FOI Request - Transport Details

Request 101000341161

Transport- Can you please provide me with information on the following category of service (a category of service would be classed as an area of business within the Local Authority, for example Transport or Social Care):

1) Does the Local Authority currently operate any form of supplier framework (a supplier framework would classed as a list of enrolled and accredited companies or individuals that provide goods or services to the Local Authority) for:-
a. SEN Transport –
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care -

2) If the Local Authority does operate a supplier framework, when do these frameworks run out? :-
a. SEN Transport –
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care -

3) If the Local Authority does operate a supplier framework, how many suppliers are listed on the framework?:-
a. SEN Transport –
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care -

4) Does the Local Authority own and operate an internal fleet of vehicles that is utilised for services such as SEN Transport or Taxi Services?

5) If so, please can you provide with the size of the fleet.

6) During the financial year of 2014/15, what has been the actual spend of:-
a. SEN Transport-
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care –

7) During the financial year of 2014/15, what has been the actual spend of “spot purchases” or Transport placements that were not purchased on the supplier framework (if one does exist):-
a. SEN Transport-
b. Home to School –
c. Taxi Services –
d. Transport for Adult Care –

8) Does the Local Authority utilise a technology (this could be either a piece of software or computer programme) to help commission Transport Services (these would be defined as SEN Transport, Home to School etc) for a citizen?

9) If so, when does the contract for these services expire, what has been the cost for the contract and what is the name of the technology?
a. Expiration date –
b. Cost –
c. Technology -

10) What is the size of the team that works within the Transport Department of the Local Authority?

11) Please can you provide me with a hierarchy of the team that comprises the Transport Department with names and job roles?

Response 07-05-2015

1a. Yes.
1b. Yes.
1c. Yes.
1d. Yes.

2a. August 2017.
2b. August 2017.
2c. August 2017.
2d. August 2017.

3a. 22.
3b. 22.
3c. 14.
3d. 22.

4. Yes.

5. 29 Vehicles.

6a. £3.947 million across the three Education fields; the budget does not split this down between the various categories supplied by service supplier.
6b. As above.
6c. As above.
6d. £597,000

7a. Nil.
7b. Nil.
7c. £207,429
7d. £22,000

8. No, other than the statutory Public Contracts Scotland portals.

9a. N/A.
9b. N/A.
9c. N/A.

10. Information can be found here.

11. see Q10

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