how many PAMS assessments have been required in the last 4 years?

gill whalley made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Blackpool Borough Council

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Dear Blackpool Borough Council,
I am completing some research about family and parenting assessment. I would like to know
how many PAMS assessment have been completed in 2014,2015,2016,2017
how many PAMS assessment have been commissioned by independent social workers in 2014,2015,2016,2017
How many Blackpool staff have completed PAMs training in 2014,2015,2016,2017

Yours faithfully,

Gill Whalley

FOI, Blackpool Borough Council

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FOI, Blackpool Borough Council

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Dear Ms Whalley


I am writing to confirm that we have now completed our search for the information you requested on 26.04.2018. I wish to advise you that some information cannot be disclosed as exemptions apply, however,

A copy of the information that you requested is attached.

Where some of the information has been withheld because an exemption(s) applies, I have described the exemption and reason below.

The exemption(s) applied:
Cost Exceeds Limit

This applies because:
This is because the cost of locating and retrieving the information exceeds the ‘appropriate limit’ as stated in the Freedom of Information (Fees and Appropriate Limit) Regulations 2004. In accordance with s.17 of the Act this letter acts as a Refusal Notice for numbers of assessments completed.

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