FOI request (FOIR-116634103)
Requested Wed 01 May 2019
Responded Tue 04 June 2019
The data we are requesting:
We would like to know what dates during Winter 2018-9 your local authority housing options team has activated their Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP).
Most local authorities will use a trigger based on the outside temperature to determine specific days SWEP provision is activated.
Format of responses:
Name of LA
Specific dates SWEP has been activated during Winter 2018-19
Any other relevant information
For the purpose of this request we are understanding Winter 2018-19 to encompass September 2018 - April 2019 inclusive.
If it is not possible to release some or all of the specified data, please indicate why.
Hastings Borough Council Dates SWEP was active:
12 - 17 December 2018 (inclusive)
3 - 5 January 2019 (inclusive)
17 January - 4 February (inclusive)
10 February 2019
In addition to providing temporary accommodation for rough sleepers, the council also worked with a local church to provide an open-access sit up night shelter during SWEP.
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