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FOI 13072

Funding - Social Welfare

Request


The level of funding that the Council has made available by way of grants for, or the commissioning of, social welfare law and money advice providers including
Citizens Advice, non profit law centres, and independent advice agencies (sometimes generically described as “community advice services”). By “social welfare law” we mean all matters related to asylum, benefits and welfare rights, community care, debt, education
(including special educational needs), employment, housing and immigration.

Please provide this information for the following years.


2012-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016

Response


In response to you email dated 24 August regarding the level of funding/commissioning social welfare, lawa and money advice services.

“The level of funding that the Council has made available by way of grants for, or the commissioning of, social welfare law and money advice providers including Citizens Advice, non profit law centres, and independent advice agencies (sometimes generically described as "community advice services"). By "social welfare law" we mean all matters related to asylum, benefits and welfare rights, community care, debt, education (including special educational needs), employment, housing and immigration.

Please provide this information for the following years.”


2012-2013 – Citizens Advice Bureau £59,000
2013-2014 – Citizens Advice Bureau £59,000
2014-2015 – Citizens Advice Bureau £59,000
2015-2016 – Citizens Advice Bureau £59,000