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Request no. 17979. Received: 01/03/2018, Resolved: 20/03/2018

Waterfront Promenade project

Update and information about the Waterfront Promenade project


Request no. 17981. Received: 01/03/2018, Resolved: 29/03/2018

North Gyle Drive

Details of any maintenance of the road surface over the last 5 years Details or log of any inspections to the road surface including details of how each inspection, if any, was carried out.


Request no. 17983. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 11/05/2018

Leith Walk Primary / St Mary’s London Road

Information for each of the following schools: Leith Walk Primary, St Mary’s London Road, including the nursery in each case, where applicable. and for Edinburgh City as a whole for the academic years 2013 to date


Request no. 17984. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 03/04/2018

Telford Road

A copy of your current road maintenance policy relating to that road A copy of the road repair history Dates of all safety inspections Details of how safety inspections were undertaken


Request no. 17987. Received: 01/03/2018, Resolved: 27/03/2018

Looked after Children

How many times have Looked after Children (children in care) staying in residential placements under the care of your respective council authorities, run away from their accommodation in the last 10 years? In


Request no. 17989. Received: 01/03/2018, Resolved: 06/04/2018

Cremation Statistics

How many cremations did your crematorium(s) perform in each of the last ten years?


Request no. 17990. Received: 01/03/2018, Resolved: 29/03/2018

Licensed horse riding establishments

The total number, names and contact information of licensed horse riding establishments – defined as a riding school –that are currently operating within the jurisdiction of Edinburgh City Council in 2018.


Request no. 17991. Received: 02/03/2018, Resolved: 09/04/2018

Home schooling of children

1. Please state the total number of children home schooled (for part or all of the year) in your council area in each of the following school years: 2014-15, 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.


The Council only holds numbers of children being currently home educated for the 2017 -18 academic. This is 56 who were previously in Edinburgh schools and 40 who do not require permission to be home educated but have voluntarily notified us.

Request no. 17992. Received: 02/03/2018, Resolved: 03/04/2018

Community Transport

Please supply the total contract income paid to all community transport organisations operating under a section 19 or 22 permit system for the years 2016 and 2017 by your authority.


Request no. 17995. Received: 02/03/2018, Resolved: 19/03/2018

Developer contributions for affordable housing

Could I please have a short briefing note summarising the number of affordable homes that have been built in ward 11 in the last 5 years broken

Request no. 17996. Received: 02/03/2018, Resolved: 03/04/2018

Number of parking tickets issued by the Council

The total number of parking tickets issued by the Council in the week commencing 19th February 2018 (ie. from 19th February to 25th February inclusive),


Request no. 18004. Received: 02/03/2018, Resolved: 09/03/2018

Investigation materials/accident

Copies of above


Closed. This is for Midlothian Council

Request no. 18005. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 06/04/2018

The Daily Mile

When did they introduce the Daily Mile? Was there any consultation with parents or carers beforehand? Have there been any complaints from parents or carers about their child / children doing the Daily Mile?


Request no. 18006. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 03/04/2018

Pedestrian Crossing outside 81 Princes Street

Records of inspection 30/12/16 to date Maintenance records Records of complaints Previous tripping records


Request no. 18007. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 03/04/2018

South Gyle Broadway

Details of all works, planned or otherwise, on the stretch of pavement on South Gyle Broadway, Edinburgh, for the period 1 December 2015 to date


Request no. 18008. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 23/03/2018

Rough sleeper deaths

Please detail how many verified rough sleepers have died in the council's territory in the last 5 calendar years (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017).


The Council does not keep records of how many people die whilst sleeping rough in Edinburgh.

Request no. 18009. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 03/04/2018

Accident at work

Copy of any report forms. Please confirm whether you have investigated the accident and whether a factual statement and photographs have been prepared.


Information provided

Request no. 18010. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 28/03/2018

Energy Efficient Street Lighting

Thanks but surely some LED lights have already been installed. Can you clarify that? Also, what is CEC's specification for these luminaires?


Request no. 18011. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 12/03/2018

Council tax

How much of the intake from council tax has gone towards staff pensions in the last three years? How much of the intake from council tax in the coming year will go towards staff pensions?


The Council Tax is a tax on domestic properties collected by the local authority. The council uses CTAX to pay for local services such as schools, rubbish collection, roads and street lighting etc. The CTAX does not contribute towards staff pension.

Request no. 18014. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 04/06/2018

Gas Call Services

What complaints have been made against Gas Call Services?


Closed - No fee received.

Request no. 18018. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 04/04/2018

Private rented properties

The number of requests for advice have been made to the council by private rental tenants in each of the following years - 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, and 2013

Request no. 18019. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 14/03/2018

BIM Level II Implementation Highways Questionnaire

Attached questionnaire


Cancelled - 'Business as usual'

Request no. 18020. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 22/03/2018

CCTV Request - Baltic Street, Junction with Assembly Street and Constitution Street, Edinburgh

Date of: 05/03/2018 10:30 AM


We have reviewed footage from the area but I am afraid that we have not captured any relevant material. We only have one camera that might have covered this locus but it was directed along Bernard Street throughout the period checked.

Request no. 18021. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 06/04/2018

Educational Services Contact - Language Assistants

Full address, contact person full name, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address.


Request no. 18025. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 04/04/2018

Public health funerals

Name and contact details of the departments/council officers who are notified of public health funerals. Details of funerals from 01/03/2018


Request no. 18026. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 28/03/2018

Animal Boarding Services

Would it be possible for you to send me a list of the animal boarding services (kennels/catteries/homeboarders) that have been issued a boarding licence for 2018?


Request no. 18027. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 04/04/2018

Dogs & beaches

How many Fixed Penalty Notices did your local authority serve to dog owners for breached PSPOs on beaches in your authority area over the following timeframes?


This legislation is not enforceable in Scotland and as such we have a negative return to all questions.

Request no. 18028. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 30/05/2018

High school pupil costs

The amount of money collected from pupils/parents in the council area to cover stationary costs (ie jotters, pencils, pens, printing paper etc).

Request no. 18029. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Cost of out of school childcare

For Primary School aged children, childcare services delivered by your Council can you provide the fees charged to parents for the following:


Request no. 18030. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 03/04/2018

Employees with more than one contract

How many employees (headcount) have more than 1 contract of employment with your local authority? (e.g. working as both a cleaner and a catering assistant with your local authority)


Request no. 18031. Received: 07/03/2018, Resolved: 09/03/2018

Unclaimed business rate credit balances

I would like to obtain recent information, from the Council, relating to unclaimed business rate credit balances


Request no. 18032. Received: 07/03/2018, Resolved: 29/03/2018

Puppy Farms Licensing

How many licences have been granted by the council for trading of pups in Scotland and what enforcement action has been taken against breeders/sellers.


Request no. 18033. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 28/03/2018

Towerbank Primary School

Information on the school roll, and the P1 intakes at Towerbank Primary School including the numbers of catchment/non-catchment pupils for sessions 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18.


Request no. 18034. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 03/04/2018


Can you confirm which school buildings, if any, in your local authority asbestos has been identified as present? Can you confirm who is responsible for monitoring the condition of asbestos in each school building


Request no. 18035. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 04/04/2018

Private Hire Cars

I would like to find out the number of ACTIVE Private Hire Cars in Edinburgh. How many PHC plates are currently issued and valid?


Request no. 18036. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 04/04/2018

Taxi Driver Licence Information

How many holders of an Edinburgh Taxi Driver Licence have criminal convictions.


Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with the information you have requested as the cost to the Council of locating, retrieving and providing you with the information exceeds the statutory maximum of £600.

Request no. 18037. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 09/03/2018

List of repairs

A full list of any repairs done to this property for the last 10 years


Excluded from Disclosure Log

Request no. 18038. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 05/04/2018

New FRP composite footbridge provided by CRL

I am interested to know the cost of the structure, i.e. how much for materials (the bridge itself), and how much for labour/plant/associated works?


No information held

Request no. 18039. Received: 07/03/2018, Resolved: 23/03/2018

Nursery places

The number of free at source nursery places provided by CEC for 3-5 year olds ('Free Places'); The number of the Free Places that are currently available or if there are no available Free Places


Request no. 18040. Received: 07/03/2018, Resolved: 05/04/2018

29 Niddrie Marischal Road

Any documentation/information as to what work was done


Cancelled. Legal services have responded directly.

Request no. 18041. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 04/04/2018

Council Works - Drummond Street

Have City of Edinburgh Council commissioned any roofing works in Drummond Street Edinburgh Southside in:- A 2010 B 2011 C 2012 D 2013 E 2014 F 2015 G 2016 H 2017


Request no. 18043. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 11/04/2018

Section 37(1) Education (Scotland) Act 1980

How many Section 37(1) Education (Scotland) Act 1980 have been implemented in your local authority over the last 3 years.

Request no. 18044. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 04/04/2018

Education Committee Apointments

How long each of the current members have held their post on the Education Committee.


These were both first appointments

Request no. 18048. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 04/04/2018

Vacant/Unused A-listed and B-listed buildings

Internal reports produced since April 2017 detailing the maintenance costs of the following properties Boroughmuir High School Lothian Chambers Edinburgh Springwell House 40 Calton Hill 88 Canongate Darroch Annexe


Request no. 18049. Received: 06/03/2018, Resolved: 04/04/2018

Road Adoption Plan - Princes Exchange/New Uberior House

Road adoption plan over Princes Exchange/New Uberior House? It will need to show Earl Grey Street, Lauriston Place, East Fountainbridge and Riego Street, as well as the footway which runs between the building and Piccolino on Lauriston Place.


Road Adoption Map and Princes Exchange Tollcross Adoption Certificate are attached.


Request no. 18054. Received: 07/03/2018, Resolved: 26/03/2018

Second hand dealers licences

How many licences have been granted for tyre sales? Please include the companies in question.


Request no. 18055. Received: 07/03/2018, Resolved: 29/03/2018

Harassment Grievances

The Councils policy on keeping records of harassment grievances again employees and former employees.


Request no. 18056. Received: 07/03/2018, Resolved: 05/04/2018

Application to the Big lottery & Craigmount High School

1) The number of pupils in your school in SIMD 1-3 2) The number of pupils in your school in SIMD 1-4 3) The number registered for FSM


Request no. 18057. Received: 07/03/2018, Resolved: 17/04/2018


Could you let me know how many children in your local authority were being home-schooled during the following three academic years please: August ‘14 – June ‘15 August ’15 – June ’16 August ‘16 – June ’17


August ‘14 – June ‘15 33 children
August ’15 – June ’16 73 children
August ‘16 – June ’17 45 children

Request no. 18058. Received: 07/03/2018, Resolved: 05/04/2018

Blue badges

What systemic checks are in place to ensure the accuracy of the data? How many sightings of legitimate blue badges NOT committing offences have been recorded since the implementation of this policy?


Request no. 18059. Received: 07/03/2018, Resolved: 27/03/2018

PEF Spending

Most recent guidance given by the local authority to head teachers pertaining to the spend of Pupil Equity Funding (PEF). The Local Authorities evaluation policy for PEF spending. A breakdown of PEF spending by project


Request no. 18061. Received: 08/03/2018, Resolved: 08/03/2018

City Housing Plan Equalities Impact Assessment

Copy of above

Request no. 18062. Received: 08/03/2018, Resolved: 05/04/2018


The total number of potholes reported to the local authority between 01/11/17 and 28/02/2018. I would also like to know the total number of potholes repaired by the local authority or its agents within the same time period


Request no. 18063. Received: 08/03/2018, Resolved: 05/04/2018

Issuing Parking Fines

The Council's policy on issuing parking fines. I am particularly interested in what proof/evidence they gather. Is it normal for them to take photographs of the offence for example being parked in a no loading bay or double yellow lines?


Request no. 18068. Received: 08/03/2018, Resolved: 03/05/2018

Avoidable Home Deaths

A list of all known avoidable or preventable deaths in care and nursing homes for older people from January 1st 2013 to December 31st 2017, inclusive. Please provide all details known


Request cancelled

Request no. 18069. Received: 08/03/2018, Resolved: 12/03/2018

Public Toilet Provision

Please provide a list of all the public conveniences funded by the Local Authority How many are free and how many charge entry Please disclose the number funded public toilets closed in the past five years


Request no. 18070. Received: 08/03/2018, Resolved: 05/04/2018

Redhall Crescent

Details of Specifications on original Statutory Notice for 72 Redhall Crescent, 2004. From CEC/ Thomas & Adamson.


Request no. 18071. Received: 08/03/2018, Resolved: 05/04/2018

Broken/Misplaced Slabs within George Square Area

The number of reports of broken/misplaced slabs within the George Square area (EH8) from the public.


Information provided for the period 01/03/2015 to 01/03/2018.


Request no. 18072. Received: 08/03/2018, Resolved: 30/04/2018

Foster carers

A copy of the indemnity insurance the council hold for foster carers. How many fostering housholds do the council have. How many foster carers are currently on the councils approved list of foster carers.


Request no. 18075. Received: 08/03/2018, Resolved: 26/03/2018

Council's software contracts

What type of contract (select from above) is the Council providing? Who is the Council’s provider/supplier for each type of contract stated above?


Request no. 18077. Received: 08/03/2018, Resolved: 05/04/2018

IT Contracts

What contract/s are currently in place for the purchase of PCs, Laptops and Tablet Devices?


Request no. 18078. Received: 09/03/2018, Resolved: 15/05/2018

Traffic Congestion

How do you deal with a complaint made against the service you are providing the city?


Closed - No clarification received

Request no. 18083. Received: 09/03/2018, Resolved: 04/07/2018

Transgender toilets

Children permitted to use the toilet appropriate to the gender in which they present


Request no. 18084. Received: 09/03/2018, Resolved: 13/03/2018

Junction of Palmerston Place and Lansdowne Crescent

When were the street lights serving the junction of Palmerston Place and Lansdowne Crescent last routinely inspected to ensure that they were illuminating properly? Were any of the street tights not in operation?


Request no. 18087. Received: 12/03/2018, Resolved: 06/04/2018

Kinship Care Outwith UK

I would like to know if Edinburgh Council are paying for kinship care outwith the UK, i.e. Republic of Ireland.


We currently pay for one carer in the Republic of Ireland.

Request no. 18088. Received: 12/03/2018, Resolved: 06/04/2018

Portobello High School

How many out of catchment places were granted in the past three years for Portobello High School? If the catchment area of Portobello High School is planning to be reviewed given its recent relocation to Milton Road?


Request no. 18089. Received: 12/03/2018, Resolved: 11/05/2018

Broughton Primary, Abbeyhill Primary, including the nursery in each case where applicable

% Teacher turnover (please indicate whether this includes teaching members of the management staff) % Management staff turnover (headteacher, business manager, deputy head and principal teacher


Request no. 18092. Received: 09/03/2018, Resolved: 09/04/2018

Digital Projects

Research looking at how access to services through digital channels can be used to generate cost savings in local government.


Request no. 18093. Received: 12/03/2018, Resolved: 27/06/2018

Offices/Community Facility & Cafe

Up to date list of subcontractors, suppliers and consultants in the landscape works comprise extensive footpath resurfacing, softworks planting, creation of Physic Garden, renovation of Italian Garden & works to enhance setting of Simba tree


Information is attached. Personal data has been withheld as required by data protection legislation.


Request no. 18094. Received: 12/03/2018, Resolved: 19/03/2018

75 Houses/Flats

Up to date list of subcontractors, suppliers and consultants with their company telephone numbers involved in the construction of 75 residential units mix of flats, maistonettes and terraced houses in Greendykes Area G


Please see the attached PDF providing you with the information you requested. Please note that certain personal information has been redacted from the information provided such individual names of non-Council staff.


Request no. 18095. Received: 12/03/2018, Resolved: 09/04/2018

Information regarding Little France Drive Dedicated Bus Lane

What date was the Little France Drive dedicated Bus Lane formally adopted to be governed under the auspices of The Edinburgh City Council. What date was the Little France Drive dedicated bus lane data collection CCTV policy


Request no. 18096. Received: 12/03/2018, Resolved: 06/04/2018

Pest Control Call-Outs

The number of pest control call-outs from the last 10 years. The number of pest control call-outs for cockroaches for the last 10 years. The most common species or multiple species of cockroach responsible for the call-outs.


Request no. 18097. Received: 12/03/2018, Resolved: 10/04/2018


All information on the purchase of drones since January 1 2016. This should include the cost, plus a one-line only description of the reason they were purchased (i.e. the use to which they will be put.)


We have purchased no drones since January 1 2016.

Request no. 18098. Received: 12/03/2018, Resolved: 06/04/2018

Penalty Charge Notices Issued

Total income received so far for PCNs issued.


Request no. 18103. Received: 12/03/2018, Resolved: 14/05/2018

Public/school transport costs

Council’s contract costs for public transport and school transport per year, for the past five available years.


Request no. 18104. Received: 09/03/2018, Resolved: 08/06/2018

Public Health (Paupers) Funerals

Numberof Public Health (Paupers) Funerals


Request no. 18107. Received: 13/03/2018, Resolved: 06/04/2018

Thistle Street South East Lane

Confirmation that road has been adopted by Edinburgh City Council and multiple questions regarding road inspections, repairs, complaints, roadworks, etc.


Request no. 18108. Received: 13/03/2018, Resolved: 01/06/2018

Policy and procedures regarding transgender and non-binary school children

Copies of all policies and procedures regarding transgender and non-binary school children. Copies of all Equality Impact Assessments in relation to any new or revised policies or procedures


Please find attached. Personal data has been withheld as required under the relevant legislation.


Request no. 18109. Received: 13/03/2018, Resolved: 19/04/2018

Funding for Tourist Attractions

For the last full financial year, please provide details of any public subsidies or other monetary funding provided by the Council to tourist attractions.


Request no. 18110. Received: 13/03/2018, Resolved: 14/03/2018

“Honour based violence, domestic violence, forced

For the full year of 2017 (01/01/2017 - 31/12/2017) in total how many incidents and crimes did your police force record of: a)'honour' based violence? b) forced marriage? c) female genital mutilation?

Request no. 18111. Received: 13/03/2018, Resolved: 11/04/2018

Transitional Relief

Assessor's Reference Number Property Address Property Description (Type) Liable Party Rateable Value of Property Amount of Relief


Request no. 18112. Received: 05/03/2018, Resolved: 06/04/2018

Janitors in Edinburgh Primary Schools

The job description for janitors in Edinburgh Primary Schools and their reporting / responsibility structure


Request no. 18113. Received: 13/03/2018, Resolved: 10/04/2018

Staff details

The person with responsibility for employees training The person with responsibility for Wellbeing both in the workplace and the community. The person that is the Chair of the Wellbeing board


Request no. 18114. Received: 14/03/2018, Resolved: 11/04/2018

Mobile app development platforms

What mobile app development platform/s is used by your authority? What mobile apps does your authority currently provide / use for: a/ Internal processes ? b/ External citizen use ?


Request no. 18117. Received: 14/03/2018, Resolved: 10/04/2018

Fairer Charging applications

How many new Fairer Charging applications have you received in the last 12 months? What has been the average on-going monthly caseload over the last 12 months? What is the percentage of clients who make a contribution?


Request no. 18120. Received: 14/03/2018, Resolved: 12/04/2018

Rehousing Out of Area

Information about the numbers of homeless households being moved both out of and into the local authority area and where they are being moved to and from

Request no. 18121. Received: 13/03/2018, Resolved: 10/04/2018

Access to accident records

1. Accident book entry 2. Injury report 3. RIDDOR report 4. Witness statements 5. Reports of accidents which have been similar to our client’s accident from 4 years prior 6. Reports of previous complaints


This Department has no information relating to this accident and no record of similar accidents or complaints.

Request no. 18124. Received: 13/03/2018, Resolved: 28/03/2018

Council Tax bands charges 2018 – 2019

The results of the surveys, questionnaires and any documentation to back up statement


Request no. 18125. Received: 13/03/2018, Resolved: 10/04/2018

PIA - Biometric Cashless Catering Solution

Please provide the privacy impact assessment carried out in relation to the Impact Biometrics cashless catering solution being implemented across the city's schools.


Please note that some information has been redacted from the PIA. We also hold four design documents referred to in the PIA and these will not be released.


Request no. 18126. Received: 13/03/2018, Resolved: 15/03/2018

School role of Leith Walk Primary School from 2010 - 2016

I would like to know the school role of Leith Walk Primary School from 2010 - 2016.

Request no. 18127. Received: 14/03/2018, Resolved: 10/04/2018

George IV Bridge Library - Enhancement Works

Please provide a detailed breakdown of work type and cost of £365,000 allocated to the George IV Bridge Library-enhancement works for the Budget 2018/19


Request no. 18129. Received: 14/03/2018, Resolved: 10/04/2018

Release of information

I wish to understand the ‘public interest arguments in favour of disclosure’. Where is the ‘strong’ public interest. How many FOIA you have received in the last 3 years looking for this type of data or data on how much landlords are paid by ECC


Information provided

Request no. 18130. Received: 14/03/2018, Resolved: 11/04/2018

Accident at Dumyat Business Park, Bond Street, Tullibody, Alloa

Please confirm whether you have been called in to investigate the circumstances of the accident.


The City of Edinburgh Council would not carry out a RIDDOR report for incidents outside Edinburgh. You are advised to approach either the Health and Safety Executive or Clackmannanshire Council.

Request no. 18131. Received: 14/03/2018, Resolved: 11/04/2018

Road Safety Inspection Report - Dalkeith Road

Copy of Road Safety Inspection report.


Request no. 18132. Received: 14/03/2018, Resolved: 12/04/2018

Homelessness service in the 70's

Details of Council policy in relation to temporary accommodation for adults who are parents of children with learning difficulties in the 1970s.

Request no. 18133. Received: 14/03/2018, Resolved: 23/03/2018

Annual Procurement Report 2017-18

When will your organisation publish your annual procurement report for 2017-18; and I would be grateful for a copy of the annual procurement report for 2017-18.


The Annual Report will be published in the summer of 2018 and will be available in a document form that can been downloaded from the Council’s website.

The Annual Procurement Report 2017-18 has not been completed.

Request no. 18134. Received: 14/03/2018, Resolved: 15/03/2018

Accident - Wardieburn Place

Documentation relating to any building works carried out on the communal stairway and back garden.


Duplicate request. See 14542

Request no. 18135. Received: 14/03/2018, Resolved: 11/04/2018

Residents' Parking Permits

Does your council apply a diesel surcharge to resident's parking permits? If so, how much is this charge? Does your council make an administration charge when people apply for a resident's parking permit?


Request no. 18136. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 20/03/2018

Junction between Easter Road, Regent Road, Abbeymount and Montrose Terrace

Details of the traffic light sequence/phasing for that said junction which were in effect at the material time A copy of any CCTV footage you may hold looking onto that said junction


Withheld from Disclosure Log

Request no. 18137. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 20/03/2018

Pinkhill Planning Application

The number of EDC man days which have been used to date (starting with the very earliest pre planning consultation activities) in all associated aspects of considering and evaluating the above planning application


The request is for information the Council doesn’t record or hold. The clocking system doesn’t breakdown where officer time is spent/man hours allocated to a specific planning application.

Request no. 18139. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 11/04/2018

Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS)

Q1. The number of spaces offered by your local council for people arriving under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS). Q2. The number of those spaces that have been filled until now.


The City of Edinburgh Council has committed to resettle five hundred people over the five-year lifetime of the scheme. We have resettled two hundred and ten people to date.

Request no. 18142. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 16/03/2018

CCTV Request

Where Ferry Road meets Great Junction street


Omitted from Disclosure Log

Request no. 18143. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 09/04/2018

PSPO use for homelessness

Does the council have a Public Space Protection Order, created under the 2014 Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act, which includes a ban on rough sleeping and/or 'persistent' and/or 'aggressive begging (or similar) in its territory?


Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with the information requested because it is not held by the Council. The 2014 Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act is not valid in Scotland.

Request no. 18144. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 12/04/2018

Adult Learning Disability Services

In the last financial year excluding local authority provision, which 5 providers of adult learning disability services were in receipt of most funding from your Local Authority and in total how much funding did they receive?


Request no. 18148. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018

Children transferred to the UK under the Dublin III Regulation

Assessment of need of children transferred to the UK under the Dublin III regulation, including the threshold for triggering an assessment of need

Request no. 18149. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018

Pupil Roll and Percentage of Free Meal Entitlement (FME)

By High School, most recent Pupil Roll and % FME. Then 5 years of attainment percentage of pupils in S5 gaining 5 or more higher and S6 pupils 1 or more advanced higher.


Request no. 18150. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 11/04/2018

Public consultation on proposals to change road layouts

The brief, including all parameters and restrictions, including any weighting or priority applied to any of these parameters, which council staff and/or your consultants were governed by in designing the proposed new road layouts.


Request no. 18156. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018

liability of Ltd companies/charities/businesses that for business rates between 01/03/18-14/03/18.

A full list of Ltd companies/charities/businesses that have become liable for business rates between 01/03/18-14/03/18.

Request no. 18157. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 11/04/2018

Fly-tipping - Potential Solutions

Who handles the issue of fly-tipping in your location? Who is responsible for the clean-up of fly-tipping in your area?


Request no. 18158. Received: 16/03/2018, Resolved: 11/04/2018

Traffic light timing sequence etc.

I would like details of the Traffic light timing sequence and calibration, maintenance of the traffic light signal on the Queensferry Road Edinburgh at Drum Brae North.


Request no. 18159. Received: 16/03/2018, Resolved: 16/04/2018

Spending by Council of Council Tax income

Given that the population of Edinburgh is 500,000 then each Man,Woman & Child is having £20,000 spent per head of population? & you remove park benches,& you don't fix potholes & you fail to collect bins. What do you do with the money?

Request no. 18160. Received: 16/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018

Domestic Bin Collections

I would like to know what is (a) the total Domestic Collection Bill and (b) the total number of Domestic Properties in Edinburgh.


Request no. 18161. Received: 16/03/2018, Resolved: 04/05/2018

Advanced Highers

The number of Advanced Highers offered in each local authority school. Please could you provide this information per school and per academic year for 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18.


Request no. 18162. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 13/07/2018

Vehicles registered as a hackney carriage or for private hire

Please can I have the following information: Registration number: Make: Model: Licence to: Licence from: Of all vehicles registered as a hackney carriage or for private hire from 20/02/2017 to 15/03/2018.


Request no. 18164. Received: 15/03/2018, Resolved: 12/04/2018

Grounds Care/ Open Spaces Management

Contact details for the person responsible for managing the grounds care/ open spaces. Information regarding moving machinery.


Request no. 18168. Received: 16/03/2018, Resolved: 17/04/2018

Empty and second homes

The number of empty homes in your local authority area. The postcode locations of empty homes in your local authority area.


Request no. 18169. Received: 16/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018


How many CCTV cameras are operated • I'd like a list of their locations. • How many staff members are involved in monitoring the feed? • How much is spent on staff operation costs? • How much is spent on CCTV Camera maintenance?


Request no. 18170. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 27/07/2018

Social Care Staff and Contracts

Numbers of staff leaving care-at-home services Numbers of staff leaving residential care homes Numbers of staff leaving nursing homes Number of care-at-home contracts which could not be fulfilled


Request no. 18174. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 21/03/2018

Salary Grades

How many employees does the City of Edinburgh Council have who earn over £60000 per annum. How many employees does the City of Edinburgh Council have who earn between £50000 and £59999 per annum


Request no. 18176. Received: 16/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018

Parking Restriction in Chessel's Court

A copy of any Traffic Regulation Order which creates a parking restriction in Chessel's Court.


Information provided. This is too large to publish on the Disclosure Log.

Request no. 18181. Received: 16/03/2018, Resolved: 12/04/2018

Private water abstractions - EH11 2QA

Details of any private water abstractions within a 10km radius of postcode EH11 2QA, grid reference NT227725.


Request no. 18182. Received: 16/03/2018, Resolved: 07/06/2018

Historical projections for P1 intake 2010-2018

The 2008 based, 2010 based, 2012 based , 2014 based and 2016 based historical projections for P1 intake broken down by school for Abbeyhill, Broughton, Leith, Leith Walk and St Mary’s, London Road and Trinity Primaries


Request no. 18183. Received: 16/03/2018, Resolved: 08/06/2018

Historical pupil projections - Abbeyhill, Broughton, Leith, Leith Walk, Lorne, St Mary’s and Trinity Primaries

2008 - based, 2010-based, 2012-based, 2014-based, 2016-based historical pupil projections broken down by school for Abbeyhill, Broughton, Leith, Leith Walk, Lorne, St Mary’s and Trinity Primaries


Request no. 18184. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Silverknowes Roundabout

At the time that the designs for the Silverknowes Roundabout included a cycle lane round the outside, how much of the project spend was scheduled to come from the ring fenced 10% for cycling & how much was the total project costs?


Request no. 18185. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 12/04/2018

Queen Street

Information in relation to Queen Street Edinburgh in particular where it meets Queen Street Gardens West.


Request no. 18187. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 17/04/2018

Easter Road - Junction with Rossie Place

Dates of all safety inspections undertaken, details of all carriageway defects, details of how carriageway safety inspections are undertaken, etc.


Request no. 18188. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 19/04/2018

Leith Primary 2013 to date

% Teacher turnover (please indicate whether this includes teaching members of the management staff) % Management staff turnover % Whole school staff turnover


Request no. 18189. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Lorne Primary 2013 to date

% Teacher turnover % Management staff turnover % Whole school staff turnover


Please see attached


Request no. 18190. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 12/04/2018

Out of catchment P1 places - Leith Walk / St Mary's

The total number of children eligible to start P1 at Leith Walk Primary in each of these academic years. The total number of children in the Leith Walk Primary catchment area who: i. applied to start P1 at St Mary’s

Request no. 18191. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 24/04/2018

Towerbank Primary School and St John’s RC Primary School

P1 In-take for Towerbank Primary School and St John’s RC Primary School for years 2015/2016, 2016/2017 , 2017/2018 and this year’s in-take for 2018/2019.


Request no. 18192. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 21/03/2018

Student units

Can you please submit information on how many students units have been built, in the middle of being built, or proposed since 2010 till the present day of 20/03/2018 in Edinburgh


Request no. 18196. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 18/04/2018

School closures

The number of days which schools in your local authority have been closed in (1) 2016 (2) 2017 (3) 2018 (if available) due to health and safety concerns.


Request no. 18198. Received: 12/03/2018, Resolved: 06/04/2018

CCTV Footage - Commercial Street

Please provide any relevant CCTV footage held regarding an incident on 5 February 2018.


There are no City of Edinburgh Council public space cameras near the locus of the incident therefore no relevant CCTV data is stored on our system regarding your request.

Request no. 18199. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 27/03/2018

Communal stairway and back garden at 14 Wardieburn Place West

Repair reports


Withheld from Disclosure Log

Request no. 18202. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 16/04/2018 09:50:00

New national standardised assessments in literacy and numeracy

We – Tes Scotland magazine - would like to know if parents are exercising their right to opt their children out of sitting the new national standardised assessments in literacy and numeracy

Request no. 18203. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 17/04/2018

Incoming Calls Being Cut-off

How often does it happen? Please provide the statistics that you have for callers being cut off over the past 2 years. Details of what has been done to stop this occuring.


Request no. 18204. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 18/04/2018

Vacant Council-owned Housing

A breakdown of vacant council-owned housing within the local authority area in the financial years 2016-17 and 2017-18.


Request no. 18205. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 17/04/2018

Library Books

Records of books within Libraries


Request no. 18206. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 14/05/2018

School deferral raters

What percentage of children born in December have had school entry deferred for each year since 1999/2000


Request no. 18207. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 23/03/2018

Annual Procurement Report for 2017-18

When will your organisation publish your Annual Procurement Report for 2017-18? Please provide a copy of the Annual Procurement Report for 2017-18.

Request no. 18208. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 08/06/2018

Lead in drinking water

Number of schools in your Local Authority Area? Do you have any school/nursery built before 1970 Did you test any of these school/nursery for lead in drinking water?


Request no. 18209. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 23/03/2018

Information regarding library service

Questions regarding the Council library service

Request no. 18210. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 12/04/2018

'Urgent Gold Priority list?

How many people are currently on the “Urgent Gold Priority list? (i) How many of these applicants have been on the list since April 2017


Request no. 18211. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 18/04/2018

Public Relations, Media and Press Officers Spend

The amount of money the council has spent on public relations, media and press officers in the last three years.


Request no. 18212. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 18/04/2018

Secondary School Results 2013-2014

Individual school average test marks for the years 2013-2014.

Request no. 18213. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Home schooling

The number of children recorded as being educated at home for at least one period during each of the following academic years: 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 (to date)


Request no. 18214. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 09/04/2018

Public library service

How many library branches do you have? What is the total number of opening hours over the service for each year?


Request no. 18215. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 31/05/2018

Drawings related to design changes to Leith Walk from Leith Programme to Tram Extension, 2015-2018

I am seeking information the Council holds regarding the design of Leith Walk between 2015 and 2018.

Request no. 18216. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 31/05/2018

Design procurement information related to design changes to Leith Walk from Leith Programme to Tram Extension, 2015-2018

I am seeking information the Council holds regarding the design of Leith Walk between 2015 and 2018.

Request no. 18217. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 31/08/2018

Information related to design changes to Leith Walk from Leith Programme to Tram Extension, 2015-2018

I am trying to track the process by which changes to the designs have been made over this period.

Request no. 18218. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 31/05/2018

Modelling and forecasting related to design changes to Leith Walk from Leith Programme to Tram Extension, 2015-2018

Details of any motor traffic modelling, footway footfall forecasts and so on which informed the above changes.

Request no. 18219. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 19/04/2018

Enforcement notice

Information regarding enforcement notice for 17/00468/EOPDEV.


Information not released. Should this information be released into the public domain, it could prejudice people's safety and discourage individuals from exercising their rights to make comment on potential breaches of planning control.

Request no. 18220. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 12/04/2018

Planning permission approval for a commercial development

When planning permission has been approved for a commercial development does the developer have to provide a start date and a concluding date for the development


Request no. 18221. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 18/05/2018

Kitchen and Bathroom Flooring Supplier

Details of company used to supply and fit the flooring for kitchens and bathrooms in west Edinburgh.


Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 18222. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 11/06/2018

Care Experienced People

My questions relate to Care Experienced people meaning anyone aged 25 and under who has been in care as a child and is defined as a Care Leaver, as well as people who are currently in care as a Looked After child.


No clarification received

Request no. 18223. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Autism Initiatives Contract

Do you confirm that there is nothing in the contract referring to withdrawal of service, permanent or temporary, by decision only of the Provider, taken not involving the Council's view at all?


There is nothing in the contract that refers to the withdrawal of service by decision only of the provider.

Request no. 18225. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 21/03/2018

Sheriff court Edinburgh

Can you tell me the names of sheriff's at Edinburgh sheriff court on 21/04/2017


Request no. 18226. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 18/04/2018

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

Notices/Orders that have been issued by The City of Edinburgh Council under the legislation listed above during the period 20th March 2013 to 20th March 2018.


I can confirm that there are no such ‘Orders’ outstanding in relation to the period quoted.

Request no. 18227. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018

Building (Scotland) Acts 1959/70

Sections 10, 11 & 13 of the Building (Scotland) Acts 1959/70 (only for extant notices) Notices/Orders that have been issued by The City of Edinburgh Council under the legislation listed above during the period 20th March 2013 to 20th March 2018.


The Building (Scotland) Act 1959 has been repealed and replaced by the Building (Scotland) Act 2003. The Council cannot issue Notices under the repealed legislation and has not done so since May 2005.

Request no. 18229. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018

Building (Scotland) Act 2003

Sections 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30 of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 Notices/Orders that have been issued by The City of Edinburgh Council under the legislation listed above during the period 20th March 2013 to 20th March 2018.

Request no. 18230. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018

Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

Sections 87, 90, 92 & 96 of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 Notices/Orders that have been issued by The City of Edinburgh Council under the legislation listed above during the period 20th March 2013 to 20th March 2018.


The Council has raised no notices or orders under the Act, there are no notices extant and there is no outstanding money due.

Request no. 18231. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Environmental Protection Act 1990

Section 80 of Environmental Protection Act 1990 Notices/Orders that have been issued by The City of Edinburgh Council under the legislation listed above during the period 20th March 2013 to 20th March 2018.


Request no. 18232. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018

Environmental Protection Act 1990

Section 78 of Environmental Protection Act 1990 Part IIA (Contaminated Land) Notices/Orders that have been issued by The City of Edinburgh Council under the legislation listed above during the period 20th March 2013 to 20th March 2018.


No Notices/Orders have been issued by The City of Edinburgh Council under section 78 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Part IIA) during the period 20th March 2013 to 20th March 2018.

Request no. 18233. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 22/05/2018

Freedom of Information Requests

The number of Freedom of Information requests which have been rejected/that the council has not answered in the last three year. How many of these have then been answered following an appeal? How many of these resulted in a complaint?


Closed - No clarification received.


Request no. 18234. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018

Housing (Scotland) Acts 1987

Sections 90, 108, 114, 115 & 116 of the Housing (Scotland) Acts 1987 Notices/Orders that have been issued by The City of Edinburgh Council under the legislation listed above during the period 20th March 2013 to 20th March 2018.


We have issued no notices under the above between 5 February 2018 and 20 March 2018. There are no notices extant or money owing.

Request no. 18235. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018

Housing (Scotland) Act 2006

Sections 1, 3, 5, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 42, 146 & 148 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 Notices/Orders that have been issued by CEC under the legislation listed above during the period 20th March 2013 to 20th March 2018.


We have not issued any notices under the sections of the Act listed above. There are no extant notices and there are no invoices outstanding.

Request no. 18236. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 13/04/2018

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

Sections 3, 4, 34, 42, 43, 49 & 50 of Planning (Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 Notices/Orders that have been issued by CEC under the legislation listed above during the period 20th March 2013 to 20th March 2018.


Request no. 18237. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 18/04/2018

Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997(as amended by the Planning etc (Scotland) Act 2006)

Sections 33A, 71, 136, 136A, 140, 144A, 145, 168, 179, 186, 189, 190, 194, 207 & 208 of the Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997(as amended by the Planning etc (Scotland) Act 2006). Notices/Orders issued by CEC under the legislation above.


The information we hold which is within scope of your request is attached.


Request no. 18238. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 18/04/2018 17:23:00

Town & Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (Scotland)Amendment Regulations 1984 (as amended 1992)

Reg 24 of Town & Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (Scotland)Amendment Regulations 1984 (as amended 1992) Notices/Orders issued by CEC under the legislation above during the period 20th March 2013 to 20th March 2018.

Request no. 18239. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 18/04/2018

Parking Charges

I would to know how much revenue the council has raised in parking charges both on street and from car parks over the past three financial years (2016/17, 2015/16 and 2014/15) broken down by year.


Request no. 18240. Received: 20/03/2018, Resolved: 19/04/2018

Roads (Scotland) Act 1984

Sections 12, 68, 70 & 71 of Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 Notices/Orders that have been issued by The City of Edinburgh Council under the legislation listed above during the period 20th March 2013 to 20th March 2018


Request no. 18241. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 15/05/2018

Bankhead Drive

The inspection and repair logs for the following Road: Bankhead Drive, Edinburgh. Edinburgh councils set policy for road inspection and repair.


Request no. 18244. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 15/05/2018

Self directed support

What are the total number of users currently receiving Self directed support for each of the four options?


As at 5 April 2018 the number of people receiving services under each option is as follows

Option 1 981
Option 2 235
Option 3 3060
Option 4 266

Option 4 breakdown
1 and 2 13
1 and 3 222
2 and 3 28
1, 2 and 3 3

Request no. 18245. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 19/04/2018

Dog fouling

Information on the issue of dog fouling in Central Scotland from January 2017 to January 2018


Request no. 18246. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Make and Model of Councillors' Vehicles

Please send me the make and model of personal car(s) that councillors have registered on your parking database.


We record the councillors' names and vehicle registration numbers only on our parking database; not the makes and models.

Request no. 18247. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 27/07/2018

The Delivery of Homecare Services

The Council’s calculation of the cost of homecare. Service users whose care was affected by the care provider handing a contract back to the council.


Request no. 18248. Received: 21/03/2018, Resolved: 08/06/2018

Land zoned for development

The amount of land zoned for development in your council area. How much is zoned for 1. commercial development and 2. housing. How much land you own as a local authority. How much land is considered vacant or derelict.


Request no. 18249. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Lothian Pension Fund

Access to and copies of alternative investment portfolio records specifically for close-ended


Information provided.

Request no. 18251. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Pest or Vermin Infestations in Schools

On how many occasions have pest controllers been sent to schools. On how many occasions have pest controllers been sent to schools to remove infestations.


Request no. 18252. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Bus lanes

On how many separate occasions enforcement activities were taking place (for example on how many days during the period 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2017), rather than the number of contraventions which were recorded.


Request no. 18253. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Equipment Disposal

How many PCs, laptops, servers and TFT screens will the Council typically dispose of during a calendar year in kilogrammes? How does the council dispose of it? Is it recycled, or does it go to landfill?


Request no. 18254. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 19/04/2018

Safety of Council-maintained Playgrounds

Questions regarding the safety of council maintained playgrounds in the UK.


Request no. 18255. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 03/04/2018

Business Rates

Request for the most recent information, from the Council, relating to unclaimed live business rate credit balances

Request no. 18256. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 11/05/2018

Adult Social Care Contracts

For Home Care contracts - what percentage of individual client services do council staff undertake monitoring visits to check that the contracted services were delivered? A ‘service’ means each visit to a clients home.


Request no. 18257. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 19/04/2018

Gracemount High School

Data on the Edinburgh secondary schools results for 2014.


Request no. 18259. Received: 19/03/2018, Resolved: 29/03/2018

Social Work

What social work authority provides services within HMP Edinburgh? How do social workers assess people using the LSCMI tool? How many social work reports have been completed by the social work staff in HMP Edinburgh in the past 12 months?

Request no. 18261. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Children transferred to the UK under the Dublin III Regulation

Since January 2016 how many unaccompanied children have been transferred to the UK under the Dublin III Regulation to live within your authority’s area?


No unaccompanied children have been transferred to the UK under the Dublin III Regulation to live within our authority’s area.

Request no. 18262. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Schools Housed in Properties/Buildings which are not Council-Owned

How many maintained schools in your authority are housed in properties/buildings not owned by the Local Authority i.e. Private Landlords?


There are no schools housed in properties/buildings which are not Council-owned.

Request no. 18263. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Older People's Champions

Advise whether your Council has an “Older People’s Champion and if so, if you could please provide their name, role title and full contact details for that person.


The City of Edinburgh Council does not have a designated ‘Older People’s Champion’ as such.

Request no. 18264. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Transport and Environment Committee meeting 9/3/18

A copy of an email sent by Councillor Chas Booth to Police Scotland relevant to the Council’s Transport and Environment Committee decision to pass a Motion (below) by Cllr Booth on 9th March 2018.


Emails issued by Councillors in their individual representative capacity, and not whilst fulfilling an office bearing role on behalf of the Council is determined not to be held by the Council for the purposes of freedom of information legislation.

Request no. 18268. Received: 23/03/2018, Resolved: 29/03/2018

Private Groundwater Abstraction Query- Shell Leith and Shell Maybury

Information on private groundwater abstractions


We have no record of any private water supplies within 1km of either of the above sites.

Request no. 18269. Received: 23/03/2018, Resolved: 07/06/2018

Antenatal education classes

Do you commission or provide antenatal education classes? If yes, which one/s and is it/are they licensed? Which senior manager/s is/are responsible for the commissioning or provision of this


We do not commission or provide antenatal education classes.

Request no. 18270. Received: 22/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Public Toilets

Number of public toilets currently available in your local council Number of public toilets currently managed by your local council Number of public toilets offering disabled access


Request no. 18271. Received: 23/03/2018, Resolved: 08/06/2018

Multi storey flats

Information regarding remedial work, upgrades, call outs and repairs to the multi storey flats below from 2012 to 2018. Inchkeith Court Spey Terrace


Request no. 18273. Received: 23/03/2018, Resolved: 24/04/2018

CEC’s new build programme

The capital cost incurred by CEC in constructing the additional capacity as part of CEC’s new build programme

Request no. 18281. Received: 23/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Street Cleansing - Meadowbank

A copy of the records of work done for Barrowbeat 1 - Meadowbank Route from January 1st 2018 to present.


Request no. 18282. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 26/03/2018

Investigations, warnings and dog control notices

For the year 2017 please supply me with - a) The number of investigations carried out into possible “out of control dogs.


Repeated request


Request no. 18283. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 29/03/2018

Business rate payers

Could you please supply me in the form of an excel spreadsheet a list of all business rate payers in your area.

Request no. 18284. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 23/04/2018

Responding to Council Tax On-line Enquiries

Response time to requests submitted to the council via the online Council Tax enquiry form & other related information.


Request no. 18285. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 23/04/2018

Residents Parking Permits by Geographical Area

Total Number of currently valid parking permits* in each residents parking zone broken down by: - 1st/2nd permit in household


Request no. 18286. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 23/04/2018

School and Pollution Data

How many pupil support workers? How many primary pupils? How many pollution monitors and how many have breached safe legal limits in 2017.


Request no. 18287. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 03/05/2018

Leith Walk Tram Extension Designwork

For the Leith Walk tram extension designwork, please provide the following: The brief, policies, vehicular/pedestrian modelling, numbers and dates of designs, contract cost and cost recovery measures.


Request no. 18288. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 23/04/2018

Tryst Park Planning Objections 2016

What objections were received when planning application was submitted in 2016?

Request no. 18289. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 24/04/2018

Lochend House

How and why was the decision taken not to restore Lochend House for community use after the 2014 fire, but to sell it privately instead?


Request no. 18290. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Zone 3 Resident Permit Parking

The total number of resident permit parking spaces available in Edinburgh Zone 3 during 2017, 2016, 2015?


Request no. 18291. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 23/04/2018

Land (including private land) in a 10 mile radius of Currie Community High School

Any emails, letters or meetings involving Taylor Wimpey with regards to any land (including private land) in a 10 mile radius of Currie Community High School


Request no. 18292. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Environmental Search - Edinburgh Airport Hilton

Environmental Information Request - Hilton Edinburgh Airport Hotel, 100 Eastfield Road, Edinburgh, EH28 8LL.


Request no. 18293. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 23/04/2018

Accident Investigation Details

Accident at work


The City of Edinburgh Council holds no information regarding your client’s accident.

Request no. 18298. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Fire door tests

How many Tower Blocks are built for use within your council? Since the Grenfell Tower fire on the 14th June 2017 has your council commissioned independent fire testing of the fire doors fitted in tower blocks within your council?


Request no. 18299. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 23/04/2018

Business Rateable Value Appeals

How many businesses in number and as a percentage in your local authority have appealed their revalued rateable value effective 1st April 2017?


Any appeals and questions surrounding appeals to ‘Rateable Values’ can only be answered by the Lothian Valuation Joint Board. E-mail:

Request no. 18300. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 25/05/2018

RIDDOR report - Ryan Young


Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 18306. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 30/05/2018

Temp accommodation and homelessness outreach

For each of the following years, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, please provide: The number of people being housed in temporary accommodation, (as at snapshot moment 1 March at each year)


No clarification received

Request no. 18307. Received: 27/03/2018, Resolved: 26/04/2018

Phase 4 Works on Leith Walk

Correspondence in pursuit of recovering costs for defects of Phase 4 works on Leith Walk from the administrators. Detail all payments received from the administrator with dates and how these have been applied.


Request no. 18308. Received: 27/03/2018, Resolved: 24/04/2018

Private Water Abstractions - Shell Circle

Information concerning any private groundwater abstractions which are present within a 1km radius of the site.


Request no. 18309. Received: 27/03/2018, Resolved: 20/04/2018

Consultation costs

Expenditure the Council has incurred in forming its school restructure plans.


Request no. 18310. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 31/05/2018

Complaint Correspondence

Complaint correspondence


Information provided

Request no. 18315. Received: 27/03/2018, Resolved: 25/04/2018

N Edinburgh Regeneration site

Copy of the report noted as item 32 on the Finance committee of 23 March 2017:


Request no. 18317. Received: 27/03/2018, Resolved: 24/04/2018

Job titles of workers

In relation to previous FOI Request 17954: Please provide the job titles of the 282 workers on temporary contracts, broken down by gender.


Request no. 18320. Received: 27/03/2018, Resolved: 27/04/2018

Antigua Street to Gayfield Square

Information, if any, that relates to slips, trips, falls and the like on the pavements and roads et al on Antigua Street to 50 yards down Gayfield Square.


Request no. 18329. Received: 28/03/2018, Resolved: 23/04/2018

Historic GI for India Buildings, Cowgate held by the City of Edinburgh Council

Please provide any historic GI that the Council may hold and any historic land uses, that may have resulted in contamination being issued to the soils or water environment on site, included buried infrastructure (e.g. buried Fuel Tanks).


Request no. 18330. Received: 28/03/2018, Resolved: 26/04/2018

Criminal Justice System - Women's Services

How many women were charged with a criminal offence in 2017?


Request no. 18332. Received: 28/03/2018, Resolved: 26/04/2018

Dog fouling fines

Number of fines given for dog fouling, each year, for the last five years.


Request no. 18335. Received: 29/03/2018, Resolved: 23/04/2018

Site on Telford Road - Possible underground fuel tanks

Are there any records within Edinburgh City Council regarding the presence of any fuel


Request no. 18336. Received: 29/03/2018, Resolved: 27/04/2018

School Music Tuition

The total amount spent on providing instrumental music tuition to school pupils in years 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018


Request no. 18337. Received: 29/03/2018, Resolved: 07/05/2018

Violent incidents in schools

The total number of recorded instances of violence by pupils towards staff between August 2014 and the present


Request no. 18338. Received: 29/03/2018, Resolved: 27/04/2018

Footpaths at Montgomery Street, Edinburgh

All documents, memoranda, guidance, manuals, instructions or similar relating to inspection and maintenance of the footpath at the above location.


Please see attached site history report.


Request no. 18350. Received: 29/03/2018, Resolved: 24/04/2018

Decontaminated Land

Since January 2017, has Edinburgh City Council paid to decontaminate land formerly used by the local authority as a landfill site, or for any other type of polluting activity?


Request no. 18351. Received: 29/03/2018, Resolved: 05/04/2018

Active and closed business rate accounts

A list of all active and closed business rate accounts that contain a credit balance as at 1st March 2018, (or where a credit has been 'written on') to include:

Request no. 18354. Received: 30/03/2018, Resolved: 01/05/2018

Celebrity appearances

In the last three available years for which you have data, broken down year by year, could you please provide the total amount spent on celebrity appearances by the council?


Request no. 18355. Received: 30/03/2018, Resolved: 27/04/2018

Tree Felling

How many trees have been felled by the council in the last three years for which data is available - please provide a year by year breakdown.


Request no. 18356. Received: 30/03/2018, Resolved: 23/04/2018

South Morningside Primary School

The current pupil roll for 2017/18 for South Morningside Primary School broken down by year group ie P1-7.


Request no. 18359. Received: 30/03/2018, Resolved: 30/04/2018

Lower Granton Road

Dates of all safety inspections undertaken on the road for a full two year period prior to Sunday 25 March 2018.


Request no. 18360. Received: 30/03/2018, Resolved: 24/05/2018

Wardie Primary School

Request for minutes of all meeting discussing: Wardie Primary School, Wardie Primary renovation works and other maintenance, Wardie Primary increased roll numbers


Request no. 18365. Received: 30/03/2018, Resolved: 27/04/2018

Syrian Refugees

How many Syrian refugees has the authority offered to resettle since the beginning of 2014? How many Syrian refugees has the authority resettled since the beginning of 2014?


Request no. 18375. Received: 28/03/2018, Resolved: 26/04/2018

Scottish Gas, 1 Waterfront Avenue, Edinburgh

Latest record of inspection for Centrica (Scottish Gas) at 1 Waterfront Avenue, Edinburgh


Request no. 18393. Received: 26/03/2018, Resolved: 24/04/2018

Westburn Avenue, Edinburgh

A copy of the maintenance records for Westburn Avenue, Edinburgh for the last 6 months including any reports of potholes


Request no. 18531. Received: 28/03/2018, Resolved: 27/04/2018

Leith Walk between Albert Place and Croall Place

Dates of all safety inspections undertaken on the carriageway, defects identified and complaints and/or enquiries received between 1/07/2016 and 30/06/2017.


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