Berkshire Sensory Consortium

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead,

According to following local offer:
"The Berkshire Sensory Consortium Service (BSCS) is hosted by "Achieving for Children (AfC) on behalf of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead (RBWM ) as part of the . Berkshire Joint Arrangement between RBWM, Slough, Bracknell Forest, Wokingham, Reading and West Berkshire Local Authorities. "

Can you please confirm if BSCS require Legal Advice/ guidance how do they obtain this? For example please clarify if they obtain independent legal advice though their insurance, if they they escalate to AfC to deal? If the latter how do AfC then deal with the matter (in house team, independent though insurance or escalate to RBWM and if so which department e.g Joint Legal Team, Information Governance Team) etc?

Please then provide all relevant internal procedures and processes and SLA's etc relied upon that apply to the above and also a copy of the Berkshire Joint Arrangement between the for the BSCS that exists between the 6 LA's. Finally Please clarify or direct me to where I can find out how the BSCS is funded.

Yours faithfully,


foi, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Dear Jacqui,

Achieving for Children exclusively hold their own data and administer FOI requests independantly. As such, we do not hold the information you are requesting.

You will need to submit your Freedom of Information request directly to AfC using the contact details here:

Kind Regards,
Sean Cannon
Information Governance Assistant
Information Governance Team
Law and Governance Services
Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Town Hall

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