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FOI 6588

Weekly Collection Support Scheme

Request

I understand that the council bid for money from the Government’s Weekly Collection Support Scheme.

Please can you confirm:

1.a The amount of money requested.
b. The reason the money was requested, what was stated as part of the bid.
c. The amount of money received, and when it was received.
d how much of that money has been spent, and on what.

2. a The total number of households for which the council – or its contractors – collect waste.
B the proportion of households which have weekly residual collections as opposed to alternate weekly collections of waste
b has the number of households which receive weekly residual collections changed since February 2012.
c if so please provide details including the net change in the number of households who receive weekly residual collections.
d has the number of households which receive weekly recycling collections changed since February 2012.
e if so please provide details including the net change in the number of households who receive weekly recycling collections.

Response

1.a.The amount of money requested. £1.14m
b. The reason the money was requested, what was stated as part of the bid. Introduction of a weekly recycling service
c. The amount of money received, and when it was received. The full amount requested was approved in November 2012
d how much of that money has been spent, and on what. £291,351

2. a The total number of households for which the council - or its contractors - collect waste. 32,000
B the proportion of households which have weekly residual collections as opposed to alternate weekly collections of waste 32,000
b has the number of households which receive weekly residual collections changed since February 2012. No
c if so please provide details including the net change in the number of households who receive weekly residual collections.
d has the number of households which receive weekly recycling collections changed since February 2012. Yes
e if so please provide details including the net change in the number of households who receive weekly recycling collections. 32,000