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Families Directorate 
Deputy Chief Executive: Linzi Roberts-Egan 
 
 
 
Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 4JF 
 
 
 
Ask for: 
Debbie Callender 
Daniel Ball 
Email:  
[email address]  
BY EMAIL: mailto:request-190571-
Direct line: 
020 8496 3000 
[email address] 
 
Direct fax:  
020 8496 3599 
 
Ref: 
2013-0873 
Date:  
22nd January 2014 
Dear Mr Ball 
 
RE: Local Offer 
 
I am writing in response to your request for information under the Freedom of Information 
Act 2000 (‘FOIA’), which we received on 23 December 2013.  
 
The wording of your request was as follows: 
 
1. What is your local authority currently offering for online advice and guidance for 
Local Offer? 
Response 
The local offer is not a statutory requirement until September 2014. Waltham Forest 
currently provides online information via the Family Information Service and Children and 
Young Peoples directory. These can be accessed from the Council website 
www.walthamforest.gov.uk/cypd  
 
 
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. 
Response 
Andrew Beckett, Interim Head of Inclusion is leading on the Local Offer 
 
I trust that the above satisfies your enquiry.  If you have any queries about this letter, please 
contact as below.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future 
communications: 
 
Debbie Callender 
Families Support Officer 
Business Support - Families Directorate  
Waltham Forest Town Hall 
Forest Road, Walthamstow  
London, E17 4JF 
 
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, you have the right to complain about the 
Council’s response to your request for information. If you wish to pursue such a complaint, 
please do so within 28 days from the date of this letter and ask for a review of the Council’s 
decision.  Please write to: The Information Officer, Learning from Complaints Team, Room 
104, Waltham Forest Town Hall, Walthamstow E17 4JF, or email 
[Waltham Forest Borough Council request email].  Please mark your request clearly as “Request for 
Review”. 
 
walthamforest.gov.uk 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
If after receiving a response to the review, you remain dissatisfied with the Council’s 
response, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner.  Further 
information can be obtained via the Information Commissioner’s helpline 0303 123 1113 or 
their website at: http://www.ico.gov.uk/complaints/freedom_of_information.aspx 
 
Yours sincerely 
 
Debbie Callender 
Single Point of Contact for Freedom of Information requests 
Families Directorate