Mr R Tyson
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10th January 2014
Dear Mr Tyson
RESPONSE TO FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST - REF NO: 4230.1
I am writing to confirm that Middlesbrough Council has now completed its search for the
information you requested on 23rd December 2013. This request has been handled under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.
In your request you asked for the following information:
1. What is your local authority currently offering for online advice and guidance for Local Offer?
Response: We do not currently have a Local Offer; the legislation has not yet been enacted. A
joint working group has been set up with Redcar & Cleveland to bring together all agencies and
parents to develop a local offer by Sept 2014.
2. What is the name of the person who is leading on the Local Offer within your Local Authority?
Response: The Lead Officer is Paul Mitchell, Direct Services Manager.
If you have any queries about this letter, please do not hesitate to contact me direct on (01642)
729696/729698 or email [Middlesbrough Council request email].
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number shown above in any future communications.
If you are unhappy with the way your request has been handled you may ask for an internal
review. You should write to:-
Information Governance Manager,
P.O. Box 503,
The review is generally considered within 20 working days of receipt of your request for a review.
If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have the right to apply directly to
the Information Commissioner for an independent review. The Information Commissioner can be
contacted at: -
Information Commissioner’s Office,
Steph Robson Freedom of Information Officer