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Freedom of information request response - 05537

FOI request

FOI ID number
05537
Regarding
Accommodation in Hotels
Request

Please can you tell me, individually for the financial years 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018, the council's total spending on hotel rooms to house people under its obligations to provide temporary accommodation.

If possible can you also provide information for each year detailing either the number of hotel nights paid for by the council over each year, and the number of stays which involved a family with at least one child (or, if this information is available, the number of stays which required more than one room per case.

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Response

2015/2016
A total of 65 nights  Total cost £5046.40
No children

2016/2017
A total of 83 nights  Total cost £3965.59
No children

2017/2018
A total of 102 Nights  Total cost £5656.80
Of which 13 of the above nights children stayed (3 separate families)
None of these had a separate room (a family room was given)

Response date
21 August 2018