ICT software spend on Education Management Information System

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Dear Cheshire West and Chester Council,

Please provide me with the following information:

1. The name of the supplier of your Education Management Information
Software System (Local authority use for admissions, SEND, LAC, early years etc, not the schools system please)

2. The annual support and maintenance cost for this system i.e. the sum paid to the
supplier annually

3. When is the contract due for renewal and notice period?

4. Who is your current adult & child social care case management software
provider?

Thank you for your kind assistance with this.

Yours faithfully,

Marcus Le Brocq

FOI West, Cheshire West and Chester Council

RE: Your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Case Reference: RFI 1219

Dear Marcus Le Brocq

Thank you for your email.

It will be treated as a request within the meaning of the Act: this means that we will send you a full response within 20 working days, either supplying you with the information which you want, or explaining to you why we cannot supply it.

If we need any further clarification or there is any problem we will be in touch.

Disclosures Team
Cheshire West and Chester Council
Tel: 0300 123 8 123
Email: [email address]
Location: Cheshire West and Chester Council, 4 Civic Way, Ellesmere Port CH65 0BE
Visit: cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

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FOI West, Cheshire West and Chester Council

Dear Marcus Le Brocq

 

Thank you for your request for information of 3 June 2019 which has been
logged as RFI 1219 and has been dealt with under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. We confirm that Cheshire West and Chester Council
holds information relating to your request.

 

For the purpose of clarity your request has been reproduced below:

 

1.            The name of the supplier of your Education Management
Information Software System (Local authority use for admissions, SEND,
LAC, early years etc, not the schools system please)

Admissions/SEND/Medical Needs/Exclusions = Servelec Synergy Limited

SEND – EHC Hub, Open Objects – an Idox Company

 

2.            The annual support and maintenance cost for this system i.e.
the sum paid to the  supplier annually
Admissions/SEND/Medical Needs/Exclusions = £123,936.25

EHC Hub  - £22,500

 

3.            When is the contract due for renewal and notice period?

Admissions/SEND/Medical Needs/Exclusions = Current contract end date is 31
March 2020 (with the option to extend for a further 1 year) The notice
period for the termination of a contract with Servelec Synergy is 3 months
before the next annual support payment is due.

EHC Hub – Contract ends 21 March 2022 with an option to extend 1 plus 1. 
6 month notice to terminate the contract is required.

 

4. Who is your current adult & child social care case management software
provider?

Liquid Logic

 

We trust this answers your query.

 

The Council considers that your request has been answered in full by
either confirming that information is not held, providing you with the
information requested, or explaining why any information has been withheld
and the reasons for any redaction. Where applicable, the Council has also
told you the reasons for the delay in responding to your request.

 

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been
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•             You are dissatisfied with the Council’s explanation of why
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and/or

•             You consider that a fee has been wrongly applied.

 

Please set out your grounds for seeking a review together with what
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of the grounds for your review request if the grounds are not clear, and
to delay commencing the review if such grounds are not provided.

 

The Disclosures Team can be contacted by email via:
[Cheshire West and Chester Council request email] or at the following address:

 

Disclosures Team

Cheshire West and Chester Council

4 Civic Way

Ellesmere Port

CH64 0BE

 

The Disclosures Team will acknowledge a request for an internal review
within 5 working days and complete the review as soon as possible and no
later than 40 working days from receipt of the request.

 

More information about the Council’s internal review process can be found
via:

 

http://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk...

 

If you remain dissatisfied following the outcome of your review, you have
a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

 

The Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

 

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45

Website: www.ico.org.uk

 

There is no charge for making an appeal.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Disclosures Team – Customer Relations and Information

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Tel: 0300 123 8 123

Email: [email address]

Location: Cheshire West and Chester Council, 4 Civic Way, Ellesmere Port
CH65 0BE

Visit: cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

 

 

FD

 

 

 

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Dear FOI West,

Thank you for providing this information. Would you also please supply me with the name of the contracts or system manager responsible for procuring a new education system when the current contract expires?

Yours sincerely,

marcus le brocq

FOI West, Cheshire West and Chester Council

Dear Marcus Le Brocq

Thank you for your email dated 27 June 2019. Please find below a link to our website which contains a list of Directors.

https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.u...

The Director of Education is: Mark Parkinson - Email: [email address]

I have also included a further link which provides information on doing business with the Council.

https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.u...

I trust this is of assistance

Yours sincerely

Disclosures Team
Cheshire West and Chester Council
Tel: 0300 123 8 123
Email: [email address]
Location: Cheshire West and Chester Council, 4 Civic Way, Ellesmere Port CH65 0BE
Visit: cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

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Dear FOI West,

Thank you , yes, that was very helpful.

Yours sincerely,

marcus le brocq