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Request no. 17301. Received: 03/01/2018, Resolved: 09/03/2018

Disturbances at 2 Roxburgh Place

Can you confirm how many emails were sent to the above address regarding disturbances at 2 Roxburgh Place

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 17302. Received: 01/01/2018, Resolved: 29/01/2018

CCTV Request - Dalry Road

CCTV footage of Dalry Road on the 29/12/17 between 12:00 and13:00.

Resolution

We have reviewed the footage from the nearby public space CCTV cameras and I am afraid there are no images relevant to your enquiry. I am sorry we have not been able to assist you on this occasion.

Request no. 17303. Received: 02/01/2018, Resolved: 25/01/2018

Bank Holiday Penalty Charge Notices

How many Parking Charge Notices were issued by Edinburgh Council on Bank (public) Holidays in the last year (2017)?How much revenue did Edinburgh Council receive for issuing Notices on Bank (public) Holidays in the last year?

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Request no. 17304. Received: 03/01/2018, Resolved: 11/01/2018

Bus lane enforcement

How many miles of bus lanes operate within your authority as of 1st January 2018? How many miles of bus lanes were in operation on 1st January 2015, 1st January 2016 and 1st January 2017?

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Request no. 17305. Received: 03/01/2018, Resolved: 23/01/2018

Compulsory Microchipping of Dogs

How many dog owners in the area under the authority of City of Edinburgh have been fined for not having their dog microchipped since the compulsory dog microchipping law came into effect on 6th April 2016?

Files

Request no. 17307. Received: 03/01/2018, Resolved: 01/03/2018

Business Rates

Recent information, from the Council, relating to unclaimed business rate credit balances

Resolution

No clarification received

Request no. 17312. Received: 03/01/2018, Resolved: 26/01/2018

December 2017 Penalty Charge Notices

The number of Penalty Charge Notices issued by the council (or agent) for on and off-street parking offences during December 2017. The number of Penalty Charge Notices issued by the council.

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Request no. 17313. Received: 02/01/2018, Resolved: 07/02/2018

Foster applications

Information relating to the number of applicant to foster or adopt have been unable to complete the application process due to medical reasons. In particular due to weight and BMI.

Resolution

The response is there have been a total of nil applicants who have been unable to complete the application process as per your questions above.

Request no. 17314. Received: 03/01/2018, Resolved: 26/01/2018

Zone 6 Parking

How many parking permits of all types have been issued in zone 6 (say current or most recent as at 31/12/2017)? How many permit spaces are available in zone 6 (say current or most recent as at 31/12/2017)?

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Request no. 17315. Received: 04/01/2018, Resolved: 06/02/2018

Gaelic Medium Education unit

Background information on the proposal to consult on closing the Gaelic Medium Education unit in James Gillespie's High School, moving it to Drummond Community High School

Files

Request no. 17317. Received: 03/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Homeless Reconnection

Details relating to the number of homeless people sent to foreign countries for reconnection.

Files

Request no. 17318. Received: 03/01/2018, Resolved: 05/01/2018 11:55:00

Governance department

Data on the number of staff that work in the different Governance departments, Audit, Legal Services and Democratic Services along with the staff pay grades and salaries. I am also looking for a copy of your most recent salary scale listings

Request no. 17319. Received: 03/01/2018, Resolved: 31/01/2018

47 Muirhouse Park

Information of the engineering drawings and plans for 47 Muirhouse Park

Files

Request no. 17320. Received: 03/01/2018, Resolved: 26/01/2018

Community Alarm Service

The number of service users with a community alarm/lifeline service in place Those that do not have any formal care at home services in place Do you have a community alarm/ telecare responder service

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Request no. 17321. Received: 03/01/2018, Resolved: 23/01/2018

Work carried out - 72 Longstone Street

Trying to find out if and what work has been carried out on a stair.

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Request no. 17322. Received: 03/01/2018, Resolved: 24/01/2018

Management of plastic waste

How much plastic waste for recycling did the council collect in each of the past three calendar years? What was the end destination of plastic waste

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Request no. 17323. Received: 04/01/2018, Resolved: 31/01/2018

Edinburgh Budgets

How much: £ and % of Edinburgh council annual budget is based on income from: 1. bus lane 2. bus gate 3. parking

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Request no. 17324. Received: 04/01/2018, Resolved: 07/03/2018

Housing Qualifications

Both the number and percentage of housing staff who hold a housing related qualification for each of the last 5 years up-to March 31 2017.

Resolution

Closed - no clarification received

Request no. 17325. Received: 04/01/2018, Resolved: 01/02/2018

Lothian Pension Fund Proxy Voting Records

The proxy voting records of the City of Edinburgh (Lothian Pension Fund) for the period of 1st July 2017 to 31st December 2017.

Files

Request no. 17326. Received: 04/01/2018, Resolved: 21/03/2018

Portobello Pottery Kilns

Several questions about the proposed information board relating to the two remaining pottery kilns (or rather, half-kilns) at Portobello

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Request no. 17327. Received: 04/01/2018, Resolved: 24/01/2018

Basement Developments

Questions regarding residential basement developments in the following six years

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Request no. 17328. Received: 05/01/2018, Resolved: 01/02/2018

Escape of Water

All information held by the council in relation to your investigations into the cause of an escape of water at this address in January 2017.

Resolution

Limited information provided - No direct Council input.

Request no. 17329. Received: 05/01/2018, Resolved: 25/01/2018

Council Housing Plans

What information, documentation or consultation, if any, your council has received on a 'new standard methodology for calculating 'objectively assessed need''; and when was your housing plan last updated?

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Request no. 17330. Received: 05/01/2018, Resolved: 25/01/2018

Water fountains

The street address - or if not possible, as precise a location as is possible - for all fountains owned, managed, maintained or operated by the local authority.

Resolution

Please see attached

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Request no. 17331. Received: 02/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Building condition survey for Currie Community High School

All correspondence (emails, letters, minutes etc) concerning the proposal that Currie HS should be merged with the WHEC rather than repaired or rebuilt on the existing site.

Files

Request no. 17332. Received: 05/01/2018, Resolved: 29/01/2018

Christmas Day Parking Fines

How many parking fines were issued in each year on 25 December of 2012 - 2016? What was the total value of these parking fines in each year?

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Request no. 17334. Received: 05/01/2018, Resolved: 09/01/2018

Contaminated Land Register

Please can you provide all entries found within your Local Authority Contaminated Land Register under Part 2a Environmental Protection Act 1990

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Request no. 17335. Received: 05/01/2018, Resolved: 26/01/2018

Temporary Accommodation

For applicant households accommodated by your authority in bed and breakfast hotels (e.g. privately managed, meal(s) provided, shared facilities) or other nightly paid, privately managed accommodation with shared facilities, as of 31/12/17

Resolution

Please see the attached PDF which matches our response to your questions.

Files

Request no. 17337. Received: 05/01/2018, Resolved: 29/01/2018

Schools and Teaching Staff

Information regarding teaching staff in schools.

Files

Request no. 17339. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 31/01/2018

Cigarette Smoke Ingress

How many complaints the City of Edinburgh Council (across all departments) has received with regard to cigarette smoke ingress into private, rented or council housing properties

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Request no. 17340. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 29/01/2018

Homelessness and rough sleeping

What was the leading cause of homelessness and rough sleeping in Edinburgh in 2017 and how many people are currently homeless or rough sleeping in the city?

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Request no. 17341. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

IT Security

The name/version of the IT security systems you have in place to keep my information secure?

Resolution

Specific details of our IT security used, including details of hardware, software and systems will not be provided, as per the attached ICT Security Advisory brief.

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Request no. 17343. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 09/01/2018 15:35:00

Photographic evidence - parking ticket

All photographic evidence obtained by City of Edinburgh Council appointed parking attendant while issuing a parking ticket

Request no. 17344. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 05/02/2018

Filming in the council area

The number of licences or permissions granted for commercial filming in your council area in each year. The label 'commercial' applies to all film and television production companies, including the BBC and Channel 4.

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Request no. 17349. Received: 05/01/2018, Resolved: 31/01/2018

Details of the deductions made from the Unitary Charge

Details of the deductions made from the Unitary Charge?

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Request no. 17350. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 15/03/2018

Land access

How many applications or requests have been made to the local authority for specific bye-laws or exemption (partial or full) from access rules as set out by the Land Reform (Scotland) Act?

Resolution

Clarification Request Closed (No response)

Request no. 17351. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 15/03/2018

Land access

How many complaints have been made to the council about breaches of land access rules under the terms of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003?

Resolution

Clarification Request Closed (No response)

Request no. 17352. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 23/01/2018

Supported Bus Services

What is the total budget for supported bus services in the draft budget for the fiscal year 2016/2017? What is the total budget for supported bus services in the fiscal year 2016/2017?

Files

Request no. 17353. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 08/02/2018

Credit List Request

Council Tax accounts

Files

Request no. 17354. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Housing Waiting List

How many people apply for housing on the shared register or how many people are waiting to be homed in Edinburgh?

Files

Request no. 17355. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 07/03/2018

Zoo Inspection Reports

Research on Animal Welfare Law

Resolution

Closed, no clarification received

Request no. 17356. Received: 09/01/2018, Resolved: 06/02/2018

Northgate Public Services

How much Northgate Public Services is paid by the Council per year

Files

Request no. 17357. Received: 09/01/2018, Resolved: 31/01/2018

'Self-Insurance' fund/ Public Liability Insurance

Does you local authority keep a 'Self-Insurance' fund in relation to claims made against the Local Authority? Financial value of the fund? Who is the local authority's current (as of 01/01/2018) Public Liability Insurance provider?

Files

Request no. 17358. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 24/01/2018

Screenshots of drop permit

Redford Bank Hartington Place

Resolution

The majority of these driveways were constructed prior to the requirement for planning permission. As they did not require planning permission the Planning Guidelines regarding the construction of driveways was not applicable.

Request no. 17359. Received: 09/01/2018, Resolved: 19/01/2018

CCTV Request - Calder roundabout

Calder roundabout

Resolution

Excluded from Public Disclosure Log

Request no. 17361. Received: 09/01/2018, Resolved: 08/02/2018

Cameron House Community Centre

A full list of repairs, nature of the repairs, date and cost incurred by the council at Cameron House since it opened in 2009

Files

Request no. 17362. Received: 09/01/2018, Resolved: 11/01/2018

Accident information

RIDDOR report Any other documentation reporting the accident by any other party Any documents regarding investigations

Files

Request no. 17363. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 11/01/2018

All correspondence re complaint

All correspondence re complaint

Resolution

Cancelled. Logged in error

Request no. 17364. Received: 10/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

CCTV Footage

Do you charge motorists a fee to obtain a copy of the CCTV footage relating to the issuing of a Penalty Charge Notice? (please provide details of the format the footage is provided on and the amount of the fee).

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Request no. 17366. Received: 10/01/2018, Resolved: 07/02/2018

Library books

A record of all books taken out across your library network in the 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18 financial year (to date).

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Request no. 17368. Received: 10/01/2018, Resolved: 01/02/2018

Lothian and Borders Community Justice Authority Annual Accounts 2016/17

Copy of Lothian and Borders Community Justice Authority Annual Accounts 2016/17.

Resolution

Please find attached the Criminal Justice Authority accounts, as requested.

Personal signatures have been redacted as part of our normal practice and in line with the requirements under the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.

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Request no. 17369. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 08/03/2018

Classroom Assistants

Can you confirm the total number of Teaching or Classroom Assistants that were employed by your local authority for the school years 2015/16 and 2016/17?

Resolution

No clarification received

Request no. 17370. Received: 08/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Zoo Inspections

Copies of veterinary records, animal health records or inspection reports for the zoo for each of the years 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Files

Request no. 17371. Received: 09/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Concierge Service at Wauchope House

The cost of the Concierge Service provided by City of Edinburgh Council at Wauchope House, how many full time and part time staff cover the contract and what are their duties to Wauchope House on Greendykes Road?

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Request no. 17372. Received: 09/01/2018, Resolved: 24/01/2018

Unexploded Ordnance

Mapping for your area showing areas bomb during World War 2. Mapping showing areas of concern for unexploded ordnance. CIRIA C681, Unexploded ordnance (UXO) A guide for the construction industry.

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Request no. 17373. Received: 10/01/2018, Resolved: 01/02/2018

Paths at Alan Breck Gardens

Who owns the grass, steps and paths outside 58 and 60 Alan Breck Gardens?

Resolution

The communal grass steps and pathways outside 58 and 60 Alan Breck Gardens is owned by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Request no. 17374. Received: 10/01/2018, Resolved: 01/02/2018

63 Calton Road

Ground investigations works at 63 Calton Road

Resolution

We have searched through the records for both current and derelict petroleum stores and have been unable to locate any information on current or derelict petroleum stores at 63 Calton Road, Edinburgh.

Request no. 17375. Received: 10/01/2018, Resolved: 23/01/2018

Planning application at Pinkhill

Were Dandara the developer advised of EDC Planning Guidelines on height restriction of new buildings?

Files

Request no. 17376. Received: 10/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Tesco Bank, South Gyle, Edinburgh

Environmental Desk Study

Resolution

The site is recorded as an undeveloped field on our 1850’s map. Our 1997 sheet shows the first development (of the site and the surrounding area), the only difference in layout from today’s map being an additional building in the south of the site.

Request no. 17377. Received: 10/01/2018, Resolved: 31/01/2018

City of Edinburgh Council Employees

Confirming the number we have on record of 15,350 employees at the City of Edinburgh Council, whether there are any plans for expansion or contraction in those numbers in the next year or months and any moves in office location?

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Request no. 17378. Received: 11/01/2018, Resolved: 01/02/2018

Private landlords

How many complaints about private landlords has your local authority received in the following financial years: 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17.

Files

Request no. 17379. Received: 11/01/2018, Resolved: 12/01/2018

Registered third parties

For the years 2016 and 2017, please provide a list of registered third parties - regulated by the Electoral Commission - that have requested electoral registers and/or electoral register updates, overseas voters lists, and/or absent voters lists.

Files

Request no. 17380. Received: 09/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Zone 6 Edinburgh

How many Zone 6 parking spaces are there? How many Zone 6 permits have been issued? Has there been an increase in the number of Zone 6 permits issued in the last few months?

Files

Request no. 17384. Received: 11/01/2018, Resolved: 25/01/2018

Council Housing Allocation Committee

Name of the committee that meets to consider changes to the Council’s Housing Allocation Scheme, how often it meets to perform this task and a list of the dates of its past meetings for the past 3 years

Resolution

The committee is the Housing & Economy committee (formerly Health, Social Care and Housing). Papers for this committee can be viewed online at the following link: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/cpol

Request no. 17385. Received: 11/01/2018, Resolved: 25/01/2018

CCTV Request

Dundee Street

Resolution

We have reviewed the footage from the nearby public space CCTV camera and I am afraid there are no images relevant to your enquiry.

Request no. 17386. Received: 11/01/2018, Resolved: 31/01/2018

Environmental Health Department

The number of food hygiene inspections; food poisoning; foreign body; workplace Health & Safety inspections; workplace accidents investigated; Health & Safety complaints undertaken by City of Edinburgh in 2017.

Files

Request no. 17388. Received: 11/01/2018, Resolved: 23/01/2018

Cycling Tourism Sustainability in Scotland

Do you have a sustainable transport strategy? What cycling facilities do you have? What other types of Cycling facilities do you promote? What factors have you included in your Council transport strategy?

Files

Request no. 17389. Received: 12/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

St James Quarter

Information regarding the redevelopment of the St James Shopping Centre

Files

Request no. 17390. Received: 12/01/2018, Resolved: 08/11/2018

A772 - Gilmerton Road

Information regarding road works.

Resolution

Closed - No Fee Received.

Request no. 17392. Received: 09/01/2018, Resolved: 25/01/2018

Council policy for the disabled and people with mental health problems

Full copy of the council policy on treating disabled people and people with mental health problems.

Resolution

We do not hold this information. Each case is looked at on a case by case basis and their needs assessed individually.

Request no. 17393. Received: 12/01/2018, Resolved: 08/02/2018

Tree risk management

Information regarding the tree risk management responsibilities that fall within your highway management function for all road categories (excluding motorways) that carry vehicles.

Files

Request no. 17395. Received: 12/01/2018, Resolved: 01/02/2018

Penalty Notice: ED26492239

When were the parking restrictions implemented where I was given this notice? How many parking violations have occurred in that parking area? How many of those vehicles were actually removed?

Files

Request no. 17396. Received: 12/01/2018, Resolved: 13/02/2018

Repair work - Princes Street and surrounding streets between Haymarket and North Bridge

A summary of the known problem areas with some indication if repairs had been made or that there has been a requirement for action to be taken or placed on waiting list of issues to be attended to.

Files

Request no. 17398. Received: 11/01/2018, Resolved: 01/02/2018

Gaelic Medium Education at James Gillespie's High School

Home-address postcodes (anonymised) of pupils undertaking Gaelic Medium Education at James Gillespie's High School during school session 2017–2018.

Files

Request no. 17399. Received: 11/01/2018, Resolved: 08/02/2018

Waste Transportation

How many vehicles (LGV) both contractors or CEC owned are dispatched daily from CEC Powderhall site to Viridor Waste Management Landfill site at Dunbar? The average weight of waste carried per LGV load. Does CEC dispatch waste to Viridor Dunbar?

Files

Request no. 17400. Received: 11/01/2018, Resolved: 15/01/2018

Christmas and Hogmanay Festivals

My query relates to the Christmas and Hogmanay festivals.The council clearly supports these events, and I was wondering if there was any direct financial benefit for the council.

Resolution

The information you have requested is available at the following location: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/meetings/meeting/4231/culture_and_communities_committee. Item 9.4 should provide you with the information you seek.

Request no. 17402. Received: 12/01/2018, Resolved: 07/02/2018

Road safety / condition inspection reports

Request for a copy of the most recent road safety or condition inspection reports for the following roads: Oswald Road EH9 South Oswald Road EH9 Findhorn Place EH9

Files

Request no. 17403. Received: 12/01/2018, Resolved: 06/02/2018

Craigentinny Road

Information in relation to Craigentinny Road, Edinburgh, and in particular the section between Loganlea Road and Findlay Gardens.

Files

Request no. 17408. Received: 12/01/2018, Resolved: 18/01/2018

Housing Re-wire

Details of when my house was re-wired.

Resolution

Excluded from Disclosure Log

Request no. 17411. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 15/03/2018

Sanitary Product Provision in Leisure Facilities

Do any of the leisure facilities operated by the Local Authority provide free sanitary products to those using the leisure facilities? Is there a policy in place? What is the budget for providing this service?

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 17412. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 12/02/2018

Data and Cyber-Security

Information regarding data and cybersecurity incidents in the calendar year 2017 affecting information owned, processed or generated by your local authority.

Files

Request no. 17413. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 28/03/2018

Secondary school management structures

Confirmation of whether the school operates under a faculty structure or a departmental structure

Files

Request no. 17414. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 02/02/2018

‘Disability Confident’ Accreditation Scheme

How many candidates have requested an interview under either scheme, for the time period January 2015 – January 2017? State the post applied for and please advise whether the candidate was successful in their application.

Files

Request no. 17415. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 15/01/2018

Council Vehicle Fleet and Maintenance of Vehicles

Do you have an in House Fleet of Vehicles , ie Cars,Vans,Parks Equipment,HGV Lorries etc. Where are these Vehicles Serviced/Repaired? Do your Vehicle Workshops use Agency Staff?

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Request no. 17416. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 12/02/2018

Taxi and PHC Drivers

The total number of drivers with taxi or PHC licences in Edinburgh. The number of drivers in each of the above groups who have points on their driving licences. The number who have more than 12 points on their driving licences.

Files

Request no. 17417. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 05/02/2018

Pupil Equity Funding and staff

Information on education staff employed using Pupil Equity Funding (PEF).

Files

Request no. 17418. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 01/02/2018

Work-Related Injuries

The number of work related accidents from employees that have resulted in injury and sickness absence of over 7 days. For year 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Files

Request no. 17420. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 01/02/2018

Environmental Protection Act 1990

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Section 80 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 for all Notices/Orders that have been served during the dates 1st July 2017 to the 15th January 2018

Files

Request no. 17421. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 07/02/2018

Planning (Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas)(Scotland) Act 1997

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Sections 3, 4, 42, 43, 49 and 50 of the Planning (Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas)(Scotland) Act 1997 for all Notices/Orders that have been served

Resolution

I can confirm that there have been no notices/orders in relation to Sections 3, 4, 42, 43, 49 and 50 of the Planning (Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas)(Scotland) Act 1997 and this information would not be in PECs

Request no. 17422. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 14/02/2018 12:23:00

Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Sections 189, 190 and 194 of the Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 for all Notices/Orders that have been served 1st July 2017 to the 15th January 2018

Resolution

No notices have been served during the dates above under Sections 189, 190 and 194 of the Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997.

Request no. 17423. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 14/02/2018

Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure)(Scotland) Act 1947

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Section 1 of the Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure)(Scotland) Act 1947 for all Notices/Orders that have been served

Resolution

No notices under Section 1 of the Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure)(Scotland) Act 1947 have been served during the dates 1st July 2017 to the 15th January 2018.

Request no. 17424. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Housing (Scotland) Act 1987

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Section 114, 115 and 116 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 for all Notices/Orders that have been served

Resolution

No notices were issued during the dates 01/07/17 and 15/01/18.

Request no. 17425. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Housing (Scotland) Act 2006

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Sections 1, 3, 5, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40 and 42 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 for all Notices/Orders

Resolution

No notices were served under the stated sections of the Act during the dates requested.
No notices remain extant.
There are no invoices pending.

Request no. 17426. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Housing (Scotland) Act 2006

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Sections 1, 3, 5, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40 and 42 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 for all Notices/Orders that have been served 01/07/17 to 15/01/18.

Resolution

No notices have bee served for the dates requested.

Request no. 17427. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Housing (Scotland) Act 1987

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Sections 88, 114, 115, 116 and 162 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 for all Notices/Orders

Resolution

No notices have been issues during the above dates
No notices are extant
No invoices are pending.

Request no. 17428. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 14/02/2018

Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Sections 189, 190 and 194 of the Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 for all Notices/Orders

Resolution

No notices have been issued under Sections 189, 190 and 194 of the Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 during the dates 1st July 2017 to the 15th January 2018.

Request no. 17429. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 15/02/2018

Building (Scotland) Acts 1959/70

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Sections 10 and 13 of the Building (Scotland) Acts 1959/70 for all Notices/Orders

Files

Request no. 17430. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 06/02/2018

Planning (Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas)(Scotland) Act 1997

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Sections 3, 4, 42, 43, 49 and 50 of the Planning (Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas)(Scotland) Act 1997 for all Notices/Orders

Resolution

I confirm that there have been no notices/orders in relation to the above issued or that remain extant. Nor are there invoices pending.

Request no. 17431. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 14/02/2018

Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure)(Scotland) Act 1947

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Section 1 of the Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure)(Scotland) Act 1947 for all Notices/Orders

Resolution

The only notices issued under this Act were in relation to the CPO for St James Centre in 2014. This has been complied with. We are unable to advise if there are any invoices pending as we do not hold this information at this time.

Request no. 17432. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 08/02/2018

Environmental Protection Act 1990

All information collected by you pursuant to your statutory duty under Sections 80 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 for all Notices/Orders

Files

Request no. 17433. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 16/01/2018

Business Rates Accounts

A list of all properties that have any credit balance on their business rates account The account number The account holder The property address including postcode Billing authority reference number

Resolution

The information you have requested is available at the following location: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20020/business_rates/757/non-domestic_business_rates_charges

Request no. 17434. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Work and maintenance notices

How many of the (a) section 30 work notices, (b) section 42 maintenance orders and (c) section 114 closing orders served by your local authority in each of the last five years were served on flatted properties.

Files

Request no. 17435. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 26/02/2018

Documentation and minutes of the discussions between the Scottish Government and the Council leader

Provide documentation and minutes of the discussions between the Scottish Government and the Council leader since May 2017?

Resolution

We have checked our records and can confirm that there are no documentation or minutes of the discussions between the Scottish Government and the Council leader since May 2017, regarding council funding from the Scottish Government.

Request no. 17436. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 12/02/2018

Documentation and minutes of the discussions between the Scottish Government and Edinburgh Council leader

Provide documentation and minutes of the discussions between Derek Mackay and City of Edinburgh Council Leader Council Leader Adam McVey from their meeting on the 29 August 2017.

Resolution

Please see the attached PDF providing you with all the information we hold pertinent to your request.

Files

Request no. 17437. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 12/02/2018

Documentation and minutes of the discussions between Kevin Stewart MSP and Andrew Kerr

Provide documentation and minutes of the discussions between Kevin Stewart MSP and Andrew Kerr, Chief Executive and Leader of City Of Edinburgh Council from their meeting on the 22 August 2017.

Resolution

There is no documentation from this meeting.

Request no. 17438. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 15/05/2018

Unoccupied Council Buildings

An itemised list of non-residential buildings owned by the council that were unoccupied for one month or longer between 1 Jan 2016 and 31 December 2017

Resolution

Closed - No fee received.

Request no. 17439. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 01/02/2018

Dunsyre House

Information about Dunsyre House. Post code EH11 4JQ. I am looking for information on building materials from which the block was built.

Files

Request no. 17441. Received: 12/01/2018, Resolved: 25/01/2018

Business rates

A full and up to date list of businesses/Ltd companies/charities that have become responsible for business rates.

Files

Request no. 17442. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 08/02/2018

CCTV Request

Great Junction Street - Coburg Street, Edinburgh

Resolution

No relevant footage held.

Request no. 17446. Received: 16/01/2018, Resolved: 08/02/2018

Commemoration of local women

How many statues and memorials of women there are in your area? Also, are there any future plans to commemorate women from or with a connection to Edinburgh?

Files

Request no. 17447. Received: 16/01/2018, Resolved: 02/02/2018

Youth Homelessness

Information regarding homeless young people (16-24).

Files

Request no. 17449. Received: 16/01/2018, Resolved: 05/02/2018

Classifications of roads

Could your council provide us with a list of roads in your council area that would be affected by such a change? Furthermore, are you aware of many Restricted / Class A / B / unclassified roads are in your council area?

Files

Request no. 17450. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 08/02/2018

Primary 1 Enrolment at St Mary’s RC Primary

How many non-Catholic children were offered a primary 1 space in 2015, 2016, 2017? How many of the non-Catholic children offered a space were a sibling of a child already enrolled in the school?

Files

Request no. 17451. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 25/01/2018

Food Hygiene Inspection reports

The most recent Food Hygiene Inspection reports for the City of Edinburgh Council Headquarters (Canteen).

Resolution

Please find attached the most recent Food Hygiene Inspection reports for the City of Edinburgh Council Headquarters (Canteen).For clarity, I have included a transcript of the hand written notes from the hygiene report.

Files

Request no. 17452. Received: 16/01/2018, Resolved: 15/03/2018

Security on the front doors and intercom

I need information about the name of the contractor that installed the security on the front doors and intercom. Also could you please help me with information on how to get another electronic fob for the door and the cost of this.

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 17457. Received: 17/01/2018, Resolved: 19/01/2018

CCTV footage of stolen bike

Footage of bike being stolen from Forrester High School (212 Broomhouse Rd, Edinburgh, EH12 9AE) @ between 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm on 15/01/2018

Resolution

We do not hold this information. The school concerned is a PPP facility and the CCTV onsite is managed by Mitie. Please report this incident to the Police so that they can contact Mitie.

Request no. 17459. Received: 17/01/2018, Resolved: 12/02/2018

Public library service

How many penalties (cash fines) have you issued? What is the total value of these penalties? What is the value of unpaid penalties? How many books and other loan items have you issued?

Files

Request no. 17461. Received: 17/01/2018, Resolved: 02/02/2018

Purchasing Catalonia Flags

Purchasing Catalonia flags in the past three years.

Resolution

In the past three years, how many Catalonia flags has your local authority purchased - None.

In addition, what was the total cost of these purchases? - Not applicable.

Request no. 17463. Received: 16/01/2018, Resolved: 23/01/2018

Road Inspections & Repairs

Information on Edinburgh Road Inspections & Repairs for the route of Quality Street, Lauriston Farm Road, Muirhouse Parkway, West Granton Road finishing at Lower Granton Road/Square.

Files

Request no. 17464. Received: 16/01/2018, Resolved: 02/02/2018

Secondary Schools' Population

The percentage of occupancy of CEC secondary schools. The percentage of catchment area pupils attending their designated CEC secondary school.

Files

Request no. 17465. Received: 17/01/2018, Resolved: 05/02/2018

LHA rates in Edinburgh from 2005 to date.

LHA rates in Edinburgh from 2005 to date.

Resolution

Please see the attached PDF in response to your request.

Files

Request no. 17466. Received: 17/01/2018, Resolved: 02/02/2018

Electric Vehicle Charging Points

Information on why the Capital of Edinburgh hasn’t applied for funding on electric car charging points. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/funding-for-thousands-of-electric-car-charge-points-unused-by-councils

Files

Request no. 17467. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 16/02/2018

Ferrylee care home

All the documentation pertaining to the actual works

Resolution

Please see the attached PDFs in response to your request.

Files

Request no. 17468. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 22/02/2018

Policy documents and guidelines used by the care bed coordinator

Policy documents and guidelines used by the care bed coordinator, to make and prioritise care home placements. All policy and guideline documentation associated with residential placements for the elderly.

Files

Request no. 17469. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 14/02/2018

Morningside Road

The number of times Morningside Road has been resurfaced (in part or fully) in the last 7 years. Also the cost of those resurface works broken down by each of those years

Files

Request no. 17470. Received: 17/01/2018, Resolved: 31/01/2018

Support provided to people assessed as having No Recourse To Public Funds status

Information on the support provided by the council to people (and their dependents) assessed as having No Recourse To Public Funds (NRPF) under Section 115 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.

Files

Request no. 17472. Received: 17/01/2018, Resolved: 23/01/2018 14:31:00

CCTV Request - Great Junction Street

All footage that you hold from the public cctv cameras on Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, from the foot of Ferry Road, at the Leith Town Hall, from the morning of the 1st of January 2017, between the hours of midnight and 3am.

Request no. 17473. Received: 17/01/2018, Resolved: 15/02/2018

Parking Tickets / Penalty Charge Notices

Information regarding parking tickets / penalty charge notices which have been issued within the council area from 1 January 2017 - 31 December 2017.

Resolution

Please see attached.

Files

Request no. 17474. Received: 15/01/2018, Resolved: 15/03/2018

Homeless man

Status of homeless man

Resolution

Closed. No clarification received.

Request no. 17475. Received: 17/01/2018, Resolved: 14/02/2018

Bath Fitting Request

A copy of the reason in which I have been refused a bath and the criteria which I apparently failed to meet.

Resolution

Cancelled - Business as usual.

Request no. 17476. Received: 17/01/2018, Resolved: 05/02/2018

Lothian Pension Fund

A copy of the quarterly public records from the latest quarter for the following information about Lothian Pension Fund.

Resolution

Excluded from Disclosure Log

Request no. 17477. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 25/01/2018

Data collected regarding speed surveys

Details of the data collected regarding the speed surveys undertaken round about September 2017 at the following locations

Files

Request no. 17479. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 25/01/2018

Royal Lyceum Theatre

How much (if any) the Royal Lyceum Theatre receives from you on an annual basis.

Resolution

This information is part of the Grants and Service Payments to Organisations report which is taken to the Culture and Sport Committee, usually in March. The reports can be viewed online at the following link: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/cpol

Request no. 17480. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Bernard Street

All records and documentation relating building works carried out

Resolution

The property referred to is not owned by the Council and therefore we have carried out no building works. A planning application for building work can be viewed on the Planning Portal.

Request no. 17481. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Temporary staff

What model does your organisation use to source temporary staff? If your organisation utilises a Managed Service Provider to facilitate the sourcing of temporary staff, who are they?

Files

Request no. 17482. Received: 17/01/2018, Resolved: 31/01/2018

Anti-social behaviour associated with short-term lets

Any information relating to other complaints of this nature and the number of complaints in the Edinburgh city council local authority?

Files

Request no. 17484. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 15/02/2018

Tower blocks

A copy of the most up-to-date fire risk assessment you have for every tower block you own.

Files

Request no. 17486. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 16/02/2018

Footpath Area 124 West Granton Road

All maintenance, repairs and full service reports at the above described location. How many inspections are made annually at the above described location. Are the above inspections carried out by foot or by car.

Files

Request no. 17489. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 12/02/2018

Customer Contact

Information on how local residents are interacting with their local council.

Resolution

Please see the attached PDF providing you with information that we record.

Files

Request no. 17492. Received: 11/01/2018, Resolved: 22/03/2018

Accident Details

RIDDOR Report

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 17494. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Accident Damage Claim Recoveries

The value of claims pursued on behalf of the Council in relation to infrastructure damage claims, to include that involving traffic lights, street lights, road surfaces and accident clear ups

Resolution

Please see the attached PDF in response to your request.

Files

Request no. 17499. Received: 09/01/2018, Resolved: 07/02/2018

Saughtonhall Avenue

Inspection records

Files

Request no. 17500. Received: 10/01/2018, Resolved: 15/03/2018

Ferry Road

Maintenance and inspection records from 01 November 2016 to date

Resolution

Closed, No clarification Received

Files

Request no. 17501. Received: 19/01/2018, Resolved: 16/02/2018

Driver Tachograph Information

Information on the number of individual Tachograph cards (driver smart cards) held by employees in your organisation for each year since 2010 up until 2018.

Files

Request no. 17502. Received: 19/01/2018, Resolved: 22/01/2018

Use of Section 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 since 01/07/2016

The amount of times the council has engaged section 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 since July 1, 2016 (b) The details of each case including

Resolution

Section 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 does not apply in Scotland. Accordingly, the number of times the Council has engaged section 203 is zero.

Request no. 17503. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 13/02/2018

Parking Regulations

A copy of the full parking regulations.

Files

Request no. 17504. Received: 19/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

Fire Safety Training in Local Authority Schools

How many Head Teachers (HT's) do you have including, nursery, primary, secondary and additional learning support sites? How many HT's have completed the one day course? How many HT's have completed the three hour training course

Files

Request no. 17505. Received: 19/01/2018, Resolved: 23/01/2018

Zoological Collections

Copies of the licensing, any form of inspection the zoological collection has had since 2011 (formal, informal, special, by your inspectors or inspectors from elsewhere), with the dates that they were completed.

Files

Request no. 17506. Received: 19/01/2018, Resolved: 15/02/2018

Fire Safety at Zoos

Documents relating to Edinburgh Zoo

Files

Request no. 17507. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 14/02/2018

The Junction at Beresford Avenue and East Trinity Road

A copy of the Road Inspector's report.

Files

Request no. 17508. Received: 19/01/2018, Resolved: 31/01/2018

Council Tax

The number of household in the Edinburgh area that qualify for a 100% exemption from council tax based upon the household being soley occupied by students.

Resolution

The total number of properties with full student exemption as of today’s date is as follows:
Halls of Residence 4,780
Student Exemption 5,690
Total 10,470

Request no. 17509. Received: 19/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Staff in Planning and Building Standards

What is the total number of staff in Planning and Building Standards in August 2017 and how many are in the category of (i) Planning Officers, (ii) Principal Planning Officers, (iii) Trainee Planning Officers and (iv) Graduate Planning Officers?

Request no. 17510. Received: 19/01/2018, Resolved: 16/02/2018

Contracts Between the City of Edinburgh Council and JC Decaux

A copy of any contracts between the City of Edinburgh Council and JC Decaux relating to advertising and street furniture.

Resolution

The contract is withheld under Regulation 10(5)(e) - confidentiality of commercial or industrial information.

Request no. 17511. Received: 19/01/2018, Resolved: 22/01/2018

General Data Protection Regulation

With regard to GDPR compliance services, introduced in May 2016 with full enforcement due in May 2018, we would like to know whether this service is managed by an outside company or maintained by an internal team.

Resolution

This service is being managed internally by qualified practitioners.

Request no. 17512. Received: 22/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Payments for legal services and any other services

For 2011-2012, 2012-2013

Resolution

The Council made no payments for the years stated in your request.

Request no. 17513. Received: 22/01/2018, Resolved: 23/01/2018

Hostility against Disabled People on Public Transport

Information on hate crime

Resolution

The information requested is not held by the Council. All, or part of the information you seek is held by Lothian Regional Transport (LRT) who can be contacted at: https://lothianbuses.co.uk/about-us/our-company/freedom-of-information

Request no. 17516. Received: 22/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Shisha Cafe Numbers and Enforcement Information

Can you please provide the estimated number or range of shisha cafes known A) as of January 2018 and B) as of January 2017. Please reply 'unknown' if this information is not held.

Files

Request no. 17521. Received: 22/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Education Committee Apointments

Information regarding representatives of religious bodies on the authorities education committee.

Files

Request no. 17522. Received: 22/01/2018, Resolved: 02/02/2018

Parent/Guardian Fines

The number of fines issued in your authority from 2015-2017, broken down by year, as a direct result of parents/guardians taking their child/children on term-time holidays, without school permission.

Files

Request no. 17524. Received: 22/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Social Workers' Disclosure Checks

How many social workers employed by the council have had disclosure checks over spent or unspent convictions between January 2015 and January 2018?

Files

Request no. 17525. Received: 22/01/2018, Resolved: 15/02/2018

Adoptions

1. How many children in total were adopted in your local authority area in financial years: a) 2009-10 b) 2010-11 c) 2011-12 d) 2012-13 e) 2013-14 f) 2014-15 g) 2015-16 h) 2016-17

Files

Request no. 17527. Received: 22/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

A list of repairs required / requested regarding flooding and water ingress at Broomhouse Avenue

A list of repairs required / requested regarding flooding and water ingress at 50 & 48 Broomhouse Avenue for the last seven years

Resolution

Please see the attached PDFs – List of repairs within the date range you requested’

• List of repairs No 48
• List of repairs No 50

Files

Request no. 17528. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 15/03/2018

New Build Schools - Evaluation Workshops

How many new schools has Edinburgh City Council built since 1999? How may evaluation workshops have taken place relative to the new schools constructed? Confirmation of evaluation workshops.

Files

Request no. 17529. Received: 22/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Parent & Pupil Support Manager JD

Full job description of the Parent & Pupil Support Manager (Additional Support for Learning)

Files

Request no. 17530. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 16/02/2018

Implementation of hourly sleep over rates or the back payments of historical sleepover shifts

Copies of transcripts, negations or minutes of meetings with regards to implementation of hourly sleep over rates or the back payments of historical sleepover shifts specifically for support workers for edinburgh city council

Resolution

The Council does not have any “transcripts, negations or minutes of meetings with reference to your request.

Request no. 17531. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Fly tipping

How much has the council spent dealing with incidents of fly tipping over the last five years, year by year? How many fixed penalty fines remain outstanding for the last five years?

Request no. 17532. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 15/02/2018

Copies of correspondence

Any correspondence between City of Edinburgh Council and Provincial Property Holdings Ltd dating from January 1, 2014 to January 22, 2018

Files

Request no. 17533. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

Teacher Turnover in Primary Schools

The average/ normal rate of teacher turnover is in primary schools in Edinburgh per year.

Resolution

The average turn-over of staff across CEC primary schools is 9.1%per annum. This is higher in Leith Walk Primary School than the city average for a variety of reasons including retirements; covers for secondments; relocations; career breaks e.t.c.

Request no. 17534. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Compromise Agreements

A full document containing details of compromise agreements signed by employees in the years 2017, 2016 and 2015.

Resolution

We hold the detailed information requested however, as the number of those concerned over the 3 year period was only between 1 & 5, we cannot provide the detailed breakdown of the information held as it could lead to an individual being identified.

Request no. 17537. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

Edinburgh Road Inspections & Repairs

Information on Edinburgh Road Inspections & Repairs for the route of Corstorphine Road from Roseburn to the turning of Riverside Cresent

Files

Request no. 17538. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

Animal Control Wardens

How many animal control/dog wardens does your local authority currently employ? How many were employed in 2013 - 2016?

Files

Request no. 17539. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 29/01/2018

Dog Fouling

How many complaints were received in relation to dog fouling. How many fines were issued to owners in relation to dog fouling. How much is the penalty for dog fouling?

Files

Request no. 17540. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 11/04/2018

Infestations

Data regarding pest infestations in residential properties in your council area, for the last 10 years

Resolution

No fee received.

Request no. 17541. Received: 24/01/2018, Resolved: 22/03/2018

Direct Payment Recipients

Do you provide adult and childcare support in your area? Do you work with a Support Organisation for the provision of direct payments?

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 17543. Received: 04/01/2018, Resolved: 26/02/2018

Grassmarket Landlord's Application

What was the date of the Landlord’s application for 58 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2LJ?

Resolution

Information withheld under Section 30(c) - Information is exempt if its disclosure would otherwise prejudice substantially, or be likely to prejudice substantially, the effective conduct of public affairs.

Request no. 17544. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 09/02/2018

Evictions and Out-of-Area Rehousing of Council Tenants affected by Welfare Reform

Information about the potential impact of central government welfare reform policies on eviction rates and geographical displacement of households with council housing tenancies.

Files

Request no. 17545. Received: 24/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

Knives in Schools

How many children have been found in possession of knives in council-controlled schools in Edinburgh in each of the last 5 years?

Files

Request no. 17549. Received: 24/01/2018, Resolved: 21/02/2018

Active Healthcare Services

Why has Edinburgh council approved this application when there is already a provider on the framework for Edinburgh? All information held on the reasons why this application has been approved.

Files

Request no. 17552. Received: 24/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Student Accommodation

The total number of purpose-built student accommodation developments, with total number of rooms, built in each year over the past 10 years, by i) university/colleges and ii) private developers

Files

Request no. 17553. Received: 24/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

Screenshots of dropkerb permit

10 & 10a Redford Bank, it was a new driveway and dropkerb 19,20 and 21 Colinton Mains Loan

Files

Request no. 17554. Received: 24/01/2018, Resolved: 08/03/2018

Energy Supply

Information pertaining to your energy supply contracts

Files

Request no. 17555. Received: 25/01/2018, Resolved: 22/02/2018

Neighbourhood Partnership Care at Home Providers

A breakdown of preferred and contracted care at home providers for older people within each Neighbourhood Partnership Area.

Files

Request no. 17556. Received: 25/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

LED Street Lights

Has the council installed any energy efficient street lighting in the last five years, such as replacing halogen bulbs with LED street lights? If the council is in the process of installing any energy efficient street lighting, please confirm

Files

Request no. 17557. Received: 25/01/2018, Resolved: 06/02/2018

Pest control services

Information regarding pest control services supplied to residents and businesses within your council jurisdiction over the past four financial years

Files

Request no. 17558. Received: 25/01/2018, Resolved: 01/03/2018

Social Media

Does your organisation have a Facebook Page(s)? If yes, what is/are the url(s) and when were they set up? Does your organisation advertise or spend any money on Facebook? Also for Twitter and Google G-Suite

Files

Request no. 17559. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Waverley Court Fire Audit

Information regarding the results of the fire audit carried out at Waverley Court following the fire incident at that location in October 2017.

Resolution

Information is withheld under Regulation 10(5)(a): International relations, defence, national security and public safety at this time.

Request no. 17561. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 02/02/2018

Environmental Assessment – Sainsbury's, Inglis Green Road

Phase I Environmental Assessment.

Files

Request no. 17562. Received: 24/01/2018, Resolved: 26/01/2018

Works undertaken on Cowgate gap site

A copy of the enforcement investigation report in regards to works undertaken on Cowgate gap site, EH1 in March 2017.

Resolution

The information is publicly available to view on the Council’s online planning portal https://citydev-portal.edinburgh.gov.uk/idoxpa-web/enforcementDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=ONA35UEW0S000

Request no. 17563. Received: 24/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

Maybury Road Vehicle Count

The results of the vehicle count which was conducted on Maybury Road in 2017 using carriageway sensors.

Files

Request no. 17564. Received: 24/01/2018, Resolved: 21/02/2018

Inspection Records for The Vennel to Grassmarket

Records of inspection Maintenance Records Statement of your Road Authorities Policy Records of complaints Records of other accidents

Files

Request no. 17565. Received: 25/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

Edinburgh Central Library building condition assessment

An extract summarising the works required for the Central Library and the timescale for this work to be carried out. Overall condition score and condition score by element of building. breakdown of expenditure. Breakdown of expenditure

Files

Request no. 17567. Received: 18/01/2018, Resolved: 26/01/2018 11:08:00

Parking

A copy of the full parking regulations. When is it permissible for a car to park in a Solo M/C space? When can you park in a taxi rank or bus stop?

Request no. 17570. Received: 25/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Road Closures

Information on the process of deciding that a road can be closed for an extended period

Resolution

Cancelled by requester.

Request no. 17573. Received: 25/01/2018, Resolved: 08/03/2018

Corporate appointeeships

How many individuals are currently subject of corporate appointeeships granted to the council over their welfare and finances as they have been deemed unfit to look after their own affairs.

Files

Request no. 17575. Received: 26/01/2018, Resolved: 15/02/2018

GME in Edinburgh

Information, including minutes of meetings and any reports produced relating to: 1: Short Term Working group ( 2016) on Gaelic Medium Education and Capacity at James Gillespie High School 2: Short Life Working Group (2011)

Resolution

Please find attached all relevant paperwork as per your request.

Files

Request no. 17576. Received: 25/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

Environmental Search - Fort Kinnaird

Environmental review

Files

Request no. 17577. Received: 25/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

Historic Petroleum Tanks - Fort Kinnaird

Current and derelict petroleum storage search.

Resolution

Having searched all relevant records in relation to both current and derelict petroleum stores, we have been unable to locate any information on current or derelict petroleum stores at Fort Kinnaird, Edinburgh.

Request no. 17578. Received: 26/01/2018, Resolved: 29/01/2018

S74 fines for utility works that overrun

The number and value of charges made under Section 74 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 for the following financial years: 2012/2013, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/2017

Resolution

Section 74 of the above Act appears to be in relation to Street Works in England and Wales and would therefore not be applicable in Scotland.

Request no. 17579. Received: 26/01/2018, Resolved: 29/01/2018

CCTV coverage of Quality Street junction/ Craigcrook road onto Queensferry road

CCTV Request

Resolution

We have examined footage from the camera at this location on the 26th but I am afraid to say that it was pointing along Quality Street throughout this period and the collision you describe is not seen and consequently we have no relevant data.

Request no. 17581. Received: 26/01/2018, Resolved: 26/03/2018 17:03:00

Complaints related to the Church of Scientology

How many complaints related to the Church of Scientology have you received in the past four years? How many of these complaints involved harassment? Please detail the nature of the complaints

Resolution

Closed, no clarification received

Request no. 17582. Received: 26/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018

Henderson Street

Information regarding escape of water

Resolution

Cancelled. This is being dealt with directly by the service

Request no. 17583. Received: 26/01/2018, Resolved: 26/03/2018

D1 planning applications

The number of D1 planning applications you received in each of the last five years. I.e. in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013. The number of successful D1 planning applications you granted during each of the last five years.

Resolution

Clarification Request Closed (No response)

Request no. 17584. Received: 26/01/2018, Resolved: 23/02/2018

Disabled parking bay criteria

What resident needs are identified before a decision is made? What council needs are identified before a decision is made? What are the steps in the process that lead up to a disabled bay being created?

Files

Request no. 17585. Received: 26/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

Business Rates 2013/14 and 2014/15

BUILDING 303,(33), EDINBURGH AIRPORT, EDINBURGH, EH12 9DN 47(30/1), TURNHOUSE ROAD, EDINBURGH, EH12 0AL

Files

Request no. 17586. Received: 28/01/2018, Resolved: 06/03/2018

Vacant/Unused A-listed and B-listed buildings

Addresses of vacant/unused A-listed and B-listed buildings owned, or put up for sale, by City of Edinburgh Council. Internal reports. Rejected offers. Rejected planning applications.

Files

Request no. 17587. Received: 28/01/2018, Resolved: 02/02/2018

Gas & Electricity Supplies

The name of the Council's Gas & Electricity supplier The name of the Council's energy broker Annual Gas & Electricity consumption of the Council Amount of Gas & Electricity supplies The renewal date of energy contract

Files

Request no. 17589. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 26/02/2018

Temporary accommodation

The list of properties (b&b's, hotels, hostels etc) that are used by the council for temporary accommodation purposes? Please state the owner of each property. How much money has the council spent on temporary accommodation 2015-17

Files

Request no. 17590. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 13/03/2018

Temporary accommodation complaints

How many complaints were submitted to Edinburgh City Council regarding temporary accommodation in 2015, 2016 and 2017? List what the complaint was for. How many complaints were upheld?

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Request no. 17591. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 02/02/2018

Prevention of Housing Fraud Act 2013 - Section 3

How many prosecutions has the local authority brought under section 3 of the Prevention of Housing Fraud Act 2013?

Resolution

The Prevention of Housing Fraud Act 2013 only applies to England and Wales. Our response is therefore nil to each question.

Request no. 17592. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 27/02/2018

Legal actions - Schools

Details on legal taken against you by pupils and/or their parents relating to a school

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Request no. 17593. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 23/02/2018

Flexischooling Policy

How many children do you believe are currently flexischooling in your LA? Please provide a breakdown of these numbers. How many flexischooled children are known to require Additional Support for Learning (ASL).

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Request no. 17594. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 26/02/2018

Growth Accelerator Model (St James Quarter Edinburgh)

Access to the agreements made by the City Of Edinburgh as part of the above GAM, including any associated Scottish Government Grant Offers, the Growth Accelerator Model Agreement, and any associated agreements entered into

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Request no. 17595. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 23/02/2018

Council Tax Surcharges

What the surcharge is regarding when the sheriff officers are pursing unpaid council tax?

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Request no. 17596. Received: 23/01/2018, Resolved: 16/02/2018

Escape of water - Broughton Road

Please confirm the precise source and cause of the leak. Please provide full contact details for the emergency plumber that carried out the repairs. Please provide any invoices, receipts, job sheets or other paperwork

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Excluded from Disclosure Log

Request no. 17598. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 26/02/2018

Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO)

The name and contact details of the manager of the team responsible for the councils licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO).

Resolution

The Regulatory Services Manager with responsibility for HMO Licensing is currently Andrew Mitchell who can be contacted by e-mail at: andrew.mitchell@edinburgh.gov.uk or by phoning the Council Switchboard on 0131 200 2000.

Request no. 17599. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 03/04/2018 13:51:00

Section 46 funerals

Do you publish details of section 46 funerals undertaken by your council on your website? If YES then please provide the link to the relevant page on the council website.

Resolution

Closed. No clarification received

Request no. 17600. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 21/02/2018

Terston House, 1 Hully Hill Road, Newbridge, Edinburgh, EH28 8PH

Contaminated Land Enquiry

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Request no. 17602. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 21/02/2018

Blue badges

I would like to see the Edinburgh fraud investigation teams policy on tracking blue badges. Particularly on badges NOT committing any offence.

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Request no. 17604. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 22/02/2018

Potholes

1.Number of reported potholes in 2017. 2.Number of fixed potholes that were reported in 2017. 3.Number of roadworks reported due to fixing potholes in 2017.

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Request no. 17608. Received: 30/01/2018, Resolved: 22/02/2018

Tram line injuries

Injury statistics for each of the calendar years 2011 - 2017

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Request no. 17609. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 21/02/2018

Good Friday and Easter Monday parking fines

Statistics regarding parking tickets that have been issued 2013 - 2017

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Request no. 17611. Received: 30/01/2018, Resolved: 15/02/2018

Social media

Questions regarding facebook and twitter accounts

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Request no. 17612. Received: 30/01/2018, Resolved: 27/03/2018

A record of a commendation given by Edinburgh City Council

I'm trying to find a record of a commendation given by Edinburgh City Council to one Albert (Abbie) Rankine and wonder if there is a record kept of these?

Resolution

Closed, no clarification received

Request no. 17614. Received: 30/01/2018, Resolved: 30/01/2018 16:06:00

Temporary staff

What model does your organisation use to source temporary staff? If your organisation utilises a Managed Service Provider to facilitate the sourcing of temporary staff, who are they?

Request no. 17615. Received: 30/01/2018, Resolved: 23/02/2018

Skyparks Redevelopment Directory

A project directory which includes a list of subcontractors, suppliers and consultants & telephone numbers involved.

Resolution

The City of Edinburgh Council has no involvement with the redevelopment of this site and therefore do not hold a project directory.

Request no. 17619. Received: 30/01/2018, Resolved: 02/02/2018

Health and Safety

Contact details for the individuals who deals with the Health and Safety aspects within the council. Would it be possible to get their name, telephone number and email address please.

Resolution

The current Head of Health and Safety is Dr Susan Tannahill who can be contacted on 0131 553 8336 or by e-mail at: susan.tannahill@edinburgh.gov.uk.

Request no. 17621. Received: 30/01/2018, Resolved: 27/02/2018

Air quality monitoring data

Air quality monitoring data for PM10, NO2 and SO2 (if applicable) that City of Edinburgh Council used to determine the designation of Air Quality Management Areas (AQMAs) from 2001 to 2015,

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Request no. 17622. Received: 31/01/2018, Resolved: 09/02/2018

Black boxes at present erected on lampposts on Braid Road

The purpose of the “black boxes at present erected on lampposts on Braid Road between Cluny Drive and Hermitage Drive. I attach a photo of the equipment for information.

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Request no. 17624. Received: 31/01/2018, Resolved: 23/02/2018

No Ball Games Signs

I would really appreciate knowing if Edinburgh council have a policy on 'no ball games' signs? If so, when did this policy come into force and are there any plans to review this policy?

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Request no. 17625. Received: 31/01/2018, Resolved: 23/02/2018

Parking Fines by Street

A list of the 10 streets in Edinburgh where the most parking fines have been handed out over the last year. In each case, can you provide the name of the street, number of parking fines allocated and total monetary value of fines.

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Request no. 17627. Received: 30/01/2018, Resolved: 26/02/2018

Leith Walk Primary School CCTV

Information regarding faulty CCTV and new cameras going forward.

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Request no. 17629. Received: 29/01/2018, Resolved: 21/02/2018

Eastfield Road, Ingliston

A copy of your current road maintenance policy relating to that road. A copy of the road repair history. Details of all carriageway defects. Details of how the authority handled these defects

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Request no. 17630. Received: 30/01/2018, Resolved: 21/02/2018

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATION ROSEBANK GROVE

Information regarding enforcement action

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Request no. 17631. Received: 30/01/2018, Resolved: 27/02/2018

Craigpark Quarry Ratho

A hard copy of every planning document that the council including all environmental impact assessment and land and habitat management plans including proof of all mitigation that was to be undertaken at Craigpark Quarry Ratho

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Request no. 17632. Received: 30/01/2018, Resolved: 27/02/2018

Blue Arrow and City of Edinburgh Council Contract

Any signed contract between the recruitment agency Blue Arrow and Edinburgh City Council.

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Request no. 17633. Received: 30/01/2018, Resolved: 27/02/2018

Edinburgh City Private Hire Ltd

Information regarding Edinburgh City Private Hire currently undertaking taxi contracts for Edinburgh City Council.

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Request no. 17634. Received: 31/01/2018, Resolved: 26/02/2018

George Street Closure Westbound at Hanover Street

I wish to understand the basis for the decision and the traffic analysis that led to the closure being granted.

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Request no. 17635. Received: 31/01/2018, Resolved: 27/02/2018

EU national foster carers

Your total number of registered foster carers; The number of your registered foster carers who are non-UK EU nationals; The number of your currently fostered children who are non-UK EU nationals;

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Request no. 17639. Received: 31/01/2018, Resolved: 21/02/2018

Food poisoning complaints at US owned fast food chains

Information regarding complaints received about food poisoning incidents

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Request no. 17640. Received: 31/01/2018, Resolved: 27/02/2018

Coates Crescent

Details of all inspections Details of your policy for the reporting and recording of defects Details of all maintenance conducted Details of all correspondence

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Request no. 17651. Received: 31/01/2018, Resolved: 19/02/2018

Forth Estuary Transport Authority, Pay Modernisation Exercise

A Copy of all paperwork from the, Forth Estuary Transport Authority, Pay Modernisation Exercise, 2014 appeals score for general operatives

Resolution

Excluded from Disclosure Log

Request no. 17652. Received: 31/01/2018, Resolved: 20/02/2018

Library Books

Information regarding books owned by the Council

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