Freedom of information response

Accommodating rough sleeper

Publication date: 
Friday 7 August 2020

We would be grateful if you would provide us with a copy of your authority’s initial plan (the plan that your authority set by 11 June, or any later date if relevant, in line with the request made in Mr Hall’s letter). We would like to receive this plan in whatever form it took.

We would also be grateful if you would provide us any updates your authority may have made to its plan since 11 June.

Please share your authority’s plan(s) excluding any information which could be considered personal information under the Data Protection Act 2018.


Please see attached document Appendix A.

We are unable to provide an exact number for the document above as:

  • there is a low number involved
  • the release of this information could identify individuals which would constitute their personal data under the Data Protection Act
  • there is no prior expectation on the part of these individuals that their personal information would be published in the wider public domain under the FOI Act
  • personal data of any other person is exempt under section 40 (2) of the Data Protection Act

However in the interests of transparency we are able to provide this information to you categorised as fewer than 5 to give you an indication of the figures

The action plan is currently In the process of being reviewed as we take the appropriate steps towards supporting our rough sleeping cohort into suitable alternative accommodation. This means that an updated version is not available as of today.

You are free to use any information supplied to you for your own use, including non-commercial research purposes. However, any other type of re-use, for example, by publishing the information or issuing copies to the public will require the permission of the copyright owner.

Where the copyright is owned by Thurrock Council, you must apply to the Council to re-use the information. Please email if you wish to re-use the information you have been supplied. For information where the copyright is owned by another person or organisation, you must apply to the copyright owner to obtain their permission.

Request reference:
FOI 10103