Dear Adur District Council,

I would like to request the following data under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

1. How many Fixed Penalty Notices has your council handed out between September 2018 – July 2019 to parents for the following unauthorised school absences:
a. Persistent lateness (arriving after the register has been taken)
b. Unauthorised leave in term time (e.g. being taken out of school for holiday)
c. Delayed return from authorised leave
d. General unauthorised absence/truancy (including parentally condoned absence)
2. How many FPNs have not been paid within the 21 day allocated time frame?
3. How many FPNs have not been paid within the 28 day allocated time frame, and subsequently gone to court?
4. How much revenue has been collected from FPNs between September 2018 - July 2019?
5. For all of the above information, could you please provide a comparison for questions 1-4 for the previous school year (2017-2018)?

Yours faithfully,

Naomi Aharony

Adur & Worthing Councils,

Hi

We have recently received a request for information and allocated it the
reference FOI/2343149/2019. Please quote this in any correspondance in
relation to this matter. 

For your information, this is what you requested:

1.  How many Fixed Penalty Notices has your council handed out between
September 2018 – July 2019 to parents for the following unauthorised
school absences:
   a.  Persistent lateness (arriving after the register has been taken)
   b.  Unauthorised leave in term time (e.g. being taken out of school for
holiday)
   c.  Delayed return from authorised leave
   d.  General unauthorised absence/truancy (including parentally condoned
absence)
2.  How many FPNs have not been paid within the 21 day allocated time
frame?
3.  How many FPNs have not been paid within the 28 day allocated time
frame, and subsequently gone to court?
4.  How much revenue has been collected from FPNs between September 2018 -
July 2019?
5.  For all of the above information, could you please provide a
comparison for questions 1-4 for the previous school year (2017-2018)?

You should expect to hear from us within 20 working days.

If we are are not able to provide the information, we will tell you why. 

Jan Jonker
Head of Customer Contact and Engagement | Adur & Worthing Councils  
Email: [1][Adur District Council request email] | Website:
[2]www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/about-the-councils/legal/foi/

References

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Adur & Worthing Councils,

Thank you for your request made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
 
Adur District Council and Worthing Borough Council do not hold the
provisions for your request detailed below and therefore the Council does
not hold this information.
 

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|1.  How many Fixed Penalty Notices has your council handed out between |
|September 2018 – July 2019 to parents for the following unauthorised |
|school absences: |
|   a.  Persistent lateness (arriving after the register has been taken) |
|   b.  Unauthorised leave in term time (e.g. being taken out of school |
|for holiday) |
|   c.  Delayed return from authorised leave |
|   d.  General unauthorised absence/truancy (including parentally |
|condoned absence) |
|2.  How many FPNs have not been paid within the 21 day allocated time |
|frame? |
|3.  How many FPNs have not been paid within the 28 day allocated time |
|frame, and subsequently gone to court? |
|4.  How much revenue has been collected from FPNs between September 2018|
|- July 2019? |
|5.  For all of the above information, could you please provide a |
|comparison for questions 1-4 for the previous school year (2017-2018)? |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

However, you may wish to contact West Sussex County Council by following
the link:
[1]https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/about-the-...
 
I am sorry that we were unable to answer your questions on this occasion.
 
Jan Jonker
Head of Customer Contact and Engagement | Adur & Worthing Councils  
Email: [2][Adur District Council request email] | Website:
[3]www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/about-the-councils/legal/foi/

References

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2. mailto:[Adur District Council request email]
3. https://www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/about-t...