FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

24 August 2020

What was the Local Welfare Assistance Scheme budget in your local authority for each of the financial years – 2018/19; 2019/20; and 2020/21?

How much was spent during 2018/19; 2019/20; and 2020/21? For 2020/21, how much has been spent so far?

What type of support is available, for example cash loans, grants, and/or furniture and white goods?

Do you provide furniture/white goods through your Local Welfare Assistance Scheme?

If you do provide support for furniture/white goods through your Local Welfare Assistance Scheme, do you supply the item or a grant/cash to purchase items?

If you provide furniture/white goods through your Local Welfare Assistance scheme, what proportion of your budget is spent on these items?

Have you received any additional Government funding specifically for a Local Welfare Assistance Scheme in 2020? If yes, how much?

What were the number of completed applications to the scheme in 2018/19; 2019/20; and 2020/21?

How many were successful in 2018/19; 2019/20; and 2020/21?

 



East Herts Council Response

24 August 2020

Freedom of Information Act –  Information Request –

Further to your Freedom of Information request regarding:The wellfare assistance scheme

This is a function carried out by Hertfordshire County Council therefore your request should be sent to [email protected]

Herts Help at Herts County Council –  is the organisation we refer people to when they need assistance with furniture or white goods as do the local housing associations.   

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

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.

I apologise that your request cannot be met and should you have any further queries or information needs in the future then please contact me.

 

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

Thank you for your request.