FOI request (FOI228737)
Contracts with Emmaus
Requested Tue 19 December 2017
Responded Tue 19 December 2017
I am making this request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Given the rise in homelessness
recorded since 2010 and the corresponding increase in reliance on services such as those Emmaus provide,
I believe this request is firmly in the public interest.
Could I please be provided with:
1. A spreadsheet of details of all contracts between your local authority and Emmaus UK or any of its
individual branches in your area that were signed after 6 April 2013. Those details should include:
a. Date contract signed
b. Total value of contract
c. Summary of services rendered by contract
2. A copy of each of the contracts included in point 1.
Public interest arguments
Section 2 of the Freedom of Information Act states that information should be disclosed whereby: "in all
circumstances in the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in
disclosing the information."
? There is a general public interest in promoting transparency, accountability, and public
I would like to receive the information in electronic copy but if this is not possible I would be more than
happy to receive the information in hard copy and/or inspect the documents on site.
I would like to receive in any information held by your department regarding my request , including a
register of datasets from which this information is drawn.
Information not held
Hastings Borough Council do not have any contracts with Emmaus.
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