisation’s published data, but was unable to find the level detail I require. I fully ex...

FOI Request

(FOI-1116) - Requested: 08 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sirs I would like to find out the following information as under the Freedom of information act 2000. Please can you tell me the following: the number of days annual leave at the Council what is the councils policy on working from home? how many days a week would Council employees work from home? how many hours is a standard working day? Can f...

Freedom of Information request -

(FOI-1117) - Requested: 08 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, How much is being paid to Hanover housing association for the use of flat 40 Newnton Close a 3 bedroom self contained maisonette and how much if anything are you contributing towards the water gas electric council tax etc. if anything?. Yours faithfully, ...

FOI - Contracts with non-UK Based firms

(FOI-1118) - Requested: 08 August 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, that you supply me with:
A list of contracts you hold with non-UK based firms. Where commercially possible, could this include the name of the provider, the length of the contract, and the financial value? ...


FOI Request

(FOI-1121) - Requested: 09 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Under the FOI Act I would please like to know who the current Data u0026 Insight Manager is for Hackney Council? ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1123) - Requested: 09 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good afternoon, I work for ****, we are a secure printing company based in Hertford, specialising in Electoral and Election Canvass printing. I am trying to establish, when your current Election services printing contract, should you have one, is due to expire? Also, if you do have an existing contract who the current supplier is? Thank you for you...

Freedom of Information request - Behind on their mortgage repayments

(FOI-1125) - Requested: 09 August 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I am looking for data on homeowners that are behind on their mortgage payments. They may have had a court hearing and have fallen into arrears. We buy houses quickly so we want to offer the vendors a solution to this and offer our service. Yours faithfully, ...

Day Centres

(FOI-1126) - Requested: 27 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Please tell me: 1.) How many partially or fully Local Authority funded Day Centres were open at the end of each of the following years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017? 2.) How many partially or fully Local Authority funded Day Centres are currently o...

Leisure Centres

(FOI-1129) - Requested: 01 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

1. The number of users in that year. 2. Whether the changing facilities are single-sex or unisex. 3. The number of complaints of sexual misconduct (harassment, voyeurism, assault, etc) made by users, whether or not a culprit was identified and whether or not the police were involved. Thank you very much. ...

Prisoner Release Accommodation

(FOI-1130) - Requested: 03 August 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Officer Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please can you provide me with: 1/ The annual number of occasions that tents have been provided for prisoners on release from prison for each of the last five calendar years including 2017. Per year, please break down the prison the prisoner was released from at the time they w...

Cost of transporting pupils with SEND to and from school by taxi

(FOI-1132) - Requested: 03 August 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I am seeking the following information about the cost of transporting pupils with special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND) to and from their schools please: Names of taxi companies used (If it is not possible to provide names of taxi companies, please list them as Compan...

Brexit impact assessments

(FOI-1133) - Requested: 03 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from you: 1. Please provide any Brexit impact assessments conducted by your council, or other forms of Brexit planning. If you haven"t undertaken any Brexit impact assessments please provide other forms of Brexit planni...

Traffic calming

(FOI-1146) - Requested: 06 August 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request information regarding traffic calming measures. Specifically, please provide the following figures: 1)Total number of installations of speed bumps and associated traffic calming measures on roads in the local authority area (please provide a break...

FOI Request

(FOI-1137) - Requested: 09 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please consider the following questions as a requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Any additional information you can offer would also be gratefully received. 1. Does your council, either in house of through a commissioned partner, operate a management system recording the total number of children and parents using children"s centres ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1138) - Requested: 09 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

[FOI-532] Lansdowne Drive u0026 Westgate Street School Street No Left Turn from Mare Street into Richmond Road Further to the response to FOI-532 can you please confirm on the following points 1. Please confirm the date when the the enforcement came into effect. 2. Please confirm the date when Penalty Charge Notices started to be issued to motorist...

FOI Request

(FOI-1139) - Requested: 09 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Re: Lansdowne Drive u0026 Westgate Street School Street This school street and bus gate was made operational and came into force on the 6th June 2018. 1 Can you please confirm how many motorised vehicles contravened the bus gate notice and how many penalty charge notices have been issued for the month of July 2018. 2 Can you please confirm how many...

FOI: Council home build costs in Hackney

(FOI-1141) - Requested: 10 August 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam, Could you please provide me with the average (mean) build cost of a home built for ownership by the council? (that is, excluding land prices) Or if that is not available or accessible for less than the statutory maximum cost to be incurred, any guide prices that the council maintains as guidance on how much the average (me...

Fireworks

(FOI-1145) - Requested: 06 August 2018

Dear Sir / Madam, I am writing to you from Blue Cross, a pet charity dedicated to improving pet welfare in the UK. Please find attached a Freedom of Information request related to fireworks. I would appreciate your earliest response in this matter. If this email has reached you in error, please forward it on to the relevant ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1147) - Requested: 10 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, With regards to the recently prohibited motorist left hand turn from Mare Street into Richmond Road (7am - 10am and 3pm - 7pm, Monday to Saturday), I"m requesting: i) the amount charged in penalties by week and ii) the number of penalties issued by week These should cover the dates from when the scheme went live (13th June 2...

residential properties

(FOI-1151) - Requested: 07 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear FOI team at the London Borough of Hackney, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information. Can you provide me with the number of residential properties (council homes/flats) where the local authority owns the freehold. Can you provide me with the number of resi...

Business Rates Credit

(FOI-1154) - Requested: 07 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam Under the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, could you please provide me with the following information relating to business rates accounts. Please note that we are NOT requesting details regarding specific accounts, addresses or ratepayers / individuals. (A) The total value of credits held on business rates accounts. (B)...

FOI Request

(FOI-1155) - Requested: 10 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Can you please tell me the exact date that the no left turn sign at junction of Mare Street and Richmond Road was actually physically installed please, ie. The date the sign was actually erected onto the post. ...

Hackney Staff

(FOI-1157) - Requested: 08 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI officer Freedom of Information Act request Please provide data on: Number of employees for each of the past 6 complete financial years Amount of money spent per annum for each of the past 6 complete financial years on training staff on sexual harassment Number of grievances raised by staff for each of the pas...

Sue Ryder Neurological Conditions

(FOI-1159) - Requested: 08 August 2018

Local Authority: Hackney Reference Number: SRLA041 Dear FOIA Officer, Please find attached a request for information made under the FOI. The request is made on behalf of the charity Sue Ryder. The request is split into a cover letter detailing the request and an additional annex consisting of a number of tables to be completed. This reque...

Empty Homes

(FOI-1160) - Requested: 08 August 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear FOI Team Please email me a list of every empty home address that has been reported to you and that your aware of. Thank you. ...

IT Services

(FOI-1162) - Requested: 09 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, I am looking to understand your organisation’s structure when it comes to taking responsibility for the delivery of IT services For the officer who is both a part of the “Senior Management Team” (i.e. reporting directly to the Chief Executive) and is also responsible for IT please supply their; fu...

Care Leavers Housing & Homelessness

(FOI-1166) - Requested: 10 August 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, I apply under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following information about care leavers through the 12 questions making up this request. With the data provided from this Freedom of Information request, we plan to make the case to the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department for Ed...

‘software license review’

(FOI-1167) - Requested: 10 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi, Hope this email finds you well. FOI request If you have been the subject of a ‘software license review’ or software audit In 2015-2018 by Oracle, SAP, IBM or Microsoft did they use any of: EY (Ernst & Young) KPMG, Deloitte or PriceWaterhouseCoopers to carry out such review or audit...

Home Education

(FOI-1168) - Requested: 10 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I understand my request will take 20 working days to process but I would be grateful if you could acknowledge receipt of my request. Please do treat any environmental information as a request for information under the Environme...

FOI Request

(FOI-1176) - Requested: 13 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

How many PCNs have been issued via the camera monitor since the recent introduction of a limited hours No Left Turn at the road junction of Mare Street and Richmond Road? I am interested to know the number since the introduction and up to 10 August 2018 inclusive. ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1177) - Requested: 13 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

My request is for details of PCNs issued in respect of the following alleged contravention: '50 Performing a prohibited turn' at the junction of Mare Street and Richmond Road in the following form. 1. Daily numbers, from the outset of the restriction (believed to be 6 June 2018) to the date upon which the information is provided, or if daily number...

FOI Request

(FOI-1196) - Requested: 15 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney, I am submitting an FOI request to obtain any information relating to proposals that have been considered in the last 10 years or are currently being considered by LB Hackney that would include the demolition of any residential buildings on the Wenlock Barn Estate. Please provide any internal reports or masterplan documents and so on, ...

FOI Request: Housing Benefit Overpayments

(FOI-1260) - Requested: 27 June 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Re: Housing Benefit Overpayment I would like to request information under the Freedom of Information Act : 1. How many tenants are overpaid in the last 10 years , showing the number each year 2. What are the reasons of these overpayments in question 1. 3. What is the regulation on overpayment ? after how many years can overpayment be collected? ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1261) - Requested: 24 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am looking for rate books from 1991-2015 for Hackney. I have contacted Hackney Archives and they only hold records up to 1984. I would like to know firstly where the records are held and secondly if it is possible to have access to them or for a search to be made for me about a particular property. I am researching two business properties in Scru...

FOI Request

(FOI-1278) - Requested: 22 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

This is a request for information pursuant to the Freedom of information Act 2000. Please inform me as soon as possible if you hold information of the following description. (1) The number of people living in private sector supported housing as of 22.8.18 who have been placed there by Hackney Council (2) The number of those who are care leavers (3)...

Licensed Venues

(FOI-1281) - Requested: 10 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

We are writing to make a request for all the relevant information to which we are entitled to under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (together the "Regulations"). We would be most grateful if you could please send to us by way of email, the following information relating to premises lic...

Council tax exemptions and the severely mentally impaired

(FOI-1282) - Requested: 11 August 2018

11 August 2018 Freedom of information request Please answer what you can for each section. 1 Please advise your definition of “severely mentally impaired for the purposes of council tax. 2 How many new applications from a single household for council tax exemptions on the basis of severely mentally impaire...

Assaults on school staff

(FOI-1305) - Requested: 24 August 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Number of incidents where school support staff have been - physically assaulted - verbally abused - both simultaneously in LEA schools in Hackney ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1178) - Requested: 13 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to find out two pieces of information regarding zone H parking in Hackney. 1. How many parking spaces are there in zone H? 2. How many resident parking permits have been issued for zone H? Request made by ...

FOI: Pest Control services, staffing and activity

(FOI-1179) - Requested: 14 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear London Borough of Hackney, Please find attached an FOI request for pest control services, staffing and activity for years 2016/17 and 2017/18. This request was previously submitted by post, dated 31st May. However, if this has not arrived to you, I understand this is a ‘new’ request and would be dealt with from today. Plea...

FOI request

(FOI-1180) - Requested: 14 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi, As part of my MSc thesis I need to request some information using the Freedom of Information Act. Please can the attached form be completed for this. Many thanks in advance. Please can the completed form be returned to ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1182) - Requested: 14 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from your university. The act states I should receive a response within 20 working days. I would like to know The total amount of books taken out for each of the following years from all the public libraries within your borough The total amount...

Freedom of Information

(FOI-1186) - Requested: 15 August 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Good afternoon, I hope this email finds you well. I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I am researching vacant commercial property in London. Please provide me with the following information for commercial premises in the borough of Hack...

FOI Request

(FOI-1191) - Requested: 15 August 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello, I am interested in obtaining some statistics regarding applications for a reduction/exemption in council tax due to severe mental impairments. I am interested in the number of applications made from 01/01/17 to present. I am interested in knowing how many of the applications made in this time period were denied - and especially, how many wer...

FOI Request

(FOI-1193) - Requested: 15 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello I"d like to make a Freedom of Information request for the full Food Hygiene Rating report published for The Clapton Hart, 231 Lower Clapton Road, E5 8EG that was carried out on 2nd January 2018, as referenced on this link: http://ratings.food.gov.uk/business/en-GB/489810/The-Clapton-Hart-HACKNEY I"ve approached the department at the council a...

FOI Request

(FOI-1201) - Requested: 15 August 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Please give me sight of the relevant traffic orders for the Burmah Court Estate N16. ...

Direct Labour Organisation - Stores (Housing)

(FOI-1234) - Requested: 16 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir / Madam, Hope all is well. I work for Focal (a research company on the social housing sector). In regards to the questionnaire below on how the council operates its Direct Labour Organisation (DLO) stores could you please disclose the following information; 1. How is the DLO operated? 1. DLO(s) only 2. Contractors only 3...

FOI Request: Streetlights

(FOI-1239) - Requested: 16 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from Hackney Council. The number of street lights in Hackney. Or alternatively, a list of all the street lights in Hackney. ...

FOI Request: PCNs Mare Street

(FOI-1245) - Requested: 16 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to know how many PCNs have been issued for
50 performing a prohibited turn
from Mare Street on to Richmond Road between the 1st June 2018 and 15th August 2018. I would like to know how many prohibited turns are monitored by remote camera within the borough. I would like to know the total number of PCNs issued within the entire ...


Freedom of Information: Homelessness/ Domestic Violence

(FOI-1252) - Requested: 16 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam, I would like to make a FOI request under my name (Rosa Heimer) to be returned to this e-mail address (rosa.heimer@gmail.com). Could you please provide me the following information? - How many women accepted as homeless due to fleeing domestic violence was placed by the Council in Bed and Breakfast accommodation in t...

FOI Request: Schools allocations

(FOI-1254) - Requested: 16 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Team, Please could you provide me with the following data based on primary school allocations made on national offer day in April 2018. I would like the information broken down at WARD level. 1) The number of children allocated their FIRST CHOICE primary school 2) The number of children allocated their SECOND CHOICE primary school 3) The numbe...

FOI - Leader and Cabinet Member Support

(FOI-1259) - Requested: 16 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern I would be grateful if you could provide me with the following information: 1. The number of staff in your organisation who directly support the Leader/Elected Mayor and Cabinet Members 2. The job title of each staff member 3. The pay grade of each staff member Yours sincerely ...

FOI Request: Left-turn on Mare Street

(FOI-1262) - Requested: 20 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please would you provide me with the date on which the left turn from Mare Street (eastbound) into Richmond Road was first prohibited. Please also provide me with the number of Penalty Charge Notices (for performing a prohibited turn at that junction) that have been issued each day over a two-week period following that date. ...

FOI Request: Number of residents' parking permits

(FOI-1263) - Requested: 21 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would be very grateful if you could provide the TOTAL number of resident parking permits Hackney Council currently have registered in the borough. I don
t require a specific breakdown just a basic reply say for example
Hackney council has currently issued 20,000 resident parking permits
Thanks ...


FOI Request: Population

(FOI-1264) - Requested: 21 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would be very grateful if you could confirm the total number of residents that currently live in the borough of Hackney. I appreciate the figure can
t be 100% exact as some residents may not be registered on the voters roll etc but if you could confirm to the best of what figures are available as close as can be confirmed of the total amount o...


Freedom of Information request - Private landlord licencing - Oct 2018

(FOI-1265) - Requested: 21 August 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Further to your decision to implement this selective licensing scheme in Brownswood, Cazenove and Stoke Newington, I would like to know the following information: The decision to license such properties is due not to being able to properly regulate HMO, but because private rentals may be in poor condition, and yo...

FOI Request: Photographs taken by Civil Enforcement Officers

(FOI-1269) - Requested: 21 August 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Hi, Please can you provide all photographs taken by the civil enforcement officers (CEOs) for the period: 25/12/17 - 02/01/2018 This request does NOT include images taken by CCTV cameras. Feel free to redact number plate information. If you"re unable to fulfil this request, please detail the exact reasons for this. Thanks, ...

FOI Request: Foster care

(FOI-1271) - Requested: 05 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), for a copy of the documents containing the following information: 1. Details of the lowest, highest and average weekly fee rates agreed with external suppliers of Independent Foster Care Services for the current year (2018/2019). 2. Details of the lowest, highest and aver...

Freedom of Information request - ASSOCIATION OF PLAY INDUSTRIES - Public Play Facilities

(FOI-1272) - Requested: 21 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, 2 years ago, we were hearing from our members that installations of new playground equipment were falling in England and that this was due directly to a lack of funding within local authorities. This worried us and our members at a time when Childhood obesity is increasing and there are more instances of divided com...

ET1 forms forwarded to Hackney Council as a Prescribed Person & follow up action

(FOI-1276) - Requested: 22 August 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Dear Sir, ET1 forms forwarded to Hackney Council as a Prescribed Person & follow up action 1. Please advise how many ET1 forms the Council has been sent by the Employment Tribunal in its capacity as a Prescribed Person under the Public Interest Disclosure Act (and not as an employer) in the years 2016/17 and 2017/18 2. Please advise what d...

Freedom of Information

(FOI-1277) - Requested: 22 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI officer, FOI request Could you please provide me with the following information, or a link to where it is available: FOIA/EIR statistics for 2017/18 showing the number of requests received and the numbers complied with within the statutory time limits. Please indicate whether your statistics on the number of requests dealt with o...

Assaults on teachers

(FOI-1307) - Requested: 16 August 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Under the FOI Act, please could I request the following information: 1) What was the total number or reported instances, between 2013 to 2018, broken down for each school year, of teachers being attacked by pupils. For example: 2013/14 = 14 2014/15 = 12 2015/16 = etc 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2) If possible, could this be broken down into the type of...

Fracking in London

(FOI-1285) - Requested: 13 August 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

13 August 2018 Dear FOI Officer, Under the freedom of information act please can you provide me copies of any emails received by council email addresses from an address containing the term "INEOS" since 1st April 2017, obviously redacted to comply with the FOI Act. If the number of emails exceeds what can be processed within the ...

FOI request for telecoms information

(FOI-1286) - Requested: 13 August 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

13 August 2018 Hello London Borough of Hackney I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request information regarding telecoms. The attached spreadsheet shows a number of questions regarding your mobile and fixed line telephony. Hopefully the questions are self explanatory, note there are commen...

Accommodation in Hotels

(FOI-1287) - Requested: 13 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

13 August 2018 (Forgive me if this email reaches the wrong department, which is due to my inability to find an appropriate FOI email address.) Please can you tell me, individually for the financial years 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18, the council"s total spending on hotel rooms to house people under its obligations to provide tempora...

Supported living providers

(FOI-1289) - Requested: 13 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

13 August 2018 Dear Freedom of information Team, I have a query that I would like to raise in relation to the amount of providers in your borough that hold the following provisions with less than 12 service users: -Semi- Independent Living- Services needed by an adult with developmental disability or related condition(s) to ...

Pop up brothels FOI

(FOI-1291) - Requested: 13 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

13 August 2018 Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would like to receive information regarding so-called "pop up brothels". - How many properties has this local authority investigated in relation to complaints of alleged sex work in the past three years? - How man...

Contaminated/Brownfield Land

(FOI-1293) - Requested: 13 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear sirs, On behalf of the Environmental Industries Commission I would like to make the following Freedom of Information (FOI) request of your Authority under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Do you have specialist "contaminated land officers" (CLO) employed within the Council? YES NO If answer is "No" does the council engage "in...

FOI request regarding licensing schemes in your constituency

(FOI-1295) - Requested: 14 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

14 August 2018 To whom it may concern, Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000), I would like to request: a. How many landlords have been granted licences under selective licensing schemes conducted in the years 2016-2017 and 2017-2018? b. How many landlords whose properties are eligible for selective licensing ha...

Disabled parking spaces in the Borough

(FOI-1296) - Requested: 14 August 2018

14 August 2018 Good afternoon, Under the FOI act please may I ask the following question: I would like to know where each Disabled parking space is in your borough. What road it is on, the location of the space on the road and how many spaces there are on the road at that location. Thank you ...

Fee rates paid to care homes

(FOI-1297) - Requested: 14 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

14 August 2018 Dear FOI Team I am making this freedom of information request to ask about fee rates which are being paid to care homes within the local authority. I hope it will be possible to get answers to the following questions. What is the average weekly fee (to the nearest £) currently (financial year 2018/19) being pai...

Residential care

(FOI-1298) - Requested: 15 August 2018

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information: 1. The total number of people aged 65+ permanently living in council-funded residential or nursing care, including: a. Residential Care b. Residential Elderly and Mentally Infirm care settings c. Nursing ...

Information about housing managed by the local authority

(FOI-1299) - Requested: 16 August 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

16 August 2018 Hello there, I write to you to request information under the Freedom of Information Act. I would like to know the following: The number of properties that are/were managed by your local authority in the following years: 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 The number of properties let ...

FOI Request: Temporary accommodation

(FOI-1300) - Requested: 23 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

May I have the distribution of how long current residents in Temporary Accommodation in Hackney have been in Temporary Accommodation for? ...

FOI Request

(FOI-2034) - Requested: 29 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam I am writing to request the following information, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000: - How many incidents of attacks or abuse from members of the public against traffic/parking enforcement officers have been recorded by Hackney Council over the last three years? (This includes both employed staff and contractors...

Telephony system

(FOI-1323) - Requested: 24 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear All, I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Using your telephone system call data/analytics as generally provided by your telephone system provider and/or telephone line provider or available from them upon your request please send me the followi...

Travel by Council staff in relation to the Men's 2018 football World Cup

(FOI-1324) - Requested: 24 August 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello, I am looking to establish the council
s connection to the 2018 men
s football World Cup, if any. Under Freedom of Information laws, could I therefore request: 1) The details of any trip to Russia before, during, or after the World Cup connected to said sporting event. Please specify the number of staff, their position or pay band, a br...


Land owned or controlled by the Council with Japanese Knotweed (2 questions)

(FOI-1327) - Requested: 25 August 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Please would you provide me with the following information - 1. Are there areas of land owned or controlled by the local borough which have Japanese Knotweed growing upon it. 2. Please could you identify the location of any such areas of land subject to the growth of Japanese Knotweed. ...

Freedom of Information request - Land use at the end of Comberton Rd, E5

(FOI-1330) - Requested: 28 August 2018

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I am interested in understanding the current status of the land (gardens) at the end of Comberton Rd, E5 which reside on a bridge over the railway line below. Specifically: - who is responsible for managing and maintaining the land and their contact details - what, if any, plans there are with respect to the use o...

Information about the 'no left turn' sign at the junction of Richmond Road and Mare Street

(FOI-1331) - Requested: 28 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Can you please tell me what height the "no left turn" sign at the junction of Richmond Road and Mare Street was set at 9.45 am on 10th July 2018 . I also wish to know on what date the sign was lowered and if that was before or after the 10th July. ...

Complaints relating to bike sharing schemes from January 1 2018 to August 25 2018

(FOI-1334) - Requested: 28 August 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, REFUSED (ALL)

Rec"d 28/08/2018 I am writing to make a Freedom of Information Act 2000 request. Please provide me with the following information, which all relates to bike sharing schemes that operate in London. For the period of January 1 2018 to August 25 2018:
The number of complaints the council has received about any of the following bike schemes which ...


FOI Request: Weight management programmes

(FOI-1441) - Requested: 10 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, I am writing to request information on the following: . The total allocated spending from London Borough of Hackney on weight management programmes . The breakdown of allocation of spending across: o Tier 1 o Tier 2 o Tier 3 o Tier 4 I am requesting this information for the spending years 2016/17 and 2017/18. Please also pro...

Freedom of information Request

(FOI-1475) - Requested: 16 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sirs, Please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act; 1. Please state the timeframe when ALL residents will be decanted from Weybridge House N4 1QJ 2. Please state when the same will be demolished. Regards ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1476) - Requested: 16 September 2018

I wish to request Hackney council"s policies and procedures in relation to information governance and record management. Can you please send me an electronic version of the following documents; -Information Governance Policy -Record management policy -Social Care case file retention policy, etc. ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1480) - Requested: 17 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

What was the cost of your new FOI system? ...

Business Rates/Charges

(FOI-1336) - Requested: 28 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please could I request the charge held on your system for the year 2010/2011 for the following property : Address BA Reference GND FLR 44-48, PAUL STREET, LONDON 3624052 Can I have what the figure is inclusive of transitional relief, but exclusive of any other relief please? ...

Information about revenue generated by the Council from filming

(FOI-1337) - Requested: 27 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

Freedom of Information Request The below request is regarding filming in the borough. Specifically regarding commercial filming activities e.g. feature films / documentaries / adverts etc that have brought in revenue to the local authority via parking or locations. For each question, please breakdown the answers into the below years: 1 April 2014 t...

Council Tax policy in relation to a deceased person

(FOI-1338) - Requested: 24 August 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

I hereby request under the Freedom of Information Act the following information specifically in relation to Council Tax and a deceased person:- a) Your specific policy, written or adopted in relation to Council Tax, when a person has deceased. b) How you handle that persons name when they have deceased and there are 2 people listed on the property ...

Locally commissioned services in general practice

(FOI-1339) - Requested: 24 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Rec"d 24/08/2018 Please can you fill out the following table detailing all individual council locally commissioned services in general practice: Locally commissioned service (LCS) How much a practice can earn per patient Please can you return this information excel format. If you need further clarification, please contact me on this email address o...

FOI Request

(FOI-1344) - Requested: 30 August 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello, Can you please advise of any currently proposed Transport Schemes (3.4 a-f, 3.5a-b and 3.6 a-l) within your borough? If there are any, can you please send us location plans of these also if possible? Many thanks ...

Information on newbuild figures for the council

(FOI-1345) - Requested: 30 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Good Afternoon, Please can I have information on the following newbuild figures for the council: 1.) The total amount of newbuild completions, built by the council itself. Housebuilding statistics (table 253) show the council built 0 in 2016/2017 and 20 in 2017/2018. Are these figures correct or have they been amended? 2.) Out of the completed figu...

Information on which Utility had an opening notice/permit to carry out street works (excavation) at or near to 194 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 7J

(FOI-1346) - Requested: 30 August 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

I am writing in terms of the New Road u0026 Street Works Act for information on which Utility had an opening notice/permit to carry out street works (excavation) at or near to 194 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 7JD. Could you please go back as far as records allow as we are investigating a latent damage to Virgin Media apparatus at this location....

Freedom of Information request - School admissions and oversubscription 2018

(FOI-1347) - Requested: 30 August 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please could you provide me with the following information relating to school admissions for every state school or state school site within your local authority on national offer day 2018: 1. The name of the school or school site 2. The DfE number or URN of the school 3. Whether the school was oversubscribe...

Youth Offending Case Management - Freedom of Information Request

(FOI-1349) - Requested: 30 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To Whom it may concern, I wish to make the following Freedom of Information Request. 1. Which software does your LA use to manage the performance of the Youth Offending Team and the case management of individual offenders 2. What was the contract value for this software 3. Is this standalone software or a module in a larger product 4. Is ...

Freedom of Information request - Library Loan Statistics

(FOI-1352) - Requested: 30 August 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please could you confirm: (1) Whether any of the libraries operated by the council hold any copies of the book 'As A Man Thinketh' by James Allen and Ben Holden-Crowther (ISBN: 9781788441032)? (2) If yes to (1): How many loans of the book(s) have been made during the last 365 days? (3) If yes to (1): How many...

Freedom of information request, gender neutral facilities

(FOI-1354) - Requested: 30 August 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to be provided with the following information: - The schools under your control which have gender neutral toilet facilities for pupils, and whether or not single sex toilet facilities are also available. - In schools in which there are gender neutral toilet facilities, when were these facilities installed, and ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1355) - Requested: 30 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, Release is the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law, providing free and confidential specialist advice to the public and professionals. Release is seeking information on the provision of naloxone in England and overdose prevention initiatives, in light of the increase in opioid related deaths. I submit this re...

Freedom of information request, gender neutral facilities

(FOI-1356) - Requested: 30 August 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to be provided with the following information: - The schools under your control which have gender neutral toilet facilities for pupils, and whether or not single sex toilet facilities are also available. - In schools in which there are gender neutral toilet facilities, when were these facilities installed, a...

A list of names for organisations/individuals that have paid council tax on each property in the borough for each year since 2013

(FOI-1357) - Requested: 28 August 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

28/8 Please can you send me a list of names for organisations/individuals that have paid council tax on each property in the borough for each year since 2013. Please can you also tell me about properties in the borough where a third party has paid council tax for a property (i.e. they do not live at the address) and the name of the third party for ...

The numbers of temporary resource engaged in Investigation and Enforcement skilled roles by the local authority between 2 October '17 and 31 March '18

(FOI-1358) - Requested: 28 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

28/8 Could you please tell me numbers of temporary resource engaged in Investigation and Enforcement skilled roles by the local authority between 2 October 2017 and 31 March 2018. Could you also tell me the cost of the above named temporary resource? In this case, for the purpose of definition, Investigation and Enforcement skilled roles include bu...

The date the coroner in your area has ordered an autopsy and the date the pathologist's report on the autopsy was submitted to the coroner for each de

(FOI-1359) - Requested: 29 August 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

29/8 The date the coroner in your area has ordered an autopsy and the date the pathologist"s report on the autopsy was submitted to the coroner for each deceased person in each year over the past 5 years. ...

Information relating to all business rates properties

(FOI-1360) - Requested: 31 August 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Please could you provide me with some information relating to all business rates properties in the form of an excel spreadsheet to include the following details in respect of the 2018/19 financial year:-
Ratepayer Name
Property Address
2017 RV
Correspondence Address
Type of relief (if any), including Small Business Relief, ...


FOI Request

(FOI-1361) - Requested: 31 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

1) Please state the timeframe when ALL residents will be decanted from Weybridge House N4 1QJ 2) Please state when the same will be demolished. ...

Woodberry Down Estate Stage one Consultation Document 15/8/2018

(FOI-1362) - Requested: 03 October 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Thank you for the belated acknowledgement.please provide the information requested on the 19/8/19.The information is now overdue & outside the statutory 20 working days.my original email is as follows:-From: bill mcgarvey [mailto:bill5ja@hotmail.com]Sent: 19 August 2018 12:53To: Consultation Parking Subject: Freedom of Information Request, Proposed...

Breach of smoke control area rules for the years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

(FOI-1363) - Requested: 31 August 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

30/8 Under the Environmental Information Regulations I seek the following information. Please provide, for the years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018: 1. The number of times that smoke control area rules were breached each year 2. Please also detail for each case: the date of the breach, what the breach was, the location of the breach and the act...

stop smoking services

(FOI-1365) - Requested: 30 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

30/8 1. Please confirm whether as part of your commissioned stop smoking service, stop smoking aids are available for service users through: a. Voucher scheme for nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) b. Patient group direction (PGD) for varenicline 2. How many stop smoking aid items have been dispensed via (a) voucher scheme for NRT and (b) PGD for v...

Fair in Millfields Park

(FOI-1366) - Requested: 29 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

29/8 I am sad to see the fair back in Millfields Park opposite my house, as I know it means a run of nights where my son"s sleep will be interrupted, despite our investment in treble glazing and blackout blinds. Further to your letter last year (FOI-0511-12391), as a freedom of information request, please could you send me a copy of your review of ...

FOI request - trips abroad

(FOI-1368) - Requested: 31 August 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Good afternoon, I would like to submit the following request for information under the FOI Act. Please could you provide me with details of foreign trips made by the council
s staff and politicians from January 2016 to the present day. (I
m referring to trips made in a professional capacity
not private holidays.) If possible,...


Libraries

(FOI-1369) - Requested: 31 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Officer, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I should like to request the following information: 1. The names and addresses of all libraries owned and run by the Council, including those run through a Trust on the Council"s behalf. 2. Total annual opening hours for each library in (1) for (a) 2010, and (b), 2017. I would like ...

Freedom of Information request - List of council housing addresses

(FOI-1370) - Requested: 31 August 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please supply a list (spreadsheet or similar is fine) of all council housing under your remit. Please also supply a list of ex-council housing (ie properties bought out under right-to-buy etc). I request this on the basis that another council Welyn Hatfield Borough Council has already completed similar FOI req...

FOI Request. Empty Commercial Properties

(FOI-1378) - Requested: 04 September 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

To whom it"s concerned, I would like to request a CSV file of empty commercial properties that are owned or have a limited company as ratepayer. If the information could be set out the same as the Barnett information that can be found in the link here: https://data.gov.uk/dataset/9ade7343-e7ea-42eb-9935-a8922e27e154/empty-commercial-properties a...

Business property rates data

(FOI-1379) - Requested: 04 September 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Council, In terms of the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, and subject to section 40(2) on personal data, could you please provide me with a complete and up-to-date list of all business (non-residential) property rates data for your local authority, and including the following fields: - Billing Authority Reference Code (linking the p...

FOI Request

(FOI-1382) - Requested: 05 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Re: London Fields School Street, Lansdowne Drive Bus Gate u0026 No Left Turn Mare St into Richmond Road Can you please confirm how many penalty charge notices have been issued from the 21st July to 3rd September 2018 for vehicles contravening the new traffic restrictions in the following locations a) Lansdowne Drive Bus gate b) No Left Turn from Ma...

Please provide me with the legal basis of the "ultra low emission streets" - https://www.hackney.gov.uk/ulev-streets

(FOI-1383) - Requested: 05 September 2018

Please provide me with the legal basis of the 'ultra low emission streets' - https://www.hackney.gov.uk/ulev-streets In particular: (i) what statutory enactment is used to justify this proposal and (ii) provide a copy of the order/instrument (e.g., a Traffic Regulation Order) authorising the aforementioned scheme. ...

Tattooist environmental health information

(FOI-1384) - Requested: 05 September 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Hi I would like you to confirm that a tattoo artist within your borough is registered and that he conforms to all the relevant health and safety laws and has certificates as proof and that he has been visited by a member of staff from the environmental health team to check that he is complying artist details ...

FOI request - Art Work

(FOI-1388) - Requested: 31 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

31 August 2018 Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I understand my request will take 20 working days to process but I would be grateful if you could acknowledge receipt of my request. Please do treat any environmental information as a request for informat...

Spot fines in relation to vehicle emissions

(FOI-1389) - Requested: 31 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

31 August 2018 Dear Hackney Council, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from Hackney Council. Does Hackney Council exercise its right afforded to it under ‘The Road Traffic (Vehicle Emissions) (Fixed Penalty) (England) Regulations 2002’ to issue fixed penalty notic...

London Borough data

(FOI-1390) - Requested: 30 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

30 Aug 2018 Good Morning, I am collating data from all London Borough covering the following: - Council properties stock - Number of investigators working on Tenancy Fraud - Number of total investigators - Counter Fraud Annual progress reports for 17/18 - Number of residents (size of authority) Please can you provided this...

Private security contractors

(FOI-1391) - Requested: 03 September 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear FOI team, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act. I would like to know how much this local authority has spent on private security contractors for the calendar years: 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18. ‘Private security contractors’ can include but is not limited to: security guards, pri...

Claims re street lights

(FOI-1488) - Requested: 10 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Freedom of Information Officer London Borough of Hackney Hackney Service Centre London E8 1DY 6 September 2018 Dears Sirs Freedom of Information Reequest We shall be pleased if you will advise us the value of claims pursued against third parties for damage to street lights. street furniture generally as...

FOI Request: Daubney School SATs

(FOI-1516) - Requested: 19 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Why were Daubney school
s 2018 SATS annulled? ...


Council-run schools - school revenue outturns

(FOI-2045) - Requested: 27 November 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam I am requesting the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: 1. For each financial year from 2013/14 to 2017/18, please provide a spreadsheet - my strong preference is for an Excel file or CSV - showing the following: a list of all council-run schools (i.e. not academies, free schools, private sch...

Live-in care request

(FOI-1404) - Requested: 04 September 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Good Afternoon, I would like to make a few requests for information under The Freedom Of Information Act 2000 1. What is the name and contact details of your Head of Contracts for the Local Authority? 2. What is the name and contact details of the individual who manages both your Older and Younger Persons Team? 3. What is the name and contact detai...

Air pollution data

(FOI-1406) - Requested: 05 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

My governors have requested to see the air pollution data that the local authority have been monitoring. Would you be able to send the last 12 months data over. Kind regards ...

FOI Request: Gang violence

(FOI-1408) - Requested: 05 September 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello, I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: 1) How many individuals in your borough asked to be rehoused because they feared they or their family were at risk of gang or serious youth violence or harassment between 1st January 2017 u0026 31st December 2017? 2) How many individuals in your borough w...

FOI Request: Billing Authority records

(FOI-1409) - Requested: 05 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear London Borough of Hackney, Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I require that you provide, or direct me to the following information from your Billing Authority Records: 1. The total number of summons issued to council tax defaulters for the following financial years: a. 2015/16 b. 2016/17 c. 2017/18 2. The total number of ...

FOI Request: Alternative Provision

(FOI-1410) - Requested: 05 September 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

FOI Request from Barnardo
s FOI request submitted 05/09/2018 by Paul Clark on behalf of Barnardo
s, Tanners Ln, Ilford Essex IG6 1QG In line with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 we would like to receive the following information from you: 1) We would like information on the total number of places you had in
state maintained alternativ...


FOI Request: Bridge Maintenance

(FOI-1411) - Requested: 06 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam, I am asking, under the Freedom of Information Act, the following set of questions: Defining a
road bridge
as a structure with a span of 1.5m or more providing public highway passage for motor vehicles over an obstacle such as a watercourse, railway, road or valley, please provide the following information for all road bri...


FOI Request: unauthorised encampments

(FOI-1413) - Requested: 06 September 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to submit the following questions as part of the FoI legislation: 1. In the last five years (per financial year), how many unauthorised encampments have you had in your borough? a. How many of them have been on public/housing/local authority land? b. How many of them have been on private land? 2. How many times did you ...

FOI Request - Flooding Risk

(FOI-1416) - Requested: 06 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

Hello, I received a report from Defra. While there has never been any recorded flooding at my property, the flood risk from surface water is listed as High. This is under local government control. How can I understand why the flood risk is assessed as high? Particularly in light of no flooding ever having been recorded? Toby ...

HMO Licensing

(FOI-1417) - Requested: 03 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

3 Sep 2018 Dear Sir, I would like to submit a request for Information under the Freedom of Information Act. The Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Description) (England) Order 2018 is due to come into effect on October 1, 2018. Similar legislation is in effect in Scotland. It requires private landlords with properties h...

Staff employed with Limited Company status

(FOI-1435) - Requested: 11 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NIL RESPONSE

I'm asking about people who have carried out work for the council and whohave asked the council to pay them through a limited company (personalservice company) the employee has set up, rather than the council payingthrough a limited company it has set up.ThanksOn Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 9:17 AM hackney@infreemation.co.uk wrote:> Dear Ms Jones>>>> *Cla...

FOI Request: Brexit documents and companies

(FOI-1436) - Requested: 07 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Sir or Madam, I am writing to you to request, under the Freedom of Information act, the following things. First, any documents produced by your trust or council outlining planning or preparations for the upcoming exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union. Second any advice or notices to stakeholders given by your trust in relation to ...

FOI Request: Potholes

(FOI-1438) - Requested: 07 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

A colleague of mine has previously been in touch with an FOI concerning potholes. Whilst we are grateful for your initial responses - we would now like to seek clarification on the below points. I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act to ask for the following information: 1.) How many potholes on CARRIAGEWAYS are you currentl...

FOI Request: Personal Housing Plans

(FOI-1439) - Requested: 07 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide information on the number of Personal Housing Plans that were drawn up by your Homeless Services / Housing Options departments for applicants applying under the provisions of the Homelessness Reduction Act between 1st April 2018 and 30th June 2018? Yours sincerely, ...

FOI Request: Planning

(FOI-1440) - Requested: 07 September 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Dear whomever it may concern, I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act into planning applications for building self-contained annexes. I have detailed the request below: Q1. How many applications for planning permission did you receive for the below activities in the following timeframes? 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 Construct...

FOI Request: New business details

(FOI-1442) - Requested: 10 September 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Good Afternoon, Please can I request some information from you. I would like any change of tenancy or change of business name within the last 60 days. Also any new business operating in a food premises within the last 60 days. Regards ...

FOI Request: Tenancy successions

(FOI-1444) - Requested: 11 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would be grateful for clarification whether your borough has voluntarily reinstated the right of the children of secure local authority tenants to succeed the tenancy on the death of the tenant following the removal of this automatic right by section 160 of the Localism Act 2011 for all tenancies e...

Information Request: student housing applications

(FOI-1445) - Requested: 11 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I wonder if you would be able to help me, and would be most grateful if you could try. I am trying to get hold of a list of sites that fall within your boundary that have been subject to a pre-application discussions for student housing development during the last 3 years. Ideally this l...

Freedom of Information request - School Spend Data For 2017-2018

(FOI-1446) - Requested: 11 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please can you provide me with the 2016/17 school spend on agency supply staff in the borough of Hackney from the data you have available? I would prefer to receive the information in excel spread sheet format, with considerable focus on Primary, Secondary, SEN and Nursery school spend data including E1-E31 in...

ASB reports for 142 Lea Bridge Road, E5 9RB

(FOI-1448) - Requested: 11 September 2018

Please could you provide me with the number of Anti Social Behaviour reports made to the Council for 142 Lea Bridge Road E5 9RB from April 2017 to March 2018 and from April 2018 to date. ...

FOI Request: Children's Harmful Sexual Behaviour

(FOI-1449) - Requested: 09 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear London Borough of Hackney, I am writing to you to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 on the support London Borough of Hackney provides for children or young people who display harmful sexual behaviours. Please find my questions in the form below
I would appreciate if you could fill out the form electronically an...


FOI Request: IT Health Check

(FOI-1450) - Requested: 11 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Please respond to the below freedom of information request questions: 1. During which month do you receive your annual IT Health Check (ITHC)? 2. Other than your ITHC, do you purchase any other Penetration services; if so, during which month? 3. As a local authority, you should use providers of ITHC who are CREST of Tiger Programme accredited; Do y...

FOI Request: Housing and Corporate Property structure

(FOI-1452) - Requested: 11 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, I hope youre well. Im requesting the following information: . Organisation charts relating to the Asset Management, Planned Maintenance, Reactive Maintenance or Surveying teams in your Housing function with job titles from Director down to any Management level . Organisation charts for any team that deal with Health u0026 Safety, Fire, Asbes...

FOI Request: Daily Living Aids

(FOI-1453) - Requested: 11 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir Please can you provide me with the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. -How many
daily living aids
(eg commodes, bedraisers, tables, hoists etc) were issued to patients by the Council (Adult Social Care or similar department) in the last financial year -How many
daily living aids
(eg commodes, bedrai...


FOI Request: NRPF Children

(FOI-1455) - Requested: 11 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam, I am currently undertaking research into the emotional health and wellbeing of undocumented migrant children, and am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from your Childrens Services Directorate: NRPF Support 1. The number of a) families and b) children with No Recourse to ...

Freedom of Information Request - Environmental Enforcement Department

(FOI-1456) - Requested: 12 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear London Borough of Hackney, I am writing to you under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 to request the following from the Environmental Enforcement Department within Hackney council. I would like to know the monthly break down of the number of Fixed Penalty Notice
s (waste related offences e.g. fly tipping) which were issu...


FOI Request: Care Act reforms

(FOI-1457) - Requested: 12 September 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

In July 2013 the Department of Health announced a series of reforms to the system of providing adult social care in England, in what became known as the Care Act reforms. This was backed by a commitment by the Department of Health, Local Government Association and ADASS to work in partnership to ensure smooth delivery of these reforms. (Under the C...

Freedom of Information Request 12/09/18: Retailers

(FOI-1458) - Requested: 12 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible, however, if you require any further information to facilitate this request, please contact me by email. I would like to make a freedom of information reque...

FOI Request: Community Equipment

(FOI-1460) - Requested: 15 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Wirral Council currently provide equipment for the community through the contract we have and are exploring different ideas and opportunities to make efficiencies. The care act clearly states that we cannot charge for equipment less than
1000, but we are exploring the possibility of either charging for equipment over
1000 or...


FOI Request: Business Rates relief

(FOI-1463) - Requested: 12 September 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Business Rates Team, I am aware that all Billing Authorities hold records of businesses that have or have not applied for small business rates relief. We would like would like to obtain a list of businesses who are not receiving small business rates relief. If this information relating to unclaimed small business rates relief is available on t...

FOI Request: HR systems and staff

(FOI-1464) - Requested: 12 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi Sir/Madam, I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act for a departmental structure of the HR and Payroll department within the council. Please can you also advise:
Which HR/Payroll/Recruitment/Finance system(s) you use?
When do these system contracts expire?
Do you have online Performance Management and Ex...


FOI Request: Finmere House

(FOI-1469) - Requested: 14 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sirs, RE: Flat 28, Finmere House, Woodley Down Estate, N4 2TY I am dealing with a review on the suitability of the above temporary accommodation. As part of this review I would be most grateful if you can: 1) Obtain a lift report for the period August 2017 to the present date for Finmere House. 2) Confirm the corresponding dates that the repai...

FOI Request

(FOI-1470) - Requested: 14 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NOT HELD (ALL)

How many paving stones have been replaced by the Council in 2017-18 financial period? ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1473) - Requested: 15 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

How long can you claim discretionary housing payments for ? ...

Private finance commitments for public sector infrastructure projects

(FOI-1492) - Requested: 13 September 2018 NIL RESPONSE, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Hackney Council, We are submitting a Freedom of Information request concerning private finance commitments for public sector infrastructure projects which are in your borough. Please could you respond with: 1.The names of all schools within your borough which (a) were built under a PFI or private finance contract and/or (b) have PF...

FOI Request: Comms and Correspondence about Purim

(FOI-1493) - Requested: 18 September 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Purim was held on Thursday 1st March 2018. In a self-exculpatory email reply to Officers from the organisers dated 28th February 2018 and timed at 22.42 hrs.
i.e. less than ten hours before the start of the festival
they state: "We would like to meet after Purim ... Please give us some dates so we can book something in our diary." I would...


weed killer products used by the counci

(FOI-1494) - Requested: 13 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I hope you"re well. I would like to request some information under the Freedom of Information Act about weed killer products used by the council. I wish to ask the following questions: - Does the council use any garden/environmental products that contain glyphosate? If so, what are they? - Does the council use Roundup or RangerPr...

Bathroom adaptations, kitchen adaptations, any other home adaptations,

(FOI-1495) - Requested: 13 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Commissioner, Under Freedom of Information can you please provide the following information? 1. The total number of bathroom adaptations into accessible shower rooms for 2016/17 and for 2017/18 2. The total cost of these adaptations for 2016/17 and for 2017/18 3. The grand total cost of keeping elderly and disabled i...

NEW LEFT TURN BAN-JNCT MARE ST AND RICHMOND ROAD

(FOI-1499) - Requested: 14 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Could you please let me know the following for the junction Mare Street and Richmond Road: 1. When did the traffic orders for left turn ban came into force? 2. How many days grace period was given before the first enforcement 3. when was the first set of signs showing the left turn ban installed and how many were installed 4. Can y...

unclaimed business rate credit balances

(FOI-1500) - Requested: 14 September 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Business Rates Team, I would like to obtain recent information, from the Council, relating to unclaimed business rate credit balances. Please also indicate when requested information (spreadsheet or website) has been updated. I am aware that all Billing Authorities hold on account sums of money that are due to be returned to ratepay...

Local Welfare Assistance Schemes

(FOI-1501) - Requested: 17 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, I submit the following request for information under the Freedom of Information legislation to your local authority concerning access to Local Welfare Assistance Schemes. If you require any clarifications please contact me on Full Request Dear Sir/Madam, I submit the following request for information under...

malicious allegations against teachers

(FOI-1503) - Requested: 18 September 2018

Area Designated Officer (LADO) in each of the past three financial years and how many of those cases, on a yearly basis, were found to be either: 1. Proven 2. Unfounded 3. Malicious If I can assist in any way to help you in dealing with my request please do not hesitate to contact me. Yours faithfully, ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1506) - Requested: 18 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI Officer, Regarding your usage of interpretation services, I would like to make the following requests under the Freedom of Information Act: 1) From 1st January 2017
31st December 2017 how much did your Trust spend of interpreting services? 2) Do you service interpreting requirements in-house or do you outsource to a third party compan...


FOI Request

(FOI-1508) - Requested: 19 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

why do residents parking permits costs keep rising, what justifys these pay increases, it started off for me at around
38 then jumped to
57 and now has jumped to the costs of
67 for 6 months, i would like to know where the money is being allocated to, because i do not see any improvements to justify these fees. also why have you dropped...


FOI Request

(FOI-1511) - Requested: 19 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Re : Lansdowne Drive u0026 Westgate Street School Street This school street and bus gate was made operational and came into force on the 6th June 2018. 1 Can you please confirm how many motorised vehicles contravened the Lansdowne Drive bus gate notice and how many penalty charge notices have been issued for the month of August 2018. 2 Can you plea...

FOI Request

(FOI-1512) - Requested: 19 September 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Hackney Council FOI Team, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from Hackney Council, Home Ownership Team/Property Team 1. What communal gardens/spaces has been given to tenants for sole use after their tenancy as commenced as their private garden or space since 1988 until ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1513) - Requested: 19 September 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

How much money has been paid to Hackney Council as a share from commercial events at Finsbury Park year 2017 and for the year 2018 to date? I am very much interested in revue received from Wireless Festival and all other events that take place in the park that Hackney receive dividends from. ...

Freedom of Information request - No Left Turn from Nuttall St. into Hoxton St.

(FOI-1517) - Requested: 20 September 2018

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Could you please provide answers to the following questions: 1. On what date was the original signage for a No Left Turn installed at the junction of Nuttall St, and Hoxton St. 2. On what date did enforcement of this prohibited turn commence? 3. On what date was the secondary signage for a No Left Turn inst...

School entry Screening

(FOI-1518) - Requested: 18 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom this may concern, My name is . I am writing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. For the reply please write to 1. Please confirm which of the following Service"s Public Health in your Authority currently commissions o School entry vision screening o School entry hearing scree...

Parking fines - 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018.

(FOI-1536) - Requested: 21 September 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Hello I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from: London Borough of Hackney Council Could you please provide me with the number of parking fines given out by the council from the 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018. Please provide the information in the form: &ldquo...

FOI Request

(FOI-1539) - Requested: 24 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello my name us ****** and I am carrying out a research project for my Geography A-Level Assessment on the environmental benefits of Shoreditch. I was wondering if you were able to release some information on your environment or past surveys you have carried out in the Shoreditch area. I would like to compare the traffic, environment and other cou...

FOI Request

(FOI-1545) - Requested: 24 September 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

I am requesting addresses of your leaseholders living in the regeneration area of Hackney. ...

Business rates

(FOI-1519) - Requested: 18 September 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Please provide me with copies of the following: =C2=B7 Full and up to date list of companies/businesses/charities that have become responsible for business rates between 1st-15th Sept 18 Please include their full business name, address, date of responsibility and property type...

Homecare providers

(FOI-1520) - Requested: 18 September 2018

Good afternoon, Please could you answer the following FOI requests? a)Does your council currently make it a contractual condition that your externally commissioned homecare providers must pay their homecare workers for their travel time? b)Please list the steps that your council has taken to ensure that your externally commission...

Isolation Booth

(FOI-1521) - Requested: 18 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Officer Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please can you provide me with: The number of schools within the authority which use isolation or consequence booths (also sometimes known as 'matrix room' booths). Please send me the data requested in the form of an Excel spreadsheet or as a csv file. If you ar...

Food premises registrations

(FOI-1522) - Requested: 19 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Sirs In compiling a list of food premises registrations within my region there was a mixture of responses with some units not being registered, others being registered as a central caterer, and others where each mess was listed separately. I have therefore been given the task of discovering exactly what food premises are registered ...

Children & Young People Services

(FOI-1523) - Requested: 19 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To: Freedom of Information Officers in England, Scotland, Wales and the Education Authority Northern Ireland Dear Freedom of Information Officer, Freedom of Information Request I am writing to make a formal request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, (Scotland) 2002 and Northern Ireland (2014). Please could you provide ...

Employee - figures for calendar year 2017

(FOI-1524) - Requested: 20 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Local Authority Please give the following figures for calendar year 2017 broken down by division and if possible for the year 2016 also. How many individuals were employed on any type of staff contract? How many of those individuals fall into each of the following categories:- i) female, ii) BME, iii) disabled iv) part time wor...

FOI- CPZ Proposed Zone T

(FOI-1525) - Requested: 20 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Sirs, Please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. If providing any of the items below would exceed the time limit, then that particular item should be treated as if it had not been requested in the first place. 1. How much of the projected income that will be generated from the parking ...

Safety audit of Cow Bridge at Hackney Marsh

(FOI-1530) - Requested: 20 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Information Officer I would like to request the following information: All documents relating to the stage 1, 2 and 3 safety audit of Cow Bridge at Hackney Marsh undertaken this summer by JB Road Safety Consulting. Details of actions that have been completed in response to the audit. Regards ...

Potholes

(FOI-1532) - Requested: 20 September 2018 NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act can you provide me with the following information: 1)The number of potholes reported to the council 2) The number of potholes repaired 3) Amount of money spent on pothole repairs (£) 4) Amount of money spent on pothole related compensation (£) 5) The bigge...

FOI Request

(FOI-1533) - Requested: 21 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would be grateful if you could offer some information that the authority may have available regarding current exempt accommodation statistics in the local authority. The request refers to exempt accommodation as defined in subparagraph (10) of paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 to the Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit (Consequential ...

Prince Edward Pub E9 5AB ***** *****

(FOI-1534) - Requested: 21 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NOT HELD (ALL)

Good morning My name is Audrey Bruce. Under the Freedon Of Information Act I am requesting a copy of all information that you hold for the above premises. I await your response. ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1547) - Requested: 24 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL)

In the s106 Agreement associated with planning permission 2012/3871 the sum of
465,000 was paid for
;cycling, Walking, Pedestrian Environment and Sustainable Transport Contribution
. This contribution was a pre-commencement requirement. Please provide details of how this money has been spent to date in the
Immediate Vicinity
as s...


Older People Care

(FOI-1550) - Requested: 21 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Older People’s Care Survey 2018 – Freedom of Information Request Thank you for your time completing this survey. We will use the data you provide to calculate average social care costs for older people across the country, and to find out about gaps in provision. These findings will be detailed in the Older People"s Care Surve...

FOI Request

(FOI-1578) - Requested: 27 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would be very grateful if you could confirm the total number of residents parking permits that are registered with the borough of Hackney. Thanks ...

specialist services for children who stammer

(FOI-1659) - Requested: 08 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Local Authority, We are conducting research into the provision of specialist services for children who stammer in each local authority across the UK as part of our charity’s commitment to improving access to effective intervention. Therefore, I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act regarding the clinical pr...

FOI Request: Deaths reported from food poisoning

(FOI-1688) - Requested: 08 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Hi, Please can you tell me how many incidents the local coroner has reported to the council of death by misadventure, specifically as a result of a food allergy. For each incident, please can you tell me the date the incident was reported to the council and the company where the food was purchased from that caused the death. Thank you, ...

Freedom of Information request - Parking systems enquiry

(FOI-1553) - Requested: 25 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, 1. What software do you use for Parking Enforcement (PCN issue and processing) and when does the current contract end? 2. What system do you use for cashless (pay by phone) parking and when does the current contract end? 3. What software do you use for Fixed Penalty Notice enforcement ( FPN issue and processing) a...

FOI Request

(FOI-1557) - Requested: 25 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Could you please tell me how many Blue Badge Parking permits were refused in the last 12 Months and how many of those refused choose to take the matter before the Magistrate court ...

Freedom of Information request - Schools Block to High Needs Block Transfers

(FOI-1558) - Requested: 25 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I would like to know the total Schools Block for schools in Hackney, the total High Needs Block and the amount of money transferred from the Schools Block to the High Needs Block or vice versa for 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19. Yours faithfully, ...

FOI Request: Vacate periods

(FOI-1561) - Requested: 21 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Further to the data provided in FOI1407, please can we provide the vacate periods for each of the properties mentioned. See below for request: To whom it may concern, Thank you for confirming the above, would it be possible you are more specific, please provide me with the vacate periods so I"ll know when it was occupied, (only write untenanted per...

FOI Request

(FOI-1563) - Requested: 25 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear Council, Please could I request a copy of the HMO LICENSED register including the following information: Property address License holder License holders address Managing agent Managing agents address Max permitted occupancy License granted date. Thank you for your help Yours faithfully ...

Re: Feedback Ref:FOI18-0404-07465

(FOI-1564) - Requested: 26 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I had previously made a request on the information provided below on the 29/03/18. The deadline provided by the council was the 30/04/18 but did not receive it. I would like to submit the request again. Please can you provide me with the following information under the Freedom Of Information Act :- a) addresses...

FOI Request: D2 Council Property

(FOI-1582) - Requested: 24 September 2018

Would it be straightforward for you to send me a list of the council owned land and property which has a D2 planning class? If possible, it would be great if this information could include what it is currently being used for or who it is being leased out to. Only 1 of those is necessary - whichever is easiest. Many thanks, ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1586) - Requested: 28 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please provide a description of the decision criteria to provide a package of personal care and the limits to this, including the maximum number of hours and number of care workers that can be made available to meet personal care needs, assuming that exceeding needs would qualify for a continuing care package. ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1588) - Requested: 29 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Hi I would like to know the following details for Buxhall Crescent, Hackney Wick, E9 5JZ: -Number of ASB Reports report in Buxhall Crescent in the past 12 months -Number of ASB/Noise Reports made between flats 88-97 (or the block consisting of flat 93) in the past 12 months. Thanks, ...

Freedom of information request

(FOI-1589) - Requested: 29 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sirs, Under the Freedom of Information Act, can you please provide the information requested within the attached document. Yours sincerely ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1566) - Requested: 26 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am conducting a research on SEMH Education in London and the South East. I would like to find out the need, space availability, funding, the commissioning process etc. I would like to request for the following information from your local authority under the Freedom of Information act. Your support will be greatly appreciated. How much SEMH places...

Spent annually on food standard sampling

(FOI-1569) - Requested: 24 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act from the Council. QUESTION 1 1) Can you please provide the amount of money your authority spent annually on food standard sampling between 2010 and 2018? QUESTION 2 2) How many food standard samples did your authority take...

Cypriot as ethnic group

(FOI-1571) - Requested: 25 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

To whom it may concern, Thank you for your response. It gives a comprehensive account of the reasoning behind the need to understand the detailed characteristics of Hackney"s population, however the initial question posed is not addressed. Why and how was there was a need created through the council"s internal processes to invent a new e...

Highways Maintenance Policy

(FOI-1573) - Requested: 25 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI team, Please send an electronic copy or link to a published source of your authority"s most recent highways maintenance inspection policy which covers, for all road, footway and cycleway hierarchies: - inspection regimes; - intervention thresholds and associated response times to rectify defects; - winter maintenance ...

Disabled Parking

(FOI-1574) - Requested: 26 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Please can I request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: 1) The number of disabled parking spaces available in your council area 2) The number of fines issued to drivers for parking in a disabled parking space without displaying a valid blue badge, broken down by m...

Unclaimed business rate credit balances

(FOI-1575) - Requested: 26 September 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Could you please reply to me with the following report attached: - Unclaimed business rate credit balances. We are cognizant of the fact that Billing Authorities hold on account sums of money that are due to be returned to ratepayers and for a variety of reasons have not been repaid. I therefore request a breakdown of credit balances accrued since ...

Takeaways or food shops - low or zero food rating

(FOI-1576) - Requested: 25 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom Of Information Act, please could you tell me how many restaurants, takeaways or food shops in your local authority have had a low or zero food rating due to a cockroach infestation over the past 12 months? Yours sincerely, ...

Freedom of Information request - Money spent on flood defences across Hackney Borough

(FOI-1594) - Requested: 01 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I would like to know how much has been spent on flood defences over the last 5 years. In addition, I would also like to find out how much the council has spent repairing flood damages. Yours faithfully, ...

FOI Request: Deceased persons blue badges

(FOI-1597) - Requested: 27 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, Under the Freedom of Information Act please could you provide me with the following information for your area: For 2017 The number of blue disabled badges that were discovered to be in use despite the holder being deceased The total amount (in pounds) of pension payments made to people that were subsequently discovered to be...

FOI Request: Armed forces housing applicants

(FOI-1598) - Requested: 27 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi, Please can you tell me
how many armed forces applicants are currently on the waiting list for council housing
how long each armed forces applicant has been on the council house waiting list
if the council prioritises armed forces applicants for council housing If the council doesn"t have a waiting list, please can you tell me how...


FOI Request: Care Home placements

(FOI-1599) - Requested: 28 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please tell me: 1. Please tell me the total number of care home placements for individuals aged 65+ organised by the local authority in the financial years of: 2015/2016: 2016/2017: 2017/2018: 2. Please tell me the total number of care home placements that include a third party top ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1601) - Requested: 03 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Dear FOI Team, I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to the contracts below.
Electrical Maintenance
HVAC Maintenance
Security Systems Maintenance
Fire Prevention Systems and Maintenance
Portable Appliance Testing and Fixed Wire Testing
Cleaning Servic...


On-line Representation for QZ02437328

(FOI-1658) - Requested: 08 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam On-line Representation for QZ02437328 I wish to make a representation about the above PCN on the following grounds:- I wish to challenge my PCN for another reason THE SIGNAGE IS FAR TO CLOSE TO THE ACTUAL CORNER TO TURN CORNER WHILE WATCHING OUT FOR PEDESTRIANS...IT SHOULD GIVE MORE NOTICE FURTHER BACK IT DANGEROUS ALSO TO H...

FOI Request: Woodberry Down documentation

(FOI-1603) - Requested: 03 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

All information relates to Woodberry Down estate: Copies of Woodberry Down 2002 Housing Needs Survey and any subsequent ones. Copy of Woodberry Down and Stamford Hill SRB evaluation Woodberry Down regeneration: Numbers of leaseholders bought out in phases 1, 2, and ahead of phase Numbers of leaseholders who chose shared equity Any other options cho...

Freedom of Information request - Empty Commercial Properties

(FOI-1604) - Requested: 03 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I am writing to request for the following information under the Freedom Of Information Act 2000:- (a) addresses of empty Commercial properties that are within your area (b) if possible, the owner(s) of those properties referred to in (a) (c) if possible, type of use (eg. office, shop, storage facility, nurs...

FOI Request

(FOI-1605) - Requested: 03 October 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Good day, I hope you are well. I am submitting a Freedom Of Information request as detailed below. My name is Tanya Jones and my address is 26 Longmead Road, Salford, M6 7GL, however, I am happy for the information to be returned to me by email tanya@marcorichards.co.uk Please can you supply information relating to the following: - I"m...

FOI Request

(FOI-1607) - Requested: 04 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Is the premises at 99-101 Kingsland Road, London, E2 8DP has a licence to trade as a hotel apartment? ...

FOI Request: Primary School Staff

(FOI-1608) - Requested: 30 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Could you please provide the following information? 1. What is the role of an executive principal and executive head in the Primary Advantage Federation? 2. What is the annual salary Sian Davies is paid by the Hackney Learning Trust for her role as Executive Principal of Primary Advantage Federation ? 3. Could you provide a staff list at the Hackne...

FOI Request

(FOI-1609) - Requested: 04 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi, I would like to know the licensee"s name on the Duke of Wellington Pub, N1 4BL. And if any applications have been submitted for variations to it"s licence under the Licencing Act 2003. Thanks, ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1611) - Requested: 04 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

You assert that in your consultation regarding additional licensing for qualifying residential properties that you wrote to all residents and landlords for properties throughout the borough which you believed were rented. Please send me copies of letters sent to the residents and landlords of Nos 1 and 2 anchor mews,n1 4bp Flat1 37 balls pond road,...

FOI Request

(FOI-1612) - Requested: 04 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Oldhill Street, London N16 - Traffic Restrictions. There are two sets of traffic restrictions in Oldhill St:- 1. No entry northwards along Oldhill St at the junction of Stamford Grove 2. Time restricted entry travelling southwards to Oldhill St from Clapton Common (A107). In respect of EACH OF THE ABOVE please confirm:- (i) the date each of the abo...

FOI Request: Pupil Referral Units

(FOI-1616) - Requested: 01 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear FOI officer, I"m emailing regarding an FOI request for which I believe you"ll have the data available. Please provide me with: A) The total number of students in pupil referral units B) The number of students in pupil referral units whose first language is not English C) The number of students in pupil referral units who are of an ethnic minor...

FOI Request: Public Toilets

(FOI-1618) - Requested: 01 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney freedom of information team I am writing on behalf of Dr Onkar Sahota AM, to make a Freedom of Information request of borough regarding public toilets. Please will you provide the following information: 1. How many public toilets are open in your borough in 2018 (to date), indicating how many are disability accessible, and the equivale...

FOI Request: Numbers of schoolteachers

(FOI-1619) - Requested: 02 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear LEA, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information. Please tell me: 1. How many full-time primary and secondary school teachers were employed in your LEA in 2015/16. 2016/17, and 2017/18. 2. How many full-time primary and secondary school teachers are projected to be employed in your LEA in ...

FOI Request: Business Rates

(FOI-1620) - Requested: 02 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

To whom it may concern Re: Information request under the Freedom of information act 2000 I am writing to request information related to new liabilities for business rates I would like a full up to date list of businesses that have become newly liable for business rates between the 15/09/2018-30/09/2018 Please include the business name, full address...

FOI Request: Rateable value forecasts

(FOI-1621) - Requested: 02 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam Local Authorities under the provision of the Localism Act 2013 need to produce forecasts of rate able values losses and potential gains in new RV. These forecasts are contained in NNDR 1 and 3 returns to MHCLG. In this connection we would request the following information:- 1. Do you currently have a consultant instructed on behal...

FOI Request: EMNSA admissions

(FOI-1622) - Requested: 02 October 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear information officer I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act about applications to schools, made under the exceptional medical or social needs admission (EMSNA) rule. Can you please tell me: -How many applications did you have for entry to schools this academic year (2018/19), which requested special considerati...

FOI Request: Council housing bids

(FOI-1623) - Requested: 02 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Freedom of information request Thank you for supplying the information initially requested. Please could I also ask the following: As of today (02/10/18) how many applicants are ahead of me in A) urgent band and B) emergency band? Specifically those that can bid on 4/5 bedroomed properties. You stated that as of 31 March 2018, Hackney Council held ...

FOI Request: Unclaimed NNDR credits

(FOI-1624) - Requested: 03 October 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam Request for Information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 This is a request for information, filed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We wish to obtain information, from the Council, relating to unclaimed credits for non-domestic ratepayers. We are aware that all Billing Authorities hold on account sums of money that ...

FOI Request: Pedestrian zone

(FOI-1625) - Requested: 14 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

I request that under the freedom of information act, you provide me with the following. 1. I would like a full site plan showing all signs in cluding the sign number 618.4 - End of zone, and all advance warning signs and road markings 2. Proof of authorisation/ compliance of the signs from DFT/TFL ...

FOI Request: Business Rates

(FOI-1627) - Requested: 03 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Dear council officer, Please could you provide me with some information relating to all business rates properties in the form of an excel spreadsheet to include the following details in respect of the 2018/19 financial year:-
Ratepayer Name
Property Address
2017 RV
Correspondence Address
Type of relief (if any), including S...


FOI Request: PSPOs for begging

(FOI-1628) - Requested: 03 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Please provide the following information; 1. Since October 2014 has the council introduced a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) which prohibits begging? If so, please specify the number of PSPOs and the date they were implemented. 2. If PSPOs have been introduced by the council since October 2014 how many fixed penalty notices (F...

FOI Request: CCTV Contract

(FOI-1630) - Requested: 03 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Freedom of Information Officer I have been provided with your email to submit a request for information. The information I require is to do with the organisation
s CCTV maintenance and support contract. Please can you send me the information stated below: 1. Supplier of the contract for CCTV maintenance and support 2. How much the Council spend ...


Freedom of Information request - Temporary accommodation

(FOI-1644) - Requested: 05 October 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please provide information separately for year 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 of the numbers of those that Hackney Council have had to provide temporary accommodation out of legal duty to the homeless individual. With each case, please provide the information as to whether the individual is still in this temporary accomm...

FOI Request

(FOI-1647) - Requested: 05 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Re housing act 2004 section 56(3)a Before you introduced additional licensing you were required to consult as per this section of the housing act . Please provide details of all the consultations made . Also please provide details of all the reasons for introducing a standard far higher than the national one. In addition,you have advised that there...

school crossing patrol officers

(FOI-1649) - Requested: 05 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi, May I have your help please? I am requesting the following information broken down by financial year since 2013/14 up to and including 2018/19 under the Freedom of Information Act 2000: 1)The total number of school crossing patrol officers (or lollipop people) employed by the council 2)The total budget spent on school crossing suppo...

FOI Request

(FOI-1650) - Requested: 08 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

I would like to see the Council"s Employee Engagement data. This would be in the format of the most recent employe eengagement survey results - report and raw data. Kind regards ...

FOI Request: NRPF

(FOI-1631) - Requested: 03 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, Can you please provide information on: 1. How many residents with NRPF were offered financial assistance by the local authority in each of the following financial years? 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2. How much money in total was provided in financial support to residents with NRPF during each of the above...

FOI Request: New Business Rates Accounts

(FOI-1632) - Requested: 03 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Business Rates Team, I am aware that all Billing Authorities hold records of businesses that have created a new account. We would like to obtain a list of businesses who are paying business rates who have created a new account within the last 12 months. If this information is available on the website then please also indicate when the requeste...

FOI Request: Staff list for social care

(FOI-1633) - Requested: 04 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, 1) Please provide an up-to-date list of staff responsible for commissioning, funding and contract managing adults and childrens services in the following service user groups: a) Mental health b) Learning disability c) Physical disability d) Looked after children (LAC) e) Special educational needs (SEN) f) Elderly
nursing, resid...


FOI Request: Winter road gritting

(FOI-1634) - Requested: 04 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi, May I have your help please? I am requesting the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000: 1. What was the councils total budget for its precautionary winter road gritting and salting service in the financial years of 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19? 2. The total number (including both primary and secondary) o...

FOI Request: Public toilets

(FOI-1635) - Requested: 04 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please would you provide me with a digital copy of the following information relating to public toilets in your area: Area Address Postcode Co-ordinates (if possible) Type of toilet (WC, Baby Changing, Accessible, Changing Places) Level access Y/N Attended Y/N RADAR Key required Y/N Baby Changing Available Y/N Free to use Y/N Payment Required Y/N 2...

FOI Request: NRPF

(FOI-1636) - Requested: 04 October 2018 NIL RESPONSE, NOT HELD (ALL)

Follow up to: FOI18-0416-12493 Thank you. Apologies, one final question I forgot to include - for these same 3 years, ( i) 2015 ii) 2016 iii) 2017.)how many families with children with no recourse to public funds were housed in Bu0026Bs for more than 6 weeks? Best, ...

FOI Request: Supported Living for adults with LD

(FOI-1637) - Requested: 05 October 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like to request the following information regarding supported living services for adults with learning disabilities (LD) Please provide answers on the attached and accompanying spreadsheet. 1. Please provide the total number of individuals aged 18-65 with learning disabilities fu...

FOI Request: C2 and C2a Planning Proposals

(FOI-1639) - Requested: 04 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sirs / Madam I write to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from your planning department. The request relates to planning applications submitted to you under "class C2" (Residential Institutions) and "class C2a" (Secure Residential Institutions) within the following periods: a) 1st Jan 2018 - to ...

the fostering service provision of your Local Authority:

(FOI-1651) - Requested: 05 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Freedom of Information Officer I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act (2000) in relation to the fostering service provision of your Local Authority: Foster Carer Statistics The number of currently approved foster carers; The number of foster carers approved during 2015, 20...

licensed Scrap Metal Dealers enforcement

(FOI-1652) - Requested: 05 October 2018

Please could you address the following questions: 1. How many visits have your Local Authority Officers made to licensed Scrap Metal Dealers in order to enforce the provisions of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013? Please break down by periods: Dec 2016 – Nov 2017 Dec 2017 – Date 2. ...

parking system in the year 2017 for the London Borough of Hackney ***** *****

(FOI-1654) - Requested: 05 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please also provide the exact details of the service/s provided for any invoices paid to COBALT TELEPHONE TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED since the service went live. Can the Council please confirm the following: 1 - Merchant Fees - for each transaction processed by Ringo which party pays the applicable Merchant Fees - is it the Council or the suppli...

Council Contact Details Request

(FOI-1662) - Requested: 08 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Can you send me the name of every employee in your local authority. There name, department they work, their job title, their email address, the telephone number of every employee required. ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1663) - Requested: 08 October 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

- Please provide all council correspondence with and relating to private data analytics company "Xantura" for the past three years. If this would take too long/be too expensive, please provide for the past two years. If a period of two years would take too long or be too expensive, please provide for the past year. - Please provide all council corr...

FOI Request

(FOI-1666) - Requested: 08 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART)

- Please provide the specific datasets used in Hackney Council"s predictive analytics model for the Children"s Safeguarding Profiling System. Please note - we are not requesting any algorithmic or operationally-sensitive information relating to the software, but the datasets used by Hackney Council e.g. economic background, place of education, etc....

FOI Request

(FOI-1670) - Requested: 08 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

What is considered suitable accommodation for a mother and baby ? ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1671) - Requested: 08 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

What is the contact detail for the head of hackney council including phone number and Email. ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1672) - Requested: 08 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NIL RESPONSE

Hello Please could you tell me how many commercial properties are being used by Hackney council as temporary accommodation Moreover, please could I have the address of all buildings ...

Freedom of Information request - Supply and Support Cover Spend

(FOI-1674) - Requested: 09 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I am interested in the amounts paid by each school in Kent to third parties in relation to supply teacher & support staff cover. My hope is to receive an electronic breakdown of amounts paid through the department"s purchase ledger by school. Notes: 1. The information I require for each school is: School Name; 2....

FOI Request

(FOI-1675) - Requested: 09 October 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, Please accept this email as a formal request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Can you provide the following information for Housing contracts and any corporate contracts. If the work streams are combined in a larger contract, please detail these in the response. Individual heating/Gas repairs and maintenance Communal heati...

FOI Request

(FOI-1677) - Requested: 09 October 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

I would like to know: Since the introduction and implementation in Hackney of care charges for non-residential care services: - How many people have declined care and support services following the results of their financial assessment? - What percentage of people who are financially assessed decline services on being notified of the charge they ar...

FOI Request

(FOI-1678) - Requested: 09 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi there, I would like to know a) How expensive it is to run each of your school streets (how do you run them: bollard or sign and enforcement?) b) How much money you have made through enforcing fines on school streets? c) Do you think over a longer time of period the cost and income will break even? Thanks ...

FOI Request: SEND/ SENDIST casework

(FOI-1691) - Requested: 09 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear FOI team, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act. I require the following information for the periods: 1st Sept to 31st August 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18. 1. Your LEAs total budget for SEND provisions 2. The amount spent by your LEA on SENDIST casework. This should include any money spent preparing for, or during S...

FOI Request: Fostering

(FOI-1692) - Requested: 10 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Freedom of Information Officer, I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act (2000) in relation to the fostering service provision of your Local Authority: Foster Carer Payments 1. When did foster carers last receive an increase to their fostering allowances? (show as month/year) 2. A breakdown of fees...

FOI Request: SEND tribunals costs

(FOI-1694) - Requested: 10 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Freedom of Information Request - Local Education Authority Costs Special Educational Needs Tribunals The current designated Freedom of Information Officer 10th October 2018 Dear the current designated Freedom of Information Officer I am writing to make a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide me with copie...

FOI Request: Fraudulent Business Rate claims

(FOI-1695) - Requested: 09 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam Under the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, could you please provide me with the following information relating to business rates in your area. Please note that our request is not relation to credit amounts or ratepayer details and we are NOT requesting details regarding specific accounts, addresses or ratepayers / individuals. 1) ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1699) - Requested: 11 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL)

Please outline the measures you have in place to stop parking visitor vouchers being illegally sold on by the initial purchaser to others. ...

Education Management Systems

(FOI-50) - Requested: 16 May 2018

Hi, 1. Who is the Director of Education at the Council? 2. How many staff are employed to support the education management system in the Council? 3. Names and job title of the system owner 4. How much does the Council pay annually in support and maintenance for the education management system? Where there is more than one system, pleas...

Business Rates Account

(FOI-1703) - Requested: 10 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Freedom of Information Officer, Please consider this request regarding Business Rates Accounts in line with the ‘Freedom of Information Act 2000’. Please could you provide the information below for every open/live account within your charging authority, preferably on an emailed Excel spreadsheet, along with th...

FOI Request

(FOI-1704) - Requested: 12 October 2018

Can you please provide me with the following information regarding Council Tax for the years 2016/17, 2017/2018 and the current year: 1. How many separate Council Tax bills were issued, 2. What are the various discounts (name of discount and the percentage discount) on Council Tax bills that can be awarded, e.g. for those on benefits 3. How many un...

FOI Request

(FOI-1705) - Requested: 12 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am writing to request information through the Freedom of Information Act (2000) regarding the Bed u0026 Breakfast population within your local authority. My request covers the following: The total number of households claiming Housing Benefit from a Bed and Breakfast*, and/or other accommodation with board and lodgings, in the following financial...

fly-tipping

(FOI-1757) - Requested: 17 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act can you provide me with the following information: 1) How many incidents of fly-tipping were reported to the council in: a) the year 2015/2016? b) 2016/2017? c) 2017/2018? 2) How much did the council spend on clearing up fly-tipping in the area in: a) 2015/2016? b) 2016/2017?...

Enforcement actions on unauthorised traveller settlements

(FOI-1758) - Requested: 17 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, I wish to make the following request accordant with the Freedom of Information Act. How many enforcement actions have been taken by your local authority on unauthorised traveller settlements in each local authority area in each year since 2008. Thank you in advance for your assistance. Kind...

Cyber Security

(FOI-1707) - Requested: 10 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Data and Information Officer I am currently embarking on a research project around Cyber Security and was hoping you could provide me with some contract information relating to following information: 1. Standard Firewall (Network) - Firewall service protects your corporate Network from unauthorised access and other Internet securit...

Representation PCN QZ02399819

(FOI-1708) - Requested: 11 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I was shocked to find out i was issued with a fine. I never saw ANY advanced warning signs in the local area advising this was going to be something Hackney will be implementing, did you undertake a wider consultation? why were there no WARNING notices sited, how can you justify this when upon investigating you are able to turn in from the opposi...

school year over the past 5 - stopped children going outside because of concerns about air pollution levels

(FOI-1711) - Requested: 11 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Hi, Please can you tell me - on how many days in each school year over the past 5 years schools in your council area have stopped children from going outside because of concerns about air pollution levels. Please list the school and the number of occasions in each year how many schools in your area have installed air pollution monito...

Food Allergy

(FOI-1712) - Requested: 11 October 2018

To Whom it may concern, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Please tell me: How many times have you had complaints after someone has had an allergic reaction to food or drink in a food or drink outlet in your area in: 2017-2018 2016-2017 2015-2016 For each instance please let us know: What ...

J.Slingo - FOI Request

(FOI-1713) - Requested: 12 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Dear Hackney Council, I am writing to request the Food Hygiene Inspection reports for all businesses in your borough that scored 2 or below in their most recent food hygiene inspections. I would also like the most recent reports of all the Starbucks, Costa Coffees and Pret a Mangers in your borough. Please could I have this information in ele...

Freedom of Information Request

(FOI-1714) - Requested: 12 October 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, As you are probably aware, the Dangerous Dogs act 1991 states that an owner has to be a
Fit and Proper person
to have their Pit Bull exempted to them. However, the legislation does not give guidelines of what constitutes a
Fit and Proper person
in practice or in law. As a PhD student at a London University,...


Freedom of Information request - Eviction Policies and Procedures for Vulnerable Occupiers

(FOI-1715) - Requested: 14 October 2018

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I would like to make the following Freedom of Information requests: (1) Please may you disclose any and all documents you have concerning your policies and procedures regarding the eviction of vulnerable residential occupiers (whether such occupiers are vulnerable by reason of mental health, physical health, pers...

Fwd: Japanese knotweed FOI

(FOI-1716) - Requested: 15 October 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide me with copies of the following: I would like you to provide me with a map and any reports showing a presence of a Japanese knotweed in your borough, if you have any other information on the subject, please disclose it. I understand that under the Act I am entitled...

IT software estate currently in place.

(FOI-1717) - Requested: 12 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good morning, As per the FOI Act, I would like to request specific information from your Council (Borough/ District/City) regarding the IT software estate currently in place. The reason for my request, is that we will approach organisations such ! as your own to establish how much we can save you from your IT budget, through our complia...

authority spends on supporting pupils with special education needs and disability (SEND)

(FOI-1718) - Requested: 12 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, I would like to make a Freedom of Information request regarding how much your authority spends on supporting pupils with special education needs and disability (SEND). I would like to know: The total number of SEND pupils in your authority in 2012/13 and 2017/18 Your authority’s total SEND ...

Hackney Council's publicly accessible a) parks, b) village greens, c) community gardens, d) woodland, e) allotments, f) nature reserves

(FOI-1719) - Requested: 12 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act can you provide me with the following information: 1. What is the total number of publicly accessible a) parks, b) village greens, c) community gardens, d) woodland, e) allotments, f) nature reserves currently in your local authority area, and what was the figure in 2009/10? ...

Public rescue equipment

(FOI-1720) - Requested: 12 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL)

Hello London Borough of Hackney, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from London Borough of Hackney. How many items of public rescue equipment (ie Lifebuoys, Lifebelts, Throw Lines or similar) does London Borough of Hackney maintain at inland or coastal water sites. Exc...

Number of children known to you as being electively home educated

(FOI-1722) - Requested: 12 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Information Officer, I am making this request under the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA). Please feel free to pass on this email to whomever is best placed to meet this request. If any clarification of this request is required please do not hesitate to contact me using the details below to discuss, rather than waiting until th...

Improvement Notices, Prohibition Notices and Rent Repayment Orders

(FOI-1723) - Requested: 15 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Dear FOI Team This is a question for your HMO/ Environmental Health/ Private Sector Housing/ Enforcement Teams. Please email me all the improvement notices and prohibition orders you have served in the last 3 years. Please include the names, addresses and order notice details. For the notices not adhered to, email me the follow up actio...

HMO Planning Permissions

(FOI-1724) - Requested: 15 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear FOI Please email me the details of the last 10 Planning applications where you have approved applications for HMO (house of multiple occupation) use. This includes 3+ person HMOs and Sui Generis use. Thank you. Best Regards Seraphina Breckenridge ...

Freedom of Information request - Regulation 36 Council Tax Administration & Enforcement Act

(FOI-1727) - Requested: 16 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please can you provide the following information: Do you request information under regulation 36 of the Council Tax Administration & Enforcement Act? Please provide a breakdown for the council tax year 2016/17 of the following (if available): - Number of requests for information issued pursuant to regulation ...

public health act' or 'welfare' or 'contract' or 'paupers' funerals

(FOI-1733) - Requested: 15 October 2018

FOI REQUEST Please could you kindly send me any information you may hold relating to "public health act" or "welfare" or "contract" or "paupers" funerals having taken place or due to take place, and/or persons who have died with no known next of kin since 1/8/18 to the day of your reply. Please include: 1. full names of deceased pers...

FOI Request: Parking Control Notices

(FOI-1751) - Requested: 14 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Hi. I received your ticket for my alleged offence of failing to comply with a no entry sign. I am surprised this ticket was action ed based on the pictures, as the signs are clearly not clear and compliant at the time of the alleged contravention. The right sign is clearly obscured by the lorry and the left sign is at a left angle. How is an innoce...

FOI Request

(FOI-1752) - Requested: 19 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Could you please send me a copy of the latest food safety report for the Corner (cafe) 121-123 Mare street, E8 3rh Date of inspection: 10 July 2018 ...

Queensbridge primary school - appeals

(FOI-1762) - Requested: 10 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom It may concern, To gather my appeal documents I need Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, I wish to request the following information from Queensbridge primary school are as followed; -A list of all successful and unsuccessful appeals for reception to year 6 to 2011-2018 -I would like to know if the school has admitte...

Domestic Violence

(FOI-1789) - Requested: 23 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good afternoon, Under the Freedom of Information Act, please could you provide the following information via email within 20 working days: 1) How much money has been spent by your council on domestic violence refuge services in each of the last five financial years a. 2013-14 b. 2014-15 c. ...

Schools/colleges parking

(FOI-1791) - Requested: 23 October 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to you regarding the issue of staff car parking charges at schools/colleges in your catchment area. Paid parking for school teachers seems outrageous. The Government should do everything possible to stop this practice as it is a stealth tax on teachers. As Chair of the Education Select Committee, I strongly fee...

FOI request: Short-term lets

(FOI-1728) - Requested: 16 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

To whom it may concern, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I seek access to information about your councils planning permissions for and investigations into short-term let properties. I would like to know for the financial years 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18: 1. The total number of planning applications granted featuring a change of ...

costs paid to care providers and landlords providing Adult Social Care services

(FOI-1730) - Requested: 15 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), NIL RESPONSE

To whom it may concern, Freedom of Information Act Request: I am writing on the 15th of October 2018 to request information regarding costs paid to care providers and landlords providing Adult Social Care services to individuals with learning disabilities/mental health difficulties. Care Providers - supported living 1) Ho...

HR & Payroll systems

(FOI-1731) - Requested: 15 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good Afternoon, I am requesting the following information from your organisation under The Freedom of Information Act. What HR & Payroll systems are you currently utilising? What plans do you have in regards to these systems? (Upgrades, Migrations and Implementations) What was your past spend on maintaining these systems for ...

relating to persons who have been under the care of the Council

(FOI-1732) - Requested: 15 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

FOI REQUEST - note new wording please: Please could you kindly send me any information you may hold relating to persons who have been under the care of the Council under any of the following teams and who have died with - no known next of kin (defined as blood relatives) OR - where you have been unable to engage with or locate any KNOWN ...

Freedom Of Information Request

(FOI-1735) - Requested: 17 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

*To Whom It May ConcernI write to request information under the Freedom of Information act.Id like to know, for each of: - 2008- 2009- 2010- 2011- 2012- 2013- 2014- 2015- 2016- 2017 1. What was the councils income from council tax?2. How much funding from other sources (Central Government, Lottery or similar) did the Council receive specificall...

Disabled Parking

(FOI-1736) - Requested: 15 October 2018 NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir or Madam, Please provide me with the location, in latitude and longitude or other coordinates, and street names of all the disabled parking bays on roads managed by your council, the number of disabled cars which can fit in each bay, and the parking restrictions (if any) that are applied to these parking bays. Please also provide t...

electric charge points

(FOI-1739) - Requested: 16 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI Officer, I hope you are well. I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information; Can you provide for me the following information for the last 3 full calendar years and up to the most recent date available: - A list of electric charge points you have receive...

Compensation to teachers or teaching assistants

(FOI-1740) - Requested: 16 October 2018 NIL RESPONSE, REFUSED (ALL)

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST In the last financial year 2017/2018 please provide me with the number of settlements and the total amount paid as compensation to teachers or teaching assistants for injuries sustained at schools or outside schools. For each incident please provide me with the amount of compensation, costs and a summ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1742) - Requested: 17 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello LB Hackney FOI Team Now that Autumn is here and t he Barbecue Area is once again closed for the year, I wanted to submit a FOI for the following information please: 1: you have already supplied Pollution Monitoring Data from the pollution monitor on Lansdowne Drive for the period 1.5.18 to 30.6.18 for which I thank you. I would now like data ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1744) - Requested: 17 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

How much did your automated FOI system cost? ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1745) - Requested: 17 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

1. What is the total budget amount for Hackney councils comunication department for the financial yeat 2017-18. (Comunications would cover pubications printed and digital, marketing, information/design, media, events etc.) 2. What is the total number of people employed in the comunication teams. ...

Freedom of Information request - Parking FIne Enforcement

(FOI-1746) - Requested: 18 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Borough Council, 1. Please can you confirm how many Parking Fines the Council registered with Traffic Enforcement Centre in: 2016 2017 2018 2. Please confirm how many PCNs were issued to external agents in the last financial year, and provide the split between the various enforcement agents / bailiffs. 3. Please can you confi...

Freedom of Information request - House building outside of the borough

(FOI-1747) - Requested: 18 October 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, 1. Could you please tell me how many houses Hackney Council has built - or is currently building - outside of the Borough and Greater London? 2. Could you also provide details of their location? Yours faithfully, ...

Contact details of the manager/officer responsible within the council for issuing the following licenses

(FOI-1760) - Requested: 18 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sirs, I am wishing to contact the council, but have been unable to find the correct individual to address my letter to. Therefore I am left with no choice other to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please provide me with the name and contact details of the manager/officer responsible within the council f...

Formal complaints/grievances made by a council employee about a council employee

(FOI-2102) - Requested: 05 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

The total number of formal complaints/grievances made by a council employee about a council employee in the 2017-18 financial year where the complaint/grievance included an accusation of the following: Bullying Harassment Sexual misconduct Please provide the total for each category separately and specify whether the complai...

Fly tipping

(FOI-2103) - Requested: 06 December 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Good morning, I would be grateful if you could provide the below information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Number of reports of fly tipping in 2017 and 2018 respectively Number of reports of fridges illegally dumped in 2017 and 2018 respectively Total number of criminal charges made for fly tipping in 2017 and 20...

FOI Request

(FOI-2107) - Requested: 07 December 2018

Main request: I would like you to send me the guidance, process, procedure and policy documents which dictate the council's actions, step-by-step, when access is required to a council tenant's home in order to repair a leak which is causing damage to a leaseholder's home and belongings. If any of the related guidance, process, procedure and policy ...

FOI Request

(FOI-2227) - Requested: 11 December 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I want to find out about the
priority homeless
who are placed into
emergency accommodation
by Hackney council, specifically whether the council receive any complaints about emergenc...


FOI Request

(FOI-2228) - Requested: 11 December 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Good afternoon This is an email request which is being made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please kindly confirm: - How many qualified Social Workers have been recruited internationally for the children and adults services for substantive posts within the past 2 years? - How many of these were EU and how many were non EU recruits? - Wha...

FOI Request

(FOI-2229) - Requested: 11 December 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Good evening, Can you please supply the full Food Standards Agency report on every establishment that was given a food hygiene rating between zero (0) and two (2) in the Hackney area based on inspections between 01/09/2018 and 11/12/2018. Please send correspondence to: ...

community led housing

(FOI-2231) - Requested: 11 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please, can you provide the following information. Please treat this as a Freedom of Information request. The Government has given increased backing to community led housing, a sector made up of organisations like housing co-operatives, cohousing groups, community land trusts, tenant management organisations and self-help housing groups. ...

in-house ecological experts

(FOI-2232) - Requested: 11 December 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

FOI request 111218 Dear FOI team, I am writing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000/Environmental Information Regulations. 1. Would you please tell me how many in-house ecological experts are currently employed by the council either on a full-time or part-time basis? Please can you define "ecological expert" as som...

FOI Request: Teacher retention rates

(FOI-2247) - Requested: 17 December 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Please will you supply me with all information/data you hold with regard to teacher recruitment and retention rates over the last 6 years. Paper and electronic formats are acceptable. Thank you. ...

FOI Request: Contractors at Tiger Way

(FOI-2248) - Requested: 17 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Under the Freedom of Information act please could I request a full list of all the sub-contractors/suppliers that were involved working on the Tiger Way, Hackney - Primary School & 90 Flats under the main contractors McLaren Construction Limited Head Office. These details can be found in the health & safety documents (which is a requirement by l...

FOI Request: Potholes

(FOI-2255) - Requested: 17 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Could you please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: 1. The number of potholes reported within your local authority area broken down by financial year 2016/2017, 2017/2018 and 2018 to date. 2. The minimum depth and width in cm a reported pothole must be in order to be recorded as a pothole by your...

Traffic Survey

(FOI-2282) - Requested: 18 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam, Please provide me with a copy of the results of the traffic surveys which you referred to in your email response to me of 5 April 2017. Kind regards On Wed, Apr 5, 2017 at 8:46 AM Information Management wrote: Thank you for your email of 27th Februar...

formal complaints/grievances

(FOI-1763) - Requested: 18 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please provide the following information by email under the Freedom of Information Act. The total number of formal complaints/grievances made by a council employee about a council employee in each of the financial years 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 (or the calendar years if applicable to recording processes) where the complaint/grievance included a...

All financial arrangements

(FOI-1764) - Requested: 19 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

FOI Officer, I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act for information relating to your Council. Please find below requests for information. Could you please confirm the name, email address and direct telephone number of the individual(s) who work within the area below: · The person u...

FOI Request

(FOI-1767) - Requested: 22 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear FOI Team I would like some information on pram sheds, please
How many pram sheds do you have?
Do you charge customers for renting sheds, if so how much per week?
Do you rent sheds to non-Council residents, if so how much do you charge per week?
Do you have any stock condition data on your sheds, if so please send me this da...


Homeless people provided with transport from local authority under the“reconnection policy

(FOI-1768) - Requested: 19 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NIL RESPONSE

Dear sir/madam, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following: Please details how many homeless people have been given transport to leave the local authority under your “reconnection policy” in the five years. Please provide data in an annualised format (2014,2015,2016,2017,2018 so far)...

business rates from the 1/10/18-15/10/2018

(FOI-1770) - Requested: 19 October 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Good Morning I am writing to request a full list of businesses and charities that have become liable for business rates from the 1/10/18-15/10/2018 under the freedom of information act. Please include the full business name and full address, property type and the liable date. Can you send this back in excel format R...

Request for information

(FOI-1775) - Requested: 22 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Please provide a breakdown of the council tax due in each financial year from tax year 2007/08 to now (i.e. 2018/19) in respect of council tax in each property band for properties in Hackney? I look forward to a prompt response or a response in any event within 20 working days of the request being made. Yours faithfully,...

Freedom of Information Act Request

(FOI-1777) - Requested: 23 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam Please find attached an FOI request with respect to your housing department.. I look forward to receiving your response as soon as possible and in any event within the statutory limit of 20 working days, namely 20 November 2018. Many thanks. ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1778) - Requested: 23 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Dear Hackney Council I am writing to make a request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would greatly appreciate if you could please send me the requested information in relation to the questions specified below. The questions are:
Does the council pay for Facebook advertising?...


Blue Badges Issued

(FOI-1793) - Requested: 24 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: 1.The current number of Blue Badge holders registered in your local authority area 2.The number of Blue Badges issued to drivers in your local authority area (broken down by new applications and re-issued if possible), broken down b...

Freedom of Information request - Council assets (revised)

(FOI-1795) - Requested: 25 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I am emailing to request the following information from the council under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. This is a revised request following a previous rejection. Note: This request does not relate to social housing stock 1) A list of building, land and heritage assets disposed of (i.e. the council no lo...

Tower blocks identified under the MHCLG Building Safety

(FOI-1802) - Requested: 25 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), NIL RESPONSE

Please provide, under the FOI act and via email: The number of tower blocks in your local authority area which have been identified under the MHCLG Building Safety Programme as including ACM cladding (private, social or public sector). (Your local authority is listed in official statistics as containing some such towers, so this will not...

FOI Request

(FOI-1834) - Requested: 31 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NEITHER CONFIRMED NOR DENIED

Request: I would like to create a map like this one which was produced from data provided by Scottish local authorities http://marcellison.com/bbc/needles/. So I would like for 2015, 2016, 2017 and all data to date in 2018 a list of where, when and how many discarded needles or syringes were reported to the council, or otherwise noted in your recor...

Freedom of information Act: Street Begging; Hackney Council

(FOI-1835) - Requested: 31 October 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Hi I wish to submit a request under the Freedom Of Information Act in regards to the following: 1. If any Enforcement Officer acting on behalf of the Council witnesses a person begging in a Public place, is the Enforcement Officer allowed to issue a Fixed Penalty Notice / Penalty Charge Notice
xxx for the act of requesting or receiving mo...


Council spent supporting local foodbanks

(FOI-1852) - Requested: 01 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act, how much has the Council spent supporting local foodbanks to diversify the help they are able to give specifically in relation to Universal Credit. Yours faithfully, ...

Exceptional Cases Panel ***** *****

(FOI-1853) - Requested: 01 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sirs, This is a follow up to FOI 001540 - Exceptional Cases Panel Please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act; 1) What is the full name and position of the person who is tasked withoversight and responsibility for effective function of the Exceptional Cases Panel. 2) Who appoints members to ...

Children's Fun Fair

(FOI-1854) - Requested: 01 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NIL RESPONSE

Dear Sir 31 October 2018 I put in a request to operate a Children"s Fun Fair for one day on the 7th July this year, and I was told that a previous operator had done something wrong and no fairs were allowed because of his or her action. I am a well known London Showman, I have operated in nearly every London B...

FOI Request

(FOI-1867) - Requested: 06 November 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

I read with interest the recent Brexit statement issued by Hackney Council https://hackney.gov.uk/brexit As there are over 41,000 EU27 nationals in the Borough and as many are eligible to take part in local elections, I hereby request to know the number of elected councillors who are from the EU, either in the current council following this year

FOI request: Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976

(FOI-1779) - Requested: 23 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the information stated below. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request. All questions relate to the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976. 1. In the most recent ten-year period, a) How many applications for licences ...

Parking Services' aged debt

(FOI-1782) - Requested: 22 October 2018

We are currently having problems with cut and pasting. I have alerted the supplier to fix this ASAP. Therefore please the attached for processing ...

Pupil Premium funding spend

(FOI-1784) - Requested: 22 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Colleagues We are unable to paste the request into Infreemation at the moment . Please refer to the attached for the initial request. Regards Information Management Team ...

Housing Offers outside of London

(FOI-1785) - Requested: 22 October 2018

Hello, I am making the following request under the Freedom of Information Act. I would like to know how many times your council has offered households accommodation in either Stoke-on-Trent or Staffordshire (please give separate answers for each) in each of the last three years. I would also like to know how many times thes...

New Build Dwellings

(FOI-1786) - Requested: 22 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sir or Madam, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from your…….. I would like to know the below numbers for: The Number of New Build Dwellings completed The Number of Planning Permission granted for New Build Dwellings Proportion of hou...

Schools Safety

(FOI-1787) - Requested: 22 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

To whom it may concern, I am submitting a request under the Freedom of Information Act. My questions are: 1) How many primary schools in the local authority have knife arches or metal detector installed? - Please specify which 2)How many secondary schools in the local authority have knife arches or metal detector installed? - Pleas...

Children - Delivery and outcomes of Return Home Interviews

(FOI-1803) - Requested: 25 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

ECRC Freedom of Information request October 2018 Delivery and outcomes of Return Home Interviews Delivery: Are Return Home Interviews (RHIs) currently delivered to children who have been missing from home or care in your local authority area by: A third sector agency? Yes/No If yes, please tell us whic...

Tax (bedroom & universal

(FOI-1804) - Requested: 25 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam I am requesting the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. Please note that this request *begins with question 5*. There are no questions 1-4; I deleted them from a trial version of this request and, given how much cross-referencing exists between the later questions, I couldn"t be bothered to renumber the ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1806) - Requested: 29 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Please could you disclose the current (2018) salary and benefits of John Lumley, Director of Regeneration. ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1807) - Requested: 29 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

How many social housing at affordable rent have the council build in the last seven years.?. ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1808) - Requested: 29 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Re: Lansdowne Drive and Westgate Street School Street The school street and bus gate was made operational and came into force on the 6th June 2018. 1 Can you please confirm how many motorised vehicles contravened the Lansdowne Drive bus gate notice and how many penalty charge notices have been issued for the months of September u0026 October 2018. ...

Home Schooling

(FOI-1811) - Requested: 26 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Hi folks I"d like to put in a Freedom of Information Request for the number of students who who were in schools AND the number who were home-schooled as of the January Census for the last 5 years, broken down by ethnicity. Please see attached spreadsheet for the desired format. I have used ethnicity as used by the ONS - br...

Discretionary Housing Payment

(FOI-1812) - Requested: 26 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would be grateful for the following information: How much Discretionary Housing Payment funding was made available to your authority by the Department for Work & Pensions in (a) 2015/16, (b) 2016/17, (c) 2017/18, and (d) 2018/19? Did your authority top-up its DH...

FOI Request

(FOI-1815) - Requested: 29 November 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Good morning, I attach below an email sent on the 1st Novemeber, 2018, containing a Freedom Of Information request. I have only received an automated reply, stating that I would receive a further reply 'normally within two hours'. Can you please confirm receipt of the email, and importantly on which date you anticipate my Freedom Of Information req...

Freedom of Information Request

(FOI-1817) - Requested: 29 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I seek the following information: * yearly breakdown of the number of residents living at care homes in the borough of Hackney in the last 5 years (or for as many years as the FOI budget allows) * yearly breakdown of the number of complaints registered against care homes in the bo...

Unpaid council tax

(FOI-1818) - Requested: 29 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Dear FOI officer, I write to make a freedom of information request concerning council tax. 1. Please supply a copy of your council’s procedure for dealing with unpaid council tax, including a timeline of when bailiffs are involved and bankruptcy charges filed. 2. For each of the past five financial years and the year to date to 15.1...

Business Rates

(FOI-1820) - Requested: 29 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000. In accordance with the provisions specified within the above Act I hereby request the following information. All information requested relates to Business Rates. Required Information;- A list of all live business rates accounts with a 2017 list Rateable Value greater tha...

Plastic Bottles recycling

(FOI-1821) - Requested: 29 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Madam/Sir, I am writing to politely request the following information under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): 1. Does the Hackney London Borough Council procure plastic bottles for use in local authority premises; if so, how many per year over the last 5 years? 2. How many or what percentage of the ...

School and Academy Spending

(FOI-1823) - Requested: 30 October 2018 NIL RESPONSE, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Colleagues, We are conducting research into the costs of the middle tiers between the DfE and schools: the Local Authority and the academies system. The one-page attachment gives further detail. We have done our best to obtain the information we require from publicly available sources, but we would be very grateful for your assistance wi...

Freedom of Information request - Breakdown of GLA-funded new build dwellings by scheme location and by housing tenure

(FOI-1869) - Requested: 06 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please provide a breakdown of Hackney Council
s agreed new build schemes under the GLA"s Building Council Homes for Londoners programme, with the name of each proposed development, and the number of proposed dwellings by housing tenure in each case. Please identify each proposed development separately. Plea...


Freedom of Information request - Agency Supply Spend

(FOI-1882) - Requested: 07 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I would like to know how much each Primary, Secondary and SEND School spent on the provision of supply teachers / temporary supply from September 2017 - September 2018. I would like to know 1) the total of how much each individual school spent, and 2) how much each school spent with each third party provider / ag...

Freedom of Information request - Spend on voluntary sector provision on gang intervention by provider

(FOI-1885) - Requested: 08 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, How much do you spend on voluntary sector provision on gang intervention and/or diversionary schemes/projects broken down by provider? Is box-up crime (boxupcrime.org) one of your providers? If so how much do you spend on this provider and over what period of time? What outcomes are they commissioned to provide (...

FOI Request

(FOI-1891) - Requested: 08 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Hi there, I
m getting in touch because we
re conducing some research about housing with regards to what the apartment of the future could look like, which technologies it can incorporate that could benefit residents. As part of that, I was wondering if there is a published list of the residential blocks/estates in the borough? We
re lookin...


new social homes - completed

(FOI-1934) - Requested: 15 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Sir or Madam Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I am submitting the following requests; 1a) How many new social homes were completed between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018? b) of these, how many complied with category 2 and c) how many complied with category 3 of volume 1 of Part M of the Building Regulations? ...

Christmas lights switch on

(FOI-1936) - Requested: 15 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good morning: Under the Freedom of Information Act, please supply the following information: 1) Has or will your local authority have a Christmas lights switch on or similar event in October, November or December 2018? If no, then no further questions apply. If yes, then please confirm the following: 2) Who did t...

FOI Request

(FOI-1937) - Requested: 16 November 2018

We are acting on behalf of the Olympic Stadium and monitoring the impact of the stadium on the local area. Please can I request data relating to the number of PCNs (Parking Charge Notices) issued near to the Olympic Stadium on event days. Please would we be able to request the number of PCNs issued in the following CPZ areas for the dates listed (a...

The Minutes of the Meeting of the full council on 26th October 2016

(FOI-1940) - Requested: 16 November 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Sir or Madam, Under the freedom of information act could you send me a copy of the minutes of the meeting of the full council that was held on 26th October 2016 showing in particular where an amendment to 2.7(i) of the council"s constitution was discussed with details of any discussion of this and the details of any vote taken on this amendmen...

FOI Request

(FOI-1824) - Requested: 30 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

In connection with the left turn ban from Mare Street onto Richmond Road (during prescribed hours) that was implemented in June 2018, can you please provide the following: 1. A copy of the approved Road Traffic Order 3. A copy of final as built drawing design for the scheme at this junction. 2. A copy of the Road Safety Audits reports stages 1 to 3...

FOI Request: Virtual concierge pilot

(FOI-1825) - Requested: 15 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART)

Follow-up to FOI1119: I request the following additional information under the FOI Act: - the written proposal for the Concierge pilot project; 9 virtual concierge, including the reason for the pilot and the factors that it was to be assessed against - the findings/outcome of the pilot - the material supporting the decision not to proceed with havi...

Freedom of Information request -

(FOI-1826) - Requested: 31 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please may I have the organisational structure for the Highways and transport department within your council; a breakdown of the individual divisions and team(s) within the mentioned department, including the name, titles and contact details including telephone numbers of all team members for each division as of the d...

Road safety this winter

(FOI-1827) - Requested: 30 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

DESCRIPTION OF INFORMATION REQUIRED: We are launching a public interest campaign advising motorists of on road safety this winter. To highlight the dangers we need the statistical answers to the questions below. Please can you submit your answers using the attached spreadsheet? 1. What has been your road maintenance spend in each o...

Unclaimed business rate credit balances

(FOI-1828) - Requested: 30 October 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Business Rates Team, I would like to obtain recent information, from the Council, relating to unclaimed business rate credit balances. Please also indicate when requested information (spreadsheet or website) has been updated. I am aware that all Billing Authorities hold on account sums of money that are due to be returned to ratepay...

parking charge notices

(FOI-1829) - Requested: 30 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Dear London Borough of Hackney council , I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I"m outlining my query as specific as possible to aid in dealing with my request. I kindly require the following information: How many parking charge notices per 100 vehicles have been issued in the borough in the past 2 ...

Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs)

(FOI-1830) - Requested: 30 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Local Authority, The Residential Landlords Association"s Private renting Evidence, Analysis & Research Lab (RLA PEARL) is conducting research on the Mandatory Licensing fees for Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs) in your Local Authority. Please can you provide information about the Mandatory HMO Licensing fees in your Local Authority. ...

FOI: ISIS Women

(FOI-1833) - Requested: 31 October 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello, I would like to know how many women and children returning to the UK from living under the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are being rehoused by your respective local council? I am not looking for personal details, addresses or any information that suggests where they will live. Just a hard number on how many women (a...

FOI request from RBL

(FOI-1836) - Requested: 01 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing under the Freedom of Information Act to request information from Hackney. Please can you provide: * the number of people in Hackney who are currently in receipt of a War Disablement Pension and accessing social care support via the local authority * the number of people in Hackney who access social care support v...

Bridge House & Marian Court

(FOI-1838) - Requested: 01 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good Afternoon, I am writing to request a list of all subcontractors, suppliers and consultants & telephone numbers involved in the construction of 194 Residential & 2 Commercial Units at Bridge House & Marian Court. Please may I request this due to the freedom of information act 2000. Kind regards ...

Exempt Utility Service Vehicles

(FOI-1841) - Requested: 30 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

To whom it may concern, Please can you provide the provision in your parking regulations that exempt Utility Service Vehicles Attending Emergency, Safety and Maintenance Works, from Parking Charge Notices (PCNs) whilst working on your properties. Yours sincerely ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1842) - Requested: 02 November 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Good Morning, I have come across an old email conversation that you have had with a colleague of mine almost 3 years ago. We require information on new/proposed Road Schemes classed under 3.4 (a-f) of the Con29 since our last correspondence dated February 2016. This information was sent to us on a 3 monthly basis. Is it possible to set this up agai...

PCN's QZ02219564 date 16/07/18, QZ02200464 02/07/18, QZ02241836 19/07/18

(FOI-1843) - Requested: 31 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

PCN"s QZ02219564 date 16/07/18, QZ02200464 02/07/18, QZ02241836 19/07/18 I would also like to under the freedom of information act 2000 like to request the following: Who made the decision regarding making Westgate street and Lansdowne drive a no vehicle zone between 07:00 – 11am and 4-7pm Monday to Friday and what consulta...

spend on agency social workers

(FOI-1845) - Requested: 31 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, I am writing to ask for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 1) How much money did you spend on agency social workers in the following financial years? * 2017/18 * 2016/17 * 2015/16 2) How many agency social workers did you employ in the following financial years? * 2017/18 * 20...

Enforcement of PSPO[s] to a private company

(FOI-1847) - Requested: 31 October 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Dear foi officer, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please detail the following. • Does the council subcontract enforcement of PSPO[s] to a private company (issuing penalty notices and enforcing their payment)? Please say yes or no, and detail the company used, the length of the contract and provide...

MSc. Project: Top Up Funding and Travel Assistance Data

(FOI-1848) - Requested: 01 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Good Morning. I hope this email meets you well. I am a Big Data and BI student from the University of Greenwich. I am working on my MSc. project which relates to analysing the spend in Special Educational Needs Service. I would be grateful if you could forward the following information for 2015/16, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019(proj...

FOI Request: Signage on Westgate Street

(FOI-1849) - Requested: 19 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL)

Re: Vehicles heading westbound on Westfield Street, outside London Fields Primary School ignoring "school street" signage. Why does this not incorporate a"No Entry" sign - a circular, red sign with a horizontal white bar across the middle? Please see attached the Newham example that is accompanied by supplementary signage underneath. Is there any r...

Enforcement measures to tackle anti-social behaviour

(FOI-1850) - Requested: 01 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good morning, Under the Freedom of Information Act I wish to request the following information: 1. Please confirm (a yes/no for each category will suffice) whether the council has, in the last three financial years, plus the current financial year to date, used any or all of the nine following enforcement measures to tackle anti-soc...

FOI Request

(FOI-1851) - Requested: 08 November 2018

Hi, I
m doing my geography dissertation on the River Lea in London, investigating the effects of land use on water pollution. The section of river I am looking at starts at Broxbourne rowing club and traveling southwards to Bow Locks in London. I am currently looking for land use or land planning data to identify the change in land use along the...


Hackney Key People in ICT

(FOI-1857) - Requested: 01 November 2018 REFUSED (PART)

Hello, I have a freedom of information request, which I have attached a file that has been made so will be quick and simple to fill out. Warm regards, ------------------------------------------------------------ Can you advise who are the Key People to talk to in the organisation ref ICTNameE Mail PhoneFull Address Purchasing Mana...

Rough Sleepers Scheme

(FOI-1858) - Requested: 02 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NIL RESPONSE

Dear FOI Officer, I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible. I would like the following information about the council’s Reconnections scheme to assist rough sleepers from outside the area back to a...

FOI Request

(FOI-1860) - Requested: 05 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir or Madam, I would like to make a Freedom of Information Act request for information pertaining to existing CCTV cameras currently maintained by or known to the Council in the Borough of Hackney for all purposes (including traffic monitoring and community safety). I would be grateful for these to be listed with geographic coordinates where ...

Food fraud Cases

(FOI-1863) - Requested: 05 November 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide me with the following information: 1) Please could you provide figures for the total number of local food fraud cases recorded by the council each year from 2016 until 2018 inclusive, ("total reports" includes all reports submitted by regional liaison groups, consumers, ind...

Schools - racist incidents

(FOI-1864) - Requested: 05 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

How many racist incidents have been reported in schools in your local authority area for the past five years (2014,2015,2016,2017 and 2018 so far)? Please break this down by year and say whether the incident occured in a) primary or b) secondary schools. Please also say whether the person committing the offence was a) teacher or b) pupil a...

Housing.

(FOI-1865) - Requested: 05 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi dear. I would like to know how much social housing affordable rent,has the council build in the last 7 years. And how much money has the government granted for housing during this period of time. ...

Local elections and from the General Election in 2017.

(FOI-1873) - Requested: 05 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

5th November 2018 Dear Sir/Madam, Freedom of Information Request Please can you provide the following information from the most recent scheduled (IE not by-elections) local elections held in your council area and from the General Election in 2017. 1. The number of Polling Stations / Polling Places in your council area. 2. The n...

Electoral register

(FOI-1876) - Requested: 06 November 2018

I am a British citizen currently living in Germany. I am contacting a number of local authorities to make a freedom of information request about overseas voters and electoral registration. I would be very grateful to receive your response as soon as possible, as this request relates to an issue currently being debated in Parliament. Many th...

Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Act 2015

(FOI-1878) - Requested: 06 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

You are being sent this letter because as you may be aware, from 1 April 2016 the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Act 2015 (as amended by the Housing and Planning Act 2016) places a number of obligations on all relevant authorities. These include: To keep a register of individuals and associations of individuals who wish to acquire ...

HMO Landlords

(FOI-1879) - Requested: 07 November 2018

Dear Hackney Council, As per the Freedom of Information Act 2000 please could you provide me with a list of your HMO Landlords within the Hackney borough either by return at this email or by post to: ...

Freedom of Information request - Support provided to people

(FOI-1880) - Requested: 07 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I am seeking information about the support provided by the council to people who have
No Recourse to Public Funds
(NRPF) status, assigned to those subject to immigration control (e.g. those on temporary visas, those with a p...


Business Rate

(FOI-1881) - Requested: 07 November 2018

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000. In accordance with the provisions specified within the above Act I hereby request the following information or an update of the information since the last request. All information requested relates to Business Rates. Required Information;- A list of all live business rates a...

FOI Request: Land searches

(FOI-1942) - Requested: 16 November 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act please can you provide the following information: 1) How many residential joint LL1 and CON29 land searches did the council carry out from November 01,2017, to October 31,2018? a) In the same time period what income did this generate? 2) How many commercial joint LL1 and CON29 land searches did t...

FOI Request: Business ratepayers

(FOI-1943) - Requested: 16 November 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide me with copies of the following:
A full list of businesses/charities that have become responsible for business rates between the 1st and 15th November 2018. I would like you to include the full business name and address, type of property and the liable date. I underst...


FOI Request

(FOI-1957) - Requested: 19 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act I respectfully request that you provide me with a list of suppliers providing outsourced ICT Services to your organisation at the current time. Please present the information back by email (to this address) detailing for each supplier (where more than one is engaged): - Name of s...

Freedom of Information request - ICT software spend on local authority Youth Justice/Offending case management information system

(FOI-1979) - Requested: 21 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Council, RE: ICT software spend on local authority Youth Justice/Offending case management information system I would very much like to make the following Freedom of Information Requests: 1. Which software provider does your LA use to manage the performance of the Youth Offending Team and the case management of individ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1990) - Requested: 26 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (ALL)

Social Care Systems 1. Children
s social care 1.1. What case management system do you use 1.2. Do you host this system on your own network or on a third party hosted site 1.3. If on a third party hosted site who is the supplier 2. Adult social care 2.1. What case management system do you use for Adult social care 2.2. Do you host this system on ...


FOI Requests - Processing

(FOI-2008) - Requested: 23 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

To whom it may concern, I am writing to request information from you under the freedom of information act. Could you provide me with a) The total number of freedom of information requests you have received for each of the years 2017,2016 and 2015 b) The number of freedom of information requests you have complied with fully for ea...

Primary School Application Information

(FOI-2047) - Requested: 29 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

*I
m getting in touch to make a request for information regarding Primary School applications under the Freedom of Information Act.I
d like to know the following please: - How many applications did you receive, in total, for September 2018 admission to Reception class?- How many of those applications were received late (after the deadline...


Spent on hostile vehicle mitigation measures & Terrorism

(FOI-1886) - Requested: 07 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear FOI officer, How much money has the council spent on hostile vehicle mitigation measures in past five years (up to and including 2018/19)? Please break down the total figure annually. At which locations and when were those hostile vehicle mitigation measures installed? How much money in total has the council spent on counter-terr...

Freedom of Information request - Operation Grip

(FOI-1887) - Requested: 08 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good afternoon I am seeking information in relation to a recent trading standards operation. First of all, is your trading standards function undertaken by
London Trading Standards
? Did your authorities trading standards take part in Operation Grip (a joint tyre safety operation in partnership with London Trading Standards and Tyre...


residents in temporary accommodation

(FOI-1888) - Requested: 07 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, REFUSED (PART)

Dear sir/madam, I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the freedom of information act. In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible. If however this request is too wide or too unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I un...

Nursery Places

(FOI-1889) - Requested: 07 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

To whom it may concern, I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act for newsgathering purposes on behalf of I would be grateful if you could acknowledge this request and respond within 20 working days as required under the legislation. Yours Sincerely, Please provide the names of ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1894) - Requested: 09 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act I request the following information: - Where does the money raised from tickets to the car boot sale held on the site of the Princess May School, Stoke Newington, N16 8DF go? The car boot is held every Saturday/Sunday and bank holiday Monday. ...

FOI Request: Dates Council Housing built

(FOI-1897) - Requested: 20 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Information Management Team,My request relates to housing that is currently owned by Hackney Council (London Borough of Hackney).The housing can be restricted to residential buildings in council estates.I am interested in housing built at any time and in any area.Regards,Elias HamazOn 13 Nov 2018, at 11:09, hackney@infreemation.co.uk wrote:Dear Mr...

FOI Request

(FOI-1898) - Requested: 12 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Can you please provide a schedule of all roof leaks/ roof issues reported for the block of Samuel close, e8 4sg and what works were carried out to which properties to rectify them over the last 7 years since 2011 until now. ...

Freedom of Information request - Choice of fixed vs floating interest rate PWLB and bank borrowing 2000-2018

(FOI-1904) - Requested: 13 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please provide answers to the following questions in Ms Excel format for your borrowed position between financial years 2000/01 and 2018/19 1) If you borrowed on fixed interest rate terms. How much interest would you have saved if you"d borrowed on floating rate terms? 2) How much has your real capital positio...

FOI Request

(FOI-1905) - Requested: 13 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Freedom of Information Request - Customer Service standards November 2018 1. What are the council
s contact centre phone performance standards/measures? 2. What is the structure and resources in contact centre, for example: Role FTE Manager Team Leader Supervisor Senior Advisor Advisor Trainer Quality Checker Development/Improvement Officer 3. W...


Freedom of Information Request - 'Building Homes for Londoners' grant bid

(FOI-1908) - Requested: 13 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir / Madam, Hope all is well. In regards to the recently awarded grant allocation of
45.5m from the GLA; would it be possible to obtain a copy of the documentation or summary for the "Building Homes for Londoners" grant bid. ...


FOI Request

(FOI-1910) - Requested: 14 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

Businesses illegally flyposter property often with no physical address for that business on the flyposter. When only a contact phone number /website URL is on the flyposter and no easy way for the council to find the physical address of the business through online searching - is it fair to assume the council would not be able to enforce against suc...

Freedom of Information request - Breakdown of Bid for GLA-funded new build dwellings

(FOI-1913) - Requested: 14 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, The GLA"s Building Council Homes for Londoners programme was opened for bids in May 2018, with a settlement being announced in October 2018. Please provide a breakdown of your Council
s BID under this programme, with the name of each proposed development, and the number of proposed dwellings by housing tenure ...


Sexual Harassment Complaints

(FOI-1915) - Requested: 09 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act. Specifically, I would like to know: The number of sexual harassment complaints made against council employees by other council employees in the 12 months to October for 2016, 2017 and 2018. The number of employees in each period ...

Reports of theft of household waste bins

(FOI-1918) - Requested: 12 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), NEITHER CONFIRMED NOR DENIED

Hello, Under the freedom of information act please could you tell me how many reports of theft you have had of household waste bins in the following calendar years - 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 to date. If your council does not record reports of theft please provide me with details of the total number of requests for replaceme...

Business rates properties

(FOI-1919) - Requested: 12 November 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Council officer, I seek to obtain following information under a F.O.I request, please can you give me the following information on business rates properties in your area on excel spread sheet to include the following information: - Ratepayer name - Property address - 2010 RV - 2017 RV - Description - Account start date - Empty prop...

Food Safety Act samples

(FOI-1920) - Requested: 12 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Hi Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide me with the following information: How many Food Safety Act samples were taken and submitted for analysis by your local authority"s Trading Standards Service in 2007, 2016 and 2017? How many of the samples submitted for analysis attracted an adverse report in relation to labe...

Audited Schools

(FOI-1922) - Requested: 12 November 2018

Dear sir/madam, Please see the below request for information under the FOI act.. Please can you provide a date for the last time each LA maintained school in your area was last audited by the council. Failing this, please could you tell me how many schools have not been audited since November 2013 (five years ago). Also, for each of...

Planning permission applications

(FOI-1925) - Requested: 12 November 2018

Hi there, I would like to put in an FOI request please. For the years 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, I would like to know the following information: 1. The number of minor (not major) planning permission applications you received. 2. The proportion of minor applications that received a formal decision within the stat...

Children and young people on SEND support

(FOI-1926) - Requested: 13 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Under the freedom of information act please could you supply the following information for each year from 2010 to 2018. The number of children and young people with EHCPs in mainstream schools. The number of children and young people on SEND support in mainstream schools. The budget for high needs top-up funding in mainstream schools....

Spending on award ceremonies

(FOI-1929) - Requested: 13 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whomever it may concern, I was hoping you could shed some light on what your council is spending on award ceremonies. Could you give me information on what these have cost the council in 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18? If you could provide the following information that would be very helpful: 1. The number of award ceremonie...

Noise complaints

(FOI-1930) - Requested: 13 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Council, Please provide me with the following data with consideration given to the Freedom Of Information Act 2000. I would like to know: The number of noise complaints made to the council in 2015 The number of noise complaints made to the council in 2016 The number of noise complaints made to the council in 20...

Freedom of Information request - Information on all Unilateral Undertakings

(FOI-1931) - Requested: 15 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please can you provide me with information on all Unilateral Undertakings between Hackney Council and any developer awarded planning permission for sites of 9 or more dwellings that oblige the developer to provide any affordable, social rented, shared ownership or any form of Affordable housing provision to a Regist...

FOI request

(FOI-1932) - Requested: 15 November 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, This is a request for information filed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please provide the following information in respect of all non-domestic properties within the authority:
Liable Party
Full Billing Authority Reference Number (Including any preceding 00
s)
Liability Start Date
Liab...


Business Rates

(FOI-1933) - Requested: 14 November 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sirs Under the freedom of information act 2000 as amended, please provide me a list in excel format of rate payers that have been in receipt of mandatory relief since 01.04.16 to date. Please provide the name of the ratepayer, the property address, property reference number, the RV and the date of the award. Kind Rega...

FOI Request - Secondary Schools

(FOI-1947) - Requested: 19 November 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello,I would like to make a FOI request:"How many school days have been cancelled at primary schools within the borough as a result of the temperature in the classrooms being below the legal standard? For each of the academic years: 2014/15; 2015/16; 2016/17. If this information is already available for the academic year 2017/18, please include it...

FOI Request

(FOI-1948) - Requested: 18 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello, I would like to make an FOI request. 'What percentage of home-schooled children received each grade at Year 6 SATs? (e.g. 30% received an A, 12% received a B etc). For the following academic years 2014/15; 2015/16; 2016/17; 2017/18.' Kind regards, ...

Freedom of Information request - HMO Register 2018

(FOI-1950) - Requested: 19 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Borough Council, 'I searched on your website and couldn"t find a copy of your 2018 HMO Licence Register as prescribed under the Housing Act 2004 s.232 (1) and the information that is required to be maintained within the register is described in the The Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple occupation and Other Houses (Misce...

FOI Request

(FOI-1951) - Requested: 19 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Do you apply a financial penalty to schools or academies for pupil exclusions? If yes, what is the criteria for the penalty to be applied, and what is the value of the penalty per excluded pupil? Could you please provide the total of all penalties applied in the latest available academic or financial year? Please could you provide the total number ...

Senior Management Team” (i.e. reporting directly to the Chief Executive)

(FOI-1953) - Requested: 19 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, I am looking for information for the officer who is part of the “Senior Management Team” (i.e. reporting directly to the Chief Executive) And is also responsible for IT (But not the IT director) please supply their; full name contact details job title Secretary Details (Name, Phone and Email) ...

Streetlighting

(FOI-1954) - Requested: 19 November 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir or Madam Under Freedom of Information rules I would like to know the following: 1. Are you the local authority responsible for streetlights in your area? (If no, please go directly to question 7) 2. Have you, or are you in the process of changing your streetlights to LED lighting? If so, please can you tell me how m...

Late Night Licensing

(FOI-1959) - Requested: 16 November 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sir /Madam, Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews. I am writing to request a list of the establishments that have been awarded the Late Night Licensing by London Borough of Hackney. I look forward to your reply, please do not hesitate to contact me for any further clarification or help. Yours...

Data protection / GDPR compliance

(FOI-1960) - Requested: 19 November 2018 CONTACT DETAILS PROVIDED

Hello, I am submitting a freedom of information request for the following: The name, contact telephone number, and contact email address for the individual at your council who leads data protection / GDPR compliance. ...

business rate credit balances

(FOI-1961) - Requested: 19 November 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

19/11/18 Dear Business Rates Team, I would like to obtain recent information, from the Council, relating to unclaimed business rate credit balances. Please also indicate when requested information (spreadsheet or website) has been updated. I am aware that all Billing Authorities hold on account sums of money that are due to be re...

FOI Request: Revenue from Ultra Low Emission Zone Rivington Street

(FOI-1966) - Requested: 20 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like to request the number of fines and total revenue generated by the new Ultra Low Emmission zone on Rivington Street, Shoreditch. Request made out of general interest. ...

FOI Request: Audrey Street Depot correspondence

(FOI-1972) - Requested: 21 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Between 1January 2013 and 30 February 2014 please provide any pieces of correspondence from emails showing that the 'Head of Education Property' was considering using 'Audrey Street Depot' for a 'Temporary School' Note: Other terms might be used for Audrey St Depot, such as 'The Old Depot' in Haggerston Park' or 'Haggerston PArk Depot' and other te...

Freedom of Information request - Fly-tipping FPN's

(FOI-1976) - Requested: 21 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from the Hackney Borough Council: I would like a monthly breakdown from January 2015 onwards of FPNs issued in Hackney Borough for: 1) Fly posting 2) Graffiti 3) Fly tipping For the avoidance of doubt this s...

FOI Request: TMO Lansdowne Drive

(FOI-1978) - Requested: 21 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I need the TMO for Lansdowne Drive junction of Trederwen Road bus gate camera enforcement legislation. And all information regarding the ability to enforce camera issued PCN for code 52M contraventions. I need information from Parking Enforcement for Lansdown Drive bus gate contravention Code 52M PCN cancellations and reasons for cancellations of t...

FOI Request: Sleep-in shifts for care-workeres

(FOI-1981) - Requested: 21 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

We are writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The information we require relates to the authority
s policy and practice on the payment of independent health and social care providers for the provision of sleep-in shifts to local authority adult social care clients. The Court of Appeal judgement on 13th July 201...


FOI Request: Door Entry Kingsgate House

(FOI-1983) - Requested: 07 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Can you please provide a response to the following:
When was the work carried out on the Kingsgate Estate door entry system? Was this as a result of a job raised by a resident, if so, can you provide me with the job no and date the job was raised;
Prior to the work commencing, were leaseholders provided with a breakdown of cost for the pr...


Freedom of Information Request - Regarding School Counsellors

(FOI-1988) - Requested: 23 November 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Freedom of Information Office Hackney Council Information Management Team 4th Floor, Hackney Service Centre 1 Hillman Street London E8 1DY 23/11/2018 Dear Hackney Council, I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In order to assist you with the request, I am outlining my query as specifically as ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1989) - Requested: 23 November 2018

Dear FOI officer, under the freedom of information act,Could I please have copies of the minutes of the Britannia development board meetings. ...

Freedom of Information Request- Electronic Meal Selection, Payments and Kitchen Management System

(FOI-1991) - Requested: 26 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NIL RESPONSE

Dear Sir/Madame May I take this opportunity to introduce Relish which is the brand that we currently use in over 50 schools. The concept is a holistic approach to delivering our food service solutions into schools exclusively
it is a fully compliant menu cycle for lunch and the development of any other services that will feed and sat...


FOI Request

(FOI-1994) - Requested: 26 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information. Please could you provide me with information on the following: 1. What percentage of all new homelessness applications are being collected and reported in accordance with the new H-CLIC data requirement (Homelessness Case Level Collec...

Re: Business Rates Credits - Freedom of Information Request

(FOI-1998) - Requested: 17 December 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

Hello, I am unable to identify a download available from your website for the credits held centrally by the Council. May I request both a historic business rates credit schedule and a credit write off schedule under the freedom of information act. Please provide the information either in Excel of CSV to include, to include the foll...

Dangerous wild animals

(FOI-2000) - Requested: 22 November 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. 1) Please can you supply the number of Dangerous wild animals (DWA) licences issued in your area? 2) The species of animals living under these licenses. 3) How many of each "dangerous animal" are living in the council area...

Ridley Road London E8

(FOI-2001) - Requested: 23 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Madam or Sir, I am writing to you on behalf of Organisation for Protection of Environmental Needs Limited (OPEN) I make the following request pursuant to the provisions of section 1, Freedom of Information Act 2000, section 5 Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and Article 4 of the Aarhus Convention. I request ...

Potholes

(FOI-2002) - Requested: 22 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear London Borough of Hackney, Please could you provide me with the following information regarding potholes and road defects: The number of potholes reported within your council area in 2017 & 2018 (to date), broken down by calendar year The number of potholes repaired within your council area in 2017 & 2018 (to date), broken...

Office 365 and SharePoint for records management

(FOI-2003) - Requested: 22 November 2018 NIL RESPONSE

To whom it may concern, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information. The information is intended to support and benefit public bodies by better understanding the current use of Office 365 and SharePoint for records management across the public sector. Currently, there is no clear pic...

High Needs Funding

(FOI-2004) - Requested: 22 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear FOI officer, I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act to ask for the information outlined below. I would be very grateful if you could provide the data either by using the survey below, which ensures greater accuracy when collating the information or by filling out the excel file attached which includes th...

Cost saving & carbon saving energy

(FOI-2006) - Requested: 23 November 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Council, I would like to make a Freedom of Information Act request. Please could you provide me with the email address of both your Energy Manager and the Estates Manager details in order to supply Hackney Council with cost saving & carbon saving energy storage products. Regards, ...

RIDDOR forms

(FOI-2010) - Requested: 23 November 2018 NIL RESPONSE

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST Please could you provide me with a copy of any RIDDOR forms which were submitted to your authority from McDonalds restaurants dated 1.11.17 to 31.10.18 where an employee had suffered a burn injury. NOTE: I accept that personal details of the victim will have to be removed to ensure that the disclos...

Social care and personal health budgets

(FOI-2011) - Requested: 06 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

Hello London Borough of Hackney, I am interested in social care and personal health budgets in the local authority, under the FOI act, could you please provide me with a response to the attached document Please don"t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions, Many thanks for the time taken on this request, ...

FOI Request: Council Land and Property List

(FOI-2013) - Requested: 26 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Would it be straightforward for you to send me a list of the council-owned land and property? This is so that I can research the (D2) planning class myself. ...

non-stunned meat

(FOI-2018) - Requested: 26 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to make a request for all the information to which I am entitled to under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 . In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible. If however this request is too wide or too unclear, I would be grateful if you could...

Social care and hospital beds

(FOI-2019) - Requested: 26 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to request some information under the Freedom of Information Act. I am a freelance researcher and writer specialising in disability issues. A report published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission earlier this year which uncovered a chronic shortage of disability-friendly homes across th...

FOI Request: Housing Options and homelessness preventions and discharge (or relocation)

(FOI-2024) - Requested: 28 November 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from your housing options/solutions (homelessness) service (whether in-house or contracted out to a housing organisation). Please could you provide me with information on the following questions, for the years 2016-17, 2017-18 an...

FOI request

(FOI-2028) - Requested: 28 November 2018

Dear whom it may concern, Under the Freedom of Information Act, I am requesting the number of complaints made to you regarding the mislabelling, misinformation and misuse of allergens in food served by restaurants and takeaways from January 2018 to the present date. Please release data regarding: - the number of complaints regarding allerg...

FOI

(FOI-2031) - Requested: 28 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Can you give a breakdown by name of the commercial events hosted in the council
s parks in the last 12 months to the present date and list the money raised from each event? Can you confirm the total amount of monies raised in the last 12 months from such commercial events? ...


FOI Request

(FOI-2032) - Requested: 28 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sirs Freedom of Information Request I write to make a freedom of information request for the following information regarding Hackney Council
s Late Night Levy. Please can you provide the following information: 1. Please could you confirm the number of premises you estimated would be liable to pay the Late Night Levy in the first year, prior...


FOI Request: Service Charges

(FOI-2078) - Requested: 04 December 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

This FOI request relates to decisions of Hackney Council in respect of service charges when the Council is the landlord under a lease: Under Hackney Council"s leases, it has the ability to include in the service charges for a financial year any costs and expenses incurred in a previous financial year which remain unpaid and which the Council consid...

FOI Request: Kings Crescent Estate

(FOI-2079) - Requested: 04 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please provide a copy of the Unilateral Undertaking by the Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Hackney dated 23rd November 2013 relating to the re-development of the Kings Crescent Estate. Please also provide a copy of any section 106 agreements relating to the re-development of the Kings Crescent Estate which prevent residents of the new ...

FOI Request: Settlement boundaries

(FOI-2081) - Requested: 03 December 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear Council, Under the freedom of information act, we would like to request the following information
1. Settlement boundaries - Please could you provide us with all of your council"s settlement boundaries. Please, could this be provided in ideally the following formate of Shapefile(.shp) or less preferred would be GeoJSON and in worst case K...


FOI Request: PSPOs

(FOI-2084) - Requested: 03 December 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE

Dear Colleagues, I apologise for this request as I appreciate how busy you will all be, and I know how it feels to receive an email with
Freedom of Information Request
in the subject header. Unfortunately the information I am requesting is necessary to enable a clear picture to be gathered, of the financial and resource burden placed on loc...


FOI Request: Complaints and concerns about building sites

(FOI-2085) - Requested: 03 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to make a Freedom of Information Act request for data that you hold. I am looking for data to help with a story on the health effects of building sites on surrounding communities. I would like data regarding all reports to your council regarding of the following: 1. Odours from building sites. 2. Health concerns due to ...

FOI Request

(FOI-2086) - Requested: 04 December 2018

Good Afternoon, I am contacting you with a Freedom of Information request regarding your coronial drug screenings. My query is: What drugs of abuse are you testing for routinely in your coronial drug screening? I would like the above information to be provided to me as an email. If this request is too wide or unclear, I could be grateful if you cou...

FOI Request: Business Names

(FOI-2091) - Requested: 22 October 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Please could you provide me with a complete and up-to-date list of all business (non-residential) property rates data for your local authority under the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, and subject to section 40(2) on personal data, including the following fields: - Billing Authority Reference Code (linking the property to the VOA database refer...

Smoking Cessation service

(FOI-2108) - Requested: 06 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Local Authority I am writing to make a request for Information under the freedom of Information Act 2000 Please provide me with the information that relates to Did the Local Authority commission a Smoking Cessation service in the 2015-16 financial year Did the Local Authority commission a Smoking Cessation service ...

SEND Mainstream Schools

(FOI-2109) - Requested: 07 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Followup request to FOI 1926 Please could you provide the figures for mainstream schools only (as requested), i.e. not including out of borough and independent schools. ...

Freedom of Information request - Repatriation of human remains

(FOI-2110) - Requested: 07 December 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Sir or Madam REPATRIATION OF HUMAN REMAINS I am carrying out some research into the storage, retention and repatriation of non-European ethnological human remains held in UK regional museums or archives some of which are owned, managed or funded by UK local authorities. To assist with this could you please let me have the following in...

FOI Request: Child employment licences

(FOI-2111) - Requested: 18 December 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

List of companies currently holding a permit to employ a child with Hackney. ...

FOI-1897

(FOI-2114) - Requested: 09 December 2018

Information Management Team, Thank you for the response to my information request with identifier FOI-1897. In my view, the response is valid, however it does not provide the level of detail I would like. I should be more specific about the level of detail I would like. Where information is available, for residential buildings in counci...

Freedom of Information Request

(FOI-2142) - Requested: 10 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam Could you please tell me: How many cases have been recorded regarding counterfeit goods in the borough during the last three years? Ideally, this would be when goods themselves have been seized and recorded or failing that any documentation on the plan to tackle counterfeit goods. Please send to my email: Than...

Retail Voids

(FOI-2163) - Requested: 11 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

1. What is the current level of retail voids in your council area? 2. What percentage of these voids have been in the following categories: A1. Shops (inc. retail sale of goods other than hot food) A2. Financial and professional services A3. Food and drink B1. Business (inc. offices) C1. Hotels and hostels D2. Assembly and leisu...

NNDR

(FOI-2168) - Requested: 24 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Complete Non-Residential / Property Rates Data (Q2 2018) Please could you provide me with a complete and up-to-date list of all business (non-residential) property rates data for your local authority under the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, and subject to section 40(2) on personal data, including the following fields: - Billing Authority Re...

Right to Buy

(FOI-2171) - Requested: 19 November 2018 GRANTED (PART)

About the Right to Buy 1. How many RTB applications were received in the last financial year 2017/18? 2. What was the total number of RTB decisions issued in the last financial year 17/18? 2a. How many of the decisions were to admit? 2b. How many of the decisions were to deny? 2c. Is the answer to 2b the number of RTB2 Notices to den...

Policy for maternity, paternity, adoption and kinship care for councillors

(FOI-2195) - Requested: 06 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

To whom it may concern, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information concerning your councillors: 1. Does the council have a formal policy in place for maternity, paternity, adoption and kinship care for all councillors? If yes, please provide a copy. 2. If no, ...

Empty home grants

(FOI-2198) - Requested: 07 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear London Borough of Hackney This enquiry is to ask if London Borough of Hackney offers empty home grants also a list of all grants offered by London Borough of Hackney for developers Kind Regards ...

automatic calling system

(FOI-2209) - Requested: 10 December 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Hackney Homes, I understand that some Housing Associations use automatic calling systems to contact tenants for various reasons including those who may be in arrears with their rent payments. I also understand that the use of automated calling systems is subject to Ofcom’s Persistent Mis-use Statement (December 2016) and UK Data ...

Allowance for Councillors

(FOI-2214) - Requested: 11 December 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

To whom it may concern, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information concerning your councillors: 1. Do you offer a childcare allowance for councillors? 2. Do you offer an adult dependent carers’ allowance for councillors? 3. Does i) your chil...

FOI Request

(FOI-2222) - Requested: 11 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Can you please provide a schedule of all roof leaks/ roof issues reported for the block of Anna close, e8 4NW and what works were carried out to which properties to rectify them over the last 7 years since 2011 until now. ...

Freedom of Information request -

(FOI-2233) - Requested: 12 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: 1. How many adult reviews/reassessments have not been undertaken within a 12 month period as of the 11/12/2018 and fall outside of Care Act Compliance? 2. Has the Council used an outside 3rd party organisation to conduct adult...

Freedom of Information Request

(FOI-2238) - Requested: 12 December 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, I sent a Freedom of Information request on the 12/10/18 and have still not received a reply. I followed this up with a reminder on the 21/11/18 and still did not receive a reply. Can you look into this matter please asap or i will be making a formal complaint. Thank you very much ________________________________ Hi, ...

Collections Job Role

(FOI-2242) - Requested: 13 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Good Evening, I
m currently compiling a project across numerous councils. Can I please request for the below information? 1. The current team structure the council tax revenues team. 2. A copy of the job descriptions for the collections officer within the revenues and benefits team as well as their superiors such as team leaders and...


FOI Request: Yetev Lev Satmar Schools contracts

(FOI-2244) - Requested: 13 December 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART), REFUSED (PART)

*I request under the freedom of information act 2000, as follows. 1. The signed contract of the 2 names in bold *1. Yetev Lev (Satmar) School for Boys 2. Yetev Lev Satmar Day Nursery *with Hackney council. * *2. All correspondence between the 2 names in bold *1. Yetev Lev (Satmar) School for Boys. 2. Yetev Lev Satmar Day Nursery and* Hackney counci...

FOI Request

(FOI-2246) - Requested: 12 December 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Site: Redevelopment at 118 Curtain Road, Shoreditch Application Reference: 2018/0363 We refer to the above matter and in particular the comment by councillor Guy Nicholson reported in the Hackney Gazette on 12 December 2018 in which he was quoted as saying
The application has undergone a lengthy and thorough assessment by officers and consultan...


FOI Request: Traffic monitoring

(FOI-2249) - Requested: 17 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

1. Why has the Council put traffic monitoring tubes on the following roads recently (i.e. within the last 4 months): the stretch of the Cycle Superhighway South of Downham Road and North of Old street - specifically on De Beauvoir Road, Whitmore Road, Pitfield Street, and on a number of the roads which are off the above road (e.g. Fanshaw Street). ...

FOI Request: Teacher Assaults

(FOI-2251) - Requested: 12 December 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Education Authority, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information: 1. How many teachers have been assaulted on school premises or just outside school premises in the last three years? 2. How many teachers have been assaulted by a parent with a child at their school in the last three...

Freedom of Information request - Digital outcomes awards

(FOI-2252) - Requested: 18 December 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I understand that Hackney Council has purchased services under the 'Digital Outcomes and Specialists' Framework. I note that the buyer"s guide for digital outcomes stipulates that buyers should maintain an audit trail, stored in an accessible format such as a shared folde...

FOI Request: Debt Collection

(FOI-2254) - Requested: 14 December 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

I am in the process of carrying out a research project around public sector collection of debt. As such, part of the research centres around comparison of the effectiveness of internal vs. external collection. Please can you assist my research by completing the attached an Excel document to simplify the information response. If you would like to be...

FOI Request: Child safety referrals

(FOI-2257) - Requested: 17 December 2018

Dear FOIA officer, A few months ago I sent a related information request seeking a break down of the numbers of LADO referrals your authority received concerning allegations against teachers. Thank you for your help with that. I wanted to make a fresh, though connected, request for information about the particular outcomes which come as a result of...

FOI Request: EHCP Cardinal Pole Sixth Form

(FOI-2258) - Requested: 17 December 2018 NIL RESPONSE

Re: FOI request for pupils with ehcp I would be most grateful if you could please provide me information with the following please; *Number/percentage of pupils at Cardinal Pole Sixth Form (KS5 only) with EHCP Please be advised that this information is necessary for a tribunal hearing and as such I would be most grateful if you could assist me in y...

FOI Request: Business Rate names

(FOI-2259) - Requested: 17 December 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

To whom it may concern I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please send me: A full and up to date list of companies and charities that have become recently liable for business rates between the 1st-15th Dec 2018. Please include the full business nam...

FOI Request

(FOI-2260) - Requested: 18 December 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

To whom it may concern, I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I am outlining my query as specifically as possible AND WOULD APPRECIATE THAT YOU REPLY IN KIND. Please would you forward me the staffing structure of your following departments: ? Finance Department ? Legal Department ? HR Department ? Facilities...

FOI Request: Number of Asylum Seekers

(FOI-2262) - Requested: 17 December 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Please confirm whether your council has volunteered to take in asylum seekers and send me the number of asylum seekers that your council has accommodated since January 1st 2018. Please also provide the amount of money that your council has spent on accommodating asylum seekers during this time period. Many thanks, ...

Freedom of Information Request

(FOI-2265) - Requested: 18 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, Please find attached a Freedom of Information Request related to highway bond provision from Home Builders Federation. Your response to each of these questions would be most appreciated in the next 20 working days and if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me. Yours sincerely Kind regards ...

FOI Request: HB in Supported Living

(FOI-2302) - Requested: 21 December 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Sir/Madam Please provide the following information related to housing benefit amounts paid to people in receipt of care in supported living settings. By supporting living, we mean those who live in a property with their own tenancy, but receiving care and support commissioned by the local authority: 1) The lowest housing benefit amount you pai...

FOI Request: Unclaimed business rate credit balances

(FOI-2305) - Requested: 30 December 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Business Rates Team, I would like to obtain recent information, from the Council, relating to unclaimed business rate credit balances. Please also indicate when requested information (spreadsheet or website) has been updated. I am aware that all Billing Authorities hold on account sums of money that are due to be returned to ratepayers and for...

FOI Request: Waste collection

(FOI-2307) - Requested: 31 December 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Sir/Madam. Please can you provide me the following information regarding your local authority
s domestic waste collection provision. 1. What is the frequency of your general kerbside household waste collection i.e. weekly, fortnightly, monthly? 2. a. What kerbside recycling provision does your authority provide i.e. paper/cardboard, glass, ...


FOI Request

(FOI-2266) - Requested: 18 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI I would like to request information regarding the water supply in Portelet Court, N1 5TL. Could you please provide me with information regarding the different water supplies within the block and the flats. How the kitchen cold is supplied. Where the bathroom cold is supplied from. Is the supply for the bathroom sink and bath from a differe...

FOI

(FOI-2269) - Requested: 19 December 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

How many people were subject to warnings from your council that not accepting housing in each of the following council areas could lead to intentional homelessness. Basildon Braintree Brentwood Castle Point Chelmsford Colchester Epping Forest Harlow Maldon Rochford Tendring Uttlesford Thurrock Southend Please give numbers for...

empty shops

(FOI-2274) - Requested: 19 December 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam I request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 the following information. How many empty shops were there in Hackney in the following years? 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018- date How many empty shops were there in Hackney’s primary shopping area in the following years? 2016/2017 20...

council's policies, planning permissions for and investigations into short-term let propertie

(FOI-2275) - Requested: 18 December 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

To whom it may concern, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I seek access to information about your council"s policies, planning permissions for and investigations into short-term let properties (ie residential dwellings let for short durations for holiday rental and tourism purposes, through platforms such as AirBNB). I would like t...

Non-disclosure agreements

(FOI-2279) - Requested: 18 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, I am the Finance Editor at ***, London. Please find my Freedom of Information request below. How many non-disclosure agreements have you as a local government/council agreed in each of the calendar years of 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018? Please provide individual figures per year. Please provide the total ...

FOI Request:ALMOs

(FOI-2285) - Requested: 20 December 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Hi there, Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000), I request the following information: 1. The date on which the council
s cabinet decided to bring its Arm
s-Length Management Organisation (ALMO), or ALMO, back in-house 2. For the financial years 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 and ...


FOI Request: New build planning policies

(FOI-2288) - Requested: 21 December 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

We would like to attain information under the Freedom of Information Act, Environmental Information Regulations, or INSPIRE Regulations on the following: . Has your authority implemented, or does it plan to implement, planning policies for new build homes and/or other new buildings where buildings energy or carbon performance exceeds current nation...

FOI Request: Population over 65

(FOI-2290) - Requested: 21 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

1) How many people aged 65 or over currently reside in your council area? 2) How many people aged 65 or over resided in your council area in each of the following years: a) 2018 b) 2017 c) 2016 d) 2015 e) 2014 f) 2009 ...

Freedom of Information request: Parking and Markets organisation

(FOI-2292) - Requested: 22 December 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information: 1. What was the allocated budget for Parking and Markets for 2018/2019 and how much of that budget has been spent. 2. In the last 12 months the number of managerial posts that became vacant within Parking and Markets and how m...

FOI Request: Mare Street (D) traffic camera

(FOI-2298) - Requested: 31 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Sir / Ms When was the Mare Street (D) traffic camera installed? (This is on the eastern side of Mare Street and allows visibility of traffic violations particularly with regards the bus lane on the south bound carriage way). How many offences does it record on average per month / per year? How long has Hackney Council charged
65 per tra...


Regional Business Fitness and Wellness

(FOI-2350) - Requested: 20 December 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello, Please, would it be possible to receive information on the following questions for your region/location? · How many fitness/wellness businesses there are in your region to date, broken down by type e.g. 125 gyms and 50 yoga studios open to date · How many fitness/wellness businesses opened in your region in 201...

Structure charts for Finance and Payroll

(FOI-137) - Requested: 29 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I would like to request structure charts for the Finance Payroll and Human Resources departments.: The areas I would consider to come under the Finance department are any areas containing Accountants; Auditors; ...

Sale of art by local authorities

(FOI-51) - Requested: 16 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir / Madam Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide the following records for each of the years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and (up to the present date ) 2018
The amount of funds raised from the sale of art in the possession of the authority
Details of the art sold. Eg: titles if possible, quantity, description (sculpt...


Number of high rise buildings to which Cadent supply gas to

(FOI-178) - Requested: 04 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I sent a letter to Hackney Council on 06.04.18 to which I"ve not received a response. the information I was asking is below; I am writing on behalf of Cadent. Cadent is a gas transporter; we own and operate the pipes and associated apparatus which supply natural gas to commercial and domestic properties in many parts of the country, including in yo...

Money Spent on Mother and baby foster placements

(FOI-529) - Requested: 16 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Hello, Can I please have information on the following: How much money have you spent between April 2016 - March 2017 and April 2017 - March 2018 on:
Mother and baby foster placements
Residential placements for families including mother and baby
Additional spend amounts on psychologists and psychiatrists ...


Hackney stafshop/sandwich shop for staff use

(FOI-445) - Requested: 05 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Under the FOI act please can you let me know if Hackney operate a staff tuck shop/sandwich shop for staff use. If you do, please can you provide me with a copy of any menus you have. Thank you ...



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