This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Allocation of Discretionary Nursery Funding (council nurseries vs private partners)'.

Patricia Anderson 
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Kenny McKaig  01382 
 Dear Sir/Madam
Freedom of Information Request Reference No. 20190215005  
I refer to your request of  15/02/2019  
In regards to question 2, as there were less than five such cases I am not in a position to give you any further details 
as this might lead to the relevant individuals being identified. I therefore refuse these parts of your request in terms of 
Section 38(1)(b) and (2)(a)(i) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
The information which I can provide is as follows:
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Allocation of Discretionary Nursery Funding (council nurseries vs 
private partners)
In relation to the data provided in the Council’s response to my Dec 2018 FoI request regarding discretionary deferral 
rates, please could you provide the total number of discretionary funded places for each year from 2013-2014 to 2018-
2019 inclusive which were funded at:
a) one of the Council’s own nurseries (early learning and childcare centres)
b) a private or voluntary partnership provider
Number of places 
Number of places 
funded at a partner 
funded at a LA nursery
less than 5
less than 5

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