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Request no. 19955. Received: 02/08/2018, Resolved: 19/09/2018

Footway Resurfacing

How much the Council spent on these repairs in 2015, 2016, 2017

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Request no. 19976. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 30/08/2018

Complaints Process

Complaints - Inchgarvie Court. What actions the council has taken since November 16 until present time.

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Request no. 19977. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 30/08/2018

Criminal Convictions of Black Cab Drivers

For the most recent month where records are held, please provide the number of black cab drivers with criminal convictions who were granted licences and also the total number of black cab licences granted in the same period.

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Request no. 19979. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 28/08/2018

Calder Road accident

Information regarding accident

Resolution

Information provided

Request no. 19980. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 02/11/2018

School transport

How many children are transported to and from school in taxis every day? How many of these children would be classed as having special educational needs?

Files

Request no. 19981. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 29/08/2018

Services of Pivotal Education Ltd.

I would like to know the number of schools within the local authority who use the services of Pivotal Education, when the contracts began and for what duration.

Files

Request no. 19983. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 10/08/2018

Rail services - range of policy support and financial support provided by City of Edinburgh Council

Q1. How much funding is your authority providing and/or has it authorised funding for: (a) Rail infrastructure (e.g. new track, pointwork, signalling, bridges, platforms, stations, refurbishment)

Resolution

Cancelled. This is being answered directly by our Transport Services

Request no. 19984. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 30/08/2018

Recyling facilities within local authority areas - City of Edinburgh Council

1. Are there white goods (fridges, washing machines, tumble dryers) recycling facilities in the local authority area?

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Request no. 19986. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 30/08/2018

Lothian Pension Fund - Request for information relating to Fund's portfolio

1. Names and vintages of all private equity, private debt/private credit/direct lending and infrastructure partnerships or funds in the pension scheme's portfolio.

Resolution

Information Provided

Request no. 19987. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 27/08/2018

Environmental Assessment - Cliftonhall Road, Newbridge, EH28 8PW

Has the site or any immediately surrounding sites been designated as Contaminated Land under Part IIA?

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Request no. 19988. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 28/08/2018

On Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme

Has your council applied for funding from the government’s ‘On Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme’? (The scheme that is being run by OLEV and the Energy Saving Trust).

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Request no. 19989. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 30/08/2018

Impact of Brexit - Assessment & preparations made by City of Edinburgh Council

• any assessment your organisation has made (or has commissioned others to make) of the impact the UK leaving the European Union is likely to have in your areas of responsibility

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Request no. 19990. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 28/08/2018

Westburn Grove, Edinburgh,EH14 2RZ

Details of all maintenance and inspection records together with details of any complaints made

Resolution

Information provided

Request no. 19998. Received: 01/08/2018, Resolved: 30/08/2018

Impact analysis & planning by City of Edinburgh Council - Brexit

I would like to make a request under freedom for information for any impact analysis or analyses on Brexit carried out by the council, along with any associated planning. I have a specific interest in analyses and planning for a no-deal scenario.

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Request no. 19999. Received: 02/08/2018, Resolved: 27/08/2018

Cleansing department street cleaners - Job description

Request for a copy of the job description of cleansing department street cleaners.

Resolution

I have attached the job description (JD) for a Cleansing Operative. We do not hold a JD specifically for a street cleaner.

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Request no. 20000. Received: 02/08/2018, Resolved: 21/08/2018

Dwellings in Each Council Tax Band

I would like to know the number of dwellings in each council tax band for each community councils.

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Request no. 20001. Received: 02/08/2018, Resolved: 29/08/2018

Yellow cross-hatchings painted on the 'old' Echline Roundabout

Please inform me as to why two sets of yellow cross-hatchings were painted on the 'old' Echline Roundabout and at what cost.

Resolution

We hold no information in regard to this as the responsibility for this roundabout is with AMEY.

Request no. 20002. Received: 02/08/2018, Resolved: 31/08/2018

Beach litter management strategies

I would really appreciate it if you could please provide me with information on your beach litter management strategies.

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Request no. 20006. Received: 03/08/2018, Resolved: 27/08/2018

Unclaimed business rate credit balances

A breakdown of credit balances accrued since your earliest records, for the amounts owing to all incorporated companies within your authority's billing area,

Resolution

It is not possible 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. 20008. Received: 03/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

City of Edinburgh Council's ICT

Please could you provide me with information about your organisation’s ICT expenditure

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Request no. 20012. Received: 03/08/2018, Resolved: 24/10/2018

Brexit planning by City of Edinburgh Council

Please provide any Brexit impact assessments conducted by your council, or other forms of Brexit planning

Request no. 20013. Received: 02/08/2018, Resolved: 31/08/2018

Tourist Tax

All correspondence between Edinburgh City Council officials and the Scottish Government regarding a transient visitor tax/tourist tax for the city.

Files

Request no. 20014. Received: 02/08/2018, Resolved: 29/08/2018

Pension transfers

Information on local governments’ final salary scheme

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Request no. 20015. Received: 02/08/2018, Resolved: 05/09/2018

Investigation of Accident

Request for form 2508 and any other document regarding the accident at work

Resolution

Information provided

Request no. 20016. Received: 03/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

Temporary accommodation

Any information about reports or complaints about unsuitable temporary accommodation.

Files

Request no. 20018. Received: 03/08/2018, Resolved: 11/09/2018

Change of residents parking bays - Eden Terrace

All correspondence relating to the change of residents parking bays (line re-painting on 02/08/18) outside 1-3 Eden Terrace, EH10 4SB, (Zone S2)

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Request no. 20019. Received: 06/08/2018, Resolved: 10/09/2018

Self-Directed Support Provision

The assessment criteria, or framework used, to ascertain if a child or young person is entitled to support under the Self-Directed Support provision.

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Request no. 20020. Received: 03/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

Graffiti - Expenditure upon plus other related information

How much has the Council been spending on clearing up graffiti? (year on year for the past 10 etc)

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Request no. 20021. Received: 03/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

Counter fraud - Measures by CEC

1. Does the Council have a Counter Fraud Team or persons in the Council responsible for investigating public sector fraud cases? 2. If so, how many fraud investigators do you have?

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Request no. 20023. Received: 03/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

Financial Transactions

Q1. Does the Council file the BT Form to the Bank of England and report these financial transactions? Q2. Is the Council regulated by the FCA?

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Request no. 20026. Received: 02/08/2018, Resolved: 13/09/2018

Inspection Records - Portobello

Inspection records and other related information in respect of a pavement at the end of Kings Place and the bottom of Kings Road in Portobello

Files

Request no. 20030. Received: 03/08/2018, Resolved: 08/10/2018

Biometric technology in schools

A number of questions relating to biometric technology in schools

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Request no. 20031. Received: 03/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

Prisoner Release Accommodation

1/ The annual number of occasions that tents have been provided for prisoners on release from prison for each of the last five calendar years including 2017.

Files

Request no. 20032. Received: 03/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

Minors referred under the National Referral Mechanism

Number of minors referred to your authority under the National Referral Mechanism

Resolution

We have received no referrals under the NRM.

Request no. 20034. Received: 06/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

Seagulls

List of the individual actions the council can take following reports of nuisances/problems caused by seagulls from residents and businesses

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Request no. 20035. Received: 06/08/2018, Resolved: 06/09/2018

Dog Noise Complaints

Please provide me of a list of the individual actions the council can take following reports of dog barking /dog noise complaints.

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Request no. 20036. Received: 06/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

Average wait times for Adult Social Work Needs Assessments

Average wait times for Adult Social Work Needs Assessments

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Request no. 20037. Received: 06/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

Alterations - Roxburgh Place

1. Number of times building had been altered and this was deemed an unacceptable action by planning. 2. Confirm how many times the alteration to the building at Roxburgh Place has been handled by the planning department and the cost incurred?

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Request no. 20038. Received: 06/08/2018, Resolved: 24/10/2018

August 2018 Business Rates

A complete and up-to-date list of all business (non-residential) property rates data for your local authority

Request no. 20041. Received: 06/08/2018, Resolved: 11/10/2018

Council Tax liability

Can you link me the reference that states one isn't liable for paying council tax if one lives within their parents home?

Resolution

Closed - no clarifcation received

Request no. 20042. Received: 06/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

Fireworks

Questionnaire regarding any restrictions on the sale, possession and use of fireworks?

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Request no. 20043. Received: 06/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

Traffic calming

Total number of installations of speed bumps and associated traffic calming measures on roads in the local authority area (please provide a breakdown for each type of measure)

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Request no. 20045. Received: 06/08/2018, Resolved: 26/10/2018

Opening Notices

Copy of any street works notices/opening notices you have for ANY utility at the following location from February 2004 to 5 February 2018:-

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 20047. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 09/08/2018

CCTV Footage request - Lady Road roundabout

Resolution

Footage is retained by the CCTV Section for 14 days and is then deleted unless specifically set aside for further enquiry. No material for the details provided has been set aside in this way and consequently we hold no data relating to the incident.

Request no. 20048. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 09/08/2018

Land known as Inchgarvie, and island in the Forth - IDENTITY OF OWNER

I would like to know who owns the land known as Inchgarvie, an island in the Forth.

Resolution

All information pertaining to this request is available at this website.
https://www.ros.gov.uk

Request no. 20053. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

Council-owned Dwellings with Solar Panels or Windmills

Has Edinburgh Council got anything like this in mind?

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Request no. 20054. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 13/09/2018

City of Edinburgh Council's agency spend on mental health nurses/care coordinators

What was your agency spend mental health nurses/care coordinators (both inpatient and community), for the 2017 - 2018 financial year?

Resolution

There have been no agency workers coded to City of Edinburgh Council Mental Health cost centres during the 2017-2018 financial year.

Request no. 20055. Received: 02/08/2018

Brexit - Council planning

I would like to see documents and communications relating to what plans the council is making to prepare for Brexit, including a no deal scenario.

Request no. 20056. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 06/09/2018

Parking tickets & bus enforcement notices

How many parking tickets were appealed in each year between 2015/16 and 2017/18?

Files

Request no. 20057. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

Analysis of impact of Brexit

All documents produced since June 2016 by members or staff of your council, or consultancy advice to the council, containing analysis of the impact of Brexit on your area or on your services and operations.

Resolution

Information Otherwise Accessible

Request no. 20058. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 09/08/2018

Venue licensing

We request a list detailing the following in respect of every currently licensed premises.

Resolution

To be passed to the Licensing Board to respond.

Request no. 20059. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

Reduction of Business Rates

Whether your local authority has used the powers in the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 to reduce business rates

Resolution

The City of Edinburgh Council has never used the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 to reduce Business Rates.

Request no. 20060. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 27/09/2018

School attendance after Summer holiday

Attendance at primary and secondary schools in your area during their first week back after the summer holidays.

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Request no. 20061. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal - Tram System Funding

All correspondence between the Scottish Government, Edinburgh Council and the UK Government relating to the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal being used to fund Edinburgh's tram system.

Files

Request no. 20062. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 11/09/2018

Consultancy spending by City of Edinburgh Council

Please state the amount your local authority spent on consultants and consultancy fees in each of the following financial years:

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Request no. 20063. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

MyGovScot - Personal Data

Why the Council chose to use MyGovScot as the chosen provider for delivering services online given that it requires those registering to provide their dates of birth. Why it made that decision, when it made it, and who made it?

Resolution

No relevant information held.

Request no. 20066. Received: 08/08/2018, Resolved: 31/08/2018

Staff gradings

How many staff in the chief executive’s strategy and insight division are graded at grade 12 at July 2018? How many staff in the division have been upgraded to grade 12 between Feb 2017 and July 2018?

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Request no. 20067. Received: 08/08/2018, Resolved: 05/09/2018

Residential Property

- By full address - Property Type (House, Flat etc) - Property Style (Detached, Semi Detached etc) - Number of Bedrooms - If a flat, how many storeys?

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Request no. 20071. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

Accident investigation

Confirmation whether CEC called in to investigate circumstances of the accident

Resolution

We have no record of any RIDDOR report being received or complaint made regarding this accident.

Request no. 20072. Received: 08/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

Accident records

RIDDOR report and any other documentation

Resolution

We have no record of any RIDDOR report being received or complaint made regarding your client’s accident

Request no. 20073. Received: 08/08/2018, Resolved: 05/09/2018

Water Ingress - Earlston Place

Copies of all reports in relation to the property above our client's from 1st January 2014 – 31 July 2018. Copies of all inspection/repair documentation in relation to the property above our client's from 1st January 2014 – 31 July 2018.

Resolution

No information held by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Request no. 20074. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

Granton Crescent, Edinburgh

Information held by City of Edinburgh Council relating to work carried out on or around the ceiling between January 2012 and now plus related information

Resolution

Property repair records provided.

Request no. 20076. Received: 08/08/2018, Resolved: 26/10/2018

CCTV Request

North view flats pennywell rd Edinburgh

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received

Request no. 20077. Received: 08/08/2018, Resolved: 05/09/2018

Compensation for slips and falls

How many individual claims have been made to your council for damage / injury sustained by pedestrians encountering pavement hazards since December 2014?

Files

Request no. 20078. Received: 08/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

Statutory Notice - Eglinton Crescent

A copy of the Statutory Notice relating to the above property

Resolution

Please see attached

Request no. 20079. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

Accident on 17/11/2017

Maintenance and Inspection Records relating to 2 York Lane, Edinburgh for the one year period from 17/11/16 to date

Files

Request no. 20080. Received: 08/08/2018, Resolved: 05/09/2018

Lauder Lodge, 2 Wakefield Avenue

Environmental review

Files

Request no. 20082. Received: 08/08/2018

Eglinton Crescent

Information including sight of any written or electronic communication detailing all roadworks and resurfacing works.

Request no. 20083. Received: 09/08/2018, Resolved: 06/09/2018

Allocation of Social Housing

Information regarding the procedure in place for allocation of social housing to prospective or current tenants who have an identified disability or housing need.

Files

Request no. 20084. Received: 09/08/2018, Resolved: 06/09/2018

Council tax appeals

How many applications for council tax rebanding have been dismissed on the grounds that they were lodged too late in the each of the last five years?

Resolution

Information Not Held

Request no. 20090. Received: 08/08/2018, Resolved: 13/09/2018

Business Rates

The total value of credits held on business rates accounts. The total value of credits held on business rates accounts per rating year from 1990 to current (2018).

Files

Request no. 20091. Received: 06/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

Johnston Terrace

A copy of the traffic order closing Johnston Terrace? Why has (apparently) an exception not be made for cycling? On what basis do the “yellow jackets in this public street have the right to enforce the order?

Files

Request no. 20092. Received: 09/08/2018

Businesses relating to cleaning, refuse removal and other hygiene-related activities

A list of all businesses approved by the council, and/ or employed by the council for activities involving cleaning, refuse removal and other hygiene-related activities in commercial and domestic properties as well as public spaces.

Request no. 20098. Received: 07/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

Election Fraud

Information regarding electoral fraud (the staging of a desired election outcome), or referendum fraud.

Resolution

No information held.

Request no. 20099. Received: 09/08/2018

Written-off Debt

I am trying to find out how much your council has written off in terms of debt in the last financial year 2017/18. Also in 2016/17 and 2015/16. Can you provide details of the reasons for the written off debt

Request no. 20101. Received: 10/08/2018, Resolved: 11/09/2018

Homelessness and Drug Misuse

The number of homeless people currently receiving support from the council in Edinburgh and the budget allocated to assist them. The number of drug addicts in treatment.

Files

Request no. 20108. Received: 10/08/2018, Resolved: 20/09/2018

Legal services

What was the cost to the council to hire external law firms in each year between 2015 and 2017? What was the total cost to the council for its internal legal service in each year between 2015 and 2017?

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Request no. 20109. Received: 10/08/2018, Resolved: 06/09/2018

Cemeteries and Burials

The number of applications to erect headstones for the last 3 years The number of applications to add additional inscriptions for the last 3 years The number of burials in the last 3 years

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Request no. 20111. Received: 10/08/2018, Resolved: 06/09/2018

Colliery Spoil Mounds

Records of such tips within your administrative boundary. And if so, can you provide a commentary on how you are discharging your responsibilities in this regard and any evidence you hold to demonstrate the stability of the tips near the railway

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Request no. 20112. Received: 13/08/2018, Resolved: 07/09/2018

MyAccount

Is it compulsory for your citizens to create a MyAccount via the MyScot.gov / Improvement Service to be able to use on line services? If yes, can you confirm the number of MyAccounts users registered for your local authority?

Files

Request no. 20113. Received: 13/08/2018, Resolved: 07/09/2018

Use of Parking Enforcement Wardens CCTV

Do your parking enforcement wardens wear CCTV recording cameras when dealing with the public to record information and people?

Resolution

Parking Attendants working on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council do not wear CCTV recording cameras when carrying out their duties.

Request no. 20114. Received: 13/08/2018, Resolved: 26/09/2018

Road gully and a manhole on Rose Street South Lane

Please identify the owner of the road gulley, is this Scottish Water or City of Edinburgh Council or a third party? If this is a third party, please identify them.

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Request no. 20115. Received: 10/08/2018, Resolved: 04/09/2018

Payments under Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014)

What steps have you taken (in accordance with section 15(5)(d) Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) to ensure that payments in construction works sub-contracts and sub-sub-contracts are made no later than 30 days

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Request no. 20116. Received: 10/08/2018, Resolved: 07/09/2018

Software Licence Reviews

If you have been the subject of a ‘software licence review’ or software audit in 2015-2018 by Oracle, SAP, IBM or Microsoft, did they use EY (Ernst & Young), KPMG, Deloitte or PriceWaterhouseCoopers?

Resolution

KPMG were used.

Request no. 20117. Received: 13/08/2018, Resolved: 10/09/2018

Home Education

Details regarding children who have been electively home educated

Files

Request no. 20118. Received: 13/08/2018, Resolved: 07/09/2018

Temporary Hotel Accommodation

Individually for the financial years 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18, the council's total spending on hotel rooms to house people under its obligations to provide temporary accommodation.

Files

Request no. 20121. Received: 13/08/2018, Resolved: 10/09/2018

Telecoms information

A number of questions regarding mobile and fixed line telephony

Resolution

Please refer to attached response spreadsheet.

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Request no. 20122. Received: 13/08/2018, Resolved: 15/08/2018

How the total surplus from pay and display charges (£20,265 in 2017/18) is calculated

How the total surplus from pay and display charges (£20,265 in 2017/18) is calculated - is it calculated through simply charges from pay and display tickets, or does it include fines received or from all parking operations in total?

Resolution

Answer is included in 19696

Request no. 20126. Received: 13/08/2018, Resolved: 21/08/2018

Edinburgh St James - Highways Extents Plans

Elder Street E/Elder Street St James Place Cathedral Lane Little King Street

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Request no. 20127. Received: 14/08/2018, Resolved: 10/09/2018

Contaminated/Brownfield Land

Do you have specialist 'contaminated land officers' (CLO) employed within the Council? YES NO If answer is 'No' does the council engage 'independent specialist consultants' to advise council on sites.

Files

Request no. 20128. Received: 14/08/2018, Resolved: 11/09/2018

Legal costs for traveller evictions

The total amount of money the council has spent on legal fees for evicting travellers from encampments since the start of 2014

Resolution

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

Request no. 20129. Received: 02/08/2018, Resolved: 11/10/2018

PCN's

Information regarding parking services

Resolution

No clarification received

Request no. 20134. Received: 14/08/2018

Home Link Workers in Schools

How many schools in your area have a home-school link worker and what proportion of total schools in your area this is?

Request no. 20135. Received: 14/08/2018, Resolved: 10/09/2018

20 MPH Speed Limit

How much did it cost to implement the 20 miles per hour speed limits within the City of Edinburgh including the cost of the Traffic Regulation Orders, the cost of erecting the signs as well as any other costs?

Files

Request no. 20136. Received: 14/08/2018

Parking places used by City of Edinburgh Council employees

Information on all parking places used by City of Edinburgh Council employees that the council has to pay for. Could you please include with this how much is paid and who uses them?

Request no. 20140. Received: 09/08/2018, Resolved: 05/09/2018

Garage number 7 in Longstone Grove

I would like to request a copy of the contract for garage number 7 in Longstone Grove as well as a copy of the council report when they came out to look at the garage.

Resolution

Please see attached copies of the contract and the information relating to the response from the Council. This includes the system print and an email extract from Saltire Roofing.

Files

Request no. 20141. Received: 14/08/2018

Relationship, Sexual Health and Parenthood Programmes for Scottish Schools

Are you one of the local authorities that supports this programme? Will you be introducing this programme into schools within your local authority area?

Request no. 20142. Received: 15/08/2018, Resolved: 11/09/2018

Mercat Tours

A request for a copy of the purported order(s) granted or decision(s) made in terms of which Mercat Tours is purportedly required to remove its advertising structure

Files

Request no. 20143. Received: 15/08/2018, Resolved: 28/08/2018

File of a council employee

Request for the file of a council employee

Resolution

In this instance, the Council is claiming exemption 38(1)(b) (read in conjunction with section 38(2)(a)(i)) to the information that you have requested.

Request no. 20144. Received: 15/08/2018, Resolved: 12/09/2018

Dog control notices

From June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018 how many dog control notices were issued by the local authority? From June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018 how many of these dog control notices were subsequently breached?

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Request no. 20145. Received: 15/08/2018, Resolved: 12/09/2018

Cleansing Regime Schedule

I request the cleansing regime schedule for the area covered by Barrow Beat 1- Meadowbank and that for London Road from Abbey Lane to Leith Walk including Hillside Crescent Gardens and Royal Park Gardens.

Resolution

Please refer to the following attached documents:

20145 Barrow Route 1 - Meadowbank
20145 Barrow Route 8 - London Road Gardens
20145 Holyrood SSV Front Cover
20145 Holyrood SSV Route 1
Please note that we have no record of a Royal Park Gardens.

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Request no. 20146. Received: 15/08/2018, Resolved: 13/09/2018

Equality Impact Assessment

Please could you confirm if an Equality Impact Assessment was carried out around the closure of homelessness services at Parliament Square

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Request no. 20147. Received: 16/08/2018, Resolved: 12/09/2018

Costs Associated with 2016 School Closures

Information on the costs associated with the closure of the 17 Edinburgh schools in 2016 following the collapse of part of an external wall at Oxgangs Primary School Edinburgh on 29th January 2016.

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Request no. 20148. Received: 14/08/2018, Resolved: 10/09/2018

Fee rates which are being paid to care homes within the local authority

What is the average weekly fee (to the nearest £) currently (financial year 2018/19) being paid by your authority to support older (65+) residents of independent sector care homes in a) residential care and b) nursing care?

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Request no. 20151. Received: 14/08/2018, Resolved: 16/10/2018

CCTV footage

Constitution Street & the camera in question is outside of the job centre.

Resolution

No clarification received

Request no. 20152. Received: 14/08/2018, Resolved: 11/09/2018

Petroleum Storage Information - Lauder Lodge

Petroleum storage information request - Lauder Lodge, 2 Wakefield Ave, Edinburgh EH7 6TJ

Resolution

We have been unable to locate any information in the zone outlined in the map provided with regard to current or derelict petroleum stores at 2 Wakefield Avenue, Edinburgh.

Files

Request no. 20154. Received: 15/08/2018, Resolved: 12/09/2018

Licensing schemes

How many landlords have been granted licence under licensing schemes conducted in the years 2016-2017 and 2017-2018? Have you considered using selective licensing schemes, and if so why haven't you implemented them?

Files

Request no. 20156. Received: 15/08/2018, Resolved: 12/09/2018

Garden Waste collection services

How much money the Council has spent advertising its Garden Waste collection services (including advertising via ATMs and all other means) since it was agreed in February to introduce a charge for the services.

Resolution

The total cost of the campaign was £106,824.37. This cost includes the letters to 245k residents advising about the changes, radio ads, social media advertising, ATMs, Edinburgh reporter ads, lamp post wraps, posters and adverts on bin lorries.

Request no. 20157. Received: 15/08/2018, Resolved: 12/09/2018

Staff Absences

Numbers of staff employed in financial years 2005/6 and 2017/18 Numbers of stress related absences Absence costs incurred in relation to all sickness absence

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Request no. 20158. Received: 10/08/2018, Resolved: 17/08/2018

EV scheme

A list of the businesses that are included in the EV scheme or the businesses who have received funding for EV from the scheme

Resolution

The service is to respond directly to the applicant.

Request no. 20159. Received: 16/08/2018, Resolved: 13/09/2018

Long Dalmahoy Road

Long Dalmahoy Road has been closed recently. Despite being a designated core path, this has included periods of time when it was closed to pedestrians and cyclists. Please send details of all relevant traffic orders.

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Request no. 20160. Received: 16/08/2018, Resolved: 12/09/2018

Bar Ownership

I understand Edinburgh Council owns the Central Bar in Leith? I've just been told the council owns 6 pubs around the city. Is that accurate? If so what are the other pubs?

Files

Request no. 20162. Received: 16/08/2018, Resolved: 10/09/2018

Housing

The number of properties that are/were managed by your local authority in the following years: 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18

Files

Request no. 20163. Received: 16/08/2018, Resolved: 11/09/2018

Business Rates

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

Files

Request no. 20164. Received: 06/08/2018, Resolved: 03/09/2018

Zone S2 Residents' Parking Permits

The various rates you charge per annum for residents' cars based on the engine size and the C02 emissions per car or any other criteria you use to assess the annual charge raised per car based in the ZS2 area of Edinburgh

Files

Request no. 20168. Received: 17/08/2018, Resolved: 12/09/2018

Information on parking fees paid

All parking fee purchase events from October 2014 to May 2018, including the street, the time and date of the purchase, the length of the stay, and the price paid.

Files

Request no. 20169. Received: 17/08/2018, Resolved: 14/09/2018

Senior Management

How long has the current Chief Executive been in post at the City of Edinburgh Council? How much money has been cut from the children and families budget since the Chief Executive has been in post?

Files

Request no. 20182. Received: 16/08/2018, Resolved: 15/10/2018

Pavement and on-street parking in Restalrig

A copy of the inspection report which notes what has been earmarked for repair and when?

Files

Request no. 20184. Received: 16/08/2018, Resolved: 11/09/2018

Accident - Longstone Road

Inspection and maintenance records in 12 month period

Resolution

Cancelled. See 20347

Request no. 20185. Received: 17/08/2018, Resolved: 12/09/2018

Social Housing Asset Management Software

In regards to the housing management software information gathered from last year are there any updates to the following; Housing Management Software used = Northgate Asset Management Software used = Part of Housing Management Software

Resolution

I can advise there has been no change.

Request no. 20188. Received: 17/08/2018, Resolved: 14/09/2018

Teacher vacancies

The number of head teacher or deputy head teacher posts which were vacant from Monday 13th August 2018 onwards. The number of classroom teacher posts which were vacant from Monday 13th of August 2018 onwards.

Files

Request no. 20189. Received: 17/08/2018, Resolved: 22/08/2018

Council housing query

How many homes in total are there in the Stoneybank area? How many of those are on Stoneybank crescent? How many in the stoneybank area are council owned? How many on Stoneybank Crescent are council owned?

Resolution

Stoneybank is in Musselburgh, East Lothian. Please contact East Lothian Council whose contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/

Request no. 20191. Received: 17/08/2018, Resolved: 14/09/2018

Copies of reports

Copies of reports regarding a leak

Resolution

Information provided

Request no. 20192. Received: 16/08/2018, Resolved: 19/10/2018

Library Staff Training

Training provided to library staff for dealing with complaints & FOI requests plus cost of running Edinburgh Prison Library.

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 20193. Received: 20/08/2018, Resolved: 17/09/2018

National Assistance Funerals

Five questions including the number of National Assistance Funerals carried out (and whether these were burials or cremations).

Files

Request no. 20194. Received: 20/08/2018, Resolved: 17/09/2018

Children in care/detentions

Please detail the number of children taken into care by your local authority as a result of the detention of a parent by the Home Office and/or immigration services in the last 5 years

Files

Request no. 20195. Received: 20/08/2018, Resolved: 17/09/2018

Directorates

Which department are responsible for Licensing Standards, Community Care and Safety and Building Standards? How many people are in charge of these departments? Who was in charge in 2013 - 2018?

Files

Request no. 20196. Received: 17/08/2018

Outside Ingliston House Castle Royal Highland Education Trust Off Ingliston Road

A copy of any opening notices (street work notices) you have received in respect of any utility at the following location from January 2008 - February 2018

Resolution

OUTSIDE INGLISTON HOUSE CASTLE ROYAL HIGHLAND EDUCATION TRUST OFF INGLISTON ROAD EDINBURGH EH28 8NB

Request no. 20197. Received: 17/08/2018, Resolved: 14/09/2018

Street works completed at Candlemaker Row

Please provide notices of street works completed at Candlemaker Row, EH1 2QE. Please provide notices from the past six years.

Files

Request no. 20198. Received: 20/08/2018, Resolved: 17/09/2018

Meadowbank Stadium

All Documents covering the transfer of land (or budget value thereof) within any part of the Meadowbank Stadium site

Files

Request no. 20199. Received: 20/08/2018, Resolved: 17/09/2018

Road renewal

Information held by you on the Council’s policy on road renewal. Is there a schedule of road renewals, is Grange Crescent on it, and if so when will it be renewed.

Files

Request no. 20200. Received: 20/08/2018, Resolved: 17/09/2018

Disabled Bays

How many disabled bays have the council taken away when the qualifying householder for whom the bay was installed moved out of the house in the last 10 years.

Request no. 20201. Received: 20/08/2018

Inspection reports

Inspection reports for the establishments classified as 'Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen/' that were given a 'Improvement Required' rating at their last inspection for food hygiene.

Resolution

Fee requested

Request no. 20202. Received: 20/08/2018, Resolved: 26/09/2018

Asbestos within the Meadowbank Stadium Site

Asbestos within the Meadowbank Stadium site including its sports centre, velodrome, car park and landscaped areas

Files

Request no. 20203. Received: 22/08/2018, Resolved: 19/10/2018

Out of catchment places at Cramond primary school

The number of out of catchment children accepted at Cramond primary school over the past 3 years to include the number of siblings that have been granted or refused an out of catchment place.

Files

Request no. 20204. Received: 22/08/2018, Resolved: 18/09/2018

Stevenson Drive Parking Tickets

How many parking tickets were issued on Stevenson Drive, Edinburgh 2015/2016/2017/2018 to date?

Files

Request no. 20205. Received: 22/08/2018, Resolved: 25/09/2018

Dalry Primary School

Please send me your asbestos report, asbestos management plan and information on the repair work currently underway at Dalry Primary School.

Files

Request no. 20211. Received: 16/08/2018, Resolved: 21/09/2018

Pavement parking on Rankin Road

How many individuals have been in touch with the council already with this complaint. If the council have been considering any preventative methods to curb the problem, such as implementing yellow lines or introducing priority parking

Resolution

Information Provided

Request no. 20212. Received: 20/08/2018

Primary One Testing

How many complaints you have received from parents or carers in the past 12 months about standardised testing for primary ones.

Request no. 20213. Received: 20/08/2018, Resolved: 06/11/2018

Compensation and legal cases

Any examples of ongoing or settled court cases against schools in your local authority, by parents, carers, on behalf of pupils or members of staff.

Request no. 20214. Received: 21/08/2018, Resolved: 18/09/2018

Operation London Bridge

Any documents held by the council detailing plans for 'Operation London Bridge', and/or other plans for the death of the Queen and the succession of King Charles.

Resolution

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

Request no. 20215. Received: 21/08/2018, Resolved: 28/08/2018

Social Work Staff

The number of employees (total) within your social work department; The number of Qualified Social Workers employed by Edinburgh City Council (in Social Work Department and/or HSCP);

Request no. 20216. Received: 21/08/2018, Resolved: 18/09/2018

Taxicard Refunds

The number of Taxicard journeys that Central Taxis have claimed for throughout 2018/2019 so far, 2017/18, and 2016/17 from the City of Edinburgh Council

Files

Request no. 20217. Received: 21/08/2018, Resolved: 18/09/2018

Primary School Performance

The relative performance of Blackhall Primary School and Craigroyston Primary School in Muirhouse

Files

Request no. 20218. Received: 21/08/2018, Resolved: 14/09/2018

Information regarding housing tenant

Resolution

Information not provided. The Council considers that the data subject would not expect that their personal data would be disclosed in response to an information request.

Request no. 20219. Received: 22/08/2018, Resolved: 19/09/2018

Business Rates

Request for a list of companies that have just started paying business rates between the 01st August 2018 to the 15th August 2018

Files

Request no. 20220. Received: 22/08/2018, Resolved: 19/09/2018

Commercial Quay, 72-96, Commercial Street, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6LX

Environmental Information Request

Files

Request no. 20221. Received: 22/08/2018, Resolved: 18/09/2018

Pilot Traffic Scheme - 2015

I am aware that this pilot scheme was carried out at 6 primary schools in Edinburgh. I assume that the pilot scheme is now completed – what was the outcome…?

Files

Request no. 20222. Received: 22/08/2018, Resolved: 06/09/2018

Taxis

The locations of inscription plates that detail the waiting conditions for CEC licensed Taxis that wait in CEC delineated Taxi ranks. Specifically I would like to see the text that is displayed on these inscription plates.

Resolution

Duplicate of 20278

Request no. 20224. Received: 23/08/2018, Resolved: 20/09/2018

Bellway Development at Abbey Lane

I would like to know who and why this development was allowed to be build 6 stories high, when the surrounding buildings in the area are 4 stories

Files

Request no. 20232. Received: 23/08/2018, Resolved: 20/09/2018

Council Policy

Does Edinburgh Council have a policy or guidance on when it would be acceptable for a teacher to teach his/her own child within a council run primary school and, if so, can I receive a copy of the policy/guidance?

Resolution

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with the information requested because it is not held by the Council.

Request no. 20234. Received: 23/08/2018, Resolved: 20/09/2018

Tennis courts at Meadowbank Stadium

I would like all documents relating to the tennis courts at Meadowbank Stadium specifically the tennis courts destroyed by fire in 1990, the decision made not to rebuild them, and all detail relating to the insurance claim

Resolution

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with the information requested because it is not held by the Council.

Request no. 20235. Received: 24/08/2018, Resolved: 20/09/2018

Meadowbank Stadium

All reports, documents and correspondence since 1 January 2014 about the need to close or actually close any part of the Meadowbank Stadium site

Resolution

The information you requested may be held by Edinburgh Leisure and the contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.edinburghleisure.co.uk/contact-us

Request no. 20236. Received: 24/08/2018, Resolved: 20/09/2018

Free Bus Passes

What is the yearly cost to Edinburgh City Council of free bus passes for people over the age of 60?

Files

Request no. 20237. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 24/09/2018

Disposing of Outdoor Festival Fringe Advertising

What policies and practices do you have in place for disposing of the outdoor advertising connected to the Festival Fringe? What weight of landfill is produced? Which, if any, of the materials are recyclable or reusable?

Files

Request no. 20238. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 09/10/2018

Meadowbank Stadium

Correspondence and meetings, from 01/12/2013 to the present day, concerning any part of the Meadowbank Stadium site

Files

Request no. 20239. Received: 21/08/2018, Resolved: 18/09/2018

83 Pentland View

Please can the Council advise - in an anonymised form - the financial values of the nine bids for 83 Pentland View alongside the total number of dwellings proposed in each bid?'

Resolution

The disposal process for the property is on-going and placing the level and details of bids received in the public domain would have a detrimental impact on the Council’s ability to market the property in the future.

Request no. 20242. Received: 24/08/2018, Resolved: 13/11/2018

Scottish National Standardised Assessments

Please provide a copy of all the guidance, advice or information you have ever received from the Scottish Government, Education Scotland or any other organisation involved in the administration

Files

Request no. 20243. Received: 24/08/2018, Resolved: 20/09/2018

Contracts with Serco

Any contracts that your organisation holds with Serco Group plc or any of its subsidiary companies or affiliates.

Files

Request no. 20244. Received: 24/08/2018, Resolved: 28/09/2018

Telensa Wireless Street Lighting Rollout

The location of ALL the streetlights connected to the system 2. How much will this cost the taxpayer? 3. How much are the running costs? 4. How soon does the council expect the system to pay for itself (if atall)?

Files

Request no. 20246. Received: 27/08/2018

Equipment from The Great Outdoor Gym (TGO) Company

Please provide an explanation as to why this equipment was/is being procured? Provide initial purchase costs (in UK pounds) for all current and future council TGO equipment.

Request no. 20248. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 13/09/2018

Early Years and Childcare Population

In your local authority, what was the estimated population in 2017/18 of: Vulnerable 2 year olds eligible for free early years and childcare provision? 3 – 5 year olds eligible for free early years and childcare provision?

Resolution

Cancelled - Repeat of 19754. See Disclosure Log.

Request no. 20249. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 21/09/2018

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

Orders served as at 24th August 2018 Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Orders that have been complied between 5th February 2018 to 24th August 2018

Files

Request no. 20250. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 21/09/2018

Building (Scotland) Act 2003

Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Resolution

Please see our response for 17724. This information is available on the Council website

Request no. 20251. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 21/09/2018

Food Safety Act 1990

S10, S11 and S12 Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Resolution

The Council does not do work in default under these provisions, therefore, no notices have been issued and there are no outstanding monies due.

Request no. 20252. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 24/09/2018

Food Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 2006

Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Files

Request no. 20253. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 21/09/2018

High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013

Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Files

Request no. 20254. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 21/09/2018

Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Resolution

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. 20255. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 24/09/2018

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

Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Files

Request no. 20256. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 04/10/2018

Environmental Protection Act 1990

Sections 80, 90 and 92 Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Files

Request no. 20257. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 21/09/2018

Prevention of Damage by Pest Act 1949

Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Resolution

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. 20258. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 25/09/2018

Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 & Housing (Scotland) Act 2006

• 1987 Act - S88, S89, S90, S91, S108, S114 , S115, S157, S160, S161, S162, S166, S167, S169, S178 and S184 • 2006 Act - S1, S3, S5, S30, S33, S35, S36, S37, S38, S40, S42, S50 and S146 Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018

Resolution

Under the above legislation, no notices remain extant, no monies is owing or no invoices are pending. No notices have been issued in the time frame requested.

Request no. 20259. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 21/09/2018

Sewerage (Scotland) Act 1968

Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Resolution

The Council does not use this Act.

Request no. 20260. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 21/09/2018

Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 - Section 160 & Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006 - Section 28

Orders that have been made by City of Edinburgh Council under the legislation listed above: Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018

Resolution

There have been no additional orders issued since we responded to the previous request for this information under reference 16697 which is available on the disclosure log.

Request no. 20261. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 25/09/2018

Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 - S207 & S208 & Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 - S12 & S68

Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Resolution

No notices remain extant at 24 August 2018.
No monies are outstanding.
No invoices are pending.
No notices have been issued within the specified time frame.

Request no. 20262. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 21/09/2018

Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (Scotland) Regulations 1984

Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Resolution

Please see attached. We are unable to provide you with invoices pending or monies owed as it is not held centrally by the Council.

Files

Request no. 20263. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 24/09/2018

Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 & Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006

Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Files

Request no. 20264. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 29/08/2018

Food Safety Act 1990

Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 24th August 2018 Notices or Orders that have been complied with and have monies owed to City of Edinburgh Council as at 24th August 2018

Resolution

Duplicate of 20251

Request no. 20265. Received: 23/08/2018, Resolved: 20/09/2018

Roads Construction Consent Application ED/16/0028 - Baileyfield Crescent

A copy of the report submitted on Thursday 16 August 2018 to the Executive Director Place for signing regarding the Roads Construction Consent Application ED/16/0028 - Baileyfield Crescent.

Resolution

Information provided under Data Protection Act 2018.

Request no. 20266. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 20/09/2018

'The Council does not explain or defend planning decisions.'

Please provide, within the statutory timescales, the full details of the statutory, legislative and regulatory basis upon which City of Edinburgh Council relies on the statement in italics above when responding to legitimate requests by the citizen.

Files

Request no. 20267. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 26/09/2018

Taxi Costs

A breakdown of all taxi costs submitted by Edinburgh councillors/senior council employees 2017-2018.

Resolution

Please refer to the attached document.

The reason for each journey is not required for the purpose of booking a taxi and is therefore not recorded.

Redactions have been applied to individuals’ home addresses.

Files

Request no. 20269. Received: 28/08/2018, Resolved: 25/09/2018

Job evaluation scores

Please provide the finalized Job Evaluation Factor scores for the following posts; Hub Response Officer Hub Technical Officer Could you confirm what date the job evaluation panel physically evaluated and graded the posts?

Resolution

Information withheld under Section 30(c) - the effective conduct of public affairs.

Request no. 20270. Received: 28/08/2018, Resolved: 24/09/2018

Edinburgh Central Library

All presentations made during the workshop The workshop report by the facilitating consultant All drawings referred to by architectural consultants

Files

Request no. 20271. Received: 28/08/2018, Resolved: 25/09/2018

Advertising Sites on Council-owned Property

List of all current sites within this contract, as of Mon 27th August. This includes structures such as freestanding drums and other sites that hold 4-sheet posters.

Files

Request no. 20272. Received: 28/08/2018, Resolved: 24/09/2018

6 March 2014 Economy Committee meeting ‘B’ Agenda on George IV Bridge Project: Disposal of Surplus Assets

Please provide a copy of all reports and drawings forming the indicative scheme of Council assets provided by JM Architects. All correspondence including notes of conversations between Planning officers, other Council officers

Files

Request no. 20275. Received: 28/08/2018, Resolved: 24/09/2018

Trading Standards

I would like to know if any Trading Standards complaints have been made and/or upheld against the Eastern BMW motor company.

Resolution

Information withheld under Section 26(a) - Prohibition on Disclosure by another Enactment. The enactment under which the Council claims this exemption is contained within Part 9 of the Enterprise Act 2002 (Restrictions on Disclosure).

Request no. 20276. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 25/09/2018

WETA Assessment & City Deal

The AM and PM peak hour turning movements (vehicles and HGVs) at the following junctions from the WETA traffic model

Request no. 20277. Received: 29/08/2018, Resolved: 29/08/2018

FOI Requests

The number of FOI requests received since 2013, broken down by year. The number of FOI requests responded to within 20 working days since 2013, broken down by year.

Resolution

The information you have requested is submitted to the Scottish Information Commissioner on a quarterly basis and is available on their website at the following location: http://stats.itspublicknowledge.info

Request no. 20278. Received: 29/08/2018, Resolved: 03/10/2018

CEC Licensed Taxi Ranks

Details of CEC Licensed Taxi Ranks that have parking regulation inscription plates installed adjacent to them

Files

Request no. 20279. Received: 29/08/2018, Resolved: 26/09/2018

Union Park, Carrick Knowe

Historical documents from when the council took on the park and any subsequent changes to the parks status. A record of fines issued in the last 10 years in relation to Dog Fouling broken down in to dates.

Files

Request no. 20280. Received: 29/08/2018, Resolved: 25/09/2018

Business rates Russian state news agency Sputnik

Details of the total amount of business rates Russian state news agency Sputnik has paid to Edinburgh Council since it established an office in the city in 2015.

Files

Request no. 20282. Received: 28/08/2018, Resolved: 25/09/2018

Bruntsfield Place

Inspection and maintenance records 25/12/2017 to 28/08/2018.

Files

Request no. 20283. Received: 29/08/2018

Footpath at Niddrie Mains Road

Maintenance and inspection records

Request no. 20286. Received: 29/08/2018, Resolved: 05/10/2018 10:28:00

Gylemuir House

Evaluation of home care service. Questionnaire results.

Request no. 20288. Received: 30/08/2018, Resolved: 12/10/2018

National Gaelic Plan

Since the introduction of the National Gaelic plan, how much money has your local authority spent on implementing the recommendations since 2013?

Files

Request no. 20292. Received: 29/08/2018, Resolved: 07/11/2018

Princes Street

Documentation to show the inspection and maintenance protocol or policy covering the area Documentation to show all inspections of the pavement, including any maps showing the inspection area

Files

Request no. 20293. Received: 24/08/2018, Resolved: 20/09/2018

Dalry Road

Information regarding a piece of masonry which may have fallen from a building

Resolution

Where the Council takes the lead in emergency make-safe works, there would be investigations and incident reports. However, on this occasion, Dunedin Canmore Housing Association took the lead as they are the owners.

Request no. 20294. Received: 29/08/2018, Resolved: 05/10/2018

Balcarres Street

Information relating to the northern pavement of Balcarres Street, Edinburgh, at the eastern end of the street adjacent to Stuart Norman Auto Services

Files

Request no. 20312. Received: 29/08/2018, Resolved: 26/09/2018

Chalmers Street / Lauriston Place, Edinburgh

Please can you provide a Road Adoption Plan in colour confirming the extent of adoption of Chalmers Street / Lauriston Place, Edinburgh as relates to the property described above and attached plan marked with the blue dashed line.

Files

Request no. 20313. Received: 30/08/2018, Resolved: 24/09/2018

Non-Domestic Rates

A list of all Non-Domestic Rate accounts in credit within your authority.

Resolution

It is not possible 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. 20314. Received: 30/08/2018

Library Loan Statistics

Whether any of the libraries operated by the council hold any copies of the book 'As A Man Thinketh' by James Allen and Ben Holden-Crowther (ISBN: 9781788441032)?

Request no. 20315. Received: 30/08/2018

Lost property

List all items of council property that have been lost by staff over the following years - 14/15, 15/16, 16/17 and 17/18.

Request no. 20316. Received: 30/08/2018, Resolved: 24/09/2018

Garden fence

Criteria for refusal of erection of a fence.

Resolution

Information provided

Request no. 20317. Received: 30/08/2018, Resolved: 27/09/2018

Parking Zone N3 Parking Permits

The total number of currently valid parking permits for parking zone N3. The total number of parking spaces currently available to permit holders in parking zone N3.

Files

Request no. 20318. Received: 30/08/2018, Resolved: 27/09/2018

Street Lights

How many street lights is your local authority responsible for in total? How many street lights are switched off all night within your local authority area?

Files

Request no. 20319. Received: 31/08/2018, Resolved: 12/09/2018

Smoke Control Areas

The number of times that smoke control area rules were breached each year. Please also detail for each case: the date of the breach, what the breach was, the location of the breach and the action taken by the council 2013-2018

Resolution

We have no record of any smoke control area regulations being breached for the periods requested.

Request no. 20320. Received: 31/08/2018, Resolved: 17/09/2018

Brown Bins EH16

How often the brown bins in the area EH16 6 have been collected on time. I would like this data for the past 12-months. Similarly, how many times the brown bins in the area EH16 6 have not been collected on the designated date.

Resolution

Unfortunately this request falls into the category of a “manifestly unreasonable request under regulation 10(4)(b) of the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations and we are not obliged to respond.

Request no. 20328. Received: 31/08/2018, Resolved: 28/09/2018

Care homes for older people as registered with the Care Inspectorate ('care home')

Please provide details of the current (as at today's date) average weekly rates and costs which privately funded care home residents are charged by the Council

Resolution

Please follow this link:
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/meetings/meeting/4442/city_of_edinburgh_council - Item 8.14, “Part 10. Background reading/external references. Then follow the link provided.

Request no. 20331. Received: 31/08/2018, Resolved: 17/09/2018

CCTV Request - Comiston Road Traffic Lights

Incident that occurred on Comiston Road before the junction of Balcarres Street.

Resolution

No relevant information held.

Request no. 20332. Received: 31/08/2018, Resolved: 16/10/2018

Energy from waste

A list of consultants engaged by the authority to support the procurement of the proposed Millerhill Energy from Waste facility. To request a list of payments made to each above consultants in each year since 2015.

Files

Request no. 20357. Received: 21/08/2018, Resolved: 10/09/2018

CCTV Request

Newcraighall Road

Resolution

No relevant footage held.

Request no. 20507. Received: 17/08/2018, Resolved: 05/10/2018

Costs during the Edinburgh school closures 2016

Available data on the costs stated above that will have been incurred during the closure of these schools

Files

Request no. 20510. Received: 17/08/2018

Busking and Noise Pollution

All documents covering agreements between City of Edinburgh Council and Police Scotland regarding busking and noise pollution

Request no. 20641. Received: 27/08/2018, Resolved: 03/10/2018

Palais de Danse, 125/127 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh - Road Adoption Plan Request

Please can you provide a Road Adoption Plan in colour confirming the extent of adoption of Palais de Danse, 125/127 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

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