Warwickshire County Council
Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4RL
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9 March 2020
Dear Wayne Pearsall Freedom of Information Act 2000
I can confirm that the information requested is held by Warwickshire County Council. I
have detailed below the information that is being released to you. Freedom of Information request - School absence penalty charges. Where is the
"Sums received by local education authorities:
23.'(1) The functions of a local education authority specified for the purposes of section
444A(6)(1) of the 1996 Act and section 105(5) of the 2006 Act are issuing and enforcing
penalty notices, and prosecuting recipients who do not pay.
(2) To the extent that sums received by a local education authority are not used for the
purposes of the functions specified in paragraph (1), they must be paid to the Secretary
The Education (Penalty Notices) (England) Regulations 2007 https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.legislation.go
Please provide the following information.
1) To date year on year, how much money has the local authority collected from parents
under The Education (Penalty Notices) (England) Regulations 2007?
Academic Year Total Collected (£)
2019-20 to 31.12.2019 17,520.00
2) On what dates and how much money have you made payments to forward this
money into the secretary of state's accounts?
No payments have been made to the secretary of state’s accounts between 2011 and
3) What is the current balance of the monies that is still owed to the secretary of state?
4) Is this money kept in its own account or mixed with other authority funds?
The money collected from parents under the Education (Penalty Notices) (England)
Regulations 2007 is held within the Warwickshire Attendance Service accounts.
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