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Freedom of Information Request

Information on furniture provision through any form of Local Welfare Provision/Assistance or local crisis fund

Received: 24 August 2020

I am writing to request some information on furniture provision through any form of Local Welfare Provision/Assistance or local crisis fund that you may provide. The questions are attached and pasted below this email.
What was the Local Welfare Assistance Scheme budget in your local authority for each of the financial years ' 2018/19; 2019/20; and 2020/21?
How much was spent during 2018/19; 2019/20; and 2020/21? For 2020/21, how much has been spent so far?
What type of support is available, for example cash loans, grants, and/or furniture and white goods?
Do you provide furniture/white goods through your Local Welfare Assistance Scheme?
If you do provide support for furniture/white goods through your Local Welfare Assistance Scheme, do you supply the item or a grant/cash to purchase items?
If you provide furniture/white goods through your Local Welfare Assistance scheme, what proportion of your budget is spent on these items?
Have you received any additional Government funding specifically for a Local Welfare Assistance Scheme in 2020? If yes, how much?
What were the number of completed applications to the scheme in 2018/19; 2019/20; and 2020/21?
How many were successful in 2018/19; 2019/20; and 2020/21?

Outcome / Documents

  • FOI 6528600.pdf - application/pdf - Download
  • MBF.pdf - application/pdf - Download
  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download

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