Dear West Lancashire District Council,
Can I please request, in the form of a spreadsheet such as Excel or CSV file, an itemised list of all council nurseries, the number of staff and the number of children in each nursery.
The name and address of each nursery
The number of children registered in each nursery
The number of teachers in each nursery*
The number of other nursery staff (e.g. nursery assistants, etc)*
*For teacher and other nursery staff numbers please include staff numbers from the years 2015 to 2019. Please include the number of teachers and other staff under separate columns for each year. E.g. Year - 2015, Number of teachers, Number of Other Nursery Staff and so on.
If this request cannot be met within the cost limits for Freedom of Information requests, please can you provide me with advice and assistance on how I may refine my request.
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Ref No: 2019/300
2 May 2019
Dear Ms Stanton,
Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information
Thank you for your request for information about Council Nurseries.
I am writing to advise you that, following a search of our paper and
electronic records, I have established that the information you requested
is not held by this Council.
Lancashire County Council is responsible for Children's services, within
the Borough. The email address for Lancashire County Council is:
[email address] The postal address is:
Lancashire County Council, PO Box 78, County Hall, Fishergate, Preston,
Lancashire, PR1 8XJ.
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Ormskirk, L39 2DF
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