FOI request (FOI-98356225)
Wessex Economics report
Requested Tue 04 December 2018
Responded Mon 21 January 2019
In September 2017 you commissioned a report by Wessex Economics titled, Future Housing Requirements in Hastings: Final Report. When published it was dated April 2018.
Under FOI or otherwise, please provide me with the Council's correspondence with Wessex Economics, and other parties, surrounding this report. Of particular interest regarding the correspondence are:• the commissioning of the report the (clarification of focus and terms of reference)• similar studies or proposed studies (including the Area Action Plan for the Town Centre and Bohemia)• discussions of Statements of Community Involvement• negotiation of terms• invoicing
Taking each bullet point in turn:
Bullet 1 - Please see attached brief
Bullet 2 - For studies which have been undertaken in support of the development of the Hastings Town Centre & Bohemia Area Action Plan please see the following weblink: https://www.hastings.gov.uk/planning/policy/emergingpolicy_guidance/action/aap-evidence-base/
Bullet 3 - No information held
Bullet 4 - There was no 'negotiation of terms' necessary.
Bullet 5 - Invoice details can be found at https://www.hastings.gov.uk/my_council/transparency/budgets/ under 'Supplier Payments over £250' and searching on Wessex Economics for the period between 10/17 to 04/18.
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