Children’s Services Department
PO Box 64529
London SE1P 5LX
(T) (020) 7525 0348
31 December 2013
Dear Mr Scott
Re: Your request for information: 355004
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 23 December 2013
in which you requested: As part of the Government Green paper (Support and Aspiration) The
government has outlined a new approach to special educational needs and
disability. As part of this initiative the government requires all local authorities
in England to set out a Local Offer.
The purpose of the Local Offer is to enable parents and young people to see
more clearly what services are available to them in their area and how to
Please provide answers to the following questions
1. What is your local authority currently offering for online advice and guidance
for Local Offer?
2. What is the name of the person who is leading on the Local Offer within your
Your request is being dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and you
will receive a response within 20 working days of the date that we received your
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 defines a number of exemptions that may
restrict the release of the requested information. There will be an assessment and if
any of the exemptions categories apply then the information may not be released.
You will be informed if this is the case, including your rights of appeal.
The information provided will be in English, normal font size. If you require alternative
formats, e.g. other language, audio, large print, etc. please notify us.
Strategic Director of Children's and Adults Services - Romi Bowen
If we are unable to provide you with the information requested we will notify you of
this together with the reason(s) why and details of how you may appeal (if
Further information on the Freedom of Information Act is available through the
Information Commissioner at the:
Information Commissioner's Office
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Yours sincerely, Adeyemi Tiamiyu
Information and Records Officer
Southwark Children's Services and
Adults Social Care Services
Strategic Director of Children's and Adults Services – Romi Bowen