January 2016

Ref: RFI-2016-0001
Date received: 4/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete request sent
Request:

Any data the authority holds on (i) the prevalence of fuel poverty in the area and (ii) the characteristics of the households affected. 

0001 request (PDF File, 69kb) 
Response: 0001 response (PDF File, 324kb)
Attachments: 0001 attachment (PDF File, 733kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0002
Date received: 4/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete request sent
Request:

I would like to raise a Freedom of Information request regarding your Financial Management/ERP system.

Detailed request: 0002 request (PDF File, 74kb)
Response: 0002 response (PDF File, 250kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0003
Date received: 4/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete request sent
Request:

Any expenditure relating to ICT Consultancy, Telecommunications consultancy, any professional services relating to the ICT Department or ICT Systems, including costs incurred implementing new or reconfiguration of ICT/telecommunications systems and ICT related/Telecommunications infrastructure and/or upgrades.

Detailed request:0003 request (PDF File, 15kb)
Response: 0003 response (PDF File, 207kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0006
Date received: 4/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete request sent
Request:

A list of business rates and accounts where a credit exists for the account holder, including ended accounts.

Detailed request: 0006 request (PDF File, 73kb)
Response: 0006 response (PDF File, 201kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0008
Date received: 4/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete request sent
Request:

Information about the contractor who currently provides your income management system.

Detailed request: 0008 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0008 response (PDF File, 213kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0009
Date received: 4/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Exceeds fees limit - FoI
Request:

We hereby request a list detailing all current Rateable Value assessments and which accounts are, and which are not, subject to some form rate relief (eg. Small Business Rate Relief (SBRR), charitable, empty relief, retail relief).

Detailed request:0009 request (PDF File, 73kb)
Response: 0009 response (PDF File, 207kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0011
Date received: 4/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held - not NSDC function
Request:

Information about Social Housing.

Detailed request: 0011 request (PDF File, 15kb)
Response: 0011 response (PDF File, 244kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0014
Date received: 4/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Exceeds fees limit - FoI
Request:

I am looking for a full up to date list of businesses that have become responsible for paying business rates between the 15th December to the 31st December 2015. I would like you to include the business name, address, date of liability and the rateable value if possible.

Detailed request: 0014 request (PDF File, 12kb)
Response: 0014 response (PDF File, 207kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0017
Date received: 5/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Partial response - balance not held
Request:

In the past five years, have you cancelled, curtailed, or introduced charging for any rubbish uplift service including, but not limited to Christmas Trees and bulky items? please provide an estimate for how many Christmas Trees the council or its contractors have had to remove from streets and other public spaces and the cost associated with said removals and please provide an estimate of how much the
council has spent on removing fly-tipped rubbish.

Detailed request: 0017 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0017 response (PDF File, 244kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0018
Date received: 5/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held - not NSDC function
Request:

We are specifically looking for detail regarding spend and contract renewal in regards to the now devolved Community Care Grants awarded to welfare recipients for their furniture and white goods needs.

Detailed request: 0018 request (PDF File, 73kb)
Response: 0018 response (PDF File, 241kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0020
Date received: 5/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Finanical information and information about a supplier framework to provide temporary accommodation and emergency accommodation.

Detailed request: 0020 request (PDF File, 75kb)
Response: 0020 response (PDF File, 258kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0019
Date received: 6/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Name of the software used by your Business Rates Department to calculate rates liabilities.

Detailed request: 0019 request (PDF File, 69kb)
Response: 0019 response (PDF File, 242kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0023
Date received: 6/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Zoo Licensing Act 1981
I would like to receive a copy of the current licence for any premises licensed under the above act except those that benefit from an exemption under section 14 of the 1982 Act.

Detailed request: 0023 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0023 response (PDF File, 201kb)
Attachments: 0023 LICENCE 2015 - Zoo`s wheelgate park (PDF File, 357kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0025
Date received: 6/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held - not NSDC function
Request:

How many times have looked-after children been logged as missing from care over the last three years? This relates to the number of cases logged, including in the total, cases where children may have gone missing more than once.

Detailed request: 0025 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0025 response (PDF File, 244kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0027
Date received: 6/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Information regarding the Council Tax Support Scheme 2016/17

Detailed request: 0027 request (PDF File, 79kb)
Response: 0027 response (PDF File, 258kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0028
Date received: 6/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

How many planning refusals were made by the planning committee in the 12 months of 2015 contrary to positive planning officer recommendation?

Detailed request: 0028 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0028 response (PDF File, 248kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0030
Date received: 6/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held - not NSDC function
Request:

Can you tell me how many parents assessed by the Psychologists that was appointed by the Local Authority in court proceedings was diagnosed with a personality disorder?

Detailed request: 0030 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0030 response (PDF File, 241kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0033
Date received: 6/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Please provide me with the number of complaints made to NSDC about chicken broiler units in the last 5 years and if possible the type of complaint e.g. noise, odour etc.

Detailed request: 0033 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0033 response (PDF File, 203kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0034
Date received: 8/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

The amount of money spent by the council on advertising and marketing per financial year from 2010/11 to 2014/15 inclusive; with a breakdown on Facebook and Twitter advertising.

Detailed request: 0034 request (PDF File, 69kb)
Response: 0034 response (PDF File, 209kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0035
Date received: 11/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Request refused - information publically available
Request:

Please could you kindly send me any information you may hold relating to public or welfare funerals and/or persons who have died with no known next of kin since 1/9/15 to the day of your reply

Detailed request: 0035 request (PDF File, 15kb)
Response: 0035 response (PDF File, 240kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0036
Date received: 11/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Partial response - balance not held
Request:

Query regarding housing complaints

Detailed request: 0036 request (PDF File, 72kb)
Response; 0036 response (PDF File, 256kb)
Attachments: 0036 attachment 1 (PDF File, 2,053kb) 0036 attachment 2 [10kb]

Ref: RFI-2016-0039
Date received: 11/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Partial response - balance not held
Request:

Request to access information on the contents of the register of food establishments.

Detailed request: 0039 request (PDF File, 16kb)
Response: 0039 response (PDF File, 323kb)
Attachments: 0039 attachment [146kb]

Ref: RFI-2016-0040
Date received: 12/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held - not NSDC function
Request:

Information about the special educational needs provision.

Detailed request: 0040 request (PDF File, 77kb)
Response: 0040 response (PDF File, 239kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0041
Date received: 12/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Exceeds fees limit - FoI
Request:

Information about ALL premises that incur a Business Rates liability within the Billing Authority area.

Detailed request: 0041 request (PDF File, 15kb)
Response: 0041 response (PDF File, 207kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0042
Date received: 12/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Information on fixed telephony, broadband and WAN contracts.

Detailed request: 0042 request (PDF File, 83kb)
Response: 0042 response (PDF File, 344kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0044
Date received: 12/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Information on lighting design for external lighting.

Detailed request: 0044 request (PDF File, 72kb)
Response: 

Ref: RFI-2016-0045
Date received: 12/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Please could you provide me with some information under the Freedom of Information Act in respect of business rates accounts that are currently in credit.

Detailed request: 0045 request (PDF File, 69kb)
Response: 0045 response (PDF File, 201kb)
Attachments: 0045 attachment [13kb]

Ref: RFI-2016-0051
Date received: 14/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Kindly provide me with all the information you hold in respect of: a) The current number of authorised gypsy and traveller pitches on Tolney Lane and b) The current number of unauthorised gypsy and traveller pitches on Tolney Lane.

Detailed request: 0051 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0051 response (PDF File, 242kb)
Attachments: 0051 attachment [16kb]

Ref: RFI-2016-0052
Date received: 14/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held - Not NSDC function
Request:

I wish to make five 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.

Detailed request: 0052 request (PDF File, 72kb)
Response: 0052 response (PDF File, 203kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0054
Date received: 15/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Has the council introduced any Public Space Protection Orders under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014?

Detailed request: 0054 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0054 response (PDF File, 210kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0056
Date received: 15/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Exceeds fees limit - FoI
Request:

All companies/organisations that have a business rates credit/overpayment and/or any write on/write offs on their account.

Detailed request: 0056 request (PDF File, 15kb)
Response: 0056 response (PDF File, 242kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0057
Date received: 15/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Information regarding non-domestic properties with a rateable value in excess of £74,999

Detailed request: 0057 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0057 response (PDF File, 202kb)
Attachments: 0057 attachment [39kb]

Ref: RFI-2016-0068
Date received: 15/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

The amount of Council Tax reduction eligible to customers of Newark and Sherwood Council.

Detailed request: 0068 request (PDF File, 15kb)
Response: 0068 response (PDF File, 248kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0058
Date received: 18/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

The currently proposed increase (if any) in the council tax rate charged by the council for 2016/17. Please give a total figure and then divide it into (a) non-ringfenced increase and (b) adult care precept (if applicable). So, if the increase is 3.99%, please respond with .99% comprising of (a) 1.99% and (b) 2%. In this question, "proposed" includes where a council is consulting on a preferred option, or in the absence of this, where a council has temporarily assumed a certain level of increase (possibly in its Medium Term Financial Plan) prior to a final decision.

Detailed request: 0058 request (PDF File, 21kb)
Response: 0058 response (PDF File, 252kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0059
Date received: 18/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

We would like to know whether you can disclose the number of applications by EU nationals and/or their families for housing benefit which have been refused in the past 24 months which were refused on the basis (as one of the grounds) that the applicant (or if a joint application, the relevant applicant) did not meet the criteria in the policy called “minimum earnings thresholds”.

Detailed request: 0059 request (PDF File, 77kb)
Response: 0059 response (PDF File, 329kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0060
Date received: 18/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held
Request:

Please will you kindly tell me how many (a) men (b) women and (c) children who were accepted to be homeless by your council in each of the last 5 years have since committed suicide or died in each of those years?

Detailed request: 0060 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0060 response (PDF File, 245kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0061
Date received: 18/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Information on the council's legal spend.

Detailed request: 0061 request (PDF File, 15kb)
Response: 0061 response (PDF File, 207kb)
Attachments: 0061 attachment [23kb]

Ref: RFI-2016-0062
Date received: 18/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Information on the council's current HR/Payroll provider.

Detailed request: 0062 request (PDF File, 15kb)
Response: 0062 response (PDF File, 212kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0063
Date received: 18/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

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 with your authority,

Detailed request: 0063 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0063 response (PDF File, 245kb)
Attachments: 0063 attachment [11kb]

Ref: RFI-2016-0064
Date received: 18/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Exceeds fees limit - FoI
Request:

I would like a full list of businesses and charities that are or just have become liable for paying business rates within your council area between 1/1/2016-15/1/2016. Could you include the dates, business name and address, liable company and rateable value.

Detailed request: 0064 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0064 response (PDF File, 244kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0065
Date received: 18/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held - Not NSDC function
Request:

We would be grateful if you could confirm the numbers of charging orders your body placed on your residents properties relating to care home charges in 2014 and separately for 2015?

Detailed request: 0065 request (PDF File, 13kb)
Response: 0065 response (PDF File, 203kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0067
Date received: 18/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held - Not NSDC function
Request:

How many council-run libraries were open at the start of each financial year from 2010 to date and how many hours they were open each week at the beginning of each financial year? Please count mobile libraries separately.

Detailed request: 0067 request (PDF File, 60kb)
Response: 0067 response (PDF File, 204kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0069
Date received: 19/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Under the FoI act please can you confirm how many staff work at Newark and Sherwood District Council.

Detailed request: 0069 request (PDF File, 59kb)
Response: 0069 response (PDF File, 207kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0071
Date received: 19/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Has your local council approved a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO), under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014?

Detailed request: 0071 request (PDF File, 66kb)
Response: 0071 response (PDF File, 247kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0080
Date received: 21/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held - not NSDC function
Request:

Please could you advise what criteria is required to remove double or single yellow lines from public roads.

Detailed request: 0080 request (PDF File, 13kb)
Response: 0080 response (PDF File, 240kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0081
Date received: 21/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Information regarding business rates.

Detailed request: 0081 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0081 response (PDF File, 201kb)
Attachments: 0081 attachment [14kb]

Ref: RFI-2016-0082
Date received: 21/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held - not NSDC function
Request:

The number of people who have died awaiting the start of an initial package of social care in a) 2013, b) 2014 and c) 2015

Detailed request: 0082 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0082 response (PDF File, 239kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0085
Date received: 25/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held 
Request:

Confirmation of whether or not the council has provided funding to any of the following organisations since November 2008: IENGAGE, IENGAGE MUSLIMS LTD, MEND UK LTD, CAGEPRISONERS, Cage UK or The Islamic Human Rights.

Detailed request: 0085 request (PDF File, 76kb)
Response: 0085 response (PDF File, 251kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0087
Date received: 25/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Please can you confirm if your Revenues and Benefits is run in house or outsourced.

Detailed request: 0087 request (PDF File, 13kb)
Response: 0087 response (PDF File, 246kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0088
Date received: 25/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Request assigned
Request:

Information on council ownership of limited companies for commercial trading purposes.

Detailed request: 0088 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0088 response (PDF File, 210kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0091
Date received: 27/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Request refused - information publically available
Request:

Information regarding people dying with no next of kin and public health funerals.

Detailed request: 0091 request (PDF File, 15kb)
Response: 0091 response (PDF File, 205kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0093
Date received: 27/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Information not held - not NSDC function
Request:

Information about kitchen amenities currently available in local authority dwellings.

Detailed request: 0093 request (PDF File, 15kb)
Response: 0093 response (PDF File, 245kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0094
Date received: 27/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Information regarding public health funerals.

Detailed request: 0094 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0094 response (PDF File, 240kb)
Attachments: 0094 attachment [58kb]

Ref: RFI-2016-0096
Date received: 28/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Partial response - balance refused
Request:

Information regarding the council's wi-fi contract(s) especially around managed guest and visitor WiFi.

Detailed request: 0096 request (PDF File, 80kb)
Response: 0096 response (PDF File, 306kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0099
Date received: 28/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Information on council owned residential dwelling sold under the Right to Buy scheme and subsequently bought back by the council.

Detailed request: 0099 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0099 response (PDF File, 247kb)
Attachments: 0099 attachment [15kb]

Ref: RFI-2016-0100
Date received: 29/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Awaiting statutory fee - DPA
Request:

Information on the conduct of valuations of the council's residential dwellings housing stock.

Detailed request: 0100 request (PDF File, 71kb)
Response: 0100 response (PDF File, 205kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0101
Date received: 29/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Name and contact details of managers and directors responsible for street lighting, passenger transport, highways and transportation, parking and smart cities.

Detailed request: 101 request (PDF File, 71kb)
Response: 0101 response (PDF File, 255kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0103
Date received: 29/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Information about voting in the past 3 years.

Detailed request: 0103 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0103 response (PDF File, 290kb)

Ref: RFI-2016-0110
Date received: 29/1/2016
Type of request: FA
Latest Status: Complete response sent
Request:

Details of funding given to Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

Detailed request: 0110 request (PDF File, 14kb)
Response: 0110 response (PDF File, 208kb)

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