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. How many general needs properties do you have, how many supported properties do you own, rent out and rent from other landlords (figures separated). Please could you name the landlords you rent from or to, and give the numbers of units specifically for mental health. 

2. How many times have the police been called to your properties in the financial years 2011/2012,  2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/2016?  Could you please separate the numbers for supported housing and general needs. Could you note the outcome of each call - such as, was there an arrest, charge, any prosecution? And say if the incident involved someone with mental health.

3. Could you also please give as many details of the incidents above as possible - eg man stabbed hostel worker, or man claims to have bomb, etc. , giving the date and type of property here ideally eg 20th of April 2015, man arrested at a hostel for single young homeless people for possessing a gun; Was given a suspended sentence.  Did the tenant involved have mental health issues ?

4. How much budget have you allocating to support for people with mental health in supported accommodation for your budget for the years 2016/ 17 and 2017/18. How much did you allocated in previous years: 2011/2012, 2012/ 2013, 2013/2014, 2014/15 and 2015/16. Do you have any budget to support mental health tenants in general needs accommodation? If so - how much for each year. 

Request Date6 July 2016
Requested byMedia
Released Date  

8 July 2016    


The council owns 1 general needs property; a short term accomodation hostel. There have been no police incidents in the years detailed. 

The council does not own or rent any other housing properties, and has no budget allocated for supported accomodation.

The council disposed of it's housing stock many years ago (in 2002).