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Request no. 32284. Received: 03/05/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021 17:23:00


How many planters are being placed on streets adjacent to schools. Broken down by street name, And cost per planter, and cost to get planter to destination, data in table format please.


Request no. 32285. Received: 03/05/2021, Resolved: 02/06/2021

Public Toilets

Please list for 2020 how many council-maintained public toilets were changed from female or male toilets to gender-neutral toilets? Public toilets were closed in 2020? Please list this for 2019 and 2018.


Request no. 32286. Received: 03/05/2021, Resolved: 03/06/2021 16:34:00


A full copy of all recorded information detailing the services international law expectations under the UN Convention of Rights of Persons with Disabilities regarding its disabled service users.

Request no. 32287. Received: 03/05/2021, Resolved: 02/06/2021

Education, Children and Families Committee

I would like to see a copy of the research report and the implementation programme referenced in the minutes 15 November 2011 (under item 11) and 12 December 2012 (item number 8.1).


Request no. 32288. Received: 03/05/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021


What were the total number of books borrowed by library users during: a) 1/4/18 to 31/3/19 b) 1/4/19 to 31/3/20 c) 1/4/20 to 31/3/21 What is the total value of current outstanding library fines? Fines written off in the FY 2020-21?


Request no. 32290. Received: 03/05/2021, Resolved: 27/05/2021

New Houses / Flats

How many new houses / flats have been given planning between 2016 & 2021. And how many are planned between 2021 & 2026.


Request no. 32292. Received: 03/05/2021, Resolved: 02/06/2021

Home Education

The number of children newly registered as Elective Home Education (EHE) in September 2019 and in September 2020.


Request no. 32295. Received: 03/05/2021, Resolved: 31/08/2021

Spaces for People Projects

Please supply the date you consulted all emergency services, in Edinburgh in connection with the spaces for people projects, and addresses you wrote to for police Scotland, Scottish fire rescue services, and Scottish ambulance service.

Request no. 32296. Received: 04/05/2021, Resolved: 11/06/2021

SfP Quiet Route from Greenbank to Meadows

Please supply details of all contacts who have provided feedback, opinions or any input since 2019 to the design or initial/ongoing implementation.


Request no. 32297. Received: 04/05/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021


In view of the fact planters are now appearing on various streets, have the correct impact quality assessments been done? Who is maintaining these planters, please supply company / individual name and at what cost.


Request no. 32298. Received: 04/05/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021

List of all repairs

Can you supply a list of all repairs, investigations and improvements made to 13 Dumbryden Gardens, Edinburgh over the last 20 years.


Request no. 32309. Received: 04/05/2021, Resolved: 02/06/2021

Electric Car Charging Points

By calendar year, between and including the years of 2010 and 2020, how many publicly available electric vehicle charging points I reference electric vehicle charging points being owned by the council, I mean “owned and/or operated by the council.


Request no. 32312. Received: 05/05/2021, Resolved: 03/06/2021

Maintenance of Overhanging Trees

What are the Council’s responsibilities regarding the maintenance of trees – particularly branches overhanging transport routes? Has the Council carried out any work regarding overhanging branches at Cameron Toll in the last year?


Request no. 32313. Received: 05/05/2021, Resolved: 03/06/2021

Statutory Sickness Policy

Occupational sick/Statutory Sickness policy for employees eg x weeks on full pay then x on reduced? Policy on making reasonable adjustment for disabled employees - Equality Act 2010.


Request no. 32314. Received: 05/05/2021, Resolved: 08/06/2021

The Royal High Primary School Budget

The Royal High Primary School budget, spending and overspend made this year by current head teacher. The time period for this request is from 1 April 2020 until 31 March 2021.


Budget - £1,332,754

Expenditure - £1,358,889

Overspend - £26,135

Request no. 32318. Received: 05/05/2021, Resolved: 06/05/2021

Taxi and private hire

Details of current taxi and private hire booking office licenses, Details of current taxi and private hire driver licenses (current numbers, breakdown of taxi/private hire and of operating company)

Request no. 32319. Received: 05/05/2021, Resolved: 03/06/2021

Environmental Review - 10 Picardy Place

Seven questions including: Has the site been identified for inspection or further review under the Council's Contaminated Land Strategy (or other Part 2A undertaking)?


Request no. 32320. Received: 05/05/2021, Resolved: 03/06/2021

Local Development Plans (LDPs)

Did the Council undertake Pre-Main Issues Report (Pre-MIR) public consultation for each LDP prepared? 2. If so, please provide the dates on which the process of Pre-MIR public consultation commenced.


Request no. 32321. Received: 05/05/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021

Criminal Justice Social Work Reports

How many Criminal Justice Social Work Reports have been done for convicted offenders living in hostels, B&Bs, temporary accommodation, or were otherwise classed as having no fixed abode due to homelessness?


Request no. 32325. Received: 05/05/2021, Resolved: 03/06/2021

Statutory Notice 07/00540/24_R

Please provide the redacted project file in relation to Statutory Notice 07/00540/24/R.

Request no. 32326. Received: 06/05/2021, Resolved: 28/05/2021

Site at 5A Jordan Lane, Edinburgh

Request for a search of your records in relation to potentially contaminative past last uses within and in close proximity to the site area.


Request no. 32332. Received: 06/05/2021, Resolved: 21/07/2021

Disabled Facilities Grant

What was your Disabled Facilities Grant budget for the period from 1st April 2019 to 31 March 2020? What proportion of the budget mentioned above was spent on DFGs during the period from 1st April 2019 to 31 March 2020?


Closed. No clarification received.

Request no. 32337. Received: 06/05/2021, Resolved: 04/06/2021

Risk Assessment

I would like a copy of the risk assessment which took place prior to erecting a planter on the road on the bottom of Baberton Mains Wynd.


Please refer to the following attached document which covers all the planters at schools including Juniper Green School:

32337 SfP Design Risk Assessment - School VP's


Request no. 32340. Received: 06/05/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Belford Road, Edinburgh

Information including sight of any written or electronic communication detailing records of inspection / incidents / maintenance / complaints /copy of inspection policy of pavements and intervention levels from March 2019 to date.

Request no. 32345. Received: 07/05/2021, Resolved: 07/05/2021

Secure/Non-Secure Transport Services for Children and Young People

Please may we have your Children’s Lead Commissioner email address?


Information provided

Request no. 32346. Received: 04/05/2021, Resolved: 05/07/2021

Complaint - Spaces for People Project

Please provide me with all the documentation to support this. I have received to information on the scheme to date. I look forward to a response to every question asked in my complaint, along with all data requested.


Closed - no clarification received.

Request no. 32348. Received: 07/05/2021, Resolved: 07/06/2021

SfP - Walk Wheel and Cycle

Please provide a full list of all Spaces for People schemes, with budget split out, in terms of direct benefits provided and any negative consequences of reduced accessibility.


Request no. 32350. Received: 06/05/2021, Resolved: 04/06/2021

Inspection Records

Inspection Records - 18-22 Forth View Avenue, Currie, Edinburgh EH14 5RA I would like a copy of the inspection records for the location from 22nd September 2018 to 30th September 2019.


Please refer to the following attached document which identifies all City of Edinburgh Council inspections carried out in this period:

32350 Forth View Avenue Inspections


Request no. 32353. Received: 07/05/2021, Resolved: 10/06/2021

Supported Living Services

May I know if the tenders for supported living services and accommodation for 16 plus and/or young adults with learning disabilities transitioning to independent living in City of Edinburgh that were floated by public tender from 2015 to date?


We do not hold any contracts for supported living services and accommodation for 16 plus and/or young adults with learning disabilities transitioning to independent living in City of Edinburgh.

Request no. 32354. Received: 07/05/2021, Resolved: 03/06/2021

Statutory Notices 07/00540 & 07/00541

Please provide full redacted files for above Statutory Notices for 62 Albion Road EH7 5QZ 2007 completed 2009.

Request no. 32355. Received: 07/05/2021, Resolved: 07/06/2021

Spaces For People

Scheme name and category eg City Centre (CC), Town Centres (TC), Travelling Safely (TS), Spaces for Exercise (SfE), Public Proposals – Commonplace (CP), Schools (Schs)


Request no. 32366. Received: 10/05/2021, Resolved: 11/05/2021

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. 32368. Received: 10/05/2021

YouTube links

From 31/12/2019 to 07/05/2020, were there any requests received by the authority which contained YouTube links in the request?

Request no. 32369. Received: 10/05/2021, Resolved: 07/06/2021

Covid-19 breaches

Request the following information regarding breaches of Covid-19 restrictions in council run care homes in the UK.


Request no. 32370. Received: 10/05/2021, Resolved: 07/06/2021

Spaces for People

I would like to see the risk assessments report for work on Gilmerton Road specifically the segregated cycle lanes and the various different road layouts and signage. Report in relation to the disabled, the elderly and young children.


The attached Risk Assessment is regarding the SfP measures up to Rutherford Drive. The work that has been installed south of Rutherford Drive is not part of the SfP programme.


Request no. 32374. Received: 10/05/2021, Resolved: 07/06/2021

Planted Trees

The number of trees planted in compensation for those felled as part of onshore wind farm development on Scotland's national forests and lands, under the Control of Woodland Removal Policy, from 1 January 2000 to 31 December 2019.


There has been no compensatory tree planting for those felled as part of onshore wind farm development on Scotland's national forests and lands, . There have also been no planning approvals for such development in Edinburgh.

Request no. 32382. Received: 10/05/2021, Resolved: 08/06/2021

List of Contractors - Meadowbank Sports Stadium Complex

I request a full list of all main contractors, consultants, sub-contractors & suppliers (including postal address/postcode and office telephone number details involved on the Meadowbank Sports Stadium Complex. .


Request no. 32383. Received: 10/05/2021, Resolved: 07/06/2021

List of Contractors - Wester Hailes Education Centre - Redevelopment

Request a full list of all main contractors, consultants, sub-contractors & suppliers (including postal address/postcode and office telephone number details involved on the Wester Hailes Education Centre - Redevelopment.


Request no. 32385. Received: 10/05/2021, Resolved: 25/06/2021


Please could you tell me the number of complaints you have received about potholes since April last year and the exact location. How many potholes have been fixed and compensation, if any, has been paid out to motorists for damage.


Request no. 32394. Received: 10/05/2021, Resolved: 07/06/2021

Road Safety Inspections

Road Safety Inspections - Site history report for Stanley Street (EH15) including Condition Survey and Maintenance Management Reports for said street between 1st January 2019 and 31st March 2021.


Request no. 32395. Received: 11/05/2021, Resolved: 08/06/2021

Disabled parking spaces fines

The number of fixed penalty notices issued by the council for the following offences in the last year (2020): Parked in a designated disabled person’s parking place without displaying a valid disabled person’s badge.


2480 Penalty Charge Notices were issued under contravention code 40: ‘parked in a designated disabled persons’ parking place without displaying a valid disabled persons’ parking badge’ in the year 2020.

Request no. 32396. Received: 11/05/2021, Resolved: 21/05/2021

Private Investments Performance

Quarterly cash-flow reports from Q1, Q2, Q3 2020, of all private capital investments. Including private equity, real estate, natural resources, infrastructure, venture, and private debt funds.


The Council does not hold any such investments, therefore there is no information to provide.

Request no. 32397. Received: 11/05/2021, Resolved: 09/06/2021

Buckstone Avenue - Footpath Repairs

Where the contract has been awarded and at what cost, to include detailed specification.


Request no. 32399. Received: 11/05/2021, Resolved: 11/06/2021 13:55:00

Consultation to Acquire Part of Ravelston Park

All emails between the Council and Blackhall Community Trust, relating to the Consultation/Ownership/Common Good, between May 2019 and the present (May 2021).


Request no. 32400. Received: 11/05/2021, Resolved: 31/08/2021

Melrose Drive, Edinburgh

Melrose Drive, Edinburgh, for the period from 1st January 2020 to date.


Request no. 32401. Received: 11/05/2021, Resolved: 08/06/2021

Silverknowes Road, Edinburgh

What category is this road? What is the inspection frequency? When was this road last investigated? Have you received any complaints or reports regarding this road? If so how many.


Request no. 32408. Received: 11/05/2021, Resolved: 07/06/2021

Parking Tickets for Cockburn Street

How many parking tickets have been issued in Cockburn Street since 1 March 2021?


We can confirm that a total of 127 parking tickets have been issued in Cockburn Street between 01/03/2021 and 26/05/2021.

Request no. 32409. Received: 11/05/2021, Resolved: 09/06/2021

Expired Contracts

Can you advise if a new contract has been/will be awarded for this service and if so what the new contract details are (in the same format as below


Request no. 32411. Received: 11/05/2021, Resolved: 01/07/2021

Service Area Mangers & ISO Certifications

Details of Quality Manager, Health and Safety Manager, IT systems Manager, Energy Manager, Environmental Manager. Current ISO certifications held and recertification dates. And current certification bodies for the certificates.


See attached response


Request no. 32413. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 03/08/2021

Unmet care and support

Hours of care/support unmet & number of people. Number awaiting hospital discharge. Minimum, maximum & average length of time awaiting service allocation. Obstacles to providing services. Council meeting minutes, internal minutes, reports.


Request no. 32414. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 09/06/2021

Deaths in last 5 years

Number of deaths registered with City of Edinburgh Council for each of the last 5 years (individually 2016-2020 (including 2020) and not in 'financial' years terms)

Request no. 32415. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 09/06/2021

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice (​TTRN) - Braid Road

I would like to see the renewed TTRN (or TTRO) for the reopening of Braid Rd / Quiet Route, the original of which began on April 9 and expired on April 30.


Please refer to the following attached documents:

32415 COVID Emergency TTRO Notice

32415 Braid Road TTRO


Request no. 32416. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 09/06/2021

Spaces For People

Minutes of the meetings where the changes to Edinburgh roads and the Spaces for People plans were presented discussed voted on and approved.

Request no. 32418. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 09/06/2021

Spaces For People

Please supply a list of all people and organisations who were consulted over the spaces for people schemes in Edinburgh.


Request no. 32423. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 09/06/2021

Homeless Applications

Number provided accommodation & received from EEA nationals. Number ineligible & overturned. Time between application receipt & decision being issued & amended. Procedures, policies, guidance, protocols etc. regarding handling EEA national cases.


Request no. 32424. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 08/06/2021

Planning Application

E-mails sent to Councillor Hal Osler relating to planning application Ref. No: 20/04514/FUL.


There is no such correspondence held.

Request no. 32428. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 09/06/2021

PAT testing

To request the following information in regards to PAT testing (electrical equipment testing) carried out on your behalf.


Request no. 32429. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 21/05/2021

Business Rates

List of business rates credits you currently hold in the name of One Stop Stores, One Stop, One Stop Stores Limited, Day and Nite Stores or variations thereof.


No information held, as none of the variations of the business names mentioned above can be found on the Council’s credit reports.

Request no. 32430. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 10/06/2021

Lauriston Castle

Request for a redacted copy of service agreements/contracts between Lauriston Castle Trust and MIMi's.


Please refer to the following attached redacted copy of the contract/s between the Council and Mimi’s Teahouse Ltd.:

32430 Cafe Concession with Mimis

32430 Variation for Mobile Units


Request no. 32433. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 10/06/2021

Strategic Framework Grants

Number of Strategic Framework Grants awarded to businesses not registered for non-domestic rates (and without copy of the lease agreement).


Request no. 32434. Received: 13/05/2021, Resolved: 10/06/2021

Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994

Please provide the names, committees they served on and dates between which the councillors the local authority were legally obliged to nominate as Trustees of the Lauriston Castle Trust.


Request no. 32436. Received: 13/05/2021, Resolved: 10/06/2021

Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973

Names, committees they served on and dates between which the councillors the local authority were legally obliged to nominate as Trustees of the Lauriston Castle Trust. All documentation in relation to the nominations.


Request no. 32438. Received: 13/05/2021, Resolved: 11/06/2021

Hybrid & Public Cloud Strategy

Questions relating to the use of hybrid cloud within public sector organisations in line with the Government Digital Service’s (GDS) guidance on ‘public sector use of the Public Cloud’.


Request no. 32440. Received: 13/05/2021, Resolved: 10/06/2021

Lauriston Castle Trust

2.30, p. 6, Governance Review - Option two - Did this nominate the members of the Finance and budget Committee as Trustees of the Lauriston Castle Trust? If not who were/are the Trustees and under what legal authority were the Trustees set aside.


Request no. 32446. Received: 13/05/2021, Resolved: 11/06/2021

Sustainable Rates

Sustainable rates will be for 2 year olds and 3-5 year olds in Partner Provider Nurseries from August 2021, and will the Meal Allowance be included within this figure or paid separately? The amount of the Meal Allowance which nurseries will receive.


Request no. 32447. Received: 13/05/2021, Resolved: 04/08/2021

Roads Maintenance Budget

Roads maintenance budget for 20/21 and 21/22. Pavement & pathways budget for same. How much was spent on temporary repairs, and how much on permanent repairs.


Request no. 32448. Received: 13/05/2021, Resolved: 11/06/2021

West Edinburgh All Party Oversight Group

Please confirm whether there has been any further meetings since 23 September 2020. If so, I should be grateful if you provide copies of all documents relating to any such meetings, including agendas, reports, minutes and meeting notes.


There have been no further meetings.

Request no. 32449. Received: 13/05/2021, Resolved: 11/06/2021

Prisoner Voting

Can you please tell me how many prisoners held at HMP Edinburgh on 12 December 2019 were eligible to vote in the UK General Election held that day.


we are unable to provide you with the information requested because it is not held by the Council. We believe that this would be held by the Scottish Prison Service.

Request no. 32451. Received: 13/05/2021, Resolved: 17/05/2021

Temporary door

Temporary door not been replaced.



Request no. 32452. Received: 14/05/2021, Resolved: 11/06/2021

Juniper Avenue and Belmont Road, Edinburgh

Details of all works, planned or otherwise, whether or not the pavement is adopted, details from the Council’s risk register and all other documentation relating to the above locus from the period of 1 April 2019 to date.


Request no. 32453. Received: 14/05/2021, Resolved: 14/06/2021

Hermiston Gait Retail Park, Cutlins Road, Edinburgh EH11 4DG

Above address in relation to contaminated land, landfill, issues with site or adjoining properties, private water supply, flooding, and LAAPC/LAPPC authorisations.


Request no. 32454. Received: 14/05/2021, Resolved: 11/06/2021


Is the Council legally entitled to place planters on the roads near schools?


Request no. 32455. Received: 14/05/2021

Road Changes

The justifications for the road changes in Edinburgh

Request no. 32456. Received: 14/05/2021, Resolved: 11/06/2021


Questions relating to the collection of party political subscriptions from councillors allowances in 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.


The Council does not collect, from councillors allowances, funds which are then passed to a political party.

Request no. 32457. Received: 14/05/2021, Resolved: 14/06/2021

RIDDOR Reports

Was accident reported? Request copies of any report forms. Confirm whether the accident been investigated and whether a factual statement and photographs have been prepared.


Information is withheld under section 34(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Request no. 32458. Received: 14/05/2021, Resolved: 22/06/2021

Disabled children’s Occupational Therapy (OT) Services

Request the following information in relation to disabled children’s occupational therapy (OT) services within the council: current average timeframe from referral, what currently is the longest waiting time from referral for an assessment?


Request no. 32459. Received: 14/05/2021, Resolved: 14/06/2021

Instructions to Housing Officers

Request the full range of instructions that housing officers employed either at or for Edinburgh City Council receive from their superiors, up to including the Chief Executive of the City of Edinburgh Council, where applicable.


Request no. 32460. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 10/06/2021

Licensed Dog Boarders

List of licensed dog boarders in the Edinburgh region.


Request no. 32461. Received: 12/05/2021, Resolved: 10/06/2021

New local road lay-outs - Braid Road (SfP)

Disclosure of all records relating to the deliberation, discussion and reasoning that has gone into these revised road layouts?


Request no. 32462. Received: 14/05/2021, Resolved: 14/06/2021


Last 5 years: Number of LED streetlights. Amount spent on running, installing and maintaining LED street lighting. Complaints regarding energy efficient street lighting. Money saved per month in 2020-21. When all lights will be switched.


Request no. 32463. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 07/06/2021

Company Communications

Any written communications the council has had with the company 4M. Any internal council communications that refer to the company 4M.

Request no. 32465. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 07/07/2021

West Craigs South - Environmental Assessment

Waste management facilities; Contaminative uses including fuel tank records; Pollution controls/incidents, Hazardous substances;


Request no. 32468. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 15/06/2021

Overhanging Trees

Trees overhanging at Cameron Toll roundabout and all along road to the New Edinburgh Hospital - Are the trees subject to Or not subject to the tree protections scheme?


Request no. 32471. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 25/08/2021 12:13:00

Ravelston Park and its Fields in Trust

The 'Minute of Agreement' agreed between Ravelston Park owners (The Council) and Fields in Trust.

Request no. 32472. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 18/06/2021

(GIRFEC) - Getting it Right for Every Child - Policy

The polices and information you provide to practitioners on your web-site do not appear to be in line with the Supreme Court ruling. Please provide information.


Request no. 32474. Received: 17/05/2021

Grafitti vandalism

Which date grafitti vandalism issues reported in these streets were resolved 1. Rankeillior Street 2. Marshall Street

Request no. 32475. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 14/06/2021

Salamander Yards, Leith

During our site walkover survey, a fuel tank was noted within the western site area, adjacent to the main building, and therefore we were looking to see if you have any information pertaining to the presence of any fuel tanks at the site.


We have been unable to locate any information in the zone requested.

Request no. 32478. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 15/06/2021

Road Defect

Jan 2019 to May 2021 regarding road defect running from 42 to 46 Polwarth Gardens: Any report of the road defect. Any personal injury caused by the road defect. Any Inspections carried out by the Council covering the road area.


Request no. 32479. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 14/06/2021

Risk Assessment

Request for a copy of the Risk Assessment with regards to the placement of the unmarked/no signage planter at the entrance to Bonaly Brae


Request no. 32480. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 15/06/2021

Spaces For People

Tender process advertisement. Relationships with those awarded contracts. Why bollards are plastic. Date temporary measures end. Money for removal. Date roads return to previous widths. Cost of removal on Drum Brae. Injury & complaints numbers.


Request no. 32481. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 14/06/2021

Spaces for People Project

(1) I would like copies of the risk assessments for the Spaces for people project (2) What qualifications did those carrying out the assessments have (3) What legislation was used to pass this project as to the planning system


Request no. 32482. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 15/06/2021

Lauriston Castle

List of all trees in the grounds of Lauriston Castle that are subject to preservation orders, and each tree location.


There is currently no Tree Preservation Order on any tree in the grounds of Lauriston Castle.

Request no. 32484. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 15/06/2021

Lauriston Castle Trees

Detailed assessments/reports of each tree. Were any of the trees subject to a preservation order? - Identify them & provide all communications in relation to the preservation order and work carried out.


Request no. 32496. Received: 17/05/2021, Resolved: 25/06/2021

Street Lighting around 46 to 62 West Pilton Grove, Edinburgh

Lighting: Works carried out, best practice, training, installation records, complaints, inspections, defects, incorrect installations, maintenance and repairs, correspondence with contractors and third-parties.


Request no. 32498. Received: 18/05/2021, Resolved: 14/06/2021

Homecare and Supported Living

What hourly rate (£ per hour) does your council currently (financial year 2020/2021) pay to external providers of: 1. Homecare Services 2. Supported Living Services


1. Standard approved rate is £17.46
2. Standard approved rate is £17.46, but can be higher where agreed on an individual basis depending on complexity of need

Request no. 32499. Received: 18/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

Domestic Water Charges

A list of properties within your Council area that have Domestic water charges. Please provide the addresses of any residential properties that have Water Rates on their Council Tax.


Request no. 32500. Received: 18/05/2021, Resolved: 16/06/2021

Adult Carer Support Plans and Young Carer Statements 2019/2020 and 2020/2021

Several questions in regard to the ACSPs and YCPs that have been completed in FY 2019/2020 and FY 2020/2021.


Request no. 32502. Received: 18/05/2021, Resolved: 21/07/2021

Medical Redeployment

Number of employees who have been on the medical redeployment list and have failed to secure a post within 12 weeks, had led to their dismissal due to their capability.


Closed - No clarification received.

Request no. 32503. Received: 18/05/2021, Resolved: 19/07/2021

Global Warming

Could you provide me with the answer to the questions listed below for the years 2016-2021: How much money had been spent on subsidence repairs? How much money is spent on structural repairs in general per year? other questions.


Closed. No clarification received.

Request no. 32504. Received: 18/05/2021, Resolved: 16/06/2021

Sexual Harassment

Last 5 years: Number of complaints received re sexual harassment of women on the streets by Council workers. Number of workshops/courses covering the topic, and number of courses/workshops covering any topics of male violence/workplace harassment.


Request no. 32507. Received: 18/05/2021, Resolved: 14/06/2021

Scotland LA Newbuild & Development Company Enquiry

Request the following questions relating to affordable housing development and newbuilds built by the council or a development company on behalf of the council:


Request no. 32508. Received: 18/05/2021, Resolved: 08/06/2021


Number of staff employed, budget for team, money spent on items, number of Presiding Officers & Polling Clerks and their training, number of 'tendered' ballot papers issued. All candidates/parties on the final ballot paper given to voters?


Cancelled by requester.

Request no. 32510. Received: 19/05/2021, Resolved: 17/06/2021

Challenges faced during the pandemic

Number of employees & those remote working from March 2020. Investments to support remote working & budget origin. Continue using remote working post-COVID?. Further investment in resources. Prevention from remote working. Cyber-attacks.


Request no. 32511. Received: 19/05/2021, Resolved: 12/07/2021

School Year

How many requests to repeat a school year in 2021/22 has the council received? From P1- S6. How many requests have been approved by the council? Could you give me the same information approvals by year for last 10 years.


Request no. 32512. Received: 19/05/2021, Resolved: 25/06/2021

Schooling Numbers Scotland

Academic years 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21, in September: Number of school aged children registered as living in Edinburgh, number registered at schools, number of home schooled children registered, number registered as educated in some other manner.


Request no. 32518. Received: 19/05/2021, Resolved: 24/05/2021

CCTV Footage

Location: 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh Bioquarter, EDINBURGH, Midlothian EH16 4SA.


The information you seek is held by the NHS

Request no. 32519. Received: 19/05/2021, Resolved: 21/06/2021

Ravelston Dykes Footpath

Inspection regime, when inspected prior to 10/8/19 & were any defects noted, when inspected after 10/08/19 & were any defects noted, & number of complaints. Details of all defects, inspection/maintenance records & complaints.


Request no. 32520. Received: 19/05/2021, Resolved: 17/06/2021

Stonewall, Mermaids, TIE Materials

Whether your schools use materials created, or endorsed by, the following organisations: Whether Council has paid money, or made donations to, these organisations. If so, specify amounts. Copies of any materials used in your schools.


Request no. 32521. Received: 19/05/2021, Resolved: 17/06/2021

Windows 7 and XP Use

Number of instances of Windows 7 in operation & number of devices running it. Number of instances of Windows XP in operation & number of devices running it. Name of officer responsible for maintaining and delivering legacy applications.


Request no. 32522. Received: 19/05/2021, Resolved: 02/09/2021

Ellen's Glen Road, Edinburgh EH16 6GA

All maintenance, repairs and full service reports of the road, pathway and wall and all inspection records of the road, pathway and wall at the above described location. Any photographs held. From May 2016 to May 2021.


Request no. 32523. Received: 19/05/2021, Resolved: 17/06/2021

Local Welfare Assistance Scheme

2020/21: Amount spent, budget, percentage on admin costs versus grants, percentage on furniture and/or white goods, number of completed applications, successful & referrals, percentage of items provided. Percentages of future budget origins.


Request no. 32529. Received: 19/05/2021, Resolved: 17/06/2021

Reablement/Long-Term Care

Do you use a scheduling system within your Reablement/Long Term Care at Home service? Do you use a Real-Time Monitoring Solution within your Reablement/Long Term Care at Home service? Number of carers?


Request no. 32530. Received: 20/05/2021, Resolved: 14/06/2021

Farm Animal Species

Request in relation to farm animal species only during the year of 2020: Do you enforce farmed animal welfare legislation? How many welfare complaints did you receive and how many did you investigate?


Request no. 32531. Received: 20/05/2021, Resolved: 06/07/2021

Lauriston Castle

Details if all interactions, meetings and decisions the Council have made in relation to the estate management of Lauriston Castle.


Request no. 32532. Received: 20/05/2021, Resolved: 16/07/2021

Council Homes

The number of council homes in the local authority area currently awaiting emergency repairs? Details of the repairs which need to be carried out and how long and provide estimate costs for the work - or any forecasts you have?


Request no. 32533. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

2015 - 2020 Burials and Cremations

Please can you provide the Total number of cremations and Total number of burials from each year from 2015 to end of 2020.

Request no. 32534. Received: 20/05/2021, Resolved: 10/08/2021

Council Accommodation

How many Disabled people living in accommodation in properties that are on the first floor or above (ie non-ground floor properties), across Council area? How many residents with personal emergency evacuation plans in accommodation?


Request no. 32535. Received: 20/05/2021, Resolved: 15/06/2021

Tree and Woodland/urban forest management strategies/policies

All of Edinburgh councils Tree and Woodland/urban forest management strategies/policies. This refers to whole management strategies, not singular policies such as tree preservation orders or tree conservation policies.


Request no. 32536. Received: 23/05/2021, Resolved: 21/07/2021

Residential Planning Applications

How many residential planning applications for an amendment to an existing dwelling has Edinburgh Council received since 1st January 2017 which have involved addition of a bungalow, rear extension side window?


Information provided

Request no. 32547. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 21/06/2021

Payments to Contraflow Ltd

Please advise all amounts paid to date on CT 2676.


The total value of monies paid to date on this contract are £246,443.
We are unable to provide a further breakdown as this information is commercially sensitive.

Request no. 32548. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 22/06/2021

Urban Forestry Strategy 1991

Request for access to the Edinburgh District Council's 1991 Urban Forestry Strategy.


We are unable to locate a copy of this document in electronic or hard copy.

Request no. 32549. Received: 20/05/2021, Resolved: 15/06/2021

Spaces for People Road Layout Changes

Please supply a copy of the following in relation to the ‘Spaces for People’ layout modifications: Minto Street/ Mayfield Gardens/ Craigmillar Park and Causewayside/ Mayfield Road.


Request no. 32550. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 15/06/2021

Disabled Parking Exclusivity

Questions relating to the Scottish Government's view that local Authorities can specify disabled bays to individual Blue Badge holders, subject to exceptional circumstances and at the discretion of the local Authority.


Request no. 32551. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 15/06/2021

Carbon Footprint for SfP scheme

1. What is the total carbon footprint for the 'places for people' scheme? 2. How much modal shift has taken place?


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

Request no. 32552. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Burials and Cremations

Please could you give me the numbers of burials and cremations for 2017 to 2020.

Request no. 32553. Received: 20/05/2021, Resolved: 08/07/2021

Water of Leith Pathway - Gorgie

Could you would provide us with the following information regarding the pedestrian pathway following the Water of Leith marked yellow on the enclosed map. From 1 January 2018 to date.


Request no. 32554. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 15/06/2021

Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 - Sections 1, 3, 4, 5, 30, 33, 35, 36, 37, 40, 42, 50 and 146

All notices served or orders made by City of Edinburgh Council, from 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021 under the legislation listed above


No notices have been served or are extant under this legislation.

Request no. 32555. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 17/06/2021

Building (Scotland) Act 2003: Sections 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30

Several questions relating to notices served or orders made by City of Edinburgh Council, from 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021 under the legislation listed above.


Request no. 32556. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 16/06/2021

High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013: Section 8

Questions relating to notices served or orders made by City of Edinburgh Council, from 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021 under the legislation listed above.


Request no. 32557. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 16/06/2021

Housing (Scotland) Act 1987: Sections 88, 89, 90, 91, 108, 114, 115, 157, 160, 161, 162, 166, 167, 169, 178 and 184

Questions relating to notices served or orders made by City of Edinburgh Council, from 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021 under the legislation listed above


Request no. 32558. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 16/06/2021

Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982: Sections 87, 90, 92, 95 and 96

Questions relating to notices served or orders made by City of Edinburgh Council, from 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021 under the legislation listed above.


S87. For owner property repairs we use the City of Edinburgh District Council Order Confirmation Act 1991.
S90, S92. We would not use these sections of the Act.
S95 and S96. We do not need to use these sections of the Act.

Request no. 32559. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 18/06/2021

Environmental Protection Act 1990: Section 80

Questions relating to notices served or orders made by City of Edinburgh Council, from 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021 under the legislation listed above.


No notices are extant, have monies owed or invoices pending as of 21/05/2021

Request no. 32560. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 18/06/2021

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

• Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997: Sections 33a, 71, 127, 140, 144a, 145, 168, 179, 189 & 190 • Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006: Sections 25 & 26 Questions relating to notices/orders made from 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021.


Request no. 32561. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 16/06/2021

Sewerage (Scotland) Act 1968: Section 15

Questions relating to notices served or orders made by City of Edinburgh Council, from 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021 under the legislation listed above


The City of Edinburgh Council does not use this Act.

Request no. 32562. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 18/06/2021

Food Safety Act 1990: Sections 10, 11 and 12

Questions relating to Notices or Orders that have been served by City Of Edinburgh Council between 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021.


there are no extant notices and we have not served any notices during 13 November 2020 and 21 May 2021 under the legislation detailed, Food Safety Act 1990 - S10, S11 and S12.

Request no. 32563. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 16/06/2021

Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997: Sections 3, 4, 28, 34, 41a, 41f, 42, 43, 49 & 50

Questions relating to notices served or orders made by City of Edinburgh Council, from 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021 under the legislation listed above.


Request no. 32564. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 16/06/2021

Prevention of Damage by Pest Act 1949: Section 4

Questions relating to notices served or orders made by City of Edinburgh Council, from 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021 under the legislation listed above


The City of Edinburgh Council does not use this Act.

Request no. 32565. Received: 20/05/2021


Request to obtain documents from our local secondary school that is within the Edinburgh Council catchment please.

Request no. 32566. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 21/06/2021

Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure)(Scotland) Act 1947: Section 1

Questions relating to Orders between 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021


There were no such orders served, confirmed or remaining unconfirmed in this period.

Request no. 32567. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 18/06/2021

Food Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 2006: Regulations 6, 7, 8 and 9

Questions relating to Notices/Orders that remain extant as at 21st May 2021 and that have been served by City Of Edinburgh Council between 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021.


No notices of this nature were served in the period 13 November 2020 to 21 May 2021 and there are no extant notices.

Request no. 32568. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 21/06/2021

Health & Safety at Work Act etc. 1974: Sections 21 & 22

• Notices or Orders that remain extant as at 21st May 2021 • Notices or Orders that have been served by City Of Edinburgh Council between 13th November 2020 to 21st May 2021


Request no. 32569. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 08/07/2021

Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 and Roads (Scotland) Act 1984

• Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997: Sections 194, 202, 203, 206, 207 & 208 • Roads (Scotland) Act 1984: Sections 12, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 104, 105, 106, 107 & 108 All Orders made from 13/11/20 to 21/05/21


No such Notices/Orders have been made in this period by the City of Edinburgh Council under the legislation quoted.

Request no. 32570. Received: 13/05/2021, Resolved: 22/06/2021

Craiglockhart and Colinton Dell Areas

Please provide your maintenance inspection logging record for every barrier that has been placed for each area of closure since placing, including times and dates of the inspections and the findings.


Request no. 32571. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 17/06/2021

Expenditure or Payment to Supplier

Request to provide me with a list of the latest annual list of Payment to suppliers or councils for the last financial year (April 2020 - March 2021) expenditure of City of Edinburgh Council.


Request no. 32572. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Data on Funerals and Cremations

The number of both funerals and cremations that you have on your records for your authority for the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. Could you please provide an individual figure for each and a combined total.

Request no. 32573. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 21/06/2021

Council Vehicles travelling on Bankhead Drive

Movements of Council Vehicles travelling on Bankhead Drive between 07/09/2019 and 10/01/2021. Repair of a Pothole situated directly outside Arnold Clark running parallel with the tramway.


Request no. 32574. Received: 21/05/2021, Resolved: 28/06/2021

Duthus Lodge, West Coates Road, EH12 5JG

I require copies of the highway inspection records together with all opening/closing notices, defect notices and records of complaints for 2 years prior to 26/03/21 and first post accident highway inspection records.


Request no. 32575. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Burials and Cremations

Request for the number of burials and cremations that took place across your region, between 2016 and 2021 to date.

Request no. 32579. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 21/06/2021

Transport and Environment Committee Travel Spend

Please advise all total Transport and Environment Committee (TEC) travel spend from 01/04/2020 to 31/03/2021. Data to be supplied by month, date, TEC member name and journey details.


Request no. 32580. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 07/07/2021

Transport and Environment Committee Spend 2016/17 to Date

Please advise all Transport and Environment Committee (TEC) spend over the last 5 financial years; 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20 2020/21 (to date).


Request no. 32581. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 17/06/2021

Western Terrace, Edinburgh.

I would like a copy of the routine inspection road check carried out on 28-01-2021 on Western Terrace, Edinburgh.


A mobile inspection was carried out on 28/01/21 and no actionable defects were found.

Request no. 32582. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 22/06/2021

One-Way Street Exemptions

Please provide a list of One-Way Street Exemptions projects being progressed in Edinburgh by AECOM on behalf of CEC.


Request no. 32583. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 22/06/2021

Burials and Cremations Since 2000

Total number of burials and cremations per year in Edinburgh dating from present back to 2000.


Request no. 32584. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 21/06/2021

Transport and Environment Committee Expenses & Benefits

Please supply details of each member of the Transport and Environment Committee (TEC) expenses related to TEC-related work only. Please also supply how many TEC members have free bus passes, and a free car parking space at the City Chambers.


Request no. 32585. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 17/06/2021

Pandemic recognition payment

Could you provide a list of all job titles in the organisation that have received the £500 recognition payment 2021?


Please note that we have people with the same job titles working in different service areas and it’s only those who work in Adult Social Care or Children’s Residential Care or who support these areas that would be in scope.


Request no. 32586. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 21/06/2021

New 'Zone' Sign

Installation date of new 'Zone' sign near the junction of Belford Road + Douglas Gardens, giving the newly introduced Sunday restricted parking hours for Central Controlled Zone, along with supporting documentary evidence confirming that date.


Request no. 32591. Received: 25/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

Payments to Suppliers

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


Please refer to the following attached document:

32591 Response Data


Request no. 32592. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 17/06/2021

Key Personnel and Contractors

We write to request information in relation to key personnel and contractors employed by your Authority, together with transportation facilities and fuel usage information.


Request no. 32600. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 18/06/2021

Contaminated Land Information - Liberton High School

We have been requested to carry out a Preliminary Contamination Risk Assessment (Phase I) report for a site located at Liberton High School, Edinburgh at NGR NT 28045 69664.


Request no. 32601. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Cremations and Burials

Please advise the total number of burials and cremations, annually, broken down by burials and cremations from January 2015 to December 2020 (or the last full month of data), in the Edinburgh City council jurisdiction.

Request no. 32602. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 12/07/2021

Edinburgh Council Housing

Provide us with standard cost incurred to CEC when evicting tenants from council properties? This may not be fixed cost depending on circumstances - if so, can we access a rolling average cost per tenant eviction incurred in past 3 years?


Request no. 32603. Received: 24/05/2021, Resolved: 20/07/2021

Maintenance of Category C Road Defects

What are the Council’s responsibilities regarding maintenance of category C road defects areas? Has the Council carried out any work regarding category C road repairs in the last 4 years in the Richmond Place area?


Request no. 32605. Received: 25/05/2021, Resolved: 18/06/2021

Two sites on Holyrood Road, Edinburgh

Environmental assessment information request.


Request no. 32606. Received: 25/05/2021, Resolved: 25/05/2021

Burials and Cremations

Please supply the number of burials and cremations within City of Edinburgh Council area for each of the last 5 years (individually 2016-2020, including 2020) and not in 'financial' years terms.

Request no. 32607. Received: 25/05/2021, Resolved: 26/05/2021

Numbers of burials and cremations in the Council's jurisdiction

The total number of burials and cremations which took place in the Council's jurisdiction from 1 January 2015 to 31 Dec 2020. Please, if possible, list burials and cremations separately and annually.

Request no. 32608. Received: 25/05/2021, Resolved: 22/06/2021

Information regarding tanks on Holyrood Road

We are currently writing two Phase 1 due diligence desk based reports for properties above. Please provide any relevant information held regarding known current or historical tanks on or near these sites?


Duplicate. See 32605

Request no. 32610. Received: 20/05/2021, Resolved: 17/06/2021

The Larder Cafe

Please send a copy of the rental agreement and all visits and checks made by your department to the premises.


Information provided

Request no. 32611. Received: 25/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

Public Health Funerals

Please provide the date of death and age at death of those who had a Section 87 Public Health funeral from 01/03/2021 to 25/05/2021.


Request no. 32612. Received: 25/05/2021, Resolved: 31/05/2021

Old Norton Quarry Land Fill site

I wish to see a copy of the gas monitoring report for the last 5 years from the Old Norton Quarry Land Fill site owned by the Council.


Cancelled by requester.

Request no. 32615. Received: 25/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

Cliftonhall Road, Newbridge, EH28 8PW

Follow up to edir:26853 - Contaminated Land enquiry.


It is confirmed that there have been no significant changes to the response provided in relation to EDIR 26853 above, issued in 2020.

Request no. 32623. Received: 26/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

CCTV Request - London Road, Edinburgh

CCTV Request on the above location.


No relevant footage held.

Request no. 32631. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 21/06/2021

CCTV Footage

Outside Scotmid on Restalrig Road South


We have reviewed our cameras in the area but the incident you describe was not captured and consequently we will be unable to provide any relevant data.

Request no. 32633. Received: 19/05/2021, Resolved: 18/06/2021

Removal of Common Good Status of Land in Ravelston Park

If CEC intend to take no further immediate action with regard to the transfer, given the substantial level of concern in the local community, which is already being considered.


Request no. 32638. Received: 20/05/2021

Craigmount Brae

Information requested in regard to the Planning history and Council Tax decisions for 76/77 Craigmount Brae.


Information provided

Request no. 32642. Received: 25/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

UK-Based Zoos and Aquariums

Could you supply to me any records you have for any of the zoos and aquariums in your jurisdiction that hold a valid zoo licence (either full or dispensated) purporting to 2020 including: livestock data, inspections and compliance?


Please refer to the following attached documents:

32642 Zoo Letter 14 Dec 2020

32642 Edinburgh Zoo Inventory Nov 2020


Request no. 32643. Received: 26/05/2021, Resolved: 28/07/2021

Personal Data Sharing with UK Home Office

Request information on Data sharing of Personal Data with the UK Home Office for Immigration Purposes.


Request no. 32644. Received: 26/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

Clean Air Zone Consultation

A list of all stakeholders (including but not limited to businesses, politicians, community groups, transport operators) who responded to the consultation? A copy of each stakeholder’s written response?


Request no. 32645. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 13/07/2021

Pothole Statistics

How many potholes were reported in 2018. 2019, 2020? How much did the council pay out for pothole inflicted compensation claims in 2018, 2019, 2020?


Request no. 32646. Received: 26/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

Fleet Fuel Usage 2015 - 2021

How many litres of petrol and diesel has the council fleet used each year from 2015 - 2021?


Request no. 32647. Received: 26/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

Business Rates - New Liabilities

Please supply details in relation to Business Rates new liabilities for the period 21st of April 2021 until 26th of May 2021 inclusive.


Request no. 32648. Received: 26/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

Farm Welfare Offences

Details of Farm Welfare Offences for 2019 and 2020. For each offences : name, address, brief description, relevant laws or regulations and results.


There have been no farm welfare offences recorded in this period.

Request no. 32649. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

Bus Lane Notice Income

Regarding an Evening News item which states there was £1.352m paid in Bus Lane notices in 2019, I'd like to know how you have spent the money raised.


Request no. 32650. Received: 26/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

Quantum Court, Herriot-Watt University Campus, Currie, Edinburgh EH14 4AP

Could you advise if you are aware of any previous intrusive investigations and/or remediation at the Site (or the surrounding area) and whether you are aware of any contaminated land conditions.


Request no. 32654. Received: 26/05/2021, Resolved: 02/06/2021

Average E-mail Response Time

How long on average does it take an EDC building surveyor to answer an email to an architect of member of the public?


Building Standards do not measure the average response times for e-mails. Staff are regularly reminded about the corporate target of ten working days for a reply to be sent but it has not been possible, to date, to measure response times.

Request no. 32655. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 22/06/2021

Statutory Notice N/37204/JB/D

Please provide details of amounts paid, with dates, and amount outstanding?

Request no. 32656. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 24/06/2021

Property Repairs - Muirhouse Park

I would like to receive a copy of the repairs that have been done in this property in the last 15 years.


Information attached.


Request no. 32658. Received: 25/05/2021, Resolved: 01/06/2021

Parking Tickets - Chambers Street

Request full disclosure of any and all parking tickets issued by CEC and disputed for the same reason as my own on 6 May 2021 in and around this same location and between 1-15 May 2021.


Cancelled by requester.

Request no. 32663. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 02/06/2021

Scottish Joint Action Group (SJAG)

Information about Edinburgh based Scottish Organisation supposedly – based at St Andrew’s House, Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG (which I believe is the Scottish Government address).


No relevant information held. Refer to Scottish Government.

Request no. 32665. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

CCTV Footage

I would like to request a review of the footage around this time, and a copy of that footage if it shows the incident in question. Both cars were emerging onto Queensferry Road from Craigcrook Road at the time of the collision.


No relevant footage held.

Request no. 32666. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

Transport and Environment Committee

Copies of any pre-screening, screening or Strategic Environmental Assessment undertaken by Council in relation to its decision to alter its waste management strategy and practices approved on April 22nd at the Transport and Environment Committee.


Request no. 32667. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 25/06/2021

Recycling Information

What percentage of residents in the area don't actually recycle? Do you know roughly the amount of recycling you get sent every year in tonnes? What percentage of recycling is turned away simply because it's not been cleaned? And other questions.


Request no. 32668. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 24/06/2021

Teague Group and Subsidiaries

In the calendar years 2011-2021 how many planning proposals of all types have you received from Teague Group and subsidiaries?


Request no. 32669. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 01/06/2021

Total Burial & Cremation Statistics 2015 to 2020

Please supply the total number of burials and cremations that occurred in Edinburgh City from the Start of 2015 to the End of Dec 2020 listed separately and annually.

Request no. 32670. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 24/06/2021

Confidential Waste Contract

The details we require are: • Has confidential waste being procured via tender or framework or another means? • If a framework, could you confirm the name of the framework please? other questions.


Request no. 32671. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 24/06/2021

Adobe Acrobat PDF Licences

If you use Adobe Acrobat PDF editing software within the council, and if so how many licences do you subscribe to, what is your annual spend on this software and who is responsible for purchasing licences of Adobe Acrobat PDF?


Request no. 32672. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 25/06/2021

Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review Group

Please provide me with the provisional list of Public Realm Features Linked with Slavery and Colonialism, as mentioned in the minutes of the Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review Group meeting notes from the March 15 meeting.


Request no. 32673. Received: 28/05/2021, Resolved: 22/06/2021

Elective Home Education (EHE) figures

How many children newly registered as EHE? 1.09.2018 - 30.04.2019 1.09.2019 - 30.04.2020 1.09.2020 - 30.04.2021


Request no. 32674. Received: 28/05/2021, Resolved: 28/07/2021

Incorrect Council Tax Disputes

Provide record of the number of incorrect council tax disputes made by CEC? The number of instances where non-payment has been claimed; where there already exists exemption from payment for the resident(s) of an address.


Closed. No clarification received

Request no. 32675. Received: 28/05/2021, Resolved: 29/06/2021 10:05:00

Covid Grants

The number of covid grants handed out to citizens of your council area in the last year. The number of these which have been/are being investigated as fraudulent claims. The amount suspected fraudulent cases.

Request no. 32676. Received: 28/05/2021, Resolved: 21/06/2021

Community Equipment Services within your LA

Which provider do you use for current Community Equipment Service? Is the Community Equipment contract in partnership with any other local authority or CCG? If so please provide a list of other organisations etc.


Request no. 32677. Received: 28/05/2021, Resolved: 25/06/2021

Spaces For People Contracts

Please supply breakdown of contracts issued for sfp- How many issued to Scottish and to English companies? Amount between 0-£20k £20k-£40k over £50 k Duration between 0-2years 2 years plus Total number of contracts.


Request no. 32678. Received: 28/05/2021, Resolved: 28/07/2021

Temporary Agency Usage

Please can I have data around your temporary agency Labour usage between the dates of 06 April 2020 and 05 April 2021.


Closed. No clarification received

Request no. 32680. Received: 31/05/2021, Resolved: 23/06/2021

Free School Meal Allocation

How much each pupil is allocated per day if they are entitled to free school meals (primary and secondary). What happens to the money at the end of each day if all/some has not been spent by the pupil (i.e. does it roll over to the next day?


Request no. 32682. Received: 31/05/2021, Resolved: 28/06/2021

Data Protection Officer

Does your organisation have a designated data protection officer? If so, is the data protection officer shared with any organisations?


Request no. 32683. Received: 31/05/2021, Resolved: 22/06/2021

Spaces for People

How many complaints have been raised with regards to the Spaces for People project from start to current date? How do you deselect a councillor before their term finishes?


Request no. 32684. Received: 04/05/2021, Resolved: 02/06/2021 14:30:00

Decision Notice 048/2021

“The Council referred to paragraph 1 of the McGuigan Review, which states that the review was instructed by a person other than the Monitoring Officer…

Request no. 32686. Received: 31/05/2021, Resolved: 01/07/2021

Reported Venues

If a venue has been reported for harassment, which officer had/has overall responsibility for not permitting venues to cause alarm and distress to nearby residents in the following years - 2016 to 2022?


Request no. 32687. Received: 31/05/2021, Resolved: 27/07/2021


The number of Potholes fixed in the City of Edinburgh council area in each of the following years: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 [to 28/5/2021]. The total amount spent on fixing potholes.


Request no. 32689. Received: 31/05/2021, Resolved: 28/06/2021

School Transport

Regarding school bus routing, what different vehicle capacities are typically used to transport students to/from their school (both primary and secondary students)?


Request no. 32694. Received: 31/05/2021, Resolved: 14/07/2021 16:44:00

Nearby 47 Antigua Street

Is the road adopted by the Council? Request for all information, inspection, maintenance, repairs to any identified defects on the relevant road from 01/09/2020 to 31/05/2021.


Request no. 32700. Received: 31/05/2021, Resolved: 28/06/2021

Cammo Estate

Edir 31898 refers. If the council sold the yellow shaded area in the map, who sold the large green shaded area? Was this therefore a private sale? Please confirm if the Council had any interest in the large green shaded area.


As per the attached plan, the Council still own the green shaded area.


Request no. 32790. Received: 27/05/2021, Resolved: 21/06/2021

Complaints - Kaimes crossroads

Request for a copy of the complaints and customer contact report for the previous 6 months from date, 17th December 2020


Request no. 32943. Received: 31/05/2021, Resolved: 05/07/2021

Council Tax Accounts in Arrears

Please provide the percentages of Council Tax accounts where people are 3, 6 and 12 months in debt on their Council Tax account.


Request no. 33019. Received: 20/05/2021, Resolved: 30/06/2021

Lauriston Castle

Please let me have a full copy of instruction sent to employees regarding the area of land identified.


There is no such instruction recorded.


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