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Request no. 19179. Received: 01/06/2018, Resolved: 25/06/2018

Framework contract for Photography, Video and Animation services

A list of the companies that put forward a bid, and which ones were successful at being added onto the framework via email?


The contract is still being tendered/awarded and therefore, until the contract is awarded, we are unable to divulge the names of the companies which have submitted a bid.

Request no. 19180. Received: 01/06/2018, Resolved: 29/06/2018

Vehicles Owned/Operated/Used by the City of Edinburgh Council

The number of vehicles owned and or operated/used by the City of Edinburgh Council and the date of first registration and age of any and all such vehicles used by all departments?


See attached document. There are 735 vehicles currently recorded. We do not record the age of each vehicle at any given time but this can be calculated from the registration dates provided.


Request no. 19182. Received: 01/06/2018, Resolved: 25/06/2018

Local Access Forum

Does your local authority have a Local Access Forum? How many times has this met over the past three years? Does your local authority have an access officer?


Request no. 19183. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 27/06/2018

Spending on Culture

Total overall spend on arts and culture (split into revenue and capital) in actual terms Total overall spend on arts and culture (split into revenue and capital) as a percentage of your local authority expenditure


Please refer to the attached Response Table which is split between Revenue and Capital and has accompanying explanatory notes.


Request no. 19184. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 27/06/2018

Gilmerton Road Cycle Lanes

What benefits did the council foresee when the decision to install cycle lanes on Gilmerton Road was made?


The cycle lanes on Gilmerton Road have been in place for many years. We hold no records of the anticipated benefits when these lanes were installed. The only work recently carried out on the lanes is re-marking.

Request no. 19185. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 27/06/2018

Parking Enforcement Contract

Regarding the parking enforcement contract, what are the conditions such as how long drivers are allowed to park on yellow lines before being ticketed, and how this varies for different types of restrictions and vehicles.


Please refer to the attached Parking Enforcement Protocol document. Page five provides information relevant to yellow line enforcement.


Request no. 19187. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 26/06/2018

Emergency / temporary accommodation

For each of 2015, 2016 and 2017 please supply:- The number of homeless people in receipt of emergency or temporary accommodation because they were vulnerable by reason physical disability.


Request no. 19189. Received: 01/06/2018, Resolved: 25/06/2018

Road Adoption Plan - Lauriston Building

Road Adoption Plan from the local authority for the Lauriston Building


A copy of the adopted roads and footways plan is attached. Red areas adopted (e.g. Chalmers Street), yellow areas (e.g. Archibald Place) are private. Nightingale Way is prospectively adopted.


Request no. 19190. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 03/07/2018

Road Reports - Tipperlinn Road, Strathearn Place and Strathearn Road

Information regarding Tipperlinn Road (EH10), Strathearn Place and Strathearn Road (EH9)


Request no. 19191. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 26/06/2018

Garages at The Glebe, Kirkliston

I would like to know who owns the garages at The Glebe, Kirkliston. Situated at the bottom of Manse Road. I would like to find out if they can be rented or purchased.


Request no. 19192. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 12/07/2018

Short Term Commercial Visitor Accommodation properties

How many unregistered Short Term Commercial Visitor Accommodation entire properties (e.g. Airbnb) is Edinburgh Council aware of in Edinburgh, and of these, how many are main door properties?


Request no. 19195. Received: 05/06/2018, Resolved: 04/07/2018

Curriemuirend Site

Have there been any reports relating to the suitability of Curriemuirend site as a potential location for a new secondary school?


Request no. 19196. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 27/06/2018

Results of structural survey

If the council or Edinburgh South office has had the results of the structural survey that was carried out at Carnegie Court Edinburgh given to them


The Council has not had the results of structural surveys carried out to Carnegie Court recently. A commitment has been made to the residents of Carnegie Court to share the results of the survey once they are known and reviewed by the Council.

Request no. 19198. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 27/06/2018

Road Adoption Report - St James Place and Cathedral Lane

Can I please order a road adoption report in respect of: • St James Place; and • Cathedral Lane


Please refer to the following attached documents:

19198 Road Adoption Plan

19198 Colour Key


Request no. 19200. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 11/07/2018

Oswald Court - Car Parking

A copy of the RCC ED/70/0023 - relative to the 2 Roads through Oswald Court, Edinburgh EH9 2HY. A copy of the correspondence between Oswald Court Propriators Assoc and Mr Anderson CEC Director of Development dated 2009.


Request no. 19202. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 02/07/2018

Vehicle parking enforcement

Please can you confirm if the Council is responsible for vehicle parking enforcement in Edinburgh’s pedestrian zones (Royal Mile, Grassmarket, Castle Street, Rose Street).


Request no. 19203. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 25/10/2018

Exclusions of secondary school pupils

Information that shows the number of internal exclusions of secondary school pupils at schools run by the City of Edinburgh Council in the last year


Closed - No Clarification Received

Request no. 19204. Received: 05/06/2018, Resolved: 29/06/2018

Staffing - Leith Walk Primary School

The percentage of the staffing budget spent on staffing and the percentage of the whole school budget spent on staffing at Leith Walk Primary School during sessions 2015/2016 and 2016/17 and 2017/2018


Request no. 19205. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 12/07/2018

Education information

Please can you provide me with details of the current independent specialist SEN schools that you place young people 16 years of age and under within?


Request no. 19206. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 25/06/2018

Contaminated Land shape files

Can you please share the shape file showing the contaminated land in City of Edinburgh?

Request no. 19207. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

Competitive ‘Full Fibre’ (“Fibre-to-the Home/Premise) telecoms infrastructure

Number of Applicants to build Full Fibre networks in your area.


Request no. 19208. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 12/07/2018

Expenditure of Tablets and Paper for Printing

Information about your organisation’s spending on paper for printing and tablets in 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18.


Request no. 19209. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 02/07/2018

Council Awards Ceremony

Information about your organisation’s spending on award ceremonies in 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18


Request no. 19211. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 10/07/2018

Registered Coffee Shops in Edinburgh

Information about locations of all registered coffee shops in Edinburgh


Please refer to the attached information extracted from our database. Please note that some of the cafes listed may be in sublet or shop-in-shop form within another type of outlet.


Request no. 19212. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 04/07/2018

Foster Carer Registration and De-registration

The number of people in each of Scotland’s Local Authorities who have registered as foster carers’ each year since 2015? The number of foster carers’ in each of Scotland’s Local Authorities who have de-registered each year since 2015?


Request no. 19214. Received: 05/06/2018, Resolved: 27/06/2018

Non domestic business rates data

What activity do you currently undertake to improve the accuracy of your non domestic business rates data? What additional activity do you plan to undertake to improve the accuracy


Request no. 19217. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 26/07/2018

Primary Schools

Within your local authority area, when do Primary 1 pupils begin a full time day? Is it from the start of term, a number of days or weeks into the term, or from the September weekend?


Request no. 19219. Received: 04/06/2018, Resolved: 03/07/2018

PEC and Roads Adoption Plan

Roads Adoption Plan and Property Enquiry Certificate


Information otherwise available.

Request no. 19220. Received: 05/06/2018, Resolved: 12/06/2018


Between 1st May 2017 and 30th April 2018 a) how many puppies were seized each month by Trading Standards on suspicion that they were in breach of the Rabies Order 1974; and b) how many of these puppies were subsequently quarantined each month?


Request no. 19221. Received: 05/06/2018, Resolved: 27/06/2018

Environmental assessment - SUMMERSIDE SKIPS LTD



Request no. 19223. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 10/09/2018

Pedestrian Access - Urban Eden

Request to fully disclose all documents and all references to any form of pedestrian access including Crawford Bridge to the Urban Eden development.


Part information provided

Request no. 19231. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 28/06/2018

Enforcement notices - Colinton Mains Road and Colinton Mains area

All enforcement notices for reinstate footway crossing or/and driveway in Colinton Mains Road and Colinton Mains area


Request no. 19232. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 02/07/2018

Section 50 Housing (Scotland) Act 2006

If the local authority has ever used the Section 50 Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 Missing Share legislation? 2012-2018


Request no. 19234. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 11/09/2018

Instrumental Music Services

I’d like to know, the SIMD profile of their students and if this is under or over-represented


Request no. 19235. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 29/06/2018

STUC Youth Conference

Can you please advise what positive action measures you have put in place, if any, for Modern Apprentices from disability, ethnic minority and LGBT groups?


Request no. 19236. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 02/07/2018

Teacher career breaks

The number of teachers who have had/been approved for career breaks over the last five years - this should include those currently on career breaks. Please break this down by year. And provide details of how long this is for, and why.


Request no. 19237. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 04/07/2018

Viridor Council Contract

A copy of the original contract, together with any correspondence/minutes/extensions/etc. in relation to the contract.


Request no. 19239. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 29/06/2018

Foodbanks Parcel Value Total

How many times in each year the Scottish Welfare Fund has taken into account a food bank parcel when calculating an award (for a crisis or community care grant) and what is the total amount it has taken into account in all award calculations


We have never included the value of a foodbank parcel when calculating a Scottish Welfare Fund award. The amount taken into account would therefore be £0.00.

Request no. 19240. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 29/06/2018

Accounting Value of Foodbank Parcels

The value the Scottish Welfare Fund places on a food bank parcel when calculating the level of award it provides to a successful applicant.


£0.00 - A foodbank referral is completely disregarded from any potential Scottish Welfare Fund award. We would not attach any value to the foodbank parcel. The foodbanks themselves may hold an estimated value per parcel.

Request no. 19241. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 29/06/2018

Foodbanks Referral List

Details of the foodbanks your council’s Scottish Welfare Fund keeps on file for making referrals for or advising clients about


Request no. 19242. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 29/06/2018

Foodbank Referral Numbers

A copy of the guidance or instructions provided to staff in the Scottish Welfare Fund team regarding referrals to food banks.


There is no guidance provided for this as foodbank referrals have no impact to a Scottish Welfare Fund (SWF) application. A foodbank referral is completely separate from the SWF application process.

Request no. 19243. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 29/06/2018

Foodbanks Parcel Application Accounting

Guidance or instructions provided to staff for how to account for a food bank parcel when calculating an application to the fund specifically stating whether the foodbank parcel is to be deducted from any award, or ignored


There is no guidance provided for this as foodbank referrals have no impact on a Scottish Welfare Fund (SWF) application. A foodbank referral is completely separate from the SWF application process.

Request no. 19244. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 29/06/2018

Foodbanks Referral Policy

A copy of your council’s Scottish Welfare Fund policy regarding referrals to foodbanks.


Request no. 19245. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 29/06/2018


The number of times that the Scottish Welfare Fund team in your council has referred or an applicant to, or advised that they should contact, a foodbank.


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

Request no. 19246. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 02/07/2018

Truck parking on local authority sites

Please provide details and charges of any HGV parking available or managed by your authority


The City of Edinburgh Council does not provide or manage any HGV parking facilities.

Request no. 19247. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 22/06/2018

Contaminated Land Search - 40 Torphichen Street Edinburgh EH3 8JB

Environmental review


Request no. 19248. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 12/09/2018

Physical disability accessibility

How much was spent on physical disability accessibility on a) primary school campuses and b) secondary school campuses for the educational years 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18.


Request no. 19249. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 11/06/2018

Planning search request - 40 Torphichen Street Edinburgh EH3 8JB

A full planning search of the aforementioned site

Request no. 19250. Received: 07/06/2018, Resolved: 02/07/2018

Pavement hazards

How many individual claims have been made to your council for damage / injury sustained by pedestrians encountering pavement hazards? The percentage of the total number of claims that were successful.


Request no. 19251. Received: 07/06/2018, Resolved: 02/07/2018

Storage of Homelessness Applicant Belongings

Detail about your council's policy on storing the belongings of homeless applicants while they are in temporary accommodation and awaiting rehousing


Request no. 19252. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 02/07/2018

Garden waste

Provide an overview of where the garden waste collected from residents through brown bin collections is disposed too, allong with the annual costs or revenue generated from that disposal, for the past 3 financial years to 2017

Request no. 19253. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 02/07/2018

Road Adoptions Plan - King's Stables Road

Road Adoptions Plan in respect of the roads surrounding Norloch House 36 King's Stables Road


Request no. 19254. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 04/07/2018

Illegal importation of puppies

In the last five calendar years, how many reports have you received, either from the general public or anyone else, in relation to the suspected illegal importation of puppies?



Request no. 19255. Received: 07/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Peffermill Road

A copy of your current road maintenance policy relating to that road. A copy of the road repair history for that road over the past year.


Request no. 19256. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 17/07/2018

Homecare Services Prices

Prices it paid to independent and voluntary sector homecare providers for the provision of regulated social care services delivered to people aged 65 years or above in their own home, during a seven day period


Request no. 19261. Received: 07/06/2018, Resolved: 09/08/2018 16:56:00

Older persons' social services spending

Information regarding placements and spending for older persons' social services.

Request no. 19262. Received: 07/06/2018, Resolved: 20/06/2018

NDR data

Request for list of premises and rateable values on Leith Walk


The response has been provided directly.

Request no. 19264. Received: 07/06/2018, Resolved: 11/07/2018

Wedding Fees

Please give the fee charged for getting married at a registration office in your area. Please advise the cost you charge for ceremonies (registrar fee, certificates etc).


Request no. 19266. Received: 07/06/2018, Resolved: 04/07/2018

40 Torphichen Street Edinburgh EH3 8JB

Petroleum search


We have been unable to locate any information on current or derelict petroleum stores at 40 Torphichen Street, Edinburgh.

Request no. 19268. Received: 08/06/2018, Resolved: 13/08/2018

Road Report for Raeburn House - 32 York Place

A road report for Raeburn House, 32 York Place, Edinburgh.


Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 19269. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 21/09/2018

Operation of Biometric Systems in Edinburgh Schools

Information regarding the recent reporting in The Herald on Edinburgh high schools rolling out fingerprint scanning to pay for lunches (3 May 2018)


Request no. 19270. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 09/07/2018

Survey Regarding Tram Line Extension to Newhaven

Regarding the above survey: Number of people questioned and dates Methods of interview Questions asked Selection method of interviewees; if, on street, locations and dates Answers given, including 'don't knows' and 'no answer'


The information requested is contained within the following attached document:

19270 Tram Line Extension Survey


Request no. 19275. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 10/07/2018

Disciplinary Action Taken Against Staff

Information relating to disciplinary action taken against staff, over all areas of the council i.e. housing, works departments. The period I am seeking to see is 2013 to date


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. 19276. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 14/06/2018

Registered Voters

The current number of registered voters (for Westminster/UK general election purposes) in the local authority area, broken down by Westminster/UK parliamentary constituency


We believe that all, or part of the information is held by the Electoral Registration Officer at the Lothian Valuation Joint Board (LVJB) who can be contacted at

Request no. 19277. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 03/07/2018

Dangerous Wild Animal Act 1976

Research into the Dangerous Wild Animal Act 1976 and trying to obtain data and establish issues, if any to make a report on if the act is still fit for purpose.


I can confirm that the Council has issued no Dangerous Wild Animal licences for the last 10 years.

Request no. 19278. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 05/07/2018

Repair Log - Oxgangs Avenue

A copy of information held regarding repair works at property.


Information provided

Request no. 19279. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 29/11/2018

Planning Permission Correspondence - 18/02404/FUL

A copy of the aforementioned email correspondence (including attachments); and Copy of any subsequent correspondence prior to 1st June 2018.


Request no. 19280. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 20/09/2018


The number of children under the age of five then over and who have been put up for adoption while in care of the Council, between 2014 and the present day.


No clarification received

Request no. 19281. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 03/07/2018

Staff re-employed after taking VERA

Children and Families Business Support Staff grades 1 - 10


Request no. 19294. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 10/07/2018

Linguistic Research - Scots Language

Any information on your council's strategies for language in general and Scots in particular.


Request no. 19295. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 09/07/2018

Road Traffic Accident CCTV Footage

CCTV footage of a road accident.


The City of Edinburgh Council has no public space CCTV cameras that cover this locus.

Request no. 19302. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 14/06/2018

United Kingdom European Union Membership Referendum

Information that relates to the formulation and execution of U.S. Foreign Policy and the administration and operations of the U.S. Department of State


No relevant information held.

Request no. 19303. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 10/07/2018

Water Ingress - Inchkeith Court

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


Information provided

Request no. 19304. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 01/08/2018

Transporting Children by Taxi to Schools Outside the Council Area

What was the total cost to your council in the 2016/17 academic year of transporting children registered as living in your council's area by taxi to schools outside your council area and the numbers of children being transported?


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. 19305. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 09/07/2018

New Build Developments

A list of all existing / upcoming new build developments within your area?

Request no. 19306. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 09/07/2018

Repairs History

A list of all repairs that have taken place in my flat from 12/06/14 and 12/06/18.


Information provided.

Request no. 19307. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 05/07/2018

Business Rates

Please would be be able to review and provide a complete record of the business relief given by the council to the ratepayer in question?


I can confirm that no relief or exemptions have been applied to this account.

Request no. 19308. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 24/08/2018

Social Housing Development

The number of completions in 2016/17. The number of completions for social rent / sale. Predicted completions 2018 – 2021. Do you have a housing development company?


Request no. 19309. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 06/12/2018

School Trips

A list of all secondary school trips for destinations abroad (outside the UK) and when these took place. Set out what year groups these trips were for, e.g. Paris for S2 pupils and how long each trip lasted.


Please see attached


Request no. 19310. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 03/10/2018

Complaints - neighbours fence or hedge

Complaints to the council between January 2012 - May 2018, which relate to a neighbours fence or hedge


Closed. No fee received

Request no. 19311. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 10/07/2018

Self-Harm in Schools

The number of self-harm cases among pupils recorded by age and by gender of the pupil; and per primary and secondary school for the academic years 2011/12; 2012/13; 2013/14; 2014/15; 2015/16; 2016/17 and to date for 2017/18.


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. 19312. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 10/07/2018

Pupil Referrals to Mental Health Services

The number of times a pupil who has been recorded as self-harming has been referred to specialist health support externally by the school 2011-2018


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. 19313. Received: 13/06/2018, Resolved: 10/07/2018

Council tax forms

What does the council do with the customers application forms regarding council tax and any other forms relating to council tax such as further discount forms?


All incoming mail is scanned or loaded from our online service into our electronic document management system for processing. Our scan team archive these documents and they are disposed of in line with the Council’s Records Retention Schedule.

Request no. 19315. Received: 13/06/2018, Resolved: 10/07/2018

Surplus land

The total amount of land (in acres) currently owned by your Council. The total amount of land (in acres) currently owned by your Council that has been identified as surplus to requirements.


Request no. 19316. Received: 14/06/2018, Resolved: 12/07/2018

Annual statistical returns for senior officer complaints

Please supply the annual statistical returns for senior officer complaints, during the tenure of IW, as convener of LBJPB.


Request no. 19318. Received: 13/06/2018, Resolved: 10/07/2018

Abuse in Schools

The number of cases of sexually-related abuse against children reported at schools in your council area. Sexually-related abuse includes, but is not limited to, physical assault and the taking and/or sharing of intimate images/videos


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. 19319. Received: 14/06/2018, Resolved: 11/07/2018

School deferral rates

Request for the percentage of children that have had school entry deferred as a percentage of all pupils born in each of the months (December, January, February) for each of the respective years (2005/06 to 2016/17) across the city?


Request no. 19320. Received: 14/06/2018, Resolved: 11/07/2018

Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

Information regarding the above for which figures are available (Sept 2017, Sept 2016 and Sept 2015).


The term Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - classed as SEND is not recognised in Scotland.

Request no. 19328. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 03/10/2018

Copy of communications

All email communications and written communications between CEC staff and the developers and their agents and all email communications and written communications between CEC staff in relation to planning applications

Request no. 19329. Received: 06/06/2018, Resolved: 03/08/2018

Passenger/client transport service

Information around your passenger/client transport service that manage the school and social care transport services for the council.

Request no. 19330. Received: 07/06/2018, Resolved: 30/07/2018 15:57:00

Traditional Arabic Style Water pipe / Shisha Bar / Cafe

Legal requirements for a Traditional Arabic Style Water pipe / Shisha bar /cafe. (Non Alcoholic). What requirements does the premises need to meet? E.g. openess / Tent style or specially adapted premises.


Request no. 19331. Received: 08/06/2018, Resolved: 01/08/2018

Edinburgh Care Homes

The name of every Edinburgh City Council Care home? How many full-time equivalent roles are attached to each home? The minimum FTE staffing level per home?


Request no. 19332. Received: 08/06/2018

Care Home Employees

Can you please confirm how many employees (expressed both as a headcount and as FTE) you currently employ in each care home and children's care home in your local authority? Can you also confirm the client capacity for each home?

Request no. 19333. Received: 08/06/2018, Resolved: 10/07/2018

Service Charge for Calls

The service charge for calls made to the council's payment line on 0845 230 2300. If the service charge is greater than zero, the income the service charge has generated for the council, in the last financial year for which figures are available.


Request no. 19334. Received: 07/06/2018, Resolved: 17/07/2018

Complaints about books or materials in secondary school libraries

How many complaints about books or materials have secondary school libraries in the local authority received over the period 2012 - 2017 inclusive?


Request no. 19335. Received: 08/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Environmental Assessment near South Gyle Crescent

Contaminated Land Enquiry


Request no. 19336. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 09/07/2018

Queensferry Cemetery Headstone Costs

Cost per grave to fit an average size headstone at Queensferry Cemetery over the past year.


Request no. 19337. Received: 11/06/2018, Resolved: 09/07/2018

Parking Restrictions - Chalmers Street

The time at which time plates were erected and parking restrictions enforced on this section of Chalmers Street.


Request no. 19338. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 10/07/2018

Whitehill Street, Newcraighall Road Inspections

A copy of The City of Edinburgh Road Inspection and Repair Policy. Details of the inspection logs for the road covering 38/40 Whitehill Street, Newcraighall Road, Musselburgh, EDINBURGH for the months of March and April 2018.


Request no. 19339. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 17/07/2018

Completed Fire Risk Assessment

Copies of the Completed Fire Risk Assessment submitted with the most recent HMO Licence Application for two properties at Marchmont Road.


Information not provided

Request no. 19340. Received: 12/06/2018, Resolved: 23/07/2018

Old Church Lane, Edinburgh, EH15 3PX.

A copy of your current road maintenance policy relating to that road A copy of the road repair history for that road over the past year


Request no. 19341. Received: 13/06/2018, Resolved: 11/07/2018

Asbestos Surveys - Leith Walk Primary

Asbestos survey and all other surveys, tests and HSE reports or similar document relating to asbestos in any and all parts of Leith Walk Primary School, including any risk assessments and action plans


Request no. 19343. Received: 13/06/2018, Resolved: 10/07/2018

CCTV Request

CCTV footage of a road traffic collision that occured on 09/06/2018 at approximately 15:00. The incident location is the junction of Ferry Road, Coburg Street and A901.


No relevant footage held.

Request no. 19346. Received: 14/06/2018

Regulatory Services and Police Scotland Correspondence

Please provide all e-mail communications sent to or from Police Scotland, all members of the Regulatory Committee involving to/from/about one specific individual.

Request no. 19351. Received: 14/06/2018, Resolved: 12/07/2018

Access to Library Services

How many of your libraries operate a 'self-service' opening system where people are not allowed to access the library building unless they have registered in advance?


There are none.

Request no. 19352. Received: 14/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

PCN notices issued at George Street

Number of PCN notices issued at George Street, Edinburgh due to parking in 'Disabled only areas between April 2017 to March 2018 And total number of PCN notices issues in the same area (i.e George street).


Request no. 19354. Received: 14/06/2018, Resolved: 13/07/2018

Accident Reports

Risk assessments and accident reports Inspection, maintenance and repair records


Information provided

Request no. 19356. Received: 15/06/2018, Resolved: 24/10/2018


I am interested to find out what policies are in place to deal with e-waste at University of Edinburgh and where computers go once their 'life' has ended - reuse or recycling.

Request no. 19357. Received: 13/06/2018, Resolved: 11/07/2018

Job report for Groathill Road North

A copy of the job report for Groathill Road North which was carried out on the 7th June 2018.


Information provided

Request no. 19358. Received: 15/06/2018, Resolved: 12/07/2018

Queensferry Road Traffic Light Sequence

Regarding a road traffic accident on Queensferry Road at its junction with Maybury Road, please provide the traffic light sequence at this junction from 31st May 2017 to 30th June 2017.


Please refer to the attached copies of the site drawing and site timings for the traffic signal sequence (phasing/staging/timings) at the junction of Queensferry Road with Maybury Road between 31 May 2017 and 30 June 2017.


Request no. 19359. Received: 15/06/2018, Resolved: 12/07/2018

Leith Walk Primary P1 intake

I would like to know why Leith Walk Primary P1 intake is capped at 30 for session 2018/2019. The intake in session 2014/2015 was almost 60.


Request no. 19360. Received: 15/06/2018, Resolved: 13/07/2018

Physical restraint

The number of instances of physical restraint being used on persons under the age of 16 in residential care facilities in the years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.


Request no. 19361. Received: 15/06/2018, Resolved: 11/07/2018

Greyfriars Kirkyard

Information relating to the insurances that have been given to City of the Dead Tours aka Blackhart Entertainment


The Council is not a provider of insurances and therefore we do not hold any information relating to the insurances held by City of the Dead Tours aka Blackhart Entertainment.

Request no. 19362. Received: 18/06/2018, Resolved: 16/07/2018

Business Rate Credit Balances

• The name of each business in respect of which non-domestic rate credit balances remain payable • The value of overpayment in each case which remains unclaimed • The years(s) in which overpayment was made and • The hereditament address


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. 19365. Received: 14/06/2018, Resolved: 11/07/2018

Maintenance - Home Street

Information and documentation relating to the inspection, maintenance and repair of footpaths on Home Street


Request no. 19366. Received: 14/06/2018, Resolved: 17/07/2018

Community disability equipment

The value of equipment Numbers of individual pieces of equipment supplied


Request no. 19370. Received: 18/06/2018, Resolved: 16/07/2018

Bankhead Avenue

Dates of all safety inspections undertaken on the carriageway in the two years preceding 13/03/2018 Details of all carriageway defects identified during safety inspections in the two years 13/3/2018


Request no. 19371. Received: 18/06/2018, Resolved: 16/07/2018

Edinburgh Leisure Funding

How much money was given to Edinburgh Leisure in financial year 2017/2018? Was additional funds given to Edinburgh Leisure to be used for staff pay rises? If there was, how much money was given for staff pay rise?


Request no. 19372. Received: 18/06/2018, Resolved: 23/07/2018

Leith Walk Primary School - Parent Consultations

The number of parents (only parents and carers as a category of user, not teachers etc) that filled out the survey. A copy of each individual survey response from parents or carers


Due to some parents/carers requesting more time to be able to give their views, the consultation is due to be reopened again towards the end of the summer holidays and close into the new session. Therefore, the information is not currently held.

Request no. 19373. Received: 18/06/2018, Resolved: 26/10/2018

School roll and school capacity

Current school roll total and how many children the actual primary school building is allowed to hold for the under noted primary schools please Sighthill primary school Broomhouse primary school Carrick knowe primary school


Cliosed - No Clarification Received

Request no. 19374. Received: 18/06/2018, Resolved: 16/07/2018

EdiFreeWifi Agreements and Policies

The contract in place with the provider InTechnology plc: How long is the contract for? Have there been any changes to the terms of the contract since it was put in place?


Request no. 19380. Received: 18/06/2018, Resolved: 16/07/2018

Telemetry equipment

Information on permanently installed telemetry equipment in use in Leith Central Community Council area (or if easier to compile: for Edinburgh): (a) to monitor/measure traffic types and flow (b) provide water level/flood warning.


The Council has no telemetry equipment to provide water level/flood warning in this area.

Request no. 19381. Received: 18/06/2018, Resolved: 16/07/2018

Access covers and gully grates on Leith Walk

Asset register of all access covers and gully grates on Leith Walk (London Rd to Foot of the Walk).


Request no. 19382. Received: 18/06/2018, Resolved: 18/07/2018

Sinking access (manhole) covers and gully grates in CEC area

Information on sinking access (manhole) covers and gully grates in CEC area with carriageway/footpath around it breaking up/about to break up/not yet broken up


Information not provided. It is estimated that to locate, retrieve and provide the information you requested would take an officer at least 76 hours to complete.

Request no. 19383. Received: 18/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

Public Toilets Information Request

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. 19386. Received: 19/06/2018, Resolved: 17/07/2018

NNDR Accounts

A list of credit balances for both current and closed accounts A list of credit balances which have not been brought forward from previous years A list of credit balances which have been written on instead of refunded


Request no. 19388. Received: 19/06/2018, Resolved: 27/06/2018

Adoption Plan - Pentland House, 47 Robbs Loan

Roads adoption plan relative to the area surrounding Pentland House, 47 Robbs Loan


Request no. 19390. Received: 19/06/2018, Resolved: 17/07/2018

West Pilton Place

Records of all inspections carried out on West Pilton Place Edinburgh from 01.01.16 – 31.12.17 Records of all repairs and other works carried out on West Pilton Place, Edinburgh from 01.01.16 – 31.12.17


The attached Site History Report contains the requested information under the three subsections, ‘Condition Survey’, ‘Customer Services’ and ‘Maintenance Management’.


Request no. 19392. Received: 19/06/2018

Care Home Abuse

How many complaints of staff-on-resident abuse (physical, sexual, psychological, financial etc) have been made for each financial year between 2013/14 and 2017/18. Please break this down by (a) care home service type & home.

Request no. 19393. Received: 19/06/2018, Resolved: 17/07/2018

Lothian Pension Fund

Numbers and amounts (£s) of pension overpayment write offs over the past 5 years - 2012/13 to 2016/17.


Request no. 19395. Received: 19/06/2018, Resolved: 23/07/2018


How many reports of potholes or road surface defects were made to the local highways authority by members of the public in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017?


Request no. 19397. Received: 20/06/2018, Resolved: 24/08/2018

Bus Lanes and Parking Bays

Information on how many taxis or government vehicles have had a bus lane charge or parking charge? Could you also provide information on littering? Is it illegal to attach and discard litter to vehicle windscreens without consent ?


Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 19399. Received: 20/06/2018, Resolved: 18/07/2018

Licensing Application Queries

From the following years how many people were responsible for the follow up of emailed enquiries regarding Licensing applications? 1. 2008-2010 2. 2011-2013 3. 2014-2016 4. 2017 5. 2018


Request no. 19400. Received: 20/06/2018, Resolved: 17/07/2018

Business Rates

Most recent information, from the Council, relating to unclaimed live business rate credit balances


Request no. 19405. Received: 20/06/2018, Resolved: 17/07/2018

Parking charges Nightingale Way Edinburgh

Please confirm the number of illegally issued parking tickets on Nightingale Way, Edinburgh? As this road has as yet been adopted by Edinburgh council how can parking tickets be issued?


Request no. 19407. Received: 19/06/2018, Resolved: 17/07/2018

Edinburgh Council Licensing Committee Judicial ‘verdicts’.

Record of date, penalty imposed (or not)/ outcomes for any and all hearings/ complaints considered and decided by the Edinburgh Council Licensing Committee.


Request no. 19408. Received: 15/06/2018, Resolved: 13/07/2018

Calder Road

Request for details of the traffic lights system in operation at 10/08/2017. Please confirm if there were any faults with the traffic lights.


Request no. 19409. Received: 19/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

Parking enforcement

The numbers of prosecutions for parking/stopping in a bus stop clearway in the CEC area?


Request no. 19410. Received: 20/06/2018, Resolved: 18/07/2018

Trade Union Facility Time

Organisation’s trade union facility time spending in 2017-18.


Request no. 19411. Received: 21/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

Football Pitches

The number of football pitches operated by the council, including 5-a-side and indoor facilities, which can be used free of charge by members of the public from the year 2010 to the present day, broken down by year.


Request no. 19412. Received: 21/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

Cemeteries and Graveyards

The amount of burial space left in the council's cemeteries and graveyards. The number of years the council estimates there are before all current available burial spaces are filled.


Request no. 19416. Received: 20/06/2018, Resolved: 18/07/2018

Pension Scheme

In the 2017/18 financial year, how many beneficiaries of the pension scheme which you administer were receiving pensions in payment that fall within specific categories.


Request no. 19421. Received: 21/06/2018, Resolved: 29/06/2018

Property Guardians

The number of council-owned buildings occupied by live-in property guardians annually. The total number of individuals living in council-owned buildings as live-in property guardians annually. The total annual spend on contracts


This is not a service used by the Council.

Request no. 19422. Received: 21/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

Packages of care

How many packages of 24 hour care did the Local Authority commission between 01.01.2017 – 21.06.2018? How many of these packages were awarded to Agincare Live-in Care Services LTD between 01.01.2017 – 21.06.2018?


Request no. 19423. Received: 21/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

Accident Reports

A copy of the RIDDOR report submitted to you in respect of the above incident, together with a copy of your report into the incident and copies of all other documents relevant to the above matter and any photographs you may have.


Information withheld under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Information provided under the terms of the Data Protection Act 2018.

Request no. 19424. Received: 21/06/2018, Resolved: 06/02/2019

Learning Disabilities

Information regarding adult learning disability services. Where possible, please kindly include responses on the attached Excel spreadsheet.


Request no. 19425. Received: 21/06/2018, Resolved: 08/08/2018 16:13:00


Information regarding Fostering placements for Looked After Children

Request no. 19427. Received: 20/06/2018, Resolved: 18/07/2018

Recovering Refurbishment Costs

How does the council recover money spent on refurbishing a wet room in a house and other works when the house is subsequently put up for sale less than 8 weeks later?


Request no. 19428. Received: 20/06/2018, Resolved: 26/06/2018

Garden Refuse Collection Charge

What legal basis the Council has which allows them to make a charge for this service?


The ability to charge for the collection of garden waste comes from the Controlled Waste Regulations 1992 in which garden waste is classified as a household waste for which a charge for collection only may be made.

Request no. 19429. Received: 20/06/2018, Resolved: 01/08/2018

Empty Properties in Edinburgh

Can I request the number of empty properties in Edinburgh broken down by those that are declared as furnished and unfurnished.


Request no. 19430. Received: 20/06/2018, Resolved: 18/07/2018

Removal of the bus stop on Clerk Street

Any and all information and discussion regarding the removal of the bus stop on Clerk Street (bus stop ID 36234856) within the council and between Lothian Buses.


Please see attached


Request no. 19431. Received: 20/06/2018, Resolved: 18/07/2018

Animal Welfare Breaches

Please could you provide a list of animal welfare breaches reported to the local authority involving the transportation of animals to Scottish abattoirs and what action was taken between, January 2016 and December 2017.


There have been no animal welfare breaches reported to the City of Edinburgh Council involving transportation of animals to Scottish abattoirs in this period.

Request no. 19432. Received: 21/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

Edinburgh South Community Football Club

All monies paid, whether fees, rent, lease or other payments, to City of Edinburgh Council or Edinburgh Leisure by Edinburgh South Community Football Club for use of Morgan Playing Field.


Request no. 19433. Received: 21/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

Business Rates

Addresses of all commercial properties that currently have a credit on their account above £1,000. The names and addresses of the ratepayer of the property referred to in (a) if they are NOT a sole trader or individual.


By placing information about companies whose Non-domestic Rates (NDR) accounts are in credit into the public domain we would potentially be putting these companies at risk of fraudulent activity.

Request no. 19439. Received: 15/06/2018, Resolved: 26/06/2018

Copy of the Odour Monitoring and Assessment Programme

A copy of the Odour Monitoring and Assessment Programme



Request no. 19456. Received: 21/06/2018, Resolved: 18/07/2018

Pest Control Services

Attached survey regarding pest control services.


Request no. 19457. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 26/06/2018

Business Rates

List of business rates

Request no. 19459. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Fixed Penalty Notices (FPN) - Littering

For the financial years 2012-2017, plus most recent stats for current financial year, the number of Fixed Penalty Notices (FPN) issued for littering. Of these how many paid the fine, and how many went to court?


Request no. 19460. Received: 20/06/2018, Resolved: 18/07/2018

Cadenhead's Whisky Shop

Information regarding record of visit

Request no. 19461. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 11/07/2018

CCTV Request

Footage of CCTV at Gilmerton crossroads sat 16th June 2018 between 1300-1330.


We have checked our camera that might have captured the events you describe between 1245hrs and 1345hrs on the day in question but throughout this time it was pointing north on Drum Street and as a result we hold no data relating to the incident.

Request no. 19464. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)

What budget has your local authority set aside for the costs associated with commissioning Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) services? Please supply the answer as total budget for the financial year 2018/19.


Request no. 19465. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Religious vs Civil Weddings

How many religious weddings were conducted within your council area between June 1st 2017 and 31st May 2018? How many civil weddings were conducted within your council area between June 1st 2017 and 31st May 2018?


Request no. 19466. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

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 3 years prior to our client’s accident.


Construction sites would come within HSE’s remit. You may wish to contact HSE’s local office at 59 Belford Road, Edinburgh EH4 3UE.

Request no. 19467. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 23/07/2018

Named Persons

A breakdown of all spending on matters relating to the ‘Named Person’ scheme from August 2016 to present.


August 2016 to March 2017 - £85,643
April 2017 to March 2018 - £119,141
April 2018 to June 2018 - £28,881

Total for August 2016 to June 2018 - £233,665

Request no. 19468. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Lasswade Road PGR assessment

Please provide the results of the Pedestrian Guardrail Assessment which was completed prior to the recent installation of additional pedestrian guardrails on Lasswade Road, near The Murrays.


There is no assessment as such for the guardrail installation. An Engineer met with our contractor on site to establish the most suitable location for the barrier chicane. This is based on the standard design for such features (attached).


Request no. 19469. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Cycle Lanes

How much was spent making the cycle lane on Dundas Street? What repairs or changes have been made to south road (east to west direction) of Princes street from South Charlotte Street to Queensferry Street.


Request no. 19470. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Parking Tickets

Total PCN's issued for 2015 Financial Year and revenue value? Total PCN's issued for 2016 Financial Year and revenue value? Total PCN's issued for 2017 Financial Year and revenue value?


Request no. 19471. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 24/07/2018 13:20:00

Large number of exemptions under S166

A copy of the application form by which drivers may apply for medical exemption under S166

Request no. 19472. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

Accident records

1. Accident book entry 2. Injury report 3. RIDDOR report 4. Witness statements 5. Reports of accidents which have been similar 6. Reports of complaints about the girder


This accident location would come within HSE’s remit. You may wish to contact HSE’s local office at 59 Belford Road, Edinburgh EH4 3UE quoting reference ED376C321D.

Request no. 19473. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Pedestrian / controlled crossing at the roundabout

information on who is suggesting and proposing to the council to put in a pedestrian / controlled crossing at the roundabout on South Gyle Broadway at its junction with South Gyle Crescent Edinburgh


Information not provided as it is personal data.

Request no. 19474. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Planning Application 16/00706/FUL

Please provide a copy of all documentation, correspondence and records (dated 2017 or 2018) held in relation to planning application 16/00706/FUL.


Request no. 19478. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 24/07/2018 11:02:00

Business Rates

A full and up to date list of businesses and charities that have become newly liable for business rates between 01 June 18 - 20 June 2018. Please include the full business name and address, along with the property type and date of liability.


Request no. 19479. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Road Adoption Plan

Can I please request a road adoption plan confirming the extent of adoption of the Bellmouth Junction where Broomhills Road meets Frogston Road East, including any associated verges.


Request no. 19480. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

New Street Development Minutes

A copy of the minutes.


Request no. 19481. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Council's Core Submission Document

A digital copy of the Council's core submission document forming part or whole of the application by the relevant Scottish or UK government department to UNESCO which resulted in designation of Edinburgh as the world's first UNESCO City of Literature


Request no. 19482. Received: 22/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Development of Morgan Playing Field

Copies of written records of this 'encouragement' or a summary of any written records (date / nature of meeting - contact). Name the council officer(s) who provided the encouragement and their job title


Request no. 19483. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Food health safety reports

Bonaly Nursery (Inspection date - 26/04/18) Castleview Nursery (Inspection date - 26/02/18) Melville House Nursery (Inspection date - 27/02/18) New Town Nursery (Inspection date - 18/01/18) Meadows Nursery (Inspection date - 08/03/18)


Please see attached


Request no. 19484. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Food health safety report

The Royal Edinburgh Hospital, 151 Morningside Place, EH10 5ES (Inspection date: May 30, 2018)


Request no. 19485. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 07/08/2018

Noise complaints

Information on noise complaints submitted by residents to the council in 2017 and up to the end of June 2018 that relate specifically to outdoor events and live music


Request no. 19486. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 23/07/2018

IT Systems

What Mobile Device Management Solution are you using? And when is the renewal date? How many handsets? What type of handsets? What are you using for instant messaging?


Request no. 19487. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 09/08/2018

Street works - 45 Belmont Road

Please review and provide notices from 23/04/2018 which go back 6 years as we are investigating a latent damage to Virgin Media apparatus at this location. Date of when resurfacing works (if any) have been carried out by yourselves.


Information available on the Scottish Road Works Register

Request no. 19488. Received: 26/06/2018, Resolved: 24/07/2018

Garden Waste Collection Services

Information held which establishes the cost of providing garden waste collection services in the last full financial year, the number of households receiving the service and the number of such households that receive Council tax reduction.


Request no. 19490. Received: 27/06/2018, Resolved: 24/07/2018

St Bernard’s Crescent - Communal Bins

1. When was the meeting? 2. Who authorised it? 3. Were Council officers present and if so who? 4. Are minutes of the meeting available? 5. Was a decision made following the meeting and if so what was it?


We can find no records of any such meeting having taken place.

Request no. 19491. Received: 27/06/2018, Resolved: 24/07/2018

Communal Bin Review

When did the current communal bin review begin, when will it end and what is its remit?


Request no. 19492. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 23/07/2018

Details of Works - Kingsknowe Court

Copy of above


Information provided.

Request no. 19493. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Private council meetings

For the financial years 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18 The number of council executive, committee and sub-committee meetings held in private


Request no. 19494. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 23/07/2018

NowMedical Limited

The amount the council paid to NowMedical Ltd. in the financial years 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18.


The City of Edinburgh Council has made no payments to NowMedical Limited in this period; they are not one of our suppliers.

Request no. 19495. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 08/01/2019

Playing Football in Playgrounds

A copy of any risk assessment that has been undertaken by the Council in respect of playing football in playgrounds or elsewhere as part of school activities. A copy of any policy adopted by the Council


Request no. 19496. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 27/06/2018

List of Premises

I request a list of all premises licensed to sell alcohol (Pubs, Bars, Nightclubs) within the Edinburgh area.

Request no. 19497. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 23/07/2018

Council Homes - Key to Choice and EdIndex

Details of homes on the City of Edinburgh Council social housing register, registrations on EdIndex and homes advertised on Key to Choice.


Request no. 19498. Received: 25/06/2018, Resolved: 19/07/2018

Rent Arrears

What were the total rent arrears from council maintained/owned housing for the financial years: (Please supply as both a monetary figure, and a percentage of council homes rental income) for 2015-18


Request no. 19499. Received: 26/06/2018, Resolved: 24/07/2018

Deferred Payment Agreement Schemes

How many deferred payment agreements do you currently (as at 25 June 2018) have in place? In 2017, how many people contacted you for information on how to pay for care?


Request no. 19500. Received: 26/06/2018, Resolved: 23/08/2018

Copies of correspondence

I request all correspondence between Daniel Johnson MSP and your Council or any of its committees in the past 2 years.


Closed - no clarification received

Request no. 19501. Received: 26/06/2018, Resolved: 27/06/2018

Business Rates

I am currently looking to obtain an up to date list of all current properties liable for business rates in this borough and who occupies them.

Request no. 19502. Received: 26/06/2018, Resolved: 20/07/2018

Care for Older People

What was the (a) average, and (b) longest, period of time which older people (aged 65 and over) had to wait for a care assessment after requesting one from the council during the financial year of 2017-18, and 2018-2019?


Request no. 19503. Received: 26/06/2018, Resolved: 24/07/2018

Sexual Offences in Schools

What is the total number of sexual offences committed by school pupils targeting teachers/members of staff? Please can you provide the ages of the pupils and teachers involved.


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. 19505. Received: 26/06/2018, Resolved: 24/07/2018

FOI Administration Info

1. How many people are employed to deal with FOI? 2. What is the budget for administering FOI? 3. Do you use case management software for FOI? If so, which one? 4. Do you publish a disclosure log?


Request no. 19506. Received: 27/06/2018, Resolved: 24/08/2018

Vehicle Fleet Information

Vehicle Make & Model Leased/Hired/Owned (if leased) Lease Start & End Date (If owned) Age of vehicle and purchase date Department vehicle assigned to Fuel used


Request no. 19507. Received: 14/06/2018, Resolved: 12/07/2018

Bus Lane Charge Notice Enquiry

The CCTV still frame image which shows that the vehicle passed clearly visible signage at the stated location where the alleged MTC occurred. Evidence to show that the CCTV operator/agent is fully Altech


Request no. 19508. Received: 27/06/2018, Resolved: 24/07/2018

Use of 'Myaccount' and GDPR

Please provide evidence that use of myaccount meets GDPR legislation.


Request no. 19510. Received: 27/06/2018, Resolved: 24/07/2018

St Margaret's House, London Road

Preliminary geo-environmental assessment for the site at St Margaret's House, London Road in Edinburgh.


Request no. 19511. Received: 27/06/2018, Resolved: 27/07/2018

School Trips

The number of school trips taken by primary classes a) within Scotland and b) outside Scotland in each of the last 3 school years. The funding available from the council to help primary school children from more deprived backgrounds


Request no. 19512. Received: 27/06/2018, Resolved: 26/07/2018

Equipment for Care Homes

Information regarding how the Council provide care home equipment


Request no. 19514. Received: 27/06/2018, Resolved: 26/07/2018

Disability Employment

The number of disabled employees within your organisation, as identified under section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, broken down by year for the following years, 2015, 2016 and 2017?


Request no. 19516. Received: 28/06/2018, Resolved: 29/06/2018

EH8 'Common Good' Property Maintenance

Information held by the Scottish Government regarding money made available for maintenance of the seven 'Common good' properties in EH8.


Closed - No information held. Information would be held by the Scottish Government.

Request no. 19517. Received: 28/06/2018, Resolved: 03/08/2018 12:35:00

Parking enforcement questions

Copy of the contract The latest version of the KPIs, including the targets and the actual performance levels Logs from October 2014 to May 2018


Request no. 19522. Received: 28/06/2018, Resolved: 26/07/2018

Housing & Housing Benefit

I would like information on how many non UK born citizens have been given council houses in the edinburgh area in the last 10 years and how long they have stayed in the UK.


Request no. 19524. Received: 28/06/2018, Resolved: 04/07/2018

CCTV Request

Footage of robbery


Applicant advised to log this with Police Scotland who will then be able to request any footage we hold.

Request no. 19531. Received: 28/06/2018, Resolved: 26/07/2018

RingGo Contract

Would you please provide the invoices that you’ve had since 2013 or when the contract started with RingGo? Would you please provide a copy of the contract currently in force with RingGo.


The Council’s enforcement contractor (NSL Ltd.) sub-contracts out the provision of cashless parking to RingGo. Therefore we do not hold the requested data. The Council does not have a contract in place with RingGo.

Request no. 19533. Received: 28/06/2018, Resolved: 22/08/2018

Payments to Elish Angiolini

Information contained in those discussions with legal services and Dame Elish Angiolini DBE


Request no. 19535. Received: 28/06/2018, Resolved: 23/07/2018

Maybury Road

Number of accidents that have occurred on the Maybury Road in the last five years. Can they be separated by into calendar years Can they be categorised as Fatal, Major, minor injuries for each year


Request no. 19536. Received: 28/06/2018, Resolved: 24/07/2018


Please supply dates of any meetings in 2017 or 2018 with the Drum Property Group or Drum Real Estate Investment Management or any associated companies which are registered at Companies House to the address 12 Rubislaw Terrace Lane


Please see attached


Request no. 19537. Received: 29/06/2018, Resolved: 23/07/2018

SIM card/mobile networks related information

How many mobile phone users do you have (this includes smartphone users, basic mobile phone users, data only users and any other device that requires a SIM card)?


Request no. 19538. Received: 28/06/2018, Resolved: 25/07/2018

Road Maintenance

How many crossing patrollers have been employed by the council How much compensation has been paid out as a result of pothole claims The total roads maintenance budget


Request no. 19539. Received: 29/06/2018, Resolved: 24/07/2018

Gully Cleaning

Does the council undertake gully cleaning with direct labour or through a contractor? If a contractor is used, please provide the name of the contractor and ignore questions 3 to 6.


Request no. 19544. Received: 29/06/2018, Resolved: 27/08/2018

Can you confirm how many emails were received by:- From 2016 to June 2018 and which members were responsible for answering questions raised to this address


Closed. No clarification received.

Request no. 19550. Received: 29/06/2018, Resolved: 07/08/2018

Temporary Accommodation

What was the longest (number of days) any household which left temporary accommodation in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18 spent in temporary accommodation. Did this household contain children?


Request no. 19552. Received: 29/06/2018, Resolved: 26/07/2018

Royal Blind School - Petroleum Tank Enquiry

We are interested in any records that you may have regarding fuel tanks presently on the site or of tanks which may have been present historically (even if subsequently removed) and also any tanks on adjacent properties.


Having completed searches of all relevant databases/records held relating to both current and derelict petroleum stores, we cannot locate any information on current or derelict petroleum stores at the Royal Blind School, Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh.


Request no. 19553. Received: 29/06/2018, Resolved: 25/07/2018

Community Meals Service

Do you provide (or contract) a Community Meals Service (Meals on Wheels) to people’s homes? Do you sign post people to a provider? Is the service delivered in-house, or if contracted out, who is your contractor?


Request no. 19582. Received: 29/06/2018, Resolved: 04/07/2018

Disability Employment

Information regarding the number of disabled employees within Edinburgh Council


Cancelled. This is a duplicate of 19514

Request no. 19584. Received: 27/06/2018, Resolved: 06/08/2018

Grounds Surrounding Murrayfield Rugby Stadium

Information regarding the water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme Phase 2


Request no. 19919. Received: 29/06/2018, Resolved: 27/07/2018

What substance does the Council gain from a banks promissory note compared to an individuals financial instrument

What substance does the Council gain from a banks promissory note compared to an individuals financial instrument?


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