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Request no. 31407. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 23/03/2021

Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review Group

Please advise the budget for the Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review Group.

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Request no. 31408. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 26/03/2021

Controlled parking measures in Orchard Road, Edinburgh EH4

The total cost to instal (including installation of meters, signage, street marking ,planning , supervision and making good roads / pavements etc). Ongoing annual running and maintenance costs.

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Request no. 31409. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 23/03/2021

Structure confirmation

I am looking to understand the Social Care department and how it is structured for service delivery. Please state the following with regards to business structure questions.

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Request no. 31410. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 25/03/2021

Statutory Repair Notices

How much revenue the Council has received since the introduction of a £50 charge to look up Statutory Repair Notices in February 2020. Details of each notices and plans/process for collecting debt on historic notices.

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Request no. 31411. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

Road gullies, channels and drains

How many times and dates of drain block outside 5 Edinburgh University Lister Building Roxburgh Place has been attended to and if the drain block (gully) was reported by Residents or the University working with the local authority.

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Request no. 31412. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

Recent incidents at Essex Brae

1. Can you confirm the amount of waste removed? 2. What is the cost to the Council?

Resolution

1. 7.2 tonnes
2. £975

Request no. 31413. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

Controlled parking measures in Edinburgh

The total cost spent in the last 3 financial years to install (including installation of meters, signage, street marking, planning, supervision and making good roads / pavements etc). Ongoing annual running and maintenance costs.

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Request no. 31415. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 03/03/2021

Daily Transactions of 316 Suppliers Over One Year

In order bring the cost below the statutory maximum of £600 and thereby comply with Section 12(1) of the Act - May I ask that you reduce the time period or my request to just 1 year, from Jan 2020 to Dec 2020.

Resolution

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. 31417. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021 14:22:00

Jacobs Place

Complaints which are always unfounded and false allegations from my neighbour Robin Harrison. I request from yourselves all information on complaints made against my Restaurant from February 2020

Request no. 31419. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 26/03/2021

Spaces For People Costs

Total cost of all wands inserted throughout Edinburgh. Total cost of replacing wands throughout Edinburgh. From 01/04/2019 - 31/03/2020.

Resolution

There were no such purchases or costs in this period.

Request no. 31420. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

Cycle path near Balgreen School

• Please provide details of the inspections regime which exists for the cycle path. • How often is the cycle path inspected? • Is this a drive by inspection or a physical inspection?

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Request no. 31421. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

Engine Idling Fixed Penalty Notices

How many Fixed Penalty Notices or Penalty Charge Notices has your council issued to motorists who have unnecessarily left their engine idling when stationary?

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Request no. 31422. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

Engine Idling Details Recorded

Please detail the characteristics of information that Edinburgh Council records about Penalty Notices in relation to engine idling?

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Request no. 31423. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 25/03/2021

Lamp Post Siting & Commissioning Cost

Regarding the lamp post, AU02, in the middle of a traffic island at the junction of West Annandale Street and East Claremont Street, how much was spent in siting and commissioning this lamp post along with the newly appointed traffic bollards?

Resolution

The cost for installing the island, street lighting infrastructure and bollards was £7,235.00. This includes all works associated with site clearance, excavation, reinstatement, footway works, electrical works and street lighting infrastructure.

Request no. 31427. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 01/04/2021

Education Services for Deaf Children

Budget for 2021/22: Education services. Request relates to services which you centrally provide and manage but not services which are delegated to private companies or have delegated funding to schools to provide. Questionnaire.

Resolution

Questionnaire completed and returned.

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Request no. 31432. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

Council Traffic Count Data

Please supply details of the CEC traffic count data from October 2020 for Craigs Road and surrounding streets. Data to be displayed in an excel spreadsheet.

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Request no. 31433. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 30/03/2021

Unauthorised Traveller Sites

Councils policy/procedure in dealing with unauthorised gypsy/traveller sites. How many times as the council applied to the Sheriff for an order to have people moved off council land in past 5 years?

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Request no. 31434. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 29/04/2021

Claylands Road Defect Reports

How many reports of road defects have been made for Claylands Road, Newbridge over the past 2 years? What cost has repairs been in 2 years?

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Request no. 31437. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 30/03/2021

Illegal evictions

1) How many people, or concerns, contacted the council to advise of an illegal eviction by a landlord in the area you cover? 2) How many of these cases have been investigated and by whom?

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Request no. 31438. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 23/03/2021

Increase Council Tax

By what percentage do you plan to increase council tax by in 2021-22? Providing that you are increasing council tax, much do you estimate the rise will raise in 2021-22?

Resolution

Councillors have agreed not to increase Council Tax in Edinburgh for 2021/ 22.

Request no. 31439. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

Domestic/Non Domestic Sewerage

Can I request a list of properties within your Council area that have Domestic/Non Domestic Sewerage Charges please. I would be grateful if you could provide information for dwellings (Council Tax) and businesses (Non Domestic Rates).

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Request no. 31442. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

CCTV

I am wondering how long you keep cctv in flats for and would the cctv go back as far as 2005?

Resolution

The CCTV images for the systems within Council multi-storey blocks is overwritten every 28-30 days and no information would therefore be available for 2005.

Request no. 31451. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 01/04/2021

Social Care

Is there funding model or framework which is used for funding complex or 24 hour care? What are the internal processes for securing funding for complex or 24 hour care? For example, how are these funding decisions made?

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Request no. 31452. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 30/03/2021

Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review

02/03/2020 to 02/03/2021 - Has the council changed the name of a location within the council's geographical area? Has the council carried out or begun an audit of statues, memorials, public monuments, and artworks?

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Request no. 31453. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 26/03/2021

Council tax accounts

How many council tax accounts in arrears, where a claimant has deductible benefit has your authority sent to the DWP to have deductions made from their benefit, to pay off arrears on their council tax account?

Resolution

9194 Council Tax accounts have a current arrangement with the DWP for payment.

Request no. 31454. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 30/03/2021

Trams and Buses

The revenue that Edinburgh City Council has received from both the Trams and Buses as a result of the coin operated ticket machines not giving change if the rider does not have the exact change for the fare - 2017 to 2020.

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Request no. 31455. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 30/03/2021

Spaces for People - Princes Street

We are making a request for information relating to the Spaces for People infrastructure on Princes Street, Edinburgh, between its junctions with West Register Street and St Andrews Street.

Resolution

Information provided under the Data Protection Act 2018.

Request no. 31456. Received: 02/03/2021, Resolved: 30/03/2021

Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children

Total number of UASC accepted and cared for through the National Transfer Scheme during 2018, 2019, 2020 (breakdown separate for each year please).

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Request no. 31468. Received: 03/03/2021, Resolved: 31/03/2021

Social Work Code of Conduct

Employees registered as Social Workers, does Council consider an employee breaching the terms of a court order inappropriate behaviour outside of work, and breaching this code of conduct, as it may bring council into disrepute?

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Request no. 31469. Received: 03/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

Dog Waste Bins

Request for the number of dog waste bins in your area and how often they are emptied.

Resolution

We do not provide bins specifically for the disposal of dog fouling. It is acceptable for dog fouling to be bagged and deposited into any litter bin, communal domestic bins or individual wheeled bins provided.

Request no. 31470. Received: 04/03/2021, Resolved: 31/03/2021

Contact Centre/In-bound Network Services/Website Traffic

Suppliers, spend and contract contacts.

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Request no. 31471. Received: 03/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

Request For Procurement Portal Information

When tendering for contracts for digital systems across the Local Authority, which procurement portal do you use?

Request no. 31477. Received: 04/03/2021, Resolved: 01/04/2021

PPE

How much PPE did City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) buy and cost between January 2020 and December 2020? How much PPE bought by CEC was deemed not suitable for use or returned to the suppliers? and other questions.

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Request no. 31484. Received: 04/03/2021, Resolved: 31/03/2021

Gritting Policy - Harvesters Way

Request information of your policy for the gritting and winter maintenance on the pavement at the above locus. Further, please provide a copy of all inspection records for that locus for the period 01/12/2020 to 28/02/2021.

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Request no. 31485. Received: 05/03/2021, Resolved: 14/04/2021

DSEAR Risk Assessment

I would like to obtain a copy of the DSEAR Risk assessment that was carried out at Waverley Court following the installation of the EV charging stations within the council car park

Resolution

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

Request no. 31486. Received: 04/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

Contract mobile phone bills

Could you please provide, for the previous 24 months, the contract mobile phone bills claimed under expenses.

Resolution

We do not pay any claims for mobile phone bills. We do, however, reimburse Councillors in terms of paying the invoices.

Request no. 31487. Received: 04/03/2021, Resolved: 31/03/2021

Proposed Willowbrae Parking Restrictions

The Raw Data on Detailed Survey conducted in this Ward – 2018 and copy of Council’s Business Case as to cost of implementing Parking Control measures vs Proposed recovery of funds from Properties, Metered Parking Tariffs and Parking Tickets.

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Request no. 31489. Received: 05/03/2021, Resolved: 30/03/2021

PEF programme

Has the local authority received or kept funding provided by the Scottish Government under the PEF programme as administration fees, levies or clawback from schools?

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Request no. 31491. Received: 05/03/2021, Resolved: 31/03/2021

Council Supported Construction Contracts

What percentage of council supported construction contracts have required dispute resolution in the form of adjudication, between April 2015 - March 2021? This would include contracts where council is the 'end user' e.g. HUB or PPP contracts.

Resolution

There have been two such contracts out of a total of 253. This represents 0.79% of council supported contracts.

Request no. 31492. Received: 03/03/2021, Resolved: 29/03/2021

PENNYWELL PHASE 4, EDINBURGH

We are currently undertaking an Environmental and Geotechnical Desk Study for a site as shown on the enclosed site location plan.

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Request no. 31493. Received: 03/03/2021, Resolved: 31/03/2021

Pennywell Phase 4, Edinburgh

Please provide any information regarding underground or aboveground fuel storage tanks on the above site.

Resolution

No relevant information held.

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Request no. 31502. Received: 08/03/2021, Resolved: 01/04/2021

CCTV footage - Ravelston Park Edinburgh

Request CCTV footage around 8.20am 18 February 2021.

Resolution

No relevant footage held.

Request no. 31504. Received: 05/03/2021, Resolved: 08/03/2021

Funerals

Any information you may hold relating to National Assistance Act or “Paupers funerals carried (sometimes referred to as 'Public Health' Funerals) where persons who have died with no known next of kin (blood relatives) since 1/1/21.

Request no. 31505. Received: 05/03/2021, Resolved: 12/03/2021

Heads of Council and Various Services

CEO of council, Leader of council, The Mayor, Member for the environment, Director of Services, Head of Street Team, Head of Waste, Head of Parks, Head of Highways

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Request no. 31507. Received: 05/03/2021, Resolved: 01/04/2021

‘Cycle Lane Defenders’ - Spaces for People Projects

As the Cycle Lane Defenders used for cycle lane protection and pedestrian social distancing measures are not covered under a TTRO can you please advise what legislation (Act and Section) they are covered under?

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Request no. 31508. Received: 05/03/2021, Resolved: 30/03/2021

Council Budgets

How much of the Council budget went towards organisations which support victims of domestic abuse and went towards supporting women and addressing gender-based violence every year from 2017 to 2021.

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Request no. 31509. Received: 05/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

Luminaries (light bulbs)

Seven questions including: Do you have any Filament Light-bulbs in buildings (offices etc.), if so are these scheduled to be upgraded, if so when? Also please provide number of filament bulbs.

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Request no. 31512. Received: 08/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Sugar Bond at Breadalbane Street

Who was the primary developer responsible for the conversion of the warehouse into the blocks of flats, together with any contact details from their original submissions. What cladding materials used. A copy Fire Safety Certificate issued.

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Request no. 31513. Received: 08/03/2021, Resolved: 01/04/2021

EIA Development

Please can you provide the following information in relation to all planning applications for EIA development that you have determined since 1st January 2018. Planning Application ref number, description and outcome of decision and date.

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Request no. 31517. Received: 05/03/2021, Resolved: 01/04/2021

Total school presentations

For year 2007: Standard Grade(General/Credit), Higher and Advanced Higher and for year 2019: National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher (2007 + 2019) in French, German and Spanish. Separate totals per exam level and per subject.

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Request no. 31519. Received: 08/03/2021, Resolved: 11/05/2021 09:34:00

Parkgrove Street, Edinburgh

Confirmation of whether or not the road at Parkgrove Street, Edinburgh is adopted? If it is not adopted, please provide the occupier's details and all other documents for the above locus.

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Request no. 31521. Received: 08/03/2021, Resolved: 01/04/2021

Submissions to the Independent Review of Administrative Law and Judicial Review Committee

Did Edinburgh City Council send submissions in response for its request for evidence in the UK? If so, what are the exact contents of those submissions to the Independent Review?

Resolution

We do not hold this information. No such submissions were made.

Request no. 31522. Received: 08/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

ICT Internal Plans and Strategy Documents

A request for the organisation’s information around the internal plans and strategy documents around ICT.

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Request no. 31524. Received: 08/03/2021, Resolved: 10/03/2021

Service History

Please provide the service history of a vehicle that had belonged to Edinburgh City Council, the registration of the van is ST58 NXV.

Resolution

See attached.

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Request no. 31525. Received: 08/03/2021, Resolved: 01/04/2021

Copy of Complaint - 19/04916/FUL

Copy of height complaint by neighbour including photos taken of my property/ ongoing extension development.

Resolution

This information will not be provided as we consider that the release would breach the first data protection principle.

Request no. 31527. Received: 08/03/2021, Resolved: 07/04/2021

Spaces for People Consultation lamp post advertising

Location of lamp post signage and date erected for Spaces for People public consultation advertising.

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Request no. 31528. Received: 08/03/2021, Resolved: 01/04/2021

Spaces for People Employees

The number of people working on the 'Spaces for People' scheme in any capacity who are also employed by 'Sustrans'.

Resolution

There are two officers working on scheme designs for the Spaces for People programme who are embedded in the Active Travel team. This arrangement was in place prior to the Spaces for People programme and both are in non-managerial roles.

Request no. 31529. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Abortion Clinic Vigils

I would like all documented incidents of harassment, intimidation or public disorder known to the Council and associated with either pro-life prayer vigil groups or pro-choice groups and which took place.

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Request no. 31530. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021 12:42:00

Education, Health and Care Plans

How long does the process of EHC plans usually take from initial application to granting? What was the waiting time in February 2020 and now in February 2021? What is the current waiting time?

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 31531. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Catchment places

Please provide numbers of out of catchment places requested for P1 at Wardie Primary for term 20/21. Please provide the information grouped by successful and unsuccessful and provide the reasons.

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Request no. 31535. Received: 08/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Site at Elfin Square, 500 Gorgie Road

Are there any council records pertaining to this use/ or records of any former fuel storage – any information on the site? (Former land use and petroleum records)

Resolution

Unfortunately, we have been unable to locate any information in the zone outlined in the map provided with regard to the current or derelict petroleum stores at Elfin Square, 500 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh.

Request no. 31538. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Lauriston Castle Trust

Please provide copies of all documents relating to all arrangements between Lauriston Castle Trust Trustees and City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) whereby monies earned from any activity in the Lauriston Castle Estate are remitted to and kept by CEC.

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Request no. 31539. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 07/04/2021

SEPA 'CAR' Licence

I would like to receive the SEPA 'CAR' licence which Edinburgh City Council will have received for the weir and hydro scheme at Saughton Park.

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Request no. 31540. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Children in care and care-leavers

Does your authority have current digital inclusion policies relating to children in care and care-leavers? If so, please let me know where this information is published or send me a copy and other questions.

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Request no. 31541. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 07/04/2021

Temporary Accommodation

This request relates to accommodation provided by the local authority in respect of the interim duty to securely accommodate, said accommodation often referred to as temporary or interim accommodation.

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Request no. 31542. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Alexander Blackwood Memorial

Information boards erected at whose expenses? The design of information boards, who supplied information for texts? Had Deaf Action the forerunner of the said EDDBS been consulted on Blackwood? Friends of the Old Carlton Cemetery?

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Request no. 31543. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Lauriston Castle Trust

What/who gives the City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) authority to fund the private estate Lauriston Castle Trust?

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Request no. 31544. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 11/03/2021

Historic Building Restorations

Could you kindly provide me with a record of historic building repairs conducted between 2010 to 2021 and the expenditure of such. We are seeking information regarding the historic buildings in your Council as listed below:

Resolution

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

Request no. 31547. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 07/04/2021

Parking Zones and Spaces For People

How many active resident parking permits are there for each of Edinburgh's parking zones? Shown as total per zone and as an Edinburgh total for all parking zones.

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Request no. 31549. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Lauriston Castle Estate

Has the City of Edinburgh Council ever used the Lauriston Castle Estate as collateral. If they have please provide full details.

Resolution

The City of Edinburgh Council has never used the Lauriston Castle Estate as collateral.

Request no. 31550. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Lauriston Castle Gate Repairs

Please provide all costs incurred by the City of Edinburgh Council in relation to the current main front entrance gate (and stonework it is attached to) to the Lauriston Castle estate.

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Request no. 31560. Received: 09/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Facilities Management

Office and building cleaning – Service contract that is focused around office, commercial and building cleaning services.

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Request no. 31561. Received: 10/03/2021, Resolved: 12/04/2021

Council-owned On-street Parking Spaces

The number of council-owned parking spaces in the city centre. Please include the name and locations of each parking space. Similarly for Blue Badges and Electric Charging points.

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Request no. 31562. Received: 10/03/2021, Resolved: 07/04/2021

Coercively Controlled Children

How many children has your social work children and families team assessed for coercive control in 2019 and 2020? Please break this amount down by year on year and month on month.

Resolution

We do not carry out coercive control assessments specifically on children. Coercive control tends to be viewed as actions in relation to domestic abuse and while elements may affect children, the behaviours are predominantly toward women.

Request no. 31563. Received: 10/03/2021, Resolved: 15/04/2021

Payment of Adult Social Care

In 2019, how many people contacted you for information on how to pay for care?

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Request no. 31564. Received: 10/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Independent Scotland

During the council term of May 2017 to now, has the local authority compiled or published any documents assessing the impact an independent Scotland would have on your council?

Resolution

We have not compiled any documents or impact assessed an independent Scotland.

Request no. 31565. Received: 10/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Tramway Cyclist Casualties

Please supply me with details of all known casualties to cyclists that have involved the Edinburgh tramway since January 2020.

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Request no. 31567. Received: 10/03/2021, Resolved: 18/08/2021

Pennywell Road

Records of inspection undertaken by or on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council as to the road condition showing any defects recorded thereon.

Resolution

Closed - No fee received.

Request no. 31573. Received: 10/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Communal recycling nodes on Leith Links

All internal correspondence which relates to the decision to remove recycling bins/points on Leith Links (this relates to all recycling bins that have been removed from Leith Links - not just the Duncan Place

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Request no. 31574. Received: 10/03/2021, Resolved: 11/03/2021

Committee Members Organisational Structure Chart

Organisational structure chart for the Local council inclusive of all Committee Members with their full job titles and the names of individuals who hold these positions with email addresses.

Request no. 31576. Received: 11/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Mortonhall Road

I would like to know the content of planning applications which have been approved and denied for the properties located at 25, 27 and 31 Mortonhall Road.

Request no. 31577. Received: 10/03/2021, Resolved: 16/04/2021

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods

Multiple questions regarding three Low Traffic Neighbourhood proposals.

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Request no. 31578. Received: 11/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

Glanville Place - Spaces For People Equipment

Large ‘rubber’ dividers have been installed to provide extra space for pedestrians and cyclists. Please confirm when these dividers were installed and by who. All records and complaints regarding the above.

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Request no. 31580. Received: 11/03/2021, Resolved: 07/04/2021

Software Systems

What Software Systems are currently used by the Council for Planning, Land Charges, Building Control, Trading Standards, Licensing, Environmental Health and ASB?

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Request no. 31582. Received: 11/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

School Breakfasts

Do you fund school breakfast provision in your council area? The number of schools you provide for - the number of Primary, Secondary and Special Educational Needs (SEN) schools?

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Request no. 31588. Received: 10/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

Planning Complaint

Copy of the original online complaint that was submitted to the Planning Dept. on 09/04/2018. All and every form of communication between planning officer and Team Manager and any party they communicated with.

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Request no. 31591. Received: 11/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

Public Toilets

The names of all parks which have public toilets where there is a fee for the public to use them and how many public toilets in the proximity of each park.

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Request no. 31594. Received: 12/03/2021, Resolved: 07/04/2021

Planning applications

I would also like to receive information held by the Council showing or tending to show that the Council will allow rear extensions in general.

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Request no. 31595. Received: 12/03/2021, Resolved: 12/03/2021

Blue badges

I have been trying to find out from the parking and Edinburgh City departments where the BLUE BADGE SPACES are (or allocated) in COCKBURN STREET EDINBURGH since they converted this street into a pedestrian area??

Resolution

Cancelled by requester.

Request no. 31597. Received: 12/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

Furniture CT014 Removals and Storage Contract

Information on Furniture CT014 Removals and storage contract 2016 to 2021 - specifically the answers to the quality questions by successful bidders.

Resolution

Information is withheld under Section 33(1)(b) – Commercial interests and the economy as this contract is currently out to tender. By publishing the requested data at this stage could harm the Council’s ability to get the best possible bid.

Request no. 31598. Received: 12/03/2021, Resolved: 06/04/2021

Hermitage Park Primary School

Please provide the roll number for Hermitage Park Primary School. For class numbers for each of the following classes P1a, P1b, P2a, P2b, P3a, P3b, P4a, P4b, P5, P5/6, P6, P7a and P7b.

Resolution

P1a – 24
P1b – 21
P2a – 23
P2b – 21
P3a – 24
P3b – 22
P4a – 23
P4b – 24
P5 – 28
P5/6 – 23
P6 - 28
P7a – 25
P7b - 21

Request no. 31601. Received: 12/03/2021, Resolved: 13/04/2021

COVID 19 Workplace Outbreaks

Please provide details of the number of COVID 19 workplace outbreaks where the relevant Incident Management Teams have included Environmental Health Officers from your authority in its membership?

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Request no. 31602. Received: 10/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

Land at Rannoch Grove/Rannoch Road

I would like to obtain information on the land the Council owns with 12 Rannoch Grove on one side and 49 through to 55 Rannoch Road on the other. Maps, diagrams and measurements.

Resolution

The specific map/diagram and measurements requested are not currently recorded by the City of Edinburgh Council and will require a site visit for these to be created/determined.

Request no. 31603. Received: 11/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

Surveillance Operations

Request for information regarding RIPSA powers for 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

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Request no. 31604. Received: 12/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

Refuse Collection Service Statutory Regulations

Please furnish me with all statutes and statutory regulations, including the Environmental Protection Act, that regulates its Refuse Collection Service, the management of litter and control of illegal tipping.

Request no. 31606. Received: 12/03/2021, Resolved: 12/05/2021

Alnwickhill Road, Edinburgh

Information including sight of any written or electronic communication detailing records of inspection / maintenance / accident records / complaints and records of defects. From December 2018 to date

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Request no. 31608. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 13/04/2021

Review of Street-parking in the Saughtonhall Area

The consultation pack claims the Council has had requests from residents asking for parking control, please provide a summary of the number of such requests in the Saughtonhall review area and the location of the parking problems highlighted.

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Request no. 31610. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 23/04/2021

Edinburgh’s Watercourses

Request for the integrated catchment study prepared in relation to Edinburgh’s watercourses.

Resolution

The Council does not hold any information about the watercourses in this area which has been extracted/ prepared on the basis of the ICS.

Request no. 31613. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 12/04/2021

Granton Waterfront Development

1) Who instructed the preparation of those plans? 2) When were those instructions issued? 3) Copy of said instructions 4) The date on which said plans were received? 5) The purpose for which the preparation of such plans were instructed.

Files

Request no. 31616. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 07/04/2021

Sheltered Housing

What date did the Sheltered Housing in Greendykes Loan & Gardens open, when did it close. How many Sheltered Housing schemes does the City of Edinburgh Council have. How many CEC sheltered housing schemes have resident wardens

Files

Request no. 31619. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 07/04/2021

Spaces for People infrastructure

Request for information about the SIMD decile, or quintile, that the various bits of Spaces for People infrastructure are in.

Files

Request no. 31620. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 12/04/2021

Properties Built

How many council properties have been built between January 1 2010 to January 1 2020 with a breakdown of the council properties in wards?

Files

Request no. 31621. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 07/04/2021

Reports of Mould

I'm looking for exactly how many reports of mould in council properties there have been in Ward 7 - Muirhouse/Drylaw between January 1 2015 to January 1 2020.

Resolution

For Ward 7, (which is Sighthill / Gorgie) 51 Reports were made where 'mould' was in the description. 3 of these were cancelled.

Request no. 31622. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 12/04/2021

Unoccupied Council Properties

I'm looking for exactly how many council properties have been left unoccupied between January 1 2015 to December 31 2020. I would like a breakdown for how many have been left unoccupied by the end of each year.

Files

Request no. 31623. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 13/04/2021

Suspected Private Fostering Reports

Please can you break down the below information for the following calendar years: 2019 and 2020. Can you also please provide me the information for the period between 1 January 2021 and 28 February 2021.

Files

Request no. 31624. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 13/04/2021

Sexual Misconduct Complaints

All complaints of statutory rape. All complaints detailing “outing or breaches of s22 of the gender recognition act 2004. All complaints of sexual misconduct, sexual assault, and unwanted contact.

Files

Request no. 31625. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 13/04/2021

Covid-related Grant Fraud

From 1 March 2020 to 28 February 2021, how many overpayments did your council identify for claims made as part of Covid-related government grant schemes it administered?

Files

Request no. 31627. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 20/04/2021

Complaints of Bullying

The number of complaints of bullying

Resolution

It is not possible to provide you with the information you have requested.

Request no. 31628. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 14/04/2021

Stenhouse Crescent, Edinburgh

Is the road adopted by the Council? If road is not adopted, confirm who is responsible for it. Provide inspection / maintenance records including records of independent contractors / repairs and complaints.

Files

Request no. 31629. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 16/04/2021

Lothian Pension Fund Portfolio Holdings

Please may you provide me with the latest portfolio holdings of the Lothian Pension Fund.

Request no. 31634. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 12/04/2021

CCTV Request

Please confirm if CCTV is available for an incident on 3/3/2021 on A6106 (Duddingston Park S road) near the junction with Mouncastle Srive S Edinburgh at round 13:00 hrs.

Request no. 31635. Received: 16/03/2021, Resolved: 07/04/2021

Duddingston Road Spaces for People scheme

Request regarding the Spaces for People Scheme on Duddingston Road. The information I request is as follows: A statement of the reasons behind the SfP Scheme, surveys and copy of correspondence relating to the above.

Files

Request no. 31636. Received: 16/03/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021

Complaints Against Staff or Councillors

For each year between 2018 and 2021 (inclusive), the total number of informal harassment or bullying complaints against council staff or councillors and the estimated total number of staff employed by the council.

Files

Request no. 31637. Received: 16/03/2021, Resolved: 14/04/2021

Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review Group

The Group met on Monday March 15 to discuss a list of sites in Edinburgh which have been put forward for review. Please list the sites before and confirmed for review at the meeting. Provide minutes of the meeting. List of attendees.

Files

Request no. 31640. Received: 16/03/2021, Resolved: 14/04/2021

Spaces for People Correspondence and Minutes

Copies of all email correspondence and all minutes of meetings making any reference to the Craigmillar Park, Mayfield Gardens, Minto Street scheme, or Craigmillar Park Corridor, between 1 January 2020 and 30 June 2020.

Resolution

See attached documents.

Files

Request no. 31641. Received: 16/03/2021, Resolved: 07/04/2021

The Slavery And Colonialism Review Group

How were they selected and on what criteria; What qualifications do they possess and what backgrounds are they from; Who are they and do they reside in Edinburgh?

Files

Request no. 31642. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 13/04/2021

Pothole – Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh

Can you advise how many claims you have received in relation to this pothole.

Files

Request no. 31644. Received: 16/03/2021, Resolved: 14/04/2021

Spaces for People Schemes

Copies of all email correspondence and all minutes of meetings making any reference to the South Bridge, George IV Bridge, Bank Place at the Mound Spaces for People schemes from 01/01/2020 to 31/10/2020.

Files

Request no. 31646. Received: 16/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

Private Residential Empty Homes

Does the council currently use the services of an external tracing agent, research firm or genealogists to assist with finding owners of empty or presumed empty, privately owned residential property?

Files

Request no. 31647. Received: 16/03/2021, Resolved: 12/05/2021

Temporary accommodation

Information of charges of procurements of temporary accommodation for homelessness, this is self cater accommodation, shared houses and shared houses with support

Resolution

Closed - no clarification received.

Request no. 31648. Received: 16/03/2021, Resolved: 14/04/2021

City Mobility Plan

I request copies of all email correspondence and all minutes of meetings making any reference to the City Mobility Plan, between 1 April 2020 and 31 October 2020.

Files

Request no. 31650. Received: 17/03/2021, Resolved: 14/04/2021

Lauriston Castle Trust

Specifically in relation to Lauriston Castle Trust, who are/were the proper officer(s) or a specified officer(s) and what was/is their position within the CEC?

Resolution

There are no proper officers. The legislation does not require nomination of such in this instance.

Request no. 31651. Received: 17/03/2021, Resolved: 14/04/2021

Lauriston Castle Trust

All documents related to, or direction to the specific legislation that appoints the CEC the Trustee of Lauriston Castle Trust, opposed to the CEC Finance and Resources Committee.

Resolution

See attached response

Files

Request no. 31656. Received: 17/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

Spaces for People - Slateford Road

The number of emails submitted to the council by the public in total. The number of emails submitted to the council by the public in support of and opposing the plans.

Files

Request no. 31657. Received: 17/03/2021, Resolved: 13/04/2021

Whistleblowers

Whistleblower reports in 2019, 2020. Trained/permitted to take reports. Training, who organised, org that delivered it & cost. Methods for reporting. Authorised staff. Number left within 12 months of report. Number made allegations of ‘detriment’.

Resolution

See attached response.

Files

Request no. 31660. Received: 17/03/2021, Resolved: 15/04/2021

Settlements with Non-disclosure Agreements

Please can you also provide the number of these agreements which were in relation to bullying and or harassment allegations?

Files

Request no. 31661. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 13/04/2021

Granton Gas Holder Contract Tender

Please provide details of the original tender for the illumination of the Granton Gas Holder.

Files

Request no. 31662. Received: 16/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

Maybury Road

A copy of the safety inspections and road defects 01/11/20 to 31/12/20.

Files

Request no. 31667. Received: 18/03/2021, Resolved: 14/04/2021

Lauriston Castle Trust

A full copy of the Lauriston Castle Trust Public Liability Insurance policy. Why is this not in clear public view in the grounds of Lauriston Castle?

Files

Request no. 31670. Received: 18/03/2021, Resolved: 14/04/2021

Offenders in Temporary Accommodation

How long a person who has been charged with an offence and staying in a temporary accommodation will spend there? Is there a time period when such person will be transferred to a permanent housing if they are a parent?

Files

Request no. 31678. Received: 18/03/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Council Tax, Rent and Other Arrears

For all questions, we would like the responses that relate to the latest figures that you have available (please state the date period in your response) and, ideally, the preceding 12 months.

Files

Request no. 31679. Received: 19/03/2021, Resolved: 16/04/2021

Niddrie Mains Road

Request incident reporting documents, work order of the clearing of rubble, complaints made regarding damage to the retaining wall and details of inspection carried out. (between 1 January 2010 and 31 December 2014)

Resolution

We hold no information in response to your request.

Request no. 31681. Received: 19/03/2021, Resolved: 15/04/2021

Restrict vehicle access (SfP)

I would like to see information regarding the design and implementation of the scheme to restrict vehicle access to Bruntsfield Avenue and Montpelier as part of the Covid-19 response

Files

Request no. 31683. Received: 19/03/2021, Resolved: 16/04/2021

Framework Contractors, Consultants, Sub-contractors & Suppliers

A full list of all main contractors, consultants, sub-contractors & suppliers (including postal address/postcode and office telephone no. details) that are or have been involved on: The City of Edinburgh Council - Rope Access Surveys, Minor Repairs

Files

Request no. 31687. Received: 19/03/2021, Resolved: 13/04/2021

Leith Primary School Foodbank

Request for a copy of the risk assessment for the Leith Primary School Foodbank.

Files

Request no. 31691. Received: 19/03/2021, Resolved: 04/05/2021

Belford Road, Edinburgh

Information including sight of any written or electronic communication detailing records of inspection to include the pavement. Records of incidents / complaints of surface defects / maintenance records and photographs.

Files

Request no. 31697. Received: 19/03/2021, Resolved: 23/03/2021

Public Health Funerals - 01/01/2021 to 19/03/2021

Information you may hold relating to National Assistance Act or “Paupers funerals carried (sometimes referred to as 'Public Health' Funerals) where persons who have died with no known next of kin (blood relatives) since 1/1/21.

Request no. 31698. Received: 19/03/2021, Resolved: 16/04/2021

Guardianship Deaths - 01/01/2021 to 19/03/2021

Please provide the dates of death and ages at death of those who died whilst under the guardianship of the City of Edinburgh Council between 01/01/2021 and 19/03/2021.

Files

Request no. 31699. Received: 18/03/2021, Resolved: 23/03/2021

Fuel Tanks - 209 Dalry Road

Records of underground petroleum tanks at former petrol filling station at 209 Dalry Road.

Resolution

Cancelled - No longer required.

Request no. 31701. Received: 22/03/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021

Statutory repair notice

I would like to know the details of the statutory repair notice attached to my property I have just taken over a tenancy in the property and it is concerning.

Resolution

Closed. No clarification received

Request no. 31702. Received: 22/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Council Properties Offered

How many council properties are offered to council tenants and non-council tenants each year, who have not bid for a property on the council’s own Key to Choice website site?

Files

Request no. 31703. Received: 22/03/2021, Resolved: 13/04/2021

Land sold on Maybury Road

Please advise the actual date land was sold on Maybury Road where the Cala homes and others are currently being built?

Resolution

We have checked our records and can find no indication of land off Maybury Road being sold by the Council.

Request no. 31704. Received: 22/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Safeguarding the Health and Well-being of Teaching Staff

Council policies, protocols and procedures approved for safeguarding the health and the well-being of teaching staff within your Primary School settings, who are currently pregnant, and particularly those in their 3rd Trimester (28+ weeks).

Files

Request no. 31706. Received: 22/03/2021, Resolved: 16/04/2021

Covid 19 Emergency Measure

The formal policy position under which the Spaces for People Team were operating concerning local engagement with residents and businesses in respect of the development of Spaces for People

Files

Request no. 31708. Received: 22/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Park at Dolphin Gardens West

Details on the ownership and management rights of the park at Dolphin Gardens West in Currie EH14 5. With particular interest in the history of adjacent housing rights to access and also if there are any 'no ball games' bylaws still in place.

Files

Request no. 31709. Received: 22/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Complaints

Please breakdown the 39 official complaints Official complaints received/answered: Spaces for people Road repairs

Files

Request no. 31710. Received: 22/03/2021, Resolved: 20/04/2021

Use of Council properties as COVID-19 Test Centres

All costs associated with decommissioning Leith, Newington and Oxgangs libraries to present them to the NHS on Monday 22nd March as COVID-19 Test Centres

Files

Request no. 31715. Received: 22/03/2021, Resolved: 23/03/2021

Number of FOIs received in 2020

Under the FOI act, please can you provide the number of FOIs received in 2020 spilt by directorate and the number of staff you employee to deal with FOIS, please provide staff figures as Full Time Equivalent

Files

Request no. 31717. Received: 23/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Policy and Sustainability Committee Meeting 23/02/2021

Copies of the Council Leader's correspondence with COSLA's Community Wellbeing Spokesperson, Scottish Government and Scottish ministers relating to the committee decision.

Resolution

See attached.

Files

Request no. 31718. Received: 22/03/2021, Resolved: 14/04/2021

Spaces For People objections

How many objections were received for SfP during period 1/4/20 to 30/09/20? How many answered? How many outstanding?

Resolution

Information not provided as this is considered manifestly unreasonable. A search on the date range identified 3968 emails and it is estimated that it would take an officer around 330 hours to locate, retrieve and provide the information.

Request no. 31720. Received: 15/03/2021, Resolved: 08/04/2021

Job Descriptions

Request for the job specifications/job descriptions, terms and conditions and person specifications of the following (or equivalent posts) in your Council Chief executive, Head of Corporate support services, Governance and Elections Manager.

Resolution

Please see attached.

Files

Request no. 31722. Received: 23/03/2021, Resolved: 16/04/2021

Removing SfP schemes

Please state the actual cost to date of removing sfp schemes already implemented? Please name all schemes removed so far? Please state whether schemes were permanent or temporary?

Files

Request no. 31723. Received: 23/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

CCTV request Road Traffic Accident

Sighthill Roundabout, coming from Broomhouse Road

Resolution

No relevant information held.

Request no. 31724. Received: 23/03/2021, Resolved: 20/04/2021

Edinburgh Wild Animal Licences

How many applications have been made for licences in the past five years 2016 - 2020 (This can include renewals of the licence)?

Files

Request no. 31731. Received: 23/03/2021, Resolved: 16/04/2021

SfP - St John’s Road

Please supply costs for all SfP work done on St John’s Road.

Resolution

The total costs for the SfP measures introduced on St Johns Road are £41,579.02.

Request no. 31732. Received: 23/03/2021, Resolved: 16/04/2021

Cycle Lanes

Please provide a summary of all costs relating to the cycle lanes implemented on Drumbrae in both directions.

Resolution

The total cost for Drum Brae North are £36,579, however this includes design work for Craig’s Road as this was treated as one design package and it was not possible separate out these costs.

Request no. 31733. Received: 23/03/2021, Resolved: 16/04/2021

Communal lighting

How much does the City of Edinburgh Council spend on electricity for the communal lighting of tenements in Edinburgh each year?

Resolution

The spend for the two most recent financial years is as follows:

2019/20: £1,152,169
2020/21: £1,114,580

Request no. 31734. Received: 24/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Road Budgets

Please supply road budgets information for the last 5 years.

Files

Request no. 31738. Received: 24/03/2021, Resolved: 21/04/2021

Road defect inspection

Can you please provide details of your road defect inspection and maintenance records for London Road (Also known as Cadzow Place at this point) between its junctions with Abbey Lane and Montrose Terrace

Files

Request no. 31739. Received: 24/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Autism Strategy

Can you provide me with your autism strategy between the duration of the National Autism Strategy 2011-21?

Files

Request no. 31740. Received: 24/03/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Complaints made re Loganlea Terrace.

Reports of complaints Loganlea Terrace.

Resolution

Cannot provide 3rd party information.

Request no. 31741. Received: 24/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Electronic Devices on Lamp Posts

There are electronic devices on top of lamp posts in my street. I want to know what they are and what they are for and why they are there?

Files

Request no. 31742. Received: 24/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Private Let Property Complaints

In response to request 31151 we advised there were 7,100 complaints received against private let properties since April 2015. Please break this figure down to the number of such complaints received in each year.

Files

Request no. 31743. Received: 24/03/2021, Resolved: 20/04/2021

Vulnerable adults

How many people the is HSCP responsible for, Of those, what types of accommodation are they placed in, In each type of accommodation, what is the turnover rate? (that is, how long is the average stay)

Files

Request no. 31744. Received: 24/03/2021, Resolved: 06/05/2021

Telford Road Repairs

What repairs and resurfacing have taken place on Telford Road between 01/10/2020 to 31/03/2021?

Files

Request no. 31745. Received: 24/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Probationer Teachers

I would like to request a table which details the school for each of the above probationer requests and probationer allocations for 2017/18 to 2019/20.

Files

Request no. 31746. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 27/04/2021

Roadworks on Maybury Road, Craigs Road and Drumbrae South

Can you please provide a breakdown of the cost of roadworks on - Maybury road - Craigs Road - Drumbrae South for the last 5 years.

Resolution

The City of Edinburgh does not capture cost information at his specific level of granularity.

Request no. 31750. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

CEC traffic count data

Please supply the CEC traffic count data from October 2020 for East Craigs

Files

Request no. 31752. Received: 24/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review Group

Q1. Please advise the cost of the staff time supplied so far and the time period (weeks, months, etc) over which it has been expended? Q2. Please also advise the anticipated time to complete the review?

Resolution

A1. The cost of staff time supplied so far is estimated at £2,974.39. This has been accrued over 30 weeks since September 2020.

A2. The Review is expected to be completed by the end of December 2021.

Request no. 31755. Received: 24/03/2021, Resolved: 20/04/2021

Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO)

Who is the new Council’s SIRO? (A name and job title). What is the new SIRO’s organisation contact e-mail?

Resolution

Gavin King, Democracy, Governance and Resilience Senior Manager is the SIRO.

E-mail – [email protected]

Request no. 31756. Received: 17/03/2021, Resolved: 15/04/2021

Dog Fouling

Further to previous request, 31204, request for further detail for the dog fouling complaints.

Files

Request no. 31757. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Spaces for People Schemes

Please can I have a list of all Spaces for People schemes in Edinburgh created under Covid-response (around 120 schemes including those still to be notified to stakeholders and implemented) with the following information:

Files

Request no. 31760. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 13/04/2021

Outsourcing of Parking Services

Are On Street, Off street Parking Services, Penalty Charge Notice processing, & Penalty Charge Notice representations and appeal processing outsourced? Who, length of contracts, and renewal dates? Contact details for person responsible for contracts.

Files

Request no. 31761. Received: 26/03/2021, Resolved: 27/05/2021

Coronavirus Grant Schemes

Local Restrictions Support Grants. Additional Restrictions Support Grant. Small Business Grants Fund. Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Business Grants Fund. Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund (LADGF) - Money issued, fraud, errors.

Files

Request no. 31763. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 20/04/2021

Welfare Fund

Documents issued concerning the administration implementation and governance of the Scottish welfare fund (crisis - community care grants.

Files

Request no. 31764. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 21/04/2021

Social Housing

Guidance or relevant document issued by City of Edinburgh Council concerning housing housing allocation policy.

Request no. 31765. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

Code Operator Agreements Post 28 December 2017

For the following information pertaining to agreements which Edinburgh City Council may have entered into with any of the following organisations (Code Operators) since 28 December 2017.

Resolution

The Council has not entered into any new agreements since 28 December 2017.

Request no. 31766. Received: 26/03/2021, Resolved: 21/04/2021

Planning Intervention

15/05/2020 to 26/03/2021 - Planning alteration/removal applications siting; 'Decolonising' 'Colonialism', 'imperialism', 'empire/British Empire', 'institutional racism', 'white supremacy' 'far right' “Black Lives Matter “slavery/slave trade.

Files

Request no. 31767. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 13/04/2021

Maintenance Work

Inspections, maintenance work, or repairs carried out on the pavement at the corner of Easter road and Albion road in Edinburgh. And details of any complaints made.

Resolution

See attached PDF for response.

Files

Request no. 31768. Received: 26/03/2021, Resolved: 03/06/2021

Review Authorities

List or review/report/survey of locations, objects and structures the organisation has produced with links to searchable terms: Slavery, colonialism, empire/British Empire, racism, white supremacy, Black Lives Matter, decolonising.

Files

Request no. 31769. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 23/04/2021

Analytics, predictive analytics, or algorithmic automated systems

Previous or current uses of data analytics, predictive analytics, or algorithmic automated systems used for processing, risk assessment, scoring systems or automated decision making in relation to child and family services

Resolution

Nothing held - see attached response

Files

Request no. 31770. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 20/04/2021

Shell Braidburn Service Station

Information regarding a phase I (desk based) environmental assessment of the site.

Files

Request no. 31771. Received: 26/03/2021, Resolved: 21/04/2021

Bags for Recycling

How many residents are provided bags for recycling and or waste intended to be kept in homes until uplift day instead of providing bins?

Resolution

No residents are provided with bags for recycling or waste to be kept in their home.

Request no. 31772. Received: 26/03/2021, Resolved: 28/04/2021

Wester Hailes Education Centre - Environmental Assessment

Registered, or likely to be registered in the future, as contaminated land. On prioritisation list? Pollution, contamination, landfills, petroleum storage at or near site? Environmental conditions re previous planning applications? Complaints?

Files

Request no. 31773. Received: 26/03/2021, Resolved: 21/04/2021

Spaces for People - Bollard Spend

Please advise on Spaces for People, how much the Council has spent on bollards, red and black, all bollards used, cost of the bollards and cost spent on installation.

Resolution

The spend to date on the Spaces for People programme is £3.6 million of the £5.25 million allocated from the Scottish Government Spaces for People fund.

We consider the further breakdown of costs to be commercially sensitive information.

Request no. 31774. Received: 26/03/2021, Resolved: 27/04/2021

GME secondary at Granton

Background information and correspondence about the development of a GME secondary at Granton.

Files

Request no. 31775. Received: 26/03/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Vaccine Roll Out in Care Homes

What date did the 'vaccine' roll out begin and how many days after did your reply cover from administration to death or hospitalisation?

Files

Request no. 31776. Received: 26/03/2021, Resolved: 21/04/2021

Adopted Quiet Areas

What areas are designated within the Edinburgh area (i.e. strategic Edinburgh area as well as just within City of Edinburgh Council) that have been formally adopted as Quiet Areas as a result of consultation following noise action exercises?

Files

Request no. 31777. Received: 26/03/2021, Resolved: 21/04/2021

Liberton High School

Discussions and emails around the consideration of sibling guarantees as part of the development of a new GME high school in Liberton.

Resolution

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

There have been no discussions.

Request no. 31779. Received: 19/03/2021, Resolved: 06/05/2021

FOI containing You Tube

From 31/12/2019 to 15/04/2021, were there any requests received by the authority which contained YouTube links in the request?

Resolution

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. 31780. Received: 26/03/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021

Flexible Working Hours

The number of Edinburgh Council nursery employees and number of Early Year's Practitioner who have requested flexible working hours and how many of those applications have been approved/declined.

Resolution

Closed. No clarification received.

Request no. 31782. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 20/04/2021

St John's Road

Please disclose any conversations, emails or plans discussed by Council officers partners, including but not limited to Sustrans and AECOM, in relation to reducing/restricting motor vehicle traffic on St John’s Road. (1st April 2020 to date)

Files

Request no. 31783. Received: 29/03/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

Traveller Sites

How many unauthorised traveller/gypsy site as the council sought an order from the Sheriff to remove the camp- 2015-2020 years. What is the councils process before going to court?

Files

Request no. 31788. Received: 29/03/2021, Resolved: 23/04/2021

Testing of asylum seekers

The total number of age disputes raised, Of the figure, the number that were resolved, The number that were resolved as under-18, The number that were resolved as over-18

Resolution

There has been no age testing of asylum seekers.

Request no. 31789. Received: 29/03/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

St. Katherines Crescent

Request for a copy of the council officer’s report.

Resolution

Information provided

Request no. 31790. Received: 29/03/2021, Resolved: 03/05/2021

Premises with Alcohol Licences

A list of premises which have an alcohol licence, just the premise address.

Files

Request no. 31791. Received: 29/03/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

Spaces for People

Any traffic impact assessment on the surrounding roads following the closure of Links Garden Road due to spaces for people.

Files

Request no. 31792. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

Breadalbane Street - The Bond Development 2003

Documents and information relating to the original construction.

Files

Request no. 31799. Received: 29/03/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

Non-catchment school requests in Edinburgh

How many children starting Secondary 1, who were NOT resident in the catchment area at the time (by the end of February) preceding have been refused a place in their non-catchment school despite having applied for a place there.

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Request no. 31800. Received: 29/03/2021, Resolved: 04/06/2021

Desk-based Study - Lanark Road West

As part of our historical review is there any freely available information that may pose any site constraints to the proposed development, either from a potentially contaminative or geotechnical perspective?

Resolution

No information held. Condition requirements relating to contamination for a proposed development is dependent on proposals & current & historical context of the site. Developer must demonstrate site is, or can be made, suitable for the proposed use.

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Request no. 31805. Received: 29/03/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

Homelessness Team

Is your Homelessness Team (often known as Housing Advice Service, Housing Options team etc) kept in house or subcontracted out to a charity/ private company? How many staff employed in the dept?

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Request no. 31809. Received: 30/03/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

Mother and Baby Homes

I would like information about the following Mother and Baby Homes that were operational in Edinburgh in the 20th century, and were not run by religious organisations.

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Request no. 31812. Received: 30/03/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

Transformation within your organisation

Do you have a Transformation Strategy? How is your transformation strategy being delivered? and other questions.

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Request no. 31813. Received: 30/03/2021, Resolved: 27/04/2021

Claylands Road

Copy of inspection of Claylands Road, Newbridge, Edinburgh for 2020.

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Request no. 31815. Received: 30/03/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

Budgets 2020-2021

Please advise total road estimated maintenance budget for Northwest locality from 1/4/2020 to 31/03/2021. Please advise projected road maintenance spend from 01/04/2020 to 31/03/2021 from northwest locality maintenance budget?

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Request no. 31819. Received: 30/03/2021, Resolved: 27/04/2021

Potholes - Corstorphine Road

A record of the repairs and all reported potholes on Corstorphine Road done August 2019 and January 2020.

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Request no. 31821. Received: 31/03/2021, Resolved: 27/04/2021

Electric Car Charging points

In a radius of 5 miles from EH1: Can I request information on how many council-funded Electric Car Charging points have been installed in Edinburgh City Centre from 1 May 2019 to 30 April 2020?

Resolution

20 chargers were fitted by the Council (within a radius of 5 miles from EH1) during the period from 1 May 2019 to 30 April 2020.

Request no. 31822. Received: 31/03/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

High Hedge Applications

How many 'High Hedge' applications have been made to the Council in 2020 and 2021 with fees paid and, how many of these applications have been progressed to a conclusion?

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Request no. 31824. Received: 01/03/2021, Resolved: 16/04/2021

Pet Shops and Rehoming Centres Register

I wanted to find out if the Edinburgh council has a register of licensed pet shops and animal shelters or rehoming centres in the area and if so how can it be accessed? If not are there other places where i can access this information?

Resolution

The Licensing Section does dot have a register as you describe.

Request no. 31831. Received: 31/03/2021, Resolved: 28/04/2021

Planning Application

I would like to receive information held by the Council showing contact, communication and/ or discussions between the Council, Council employees and/ or Council officials and the applicant.

Resolution

Information provided under the Data Protection Act 2018.

Request no. 31839. Received: 30/03/2021, Resolved: 10/06/2021

Retaining Spaces for People Measures

Was there any discussions with either members of the Council, the Councils officers or Sustran that related to the retention of the Retaining Spaces for People Measures before they were implemented?

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Request no. 31841. Received: 31/03/2021, Resolved: 01/04/2021

Private hire licence

Would you please send me reference as without this I can't process my application

Resolution

Cancelled.

Request no. 31939. Received: 26/03/2021, Resolved: 22/04/2021

Domestic Repair and Maintenance Contract (CT0146)

The winning bidders' history of their delivery of the community benefits with their previous awarded contracts.

Resolution

Information withheld under Section 33(1)(b) – Commercial Interests and the Economy.

Request no. 31962. Received: 25/03/2021, Resolved: 29/04/2021

Registered Landlords 2008 -2021

Can you please provide me with a listing of landlords for this property and the date registration was made following the change made by Blueroom Properties?

Resolution

Information provided.

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