Freedom of Information
23 December 2013
6 January 2014
Name of Request
1) What is your local authority currently offering for online advice and guidance for Local Offer?
The information is on the Family Information Service and describes a wide range of the disability/ SEN services
available. However this requires further development to fully include all aspects/ hyperlinks/ interactions legally
required under the Children and families Bill. This work is currently underway, with the full involvement of families
and young people via a specific work stream that has been ongoing for 12 months.
2) What is the name of the person who is leading on the Local Offer within your Local Authority? Please also
provide their job title.
Dr Simon Jenner, Principal Educational Psychologist, SEND Service manager is the strategic lead for the changes
relating to the SEN aspects of the Children and Families Bill