FOI request (FOIR-152434055)
Housing decisions and medical advice
Requested Thu 24 October 2019
Responded Wed 13 November 2019
Under the terms of the Freedom of Information act, I would like some information related to housing allocation and the provision of medical advice
1. Does the council use any private company to provide medical advice or reports relating to council housing or housing benefit claims?
2. If yes, please provide the name of the company/companies
3. If yes, please also provide the annual cost of outsourced medical advice
4. If yes, please also provide the year in which any current contracts relating to outsourced medical advice began, and the year in which they will end.
I include in .1 any medical advice used by housing officers to determine whether a person is eligible for council housing, whether a person ought to be moved, or any other decision where a person's medical issues are deemed relevant.
Q1 - No
Q2 - Q4 - N/A
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