Freedom of information (FOI) disclosure log

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Request no. 31844. Received: 01/04/2021, Resolved: 28/04/2021

Planning application 21/00483/FUL

I would like to receive information held by Edinburgh City Council showing the consideration of planning application 21/00483/FUL.

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Request no. 31846. Received: 01/04/2021, Resolved: 28/04/2021

Gallagher and Bassett

How much does City of Edinburgh Council pay Gallagher and Bassett of Stirling to determine compensation claims in relation to road defects per case?

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Request no. 31863. Received: 01/04/2021, Resolved: 19/05/2021

Cyclists injured on the tram tracks

Records of any written or electronic accident information held by Edinburgh City Council for the period 1st November 2009 to date.

Resolution

Information provided

Request no. 31864. Received: 01/04/2021, Resolved: 13/05/2021

Castleview Primary School

All data regarding bullying, or other negative behaviours. School supervision requirements. Number of bullying incidents per year for 2018-2021 & if reported correctly. Emails relating to antisocial behaviour January 2020 to April 2021.

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Request no. 31879. Received: 02/04/2021, Resolved: 27/04/2021

Covid Support

Request for a breakdown since March 2020 of the (a) number, (b) date, (c) business/branch name and (d) approved/declined status of applications made for financial support from COVID support schemes by branches of the Scottish National Party.

Resolution

CEC has not awarded any Covid support grants to any SNP constituency office.

Request no. 31880. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 29/04/2021

A702 corridor schemes

All email correspondence and all minutes of meetings making any reference to the A702 corridor schemes, between 20th July and 20th August 2020. Including Comiston Road and Morningside Road.

Resolution

Manifestly unreasonable

Request no. 31881. Received: 06/04/2021, Resolved: 15/09/2021

Bruntsfield Place and Holy Corner

All email correspondence and all minutes of meetings making any reference to Spaces for People Scheme regarding Brunstfield Place and Holy Corner, between 23 March and 30 June 2020.

Resolution

Closed. No fee received

Request no. 31882. Received: 02/04/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Bruntsfield Place and Holy Corner

Request for copies of all email correspondence and all minutes of meetings making any reference to the above schemes, between 20 July and 31 August

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Request no. 31884. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 04/05/2021

Social Housing

Number of housing complaints & amount of money spent on housing repairs & maintenance in past five years. Number of social housing tenants & social housing dwellings/properties. Number of staff working in complaints resolution team.

Resolution

See attached response

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Request no. 31886. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 15/09/2021

A702 CORRIDOR

All email correspondence and all minutes of meetings making any reference to the A702 corridor schemes, between 23 March and 30 June - this includes Comiston Road and Morningside Road.

Resolution

Closed. No fee received.

Request no. 31888. Received: 02/04/2021, Resolved: 22/04/2021

Parks in Edinburgh

Request for data about the Parks in the City. Please provide the numbers for park size (ha or acres), how many toilets in the park, how many rubbish bins. List of parks provided.

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Request no. 31891. Received: 02/04/2021, Resolved: 29/04/2021

Street Lights

As of April 2018 & April 2021 - Number of street lights. Are lights dimmed or turned off, how many streets & what hrs? Council's annual budget for street lighting.

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Request no. 31892. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 27/04/2021

Edindex

I would like to know why there are council houses advertised on Edindex back in January 2020 that are still waiting to be allocated? Also 2 flats across the road from my friends property have been sitting empty for 18 months.

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Request no. 31894. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 29/04/2021

Strategic Framework Business Fund

A list of all of the grants awarded under the Strategic Framework Business Fund, highlighting any awards made using discretion as the business did not meet all of the eligibility criteria published by the Scottish Government

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. 31895. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 03/05/2021

Parking Tickets and Impounded Vehicles

How many vehicles have been issued with a parking ticket, removed and impounded since 1 January 2016? How much did Edinburgh City Council raise in storage fees for impounded vehicles since 1 January 2016?

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Request no. 31897. Received: 03/04/2021, Resolved: 04/05/2021

Spaces for People Schemes

Please advise of any changes to the live personal survey on keeping SfP schemes permanent and why - and whether this is good practice under Market Research Society guidelines

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Request no. 31898. Received: 03/04/2021, Resolved: 29/04/2021

Land Purchased by City of Edinburgh Council

Please state exact date the land below was bought by the council: Cammo Fields Maybury Road.

Resolution

Our response is based on Cammo Estate. Please find attached a plan of our ownership at Cammo Estate. According to our records, the Council acquired this property on 25/02/1980.

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Request no. 31901. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 10/06/2021

Spaces for People

Can you tell me how much it is costing to install the bollards for the spaces for people, a per bollard cost will do? Also can you give me a costing for the traffic light for cyclists that work 24/7

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 31902. Received: 03/04/2021, Resolved: 27/04/2021

Independent Domestic Abuse Advocate Service

How many (IDAAS) advocates (i.e. individuals holding a law degree who are trained and legally qualified solicitors who provide legal advice to clients under privileged attorney-client confidentiality) are currently employed?

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Request no. 31903. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 14/05/2021

Animal Boarders

Please could you supply a list of licensed animal boarding services (kennels, catteries, home boarders, day care) and their corresponding licence expiry dates.

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Request no. 31904. Received: 04/04/2021, Resolved: 02/06/2021

Social Marketing Gateway (SMG)

(SMG) was commissioned by the council to gather opinion on retaining Spaces for People measures. (1) the raw data from this survey (2) all textual comments submitted by respondents (3) any accompanying report from SMG.

Request no. 31905. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 29/04/2021

Council IT Management

Organisation’s management structure for IT and their details.

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Request no. 31906. Received: 04/04/2021, Resolved: 28/04/2021

Land ownership

I am interested to know who is the land owner adjacent to my property. It is the land between Greenbank Village and Oxgangs.

Resolution

The land surrounding 12 Syme Rigg is not owned by the Council.

Request no. 31907. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 30/04/2021

Covid-19 Hospital Deaths in Edinburgh and Scotland

How many people have died from Covid-19 in Scotland's hospitals, and in Each of Edinburgh's hospitals from 1st Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2020?

Request no. 31908. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 28/04/2021

Consented Adult Autopsies

Please may you provide the number of consented adult autopsies performed within Edinburgh City Mortuary in the year 2019?

Resolution

None

Request no. 31914. Received: 06/04/2021, Resolved: 09/04/2021

FOI Response Wording

To promote transparency and accountability, please note it is the Council’s policy to publish all request details and responses made under the freedom of information legislation.

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Request no. 31915. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 03/05/2021

Company Registers

Can you please advise if ECC holds central registers for premises licensed for the following business types - Food manufacture & distribution, Alcohol manufacture & distribution, Tobacco manufacture & distribution

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Request no. 31917. Received: 06/04/2021, Resolved: 10/06/2021 14:51:00

Planning permission

Number of approved & rejected planning permission applications for commercial & residential properties in the calendar years of 2020 and 2019, including corresponding postcodes.

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 31918. Received: 06/04/2021, Resolved: 28/04/2021

Council Tax

How many councillors were issued with reminders for missing council tax payments due in the 2020/21 council year?

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Request no. 31920. Received: 03/04/2021, Resolved: 03/05/2021

Spaces For People Scheme

Who sanctioned the scheme? What was the tendering process for the purchase of the Bollards for the Spaces for People scheme? Do any councillors responsible for the Spaces for People scheme have any relation to the Bollard company which was chosen?

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Request no. 31921. Received: 06/04/2021, Resolved: 22/04/2021

Environmental Report - Morrisons site at Ferry Road

A comment on the property’s potential to be investigated under Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

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Request no. 31922. Received: 05/04/2021, Resolved: 03/05/2021

Dog Fouling and Littering

What is the Council’s policy on tackling these issues? When did the Council last fine someone for dropping litter or not picking up dog’s dirt?

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Request no. 31925. Received: 06/04/2021, Resolved: 29/04/2021

Golden Pond Chinese Restaurant, Blackhall

Please send me the hygiene inspection report. I noticed improvement required and often use this place.

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Request no. 31930. Received: 06/04/2021, Resolved: 29/04/2021

Statutory Notice 07/00540/24_R

The Name and Flat number of the person at 62 Albion Road (tenement) who raised an issue that resulted in Statutory Notice 07/00540/24_R going ahead in 2007.

Resolution

We hold details of the individual who raised the issue; however, we consider this to be third party personal information. This is withheld in line with the Data Protection Act 2018.

Request no. 31931. Received: 06/04/2021, Resolved: 05/05/2021

Commercial Income

How much did the council make in the last three financial years from commercial investment income?

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Request no. 31932. Received: 07/04/2021, Resolved: 09/04/2021

SCOT (NA Funerals)

Please could you kindly send me 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

Request no. 31933. Received: 07/04/2021, Resolved: 04/05/2021

Guardianship Deaths - 01/02/2021 to 07/04/2021

Please provide the date of death and age at death of those who have died who were in the guardianship of the City of Edinburgh Council from 01/02/2021 to 07/04/2021.

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Request no. 31934. Received: 02/04/2021, Resolved: 03/05/2021

Public Contracts Scotland - Ref: MAR408357

Please provide a list of all parties involved in the process. Could you clarify the part the ECC has taken in this 'award'? How did the award of the money come about from ECC to Edinburgh College?

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Request no. 31935. Received: 07/04/2021, Resolved: 10/06/2021 11:14:00

Complaints made by residential tenants

Details of complaints made by residential tenants of properties owned and leased by the council (properties known as 'council houses') for the years 2017 - 2021 in relation to structural issues, maintenance issues and environmental issues.

Resolution

Closed. No clarification received.

Request no. 31936. Received: 07/04/2021, Resolved: 27/07/2021

Traffic Management - Duddingston Road West

Details of all consultation, risk assessment, benefit analysis, technical advice and rationale for decisions taken, on the changes to traffic management (i.e. double yellow lines and cycling lanes) on Duddingston Road West.

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Request no. 31937. Received: 07/04/2021, Resolved: 13/05/2021

Council Tax Over-payments

The total number of closed accounts with overpaid Council Tax and also the total corresponding monetary value, from 1993 (or earliest records held), with an account end date prior to 01-Apr-2021.

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Request no. 31938. Received: 07/04/2021, Resolved: 06/05/2021

Hailes Quarry Park

Details of inspection regime for the children’s play area, including frequency. Copies of all defects, inspection and maintenance records & records of all complaints reported. When basket-style roundabout erected & documentation.

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Request no. 31940. Received: 07/04/2021, Resolved: 03/05/2021

Spaces for People

Information that Karen Doran refers to in her statement to the press (see screenshot below), namely the Risk Assessment, Road Safety Audit and Tracking of Vehicles data for the Spaces for People measures introduced on George IV Bridge.

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Request no. 31941. Received: 07/04/2021, Resolved: 04/05/2021

George IV Bridge - Spaces for People

Please provide me with the risk assessments and road safety audits.

Resolution

Please refer to the following attached documents:

31941 Road Safety Audit 291_S3A The Mound to Forrest Road

31941 SfP Design Risk Assessment - George IV Bridge

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Request no. 31942. Received: 07/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

New Domestic and Commercial Property Addresses

For 2019 and 2020, we would appreciate a list of all the new properties constructed within the local authority. Please can the UPRN be attached to each address.

Resolution

The information requested is contained within the attached monthly reports – ‘31942 January 2019’ to ‘31942 December 2020’.

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Request no. 31943. Received: 07/04/2021, Resolved: 09/06/2021 14:08:00

Spaces for people schemes

Can I get copies of all the risk assessments that have been done for every street in Edinburgh that has been affected by the places for people schemes that are being introduced around Edinburgh

Resolution

Closed. No clarification received.

Request no. 31944. Received: 07/04/2021, Resolved: 07/06/2021

Information regarding my home

I would like to see any information regarding my home address for this year 2021

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 31945. Received: 07/04/2021, Resolved: 04/05/2021

Council Arranged Funerals

Please provide the number of council arranged funerals carried out for people who died in each of the following five calendar years (not financial years), 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

Resolution

Please refer to the following attached documents:

31941 Road Safety Audit 291_S3A The Mound to Forrest Road

31941 SfP Design Risk Assessment - George IV Bridge

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Request no. 31946. Received: 08/04/2021, Resolved: 03/05/2021

Spaces For People

What legislation was used to allow these changes in our city? Plus a further 13 questions.

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Request no. 31947. Received: 08/04/2021, Resolved: 03/05/2021

Housing & Asset Management IT Systems

The software currently used to facilitate the tasks of housing management and housing asset management and whether this is a proprietary software package or own in-house system.

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Request no. 31950. Received: 08/04/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Spaces For People Consultation

The raw (unsummarised) data from the following consultation: https://consultationhub.edinburgh.gov.uk/bi/retainingspacesforpeopleconsultation/ for both businesses and individuals in spreadsheet form

Resolution

We are unable to release this information at this time. A large number of responses were received in response to the consultation and the Council is currently undertaking a necessary process to verify them.

Request no. 31951. Received: 08/04/2021, Resolved: 05/05/2021

Parking Permits

Please provide a table of the proportion of parking permits issued per CO2 emission band for controlled parking zones in Edinburgh, per year, for every year since permit charges were differentiated according to emissions levels (2010, I believe).

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Request no. 31952. Received: 08/04/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Cremation & Burial Numbers

Number of cremations and burials conducted within the council area for each of the last 5 years (2015-2021 (including 2020)).

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Request no. 31960. Received: 08/04/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Strategic Framework Business Fund (SFBF) + Small Accommodation Providers Council Tax Fund (SAP-CTF)

Details regarding Guest Houses, bed and breakfasts, and self-catering businesses that applied for the SFBF, and the SAP-CTF.

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Request no. 31961. Received: 09/04/2021, Resolved: 06/05/2021

Library Service

Please provide data on active membership, usage, etc. of the library service for each year for the period 2016-2021 (for the year 2020/21, please provide all data on usage that you have up to 09/04/2021).

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Request no. 31963. Received: 09/04/2021, Resolved: 06/05/2021

Spaces for People Impact Assessments

Copies of any impact assessments that have been carried out on any and all of the areas in Edinburgh that have work carried out under the Spaces for People work.

Request no. 31965. Received: 09/04/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Bollards

How many bollards has the council installed in Edinburgh? What is the single cost of each bollard installed?

Request no. 31967. Received: 09/04/2021, Resolved: 14/05/2021

Dean Path Planned Works

Total costs to the current works, name of the main contractor, percentage share of works to reinstate concrete foundations of the upslope property, & who is liable for share? Total cost of works that failed 2016, name of contractor for these works.

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Request no. 31969. Received: 09/04/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh (at traffic lights adjacent to Morrisons)

Documentation for a period of 12 months prior to 18 March 2021. Records of inspections, maintenance records, including records of independent contractors, statements of your Road Authorities Policy and records of complaints.

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Request no. 31972. Received: 09/04/2021, Resolved: 11/05/2021

Surveillance Operations - RIPSA

Further information requested to response for 31603. RIPSA authorised) operations over the requested period?

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Request no. 31973. Received: 09/04/2021, Resolved: 05/05/2021

New catering businesses based in domestic settings

Number of new catering businesses registered in the last 12 months & comparison to previous 12 months. Number based in domestic setting in last 12 months & comparison to previous 12 months. Are they subject to same requirements as commercial ones.

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Request no. 31975. Received: 09/04/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Discretionary Funding - Deferred Primary One Entry

Total discretionary funding & number of requests received by 26/3/2021 for children who have a legal right to defer primary one entry for one year but not an automatic entitlement to a further year of Early Learning and Childcare funding.

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Request no. 31977. Received: 09/04/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Self-Isolation Support Grant

For February and March 2021 - Total number of applications for the Self-Isolation Support Grants, total number rejected, and reasons for rejection.

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Request no. 31983. Received: 12/04/2021, Resolved: 03/05/2021

Social Care Case Management Systems

Who is the current supplier(s) of your Children’s & Adults electronic Social Care Case Management System(s)? Please state the name of the specific electronic Social Care Case Management product(s)

Request no. 31985. Received: 12/04/2021, Resolved: 04/05/2021

Social Housing

On the Edindex register, how many people are eligible for a 1 bedroomed property as of April 2021? How many people eligible for 1 bedroomed property are classed as active bidders?

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Request no. 31987. Received: 11/04/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

E-scooter Trials

Please can you confirm whether City of Edinburgh Council holds any information produced since the UK government's announcement of e-scooter trials in Great Britain in May 2020 which relates to costs and benefits.

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Request no. 31988. Received: 12/04/2021, Resolved: 05/05/2021

Traffic light sequence

We would to know the traffic light sequence at the junction of Lothian Road A700(for all directions of travel , ie north, west and south bound) and Western Approach Road(all directions of travel) Edinburgh

Resolution

See attached information for the current layout of the traffic signal controlled junction at Lothian Rd (A700)/Western Approach Road, Edinburgh. The Junction has been in its current location and layout since 08/04/93.

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Request no. 31991. Received: 12/04/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses

The costs and benefits of replacing the Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses brands with the Transport for Edinburgh brand (or sub-brands such as Transport for Edinburgh Trams and Transport for Edinburgh Buses).

Resolution

There is no recorded information held in relation to such costs, benefits, methods or timing.

Request no. 31994. Received: 12/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Statutory Repair Notices

Where details of Statutory Repair Notices have been requested between October 2020 and March 2021, out of 30 randomly selected cases, how many individual flats had debt outstanding on the Notice?

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Request no. 32000. Received: 10/04/2021, Resolved: 26/04/2021

Crane Services

In relation to Crane Services, have there been any violent incidents or Police involvement in the last 24 months? (11/04/2019 to 10/04/2021)

Resolution

There have been no such incidents or Police involvement in this period.

Request no. 32003. Received: 12/04/2021, Resolved: 11/06/2021

Divided Cycle Lanes

How many people in the Edinburgh council area requested divided cycle lanes on the road?

Resolution

Closed. No clarification received.

Request no. 32004. Received: 12/04/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Early Learning and Childcare Funding

The process followed to assess applications and the exact criteria / scoring system that was used to determine whether funding was granted. I also want to know what score or criteria were necessary.

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Request no. 32005. Received: 12/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Residential Planning Applications

How many applications for an amendment to an existing dwelling has CEC received since 1 January 2017 which involved addition of side window which overlook neighbours garden? How many have been approved at public consultation stage?

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Request no. 32006. Received: 12/04/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Firrhill Respite Centre

What is Firrhill Respite Centre currently being used for?

Resolution

The Lothian and Edinburgh Abstinence Programme (LEAP) is currently using the Firrhill Respite Centre as a temporary arrangement for a small number of people.

Request no. 32007. Received: 12/04/2021, Resolved: 05/05/2021

49 Peffermill Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5LN

Historic inventory of the communal garden and waste disposal areas at the address, showing a list of all fixtures and fittings included, past or present; Information about drains; inspection / maintenance records etc.

Resolution

Information provided

Request no. 32008. Received: 12/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

SfP - Costs of Bollards

Please supply total costs on the following small temporary plastic orange ones bollards, permanent bollards, plus materials and labour? What is this going to add to the cost of road maintenance on an ongoing basis?

Request no. 32009. Received: 13/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

Maybury Road Traffic Cones and Temporary Traffic Lights

When were the traffic cones and temporary traffic lights that make Maybury Road one lane implemented? What is the cost of implementing and maintaining and what was the reasoning behind and who made the decision?

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Request no. 32010. Received: 13/04/2021, Resolved: 16/06/2021

Bicycle Counter data

Bicycle Counter data for those fixed or mobile counters installed within the City of Edinburgh Boundary in digital format for all dates available from April 2021 backwards please.

Request no. 32011. Received: 13/04/2021, Resolved: 19/05/2021

Meadowspot/Craighouse

I would like all information, reports, testing information and correspondence relating to the landslip/asbestos contamination at Meadowspot/Craighouse.

Resolution

Information not provided. It is estimated that this task would take an officer over 115 hours to provide the information in response to your request.

Request no. 32014. Received: 13/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Planning Application 20/05101/FUL - 16 Braid Avenue

20/05101/FUL 16 Braid Avenue Please provide the photographs held in relation to the assessment of the above Planning Application.

Resolution

Please find the attached photos received during the planning application 20/05101/FUL at 16 Braid Avenue.

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Request no. 32015. Received: 13/04/2021, Resolved: 05/05/2021

Fly-tipping

Number of fly-tipping tipping incidents reported to CEC for the last 3 calendar years Number of fixed penalty notices issued for fly-tipping offences. Number of rapid response uplifts and bulky uplifts of fly-tipped waste.

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Request no. 32016. Received: 13/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Housing Repairs Contract

Please confirm the outcome of the investigation carried out into the working and contracts of Stewart Preservation carried out by Edinburgh Council. Also the Qualifications of the Contractors now carrying out Preservation works.

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Request no. 32020. Received: 13/04/2021, Resolved: 05/05/2021

Child protection orders

How many Child Protection Orders were sought for children in the local authority within a week of their birth? I would also like to know how many of these children had been identified as in need of protection prior to birth. Figures 2015 to 2020?

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Request no. 32024. Received: 13/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights

Are the following SEEMiS modules currently available to schools in your Local Authority area (e.g. activated by the Local Authority) and other questions.

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Request no. 32035. Received: 12/04/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

EHSCP

A study where evidence was considered and a view arrived at that there was no need for safe drug consumption/injecting facilities for IV drug users in the EHSCP area – Please provide data. Drug and alcohol budget transfer.

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Request no. 32037. Received: 14/04/2021, Resolved: 06/05/2021

West Approach Road, Edinburgh

Information including sight of any written or electronic communication detailing all reports of road surface defects / actions or remedial works ordered and carried out / inspection regime / reports of any incidents / complaints.

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Request no. 32044. Received: 14/04/2021, Resolved: 06/05/2021

SCOTS organisation

Request for information in regard to the membership of the SCOTS organisation?

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Request no. 32047. Received: 14/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Sexual Health Services

I am enquiring about your sexual health services, contract sizes and tendering processes.

Resolution

This is an NHS run service (in England Councils have responsibility for public health).

Please redirect the enquiry to NHS Lothian at:

[email protected]

Request no. 32048. Received: 14/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Developer Contributions - Education Infrastructure

Description of the method used by CEC to determine Education Infrastructure Requirements for city-wide catchment schools.

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Request no. 32049. Received: 14/04/2021, Resolved: 06/05/2021

Complaints or disputes

I would like to find out if there have been any complaints or disputes with regard to antisocial behaviour

Resolution

Against the details provided we can offer no information related to the parameters of this enquiry.

Request no. 32050. Received: 14/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Clifton Terrace/Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh

Information including sight of any written or electronic communication detailing any risk assessments for the tram tracks Westbound at this locus / accidents / complaints / maintenance or additional works carried out. From 2014 to date.

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Request no. 32052. Received: 15/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Stanley Road (Portobello)

Copy of current road maintenance policy / inspections carried out. Copy of the full repair history from 1st January 2020 to March 2021 incl.- dates of all safety inspections in that period.

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Request no. 32055. Received: 15/04/2021, Resolved: 21/07/2021

Lanark Road, Edinburgh

Information including sight of any written or electronic communication detailing records of inspection / incidents / records of any complaints / any defects recorded / risk assessments / separate cycle lane. From January 2018 to date.

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Request no. 32056. Received: 15/04/2021, Resolved: 18/05/2021

Reopening of Libraries

Please release all documents (including emails and briefings) which were written/created, sent and received by Grade 8 (or above) City of Edinburgh Council staff since March 1st 2021 in relation to the planned reopening.

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Request no. 32057. Received: 15/04/2021, Resolved: 12/05/2021

Council Tax Recovery Procedures

Questions relating to the summary warrant process in regard to Council Tax

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Request no. 32058. Received: 15/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Spaces for People

How many complaints have been received in relation to Spaces for People since the start of 2021?

Resolution

Since the start of 2021 there have been 168 enquiries stating that they would like to make a complaint about the Spaces for People programme and 16 enquiries that have been escalated to stage 2 complaints.

Request no. 32059. Received: 15/04/2021, Resolved: 12/05/2021

Energy Companies owned by your Local Authority

Please provide the following information for 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 for any energy companies owned by your local authority.

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Request no. 32061. Received: 16/04/2021, Resolved: 17/06/2021

Littering and Fly-tipping

What is the fine cost of a littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) and how many fines issued? What is the fine cost for a Fly-tipping FPN? How many fly-tipping FPN have you issued for each year over the last 5 years?

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 32062. Received: 16/04/2021, Resolved: 19/04/2021

Road Adoption - Meadow Place Road

Please can you arrange a Highways Adoption search at the location shown below, specifically the pavement pictured.

Request no. 32063. Received: 16/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Schools Deferral Funding Requests

Information for both the school years 2020/21 and the coming year 2021/22 for August to December born children: Total number of deferral funding applications submitted to CEC. Total number of deferral funding applications approved.

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Request no. 32064. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 13/05/2021

Sleep-in shifts

1. Do you directly provide any care services that involve staff undertaking sleep-in shifts? 2. Do you commission care employers who provide sleep-in shifts?

Resolution

1. We do not provide this service.
2. We do not commission care employers who provide sleep-in shifts.

Request no. 32067. Received: 15/04/2021, Resolved: 12/05/2021

Development Projections

To request details the Development Projections for the Western Expansion new housing areas to the west of the Maybury Road / on Turnhouse Road / Craigsbank Parish.

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Request no. 32069. Received: 15/04/2021, Resolved: 12/05/2021

Number of Spaces for People emails

How many emails were received for SfP during period 01/09/20 to 31/03/21?

Resolution

There are 7812 emails over this period in the Spaces for People email folder.

Request no. 32070. Received: 15/04/2021, Resolved: 12/05/2021 15:00:00

Blue Badge scheme

All information relating to the Blue Badge scheme including numbers of badges given year on year for the last 5 years, and numbers of applications being called for assessment year on year for last 5 years.

Files

Request no. 32071. Received: 16/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Transport and Environment Committee

I'm particularly keen to get access to any minutes or documentation in respect of the Spaces for People scheme and minutes from the Transport and Environment Committee, relating to the consideration of disabled residents.

Files

Request no. 32073. Received: 16/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Capital Residents Survey

Cost of the Capital Residents Survey (Oct 20 - Dec20). How the 1,005 people surveyed were chosen. Were all 1,005 actually spoken to or were these the attempted contacts? Confirmation that all 1,005 were indeed City of Edinburgh residents.

Files

Request no. 32078. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 14/05/2021

Temp Schemes

What is the cost of modifications to temp schemes introduced - eg schemes all over the city changing from orange to black bollards just after they go in

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Request no. 32079. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 22/04/2021

Report graffiti

To ask when was the last time someone reported a problem with Report graffiti – The City of Edinburgh Council [email protected] other graffiti on a Council building within ten working days.

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 32080. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 14/05/2021

Risk Assessment

Details of the Risk Assessment done prior to the SFP work carried out in Silverknowes Road North Edinburgh? And how much the work cost?. Is it Temporary, if not what was the reason ?

Files

Request no. 32082. Received: 19/04/2021

Complaints

To ask what is the longest time it has taken the local authority to respond to a Complaint between December 2019 until date of request.

Request no. 32084. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 14/05/2021

Spaces For People

How much money has been spent on spaces for people project for Silverknowes Road and Silverknowes Road East.

Resolution

The cost of installing the temporary measures is £118,111.00 excluding VAT and this is being funded from the Scottish Governments Spaces for People fund.

Request no. 32085. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 13/05/2021

Edinburgh Council Owned Shares

A breakdown of all the companies Edinburgh council own shares in. I would like to know how a company can be listed as a Private Limited Company on Companies House be owned by a public body and operate in the capacity of that public authority.

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Request no. 32087. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 14/05/2021

Legal Fees Contingency

How much taxpayer money has been allocated by the Council as a contingency for the inevitable legal fees that will be incurred as a result of injuries and deaths caused by the temporary (but possibly permanent) Spaces for People measures?

Resolution

The Council does not hold a contingency fund for potential legal fees which may be incurred as a result of particular transport schemes, including Spaces for People.

Request no. 32088. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 14/05/2021

Craigs Road

What was the total cost of design work for Craigs Road? Cost of cycle lanes for Drumbrae South, if you can state north costs why not costs for south?

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Request no. 32090. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

Framework Agreement - Scottish Parliamentary Elections

Copies of framework agreement & any call-off contracts entered into for Scottish parliamentary elections for: RM1557.12 Mini: Printing of Electoral Material £105,812 with IDOX plc RM1557.12 Mini: Postal votes verification £87,645 with IDOX plc

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Request no. 32091. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 14/05/2021

Food waste collected

Total amount of food waste collected from households in Edinburgh per year for the last 15 years or since you first started collecting food waste. The same totals for food waste collected from retail outlets.

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Request no. 32092. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 20/04/2021

Spaces for People

What data was used to inform 'Spaces for People' and 'Quiet routes' traffic plans on the number of residents/workers/visitors with protected characteristics, such as mobility or sensory needs

Resolution

Cancelled. Logged in error

Request no. 32093. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 10/05/2021

Spaces for People

What data was used to inform 'Spaces for People' and 'Quiet routes' traffic plans on the number of those with protected characteristics who would be disadvantaged by the introduction of new traffic measures introduces in 2020-21? (+ other questions)

Files

Request no. 32096. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 21/06/2021

Rough-Sleeping Figures 2019 and 2020

What was the figures of people rough sleeping in Edinburgh in 2020? What was the figures of people rough sleeping in Edinburgh in 2019?

Resolution

The City of Edinburgh Council figures below are the number of people that stated they had slept rough the night before presenting to the Council for accommodation;
2020 - 112
2019 - 165

Request no. 32098. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 13/05/2021

Date of Confidentiality Agreement

What is the recorded date when the City of Edinburgh Council entered into a Confidentiality Agreement with David Mandel and Associates Ltd and/or the Safe & Together Institute?

Resolution

There is no evidence of the existence of a confidentiality agreement.

Request no. 32102. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 14/05/2021

Martone Restaurant - 1 Waterloo Place

The above premises have been closed for a year. Please advise: 1. Pending environmental health issues with the property 2. Any planning infractions 3. Any notices issued to the property

Files

Request no. 32103. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 17/05/2021

Utilities Companies Accessing Pavement

Records of any requests made by utilities companies to access utilities on/under any part of the pavement from 12 St Andrew Square to 14 George Street, Edinburgh from the period of 1st January 2020 to 27th November 2020.

Resolution

See attached response

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Request no. 32107. Received: 21/04/2021, Resolved: 13/05/2021

Commercial property

For 2020-21: What is the value of each commercial property held? What was the forecast yield for each commercial property held? What was the actual yield for the commercial property held?

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Request no. 32110. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 14/05/2021

Legal Expenses - SfP

How much has been allocated by the Council as a contingency fund for the inevitable legal fees that will be incurred as a result of claims for injuries and deaths caused by the temporary (but possibly permanent) SfP measures,

Resolution

The Council does not have a contingency fund for potential legal fees which may be incurred as a result of a particular programme such as Spaces for People.

Request no. 32111. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 17/05/2021

Transfer date of Property

The date when the property transferred over from a council owned property to private and the sale value at that time.

Resolution

Information not held

Request no. 32112. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 14/05/2021

Spaces for People Scheme

Questions regarding the implementation of the scheme.

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Request no. 32113. Received: 20/04/2021, Resolved: 19/05/2021

Electric Vehicle Charging Points

The number of publicly installed electric vehicle charging points installed in each of the last five financial years - a) 2020-2021, b) 2019-2020, c) 2018-2019, d)2017-2018, and e) 2016-2017.

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Request no. 32114. Received: 20/04/2021, Resolved: 18/05/2021

SfP - Ladywell Road

Please advise if the following has been completed in connection with the removal of blue badge holder parking in Ladywell Road. An Integrated Impact Assessment (IIA)has been completed to assess the effect of the proposals on different groups.

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Request no. 32115. Received: 20/04/2021, Resolved: 19/05/2021

Software Asset Management

A number of questions regarding the implementation of Software Asset Management

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Request no. 32116. Received: 20/04/2021, Resolved: 19/05/2021

Grants to Fitness In Minutes Limited

What grants have been paid to Fitness In Minutes Limited trading at 13-15 Church Hill Place Edinburgh EH10 4BE by Edinburgh Council since 1st March 2020 until 31st March 2021.

Resolution

Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund. Business Closure and Hardship Grant. Strategic Framework Grant. Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Top-up Grant.

Request no. 32120. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

Council Tax Surcharge

Information relating to the properties subject to an additional 100% council tax surcharge at 31.03.21.

Files

Request no. 32122. Received: 20/04/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

COVID Winter Hardship Payments

A number of questions in regard to the distribution of COVID Winter Hardship Payments.

Files

Request no. 32123. Received: 20/04/2021, Resolved: 19/05/2021

Social Workers

A number of questions regarding Social Workers training.

Resolution

See attached response.

Files

Request no. 32124. Received: 20/04/2021, Resolved: 26/05/2021

Inspections - St Bernard's Well

1. Inspection and Maintenance Records for the period 27 March 2020 to 27 March 2021. 2. Complaint Records for the period 27 March 2020 to 27 March 2021.

Files

Request no. 32125. Received: 19/04/2021, Resolved: 18/05/2021

Maintenance Records - Stirling Road

Frequency of inspection to the gullies Further details on issues reported from the inspection carried out on 19/01/2019.

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Request no. 32126. Received: 20/04/2021, Resolved: 09/06/2021

ERIA for the Assisted Travel/Transport Policy.

Request for a copy of the Equality and Rights Impact Assessment (ERIA) which was completed for the Assisted Travel/Transport Policy.

Resolution

Please see attached ERIA. There are no subsequent documents.

Request no. 32127. Received: 20/04/2021, Resolved: 19/05/2021

Successful Adoption Rates

A month-to-month breakdown of the number of successful adoptions that have happened through your council starting from January 2018- April 2021?

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Request no. 32129. Received: 20/04/2021, Resolved: 19/05/2021

Council Tax Registrations

• How many people registered as leaving the local authority for council tax purposes each month? • How many people registered as joining the local authority for council tax purposes each month? From Jan 2019 to date

Resolution

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with the information requested because it is not held by the Council. We are unable to extract this information from our system.

Request no. 32130. Received: 21/04/2021, Resolved: 19/05/2021

Business Rates

Request for business rates new liabilities for the period 16th of February 2021 until 20th of April 2021 inclusive.

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Request no. 32132. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

Council Budget

Council budget for 2021.

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Request no. 32133. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 21/05/2021

Council Tax Arrears

Council Tax arrears as at 02/01/2021 for the tax year 2020/21. The number of dwellings included in the figure. The same information as at 31/03/2021.

Resolution

See attached response.

Files

Request no. 32134. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 22/04/2021

National Assistance funerals

Any information you may hold relating to National Assistance Act or “Paupers funerals carried where persons who have died with no known next of kin (blood relatives) since 1/2/21

Request no. 32135. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 21/05/2021

Guardianship Deaths 01/02/2021 to 22/04/2021

Q1. Dates of death. Q2. Ages at death.

Resolution

Date of death Age at Death
04-Mar-2021 59

Request no. 32136. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Adult Care Service Suppliers

Please provide the total amount paid to each of the listed 316 suppliers, for each month from Jan 2019 to Dec 2020 in relation to adult care services.

Resolution

We are unable to provide the information requested as the cost to the Council of locating, retrieving and providing the information would far exceed the statutory maximum of £600.

Request no. 32137. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

List of Contractors - Boroughmuir High School

Request for a full list of all main contractors, consultants, sub-contractors & suppliers that are or have been involved on the Boroughmuir High School - Classrooms & Community Facilities

Files

Request no. 32138. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

Southhouse Children's and Young Peoples Centre

The organisational chart for the Southhouse Children's and Young Peoples Centre EH17

Resolution

Southhouse staff posts and number of full time equivalent staff in the posts:
Team Leader - 1
Assistant Team Leader - 3
Residential Care Officer (Days) - 10.50
Residential Staff (Nights) - 4.67

Request no. 32139. Received: 16/04/2021, Resolved: 13/05/2021

Staff Analysis

Total Number of Staff in the Council Total number of Laptops, PCs and thin clients Total number of IT staff in the IT department Total Wage bill for IT department, Including Employers NI

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Request no. 32140. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

Resettled Refugees

The number of refugees resettled across your local authority in each of the last five financial years - a) 2020-2021, b) 2019-2020, c) 2018-2019, d) 2017-2018, and e) 2016-2017.

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Request no. 32143. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 23/04/2021

NHS Occupational Health Spend

We would be interested to receive details of NHS spend on Occupational Health and Wellbeing between 2015 and 2019 and then 2020.

Request no. 32145. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

Contractors - Leith Primary School

I request a full list of all main contractors, consultants, sub-contractors & suppliers for Leith Primary School - Kitchen Refurbishment

Files

Request no. 32146. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

Contractors - Darroch House GME Refurbishment Works

Could I request a full list of all main contractors, consultants, sub-contractors & suppliers that are or have been involved on the Darroch House GME Refurbishment Works

Files

Request no. 32147. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

Contractors - Wardie Primary School - Kitchen Refurbishment

Request for a full list of all main contractors, consultants, sub-contractors & suppliers that are or have been involved on the Wardie Primary School - Kitchen Refurbishment

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Request no. 32148. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

List of Contractors - Broomhills Primary School

Request for a full list of all main contractors, consultants, sub-contractors & suppliers that are or have been involved on the Broomhills Primary School.

Files

Request no. 32149. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 21/05/2021 14:21:00

Communication with Rental Companies

1) Any written communications the council has had with the following companies 2) Any internal council communications that refer to the following companies Edinburgh Holiday & Party Lets Limited Edinburgh Rent Ltd

Request no. 32155. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 26/05/2021 14:22:00

Inspection - Queensferry Road

Request for information in relation to Queensferry Road, Edinburgh, and in particular the section between Drumbrae North Junction and Maybury Road Junction.

Files

Request no. 32158. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

Bed and Breakfast Hotels

A number of questions in regard to households accommodated by your authority in bed and breakfast hotels or other nightly paid, privately managed accommodation with shared facilities, as of 31st March 2021.

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Request no. 32160. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 20/05/2021

Shadow Integrated Joint Board Arrangement 2014-2016

Request for the meeting minutes of the Shadow Integrated Joint Board Arrangement 2014-2016

Files

Request no. 32167. Received: 23/04/2021, Resolved: 28/04/2021

Gas Safety Check

Date of last gas safety check at Upper Grove Place,

Resolution

Information provided

Request no. 32169. Received: 23/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Newhaven Tram project

Request for the name of the security company on the Newhaven Tram project in Edinburgh

Resolution

The two companies that the contractors use for security services are:

SFN: PID Systems Ltd, Monkton, Prestwick, KA9 2TU
MUS: Zion Security, Bailleston, Glasgow G69 6GA

Request no. 32185. Received: 23/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment (DASH) Risk Checklist

Please provide the recorded duration for which the Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment (DASH) Risk Checklist (or Criminal Offence (CO) information/data therein that is sourced from the DASH Risk Checklist) is retained on the council systems.

Resolution

The retention period is three years from date of closure.

Request no. 32186. Received: 23/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Homelessness

The number of people that presented themselves as homeless, or at risk of homelessness, in each of the last five years - a) 2020-2021, b) 2019-2020, c) 2018-2019, d) 2017-2018, and e) 2016-2017 and what percentage was 18-24 year olds.

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Request no. 32187. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 21/05/2021

Repairs at Upper Grove Place

Funds spent renovating or repairing each of these properties and the common stairwell in past 5 years Funds spent on garden maintenance at this address.

Files

Request no. 32188. Received: 23/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour Based Violence (DASH) Risk Checklist

All versions of recorded template of the Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour Based Violence (DASH) Risk Checklist that is provided to the City of Edinburgh Council.

Files

Request no. 32190. Received: 23/04/2021, Resolved: 27/05/2021

Street Sweeper Vehicles including the Haku Citymaster

Request information relating to operating procedures, certification program and training materials for employees of the Council from 1 January 2020 to date.

Files

Request no. 32192. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Bus Lanes & Cycle Lanes

The cost of implementing the bus lanes & cycle lanes on Silverknowes North. How many design proposals were considered, in particular leaving the road as it is and converting one of the paths to a cycleway.

Files

Request no. 32193. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Cameron Park - Parking Complaints

A copy of all complaints from residents of Cameron Park and Cameron Crescent, Edinburgh about non-resident parking, parking spaces and lack of parking spaces on Cameron Park, Edinburgh over the last 2 years.

Files

Request no. 32194. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Spaces for People

Information requested with reference to Mayfield Road, Edinburgh since 1st January 2021.

Files

Request no. 32195. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Cremation and Burial Statistics

I would like to request the total number of cremations and burials within the city of Edinburgh over the last 6 years, broken down by burial / cremation statistics per year beginning 2015 - 2021 (April 2015 to April 2021).

Files

Request no. 32200. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Fettes Parking

Fettes Area, controlled parking zone engagement areas: which roads are included, council ownership of the parking spaces, and number of requests received regarding issues of non-residential parking.

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Request no. 32201. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 25/06/2021

HMO - Chesser Avenue

Information, details and confirmation surrounding the HMO license of address.

Resolution

Closed. No clarification received

Request no. 32203. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Play pedagogy/ play based learning in primary schools

How many primary schools currently (academic year 2020-2021) delivering play pedagogy in primaries one and two ? How many in total do you expect to use a play pedagogy approach (2021-2022) currently delivering outdoor learning.

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Request no. 32204. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Use of Agency Social Workers

How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council on 1 April 2021, split by: a) Children’s Services social work roles b) Adults’ Services social work roles and the total spend during 1/4/20 to 31/3/21?

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Request no. 32205. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Statistical data on discretionary deferral applications to P1

How many applications you received for discretionary deferral to P1 (for children born between August and December) and another year of funded early learning and childcare in year 2021, 2020 and 2019? and other questions.

Files

Request no. 32207. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Policies and Procedures on Discretionary Deferral to P1

City of Edinburgh Council’s policy and procedures for deciding on applications for discretionary deferral to P1. When (i) the policy and (ii) the procedures were last updated and who approved them and on what date?

Files

Request no. 32209. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Discretionary Deferral Panel

Questions relating to the panel considering applications for discretionary deferral to P1.

Files

Request no. 32210. Received: 22/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Awarded Projects

Please provide the Main Contractor appointed for 15 separate building/construction projects.

Files

Request no. 32212. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Discretionary deferrals to P1 in 2021

I understand the Council has recently considered applications for discretionary deferral to P1 (for 2021/22). Please provide copy of briefings, policy papers, minutes, notes, emails, transcripts, meeting recordings or instant messages.

Resolution

Please see 32215

Request no. 32213. Received: 27/04/2021, Resolved: 27/05/2021

Gaelic Medium Education

Request for reports in regard to GME meetings.

Files

Request no. 32214. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 02/06/2021

Student Population

We require information on the number of students residing in the Gorgie/Sighthill ward and in the city as a whole.

Files

Request no. 32215. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Discretionary Deferral to P1 in 2019

I am interested in CEC's approach to considering applications for discretionary deferral to P1 in 2019 (2019/20). Please provide copy of any briefings, policy papers, minutes, notes, emails, transcripts, meeting recordings or instant messages.

Files

Request no. 32216. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Discretionary Deferral to P1 in 2020

I am interested in CEC’s approach to considering applications for discretionary deferral to P1 in 2020 (2020/21). Please provide copy of any briefings, policy papers, minutes, notes, emails, transcripts, meeting recordings or instant messages.

Resolution

Please see 32215

Request no. 32217. Received: 27/04/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Business Rates - Hopetoun Crescent, Edinburgh, EH7 4AY

Please can you provide me with the names of the ratepayers for the properties listed above during the mentioned periods, if split occupier please can you provide dates of occupancy.

Files

Request no. 32218. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Orchard Brae/Queensferry Road/Dean Terrace, Edinburgh

Traffic light sequences at the junction as at 19 February 2021. Confirmation of the presence of traffic cameras and/or CCTV at the above junction as at 19 February 2021.

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Request no. 32225. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Gas/Heating Appliances Safety Checks

Annual routine safety checks on gas/heating appliances completed by the City of Edinburgh Council for the years 2018, 2019 & 2020.

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Request no. 32226. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 08/06/2021

Vulnerable Adults

Do you keep a register of the number of adults with learning disabilities in your local authority area? If so, how many adults in your local authority area are (at present) recorded as having learning disabilities?

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Request no. 32227. Received: 27/04/2021, Resolved: 27/05/2021

Corstorphine High Street Building Repair

Please confirm how much the City Council were charged by the contractors for this work. Will the city council be recovering this from another party?

Files

Request no. 32229. Received: 27/04/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

St Johns RC Primary School

How many children are currently on the waiting list to start St Johns RC Primary School nursery with date of birth up to and including 25th Feb 2018? Plus a further four questions.

Files

Request no. 32230. Received: 27/04/2021, Resolved: 26/05/2021

Planning application

Could you provide me with the signed legal agreement for planning application 20/00965/FUL please.

Resolution

The document you are seeking is the Unilateral Undertaking dated 3/9/20 on application reference 20/00965/FUL and is available on the Planning Portal.

Request no. 32231. Received: 27/04/2021, Resolved: 26/05/2021

Section 75 contributions

We request data relating to how Section 75 contributions have been collected and spent within the years 2015-2020.

Files

Request no. 32236. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 25/06/2021

Smith Machine

Confirmation whether a “Smith Machine is present in any of the gyms owned or operated by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Resolution

Closed- No clarification received.

Request no. 32237. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 27/05/2021

National Portrait Gallery

The road surface on both sides of the street in front of the National Portrait Gallery and through the junction at the foot of North St David Street is in urgent need of resurfacing. When does the council plan to carry out this work?

Files

Request no. 32238. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 26/05/2021

Planned Resurfacing Works

The road surface on Dalry Road, between Haymarket and Ardmillan Terrace is in urgent need of resurfacing. When does the council plan to carry out this resurfacing work?

Files

Request no. 32239. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 26/05/2021

Self-directed Support

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

Resolution

Option 1 - 1,104

Option 2 - 249

Option 3 - 4,616

Option 4 - 349

Request no. 32240. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 28/06/2021

West Edinburgh Link

How much this proposal is going to cost and what sources of funding you are using for and to see the environmental impact report these changes will have and a full detail of all Materials being proposed and what they will be made from.

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 32243. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 27/05/2021

Teachers

Gender of teachers at schools.

Files

Request no. 32244. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 30/04/2021

Children's Service's

Please may we have your placements teams email address and/or children’s commissioning teams email address?

Resolution

Information provided

Request no. 32245. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 26/05/2021

Cycle Lane / Spaces For People Initiative

I request the public figures for cycle accidents recorded within each of the Spaces for People schemes for the 3 years leading up to 2020 (2017/2018/2019) and then since then (2020/2021).

Files

Request no. 32246. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 26/05/2021

Supporting primary schools recover from the pandemic

Any CEC policies, procedures, strategies or action plans to support primary schools in assisting children to catch up on lost time/learning and in pre-school settings during the COVID pandemic and any guidance?

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Request no. 32250. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 26/05/2021

School crossing patrol sites

The locations of school crossing patrol sites. Staffed times. Or times when there is a school crossing patroller present on the site during a normal school day.

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Request no. 32251. Received: 29/04/2021, Resolved: 02/06/2021

Newbridge Roundabout

I would like to know how many times the road from the Newbridge Roundabout (A89) to the Kirkliston Junction (B800) has been patched / fixed and I would also like to know how many times the road has had call outs for repairs.

Files

Request no. 32254. Received: 29/04/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021

21/00877/PAN Redevelopment

I would like all discussion emails and notes of meetings between Edinburgh Planning Department and Union c/o Ryden Planning regarding 21/00877/PAN - Redevelopment of existing office for residential flatted accommodation.

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Request no. 32255. Received: 29/04/2021, Resolved: 27/05/2021

Potholes 2020/21

1. How much money has been spent in repairing potholes in Edinburgh roads in the past financial year - ie April 2020 to April 2021 2. How many potholes were reported in the same period, and how many were fixed ?

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Request no. 32256. Received: 29/04/2021, Resolved: 27/05/2021

Spaces For People

Who specifically drew up the plans for Edinburgh Spaces for People, what are their qualifications, and which councillors agreed to its implementation?

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Request no. 32257. Received: 29/04/2021, Resolved: 27/05/2021

Spaces For People

Were the Emergency Services consulted prior to implementation of these measures . What were their comments about the installation of the bollards ?

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Request no. 32258. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Teacher Diversity in Secondary Schools

How many Black and Asian staff work as teachers in Edinburgh secondary schools please?

Request no. 32260. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 26/05/2021

Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership Chief Officer

Please confirm if the Chief Officer of your Local Authorities Health and Social Care Partnership is remunerated & payrolled by yourself as the LA or the NHS Trust covering your geographical area and other questions.

Resolution

The Chief Officer of the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership is on the payroll of the City of Edinburgh Council.

Request no. 32261. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 26/05/2021

Canal View Primary School

For the last 5 vacant teaching posts at Canal View Primary School, can I read the advertised job description? Also the Mindfulness/Yoga Coach and all versions of the Home Link job description.

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Request no. 32262. Received: 29/04/2021, Resolved: 31/05/2021 16:25:00

Council Store lease - Ravelston Park to Blackhall Primary Football

Can the Council please supply full details of the lease agreement [2008] signed between Blackhall Primary School Football and the Council, for the Storage Unit in Ravelston Park, EH4 3RU.

Request no. 32265. Received: 29/04/2021, Resolved: 27/05/2021

Gordon Street and Easter Road in Edinburgh

Confirmation as to whether the maintenance and upkeep of above area is responsibility of CEC? Confirmation of inspection interval which has been identified. All records/correspondence relating to the above locus from 8 April 2018 to date

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Request no. 32268. Received: 29/04/2021, Resolved: 27/05/2021

Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review Group

The Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review Group met on Monday March 15. Request for minutes of the meeting.

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Request no. 32269. Received: 30/04/2021, Resolved: 31/05/2021

Workforce Noise Exposure Questionnaire

This information requested is related to workforce noise exposure when collecting recycling waste, which may be conducted in house or by a third-party contractor on your behalf.

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Request no. 32270. Received: 29/04/2021

Childrens Services referrals

For 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20 and 2021: Number of referrals to Children’s Services & their ethnicities, total assessed under Children Act & their ethnicities, and outcome of each assessment.

Request no. 32272. Received: 30/04/2021, Resolved: 31/05/2021

Land Sale Date

Regarding the yellow shaded area of the plan of City of Edinburgh Council ownership at Cammo Estate, published under request 31898, what date was this land sold by the Council?

Resolution

The date of sale was 31 March 2016.

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Request no. 32274. Received: 29/04/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021

Accessibility Training

Who provides the training (internal, if external who)? What guidance do you provide to the training documents/guidance. Can you also let me know the makeup of the webteam - number of employees, structure, is there an accessibility team etc

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Request no. 32275. Received: 30/04/2021, Resolved: 31/05/2021 15:45:00

Review

Let me know if the council holds any information which indicates that the opinion of the Monitoring Officer in post at the time of the “xxxx Review, was not sought regarding the “xxxx Review within a year of the review’s completion?

Request no. 32276. Received: 27/04/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Lothian Pension Fund

A list of ALL types of alternative asset investments, including private equity, venture capital, distressed debt, mezzanine, fund of funds, infrastructure, natural resources, real estate and private debt partnerships in which LPF is an investor.

Resolution

Information provided.

Request no. 32277. Received: 30/04/2021, Resolved: 01/06/2021

Gracemount Avenue, Edinburgh

All details of prior accidents and complaints, Any documents showing or tending to show why the surface of the pavement was changed in November 2020; and why road works were placed there on the 24th November 2020.

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Request no. 32278. Received: 30/04/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021

Spaces for People Infrastructure

The amount of reported health and safety incidents involving the spaces for people infrastructure including any reported near misses, number of insurance claims, expected amount of incidents, pre installation risk assessment.

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Request no. 32279. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 29/06/2021

Elm Row, London Road and Leith Way - Roundabout

Dates of all safety inspections undertaken on the carriageway in the two years preceding the date of your incident and complaints. The defect intervention criteria adopted in relation to the identification of all categories of carriageway.

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 32280. Received: 29/04/2021, Resolved: 29/06/2021

Unused Computer Equipment

How many computer users there are at your organisation in total, where the old computer and other technology and electronic items are going when they are replaced and other questions.

Resolution

Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 32282. Received: 30/04/2021, Resolved: 07/06/2021

Wardlaw Place, Edinburgh

Inspection and maintenance information for Wardlaw Place, Edinburgh.

Resolution

Information provided.

Request no. 32289. Received: 30/04/2021, Resolved: 01/06/2021

Petroleum Storage - 10 Picardy Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3JT

We understand that there was historically some petroleum storage on the site, and we would like to review the information that the Council may hold in respect of this storage. The site was historically known as Dunedin Garage.

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Request no. 32330. Received: 26/04/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

Handling of Planning Application

How many Stage 2 requests to investigate a planning decision have been filed with CEC over the past 12 months May 2020 to April 2021? How many cases were allegations made that the planning decision contravened the Guidance for Householders?

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Request no. 32816. Received: 28/04/2021, Resolved: 12/07/2021

Survey of Education Budgets 2021-2022

Questionnaire in relation to Education Budgets, comparing 2020/21 and 2021/22.

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