Freedom of Information
[FOI #190552 email]
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14-16 Uxbridge Road
London W5 2HL
Tel: (020) 8825 5000
Email: [Ealing Borough Council request email]
0208 825 8367
22nd January 2014
Dear Mr Taylor, FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
Thank you for your request for information received by the Council on 23rd December 2013. It has
been assessed and the following information is provided in response: 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 access them.
Please provide answers to the following questions
1. What is your local authority currently offering for online advice and guidance for Local
Information on Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Services is available on the Mencap
Help website (http://ealinghelp.org.uk/)
which is commissioned by the council as well as the Ealing
Council webpages. The Council is currently developing plans for the Local Offer as part of work
around the SEND Reforms.
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.
The contact officer for the Local Offer is Holly Morgan-Smith, Project Manager for the SEND Reforms
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Information Commissioner's Office
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Yours sincerely, Davina Donnelly
Freedom of Information Officer
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