FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

24 August 2020

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

During the recent “Everyone In” scheme, local authorities in the UK were required to house rough sleepers through funding provided by central government during Coronavirus National Lockdown Restrictions (2020).

 

 

Please can you send me information for each of the following points?

 

  1. How many rough sleepers in your local authority area were accommodated under the ‘’Everyone In’’ initiative in total between March-July 2020?

 

  1. How many of the rough sleepers accommodated at any time during this period are considered to be No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF)?

 

  1. How many of the rough sleepers accommodated at any time during this period (March-July) are EU nationals?

 

  1. Have any rough sleepers placed in accommodation during ‘Everyone In’ measures  been supported through a reconnection service to another part of the UK or to return to country of origin as well as information on the age, gender, nationality and marital status of those who have subsequently accessed a reconnection service.

 



East Herts Council Response

01 September 2020

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

  1. How many rough sleepers in your local authority area were accommodated under the ‘’Everyone In’’ initiative in total between March-July 2020?  31

 

  1. How many of the rough sleepers accommodated at any time during this period are considered to be No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF)?  0

 

  1. How many of the rough sleepers accommodated at any time during this period (March-July) are EU nationals?  0

 

  1. Have any rough sleepers placed in accommodation during ‘Everyone In’ measures  been supported through a reconnection service to another part of the UK or to return to country of origin as well as information on the age, gender, nationality and marital status of those who have subsequently accessed a reconnection service. 0

 

 

 

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113

https://ico.org.uk/

 

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.