Dear Richmondshire 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

Richmondshire District Council

Dear Sir/Madam

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information request 150921

I acknowledge your request for information received on 28/Oct/2019. Your
reference number is 150921.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information
requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by
the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being
exempt or containing a reference to a third party. If you require the
information in alternative formats, e.g. a different language, audio
format, or in large print, please let me know.

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Yours sincerely

Senior Information Manager

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Richmondshire District Council

Dear Sir/Madam

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information request 150921

Your request for information has now been considered. However,
unfortunately we do not hold the information.

Reasons for non-disclosure: Education services are provided by North
Yorkshire County Council. Please visit [1]northyorks.gov.uk/foi for more
information on how to submit a request.

I apologise that your request cannot be met by this council, but if you
have any further information needs in the future then please contact me.

If you are dissatisfied with this response, and believe Richmondshire
District Council has not complied with legislation, please ask for an
internal review. Please quote reference number 150921.

You may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision at
[2]ico.org.uk. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have
exhausted the council’s complaints procedure.

Yours sincerely

Senior Information Manager

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