Dear Rossendale Borough 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

Freedom Of Information, Rossendale Borough Council

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From: Naomi [mailto:[FOI #615434 email]]
Sent: 25 October 2019 12:56
To: Freedom Of Information
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Fixed Penalty Notices for
Anauthorised School Absences

 

Dear Rossendale Borough 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

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