FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

23 November 2020

Please can I request the number of deaths from 1st January 2020 – 20th November 2020 (inclusive) in each of the following accommodation types commissioned by your council:

  • accommodation for homeless people, including hostels and supported accommodation for people identified as rough sleeping or with a history of rough sleeping
  • temporary accommodation commissioned by the local authority
  • supported accommodation for homeless young people

Please can this include the cause of death or suspected cause of death, date of death, and the person’s age when they died.

Please provide the information in the Excel document attached.

 



East Herts Council Response

27 November 2020

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

East Herts District council provides homeless accommodation for those households being assessed under homeless legislation for example in Hostel accommodation owned or Bed and Breakfast .  It does commission or provide supported homeless accommodation it may refer homeless applicants into longer term supported accommodation but then they would no longer be considered homeless.   So figures have been provided for those homeless households being provided with temporary accommodation whilst a homeless duty is assessed under point 2. 

  • accommodation for homeless people, including hostels and supported accommodation for people identified as rough sleeping or with a history of rough sleeping - we do not commission or manage specific rough sleeper accommodation
  • temporary accommodation commissioned by the local authority - zero
  • supported accommodation for homeless young people - we do not commission or manage this - Role is the responsibility of Herts County Council

 

 

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.