Freedom of information request response - 05718

FOI request

FOI ID number
Rough sleeper- reconnections scheme

I would like the following information about the council's Reconnections scheme to assist rough sleepers from outside the area back to accommodation and support in their home area or elsewhere.

For each of the following questions I would like the information broken down by year for: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 to date.

  1. As part of the council's reconnection work for rough sleepers, how many times did the council pay for a one-way bus, train or plane ticket to help someone return to another area (broken down by year)?
  1. If possible please list:
  2. the destination of each ticket provided (town/city name and name of council that covers that area),
  3. the date it was issued on
  4. and the amount spent on each ticket-

(All broken down by year). If it is not possible to provide the date please provide the other details.

Our response

Date   Price of Ticket Type of transport One-way/Return Destination Reason
May 2015 Customer 1 £22.70 Train One way Sunderland Relationship break-down, no family or friends and wanted to return to family.
May 2015 Customer 2 £87.00 Train Return Worcester Their request.
July 2015 Customer 3 £70.50 Train One way Perth Was a missing person with dementia and didn't realise where he was.
October 2016 Customer 1 £13.50 Train One way Barrow in Furness To answer bail.
June 2017 Customer 1 £32.00 Train One way Paisley Removed from train for no ticket.
Response date
20 November 2018