FOI Request - Direct Payments and Supported People
I would like to request that you provide the following under the Freedom of Information Act:
1) What is the total amount spent on direct payments in the most recent financial year?
2) How many supported people received funds via direct payments in the most recent financial year?
In respect to the above request ‘direct payments’ refers to option 1 within the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013
Q1 - Total Gross expenditure on Direct Payments for 2014/15 was £1,976,000
Q2 - The total number of clients who received Direct Payments during 2014/15 was 241