Budget for Elective Home Education

Fiona Nicholson made this Freedom of Information request to Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please could you tell me the following:

1/ Where elective home education currently sits in your authority
2/ Which line in the s251 table included an allocation for elective
home education services in a/ 2013-14 and b/ 2014-15
3/ What is the budget sum allocated to elective home education
services for the current year
4/ What is the forward budget sum allocated to elective home
education services for the next financial year

Yours faithfully,

Fiona Nicholson

FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

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Stockport Council
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Stockport
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FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Nicholson,

I am writing in response to your request for information (ref FOI 9444) regarding budget for elective home education.

The information has been prepared by the relevant Council service and is as follows:

Q1. The duties and responsibilities in respect of Elective Home Education are currently delivered on behalf of the Local Authority via the School Support Service within Services to People.

Q2. There is no budget line for EHE

Q3. There is no specific budget allocated to the provision of EHE - the scope of work required to ensure the LA complies with the duties and responsibilities in respect of Elective Home Education is currently delivered as part of the overall portfolio of a senior officer. The volume of work equates to approximately 15-20% (8k - 11k) of the officer's workload.

Q4. The Council has not yet approved a budget for 2015/16

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Yours sincerely,

Kerrie Harris
CSS Graduate Development Officer
Business Support – Information Governance

Stockport Council
Town Hall
Stockport
SK1 3XE

Tel: 0161 474 5124
http://www.stockport.gov.uk

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Dear Kerrie,

Thank you for this information.

Yours sincerely,

Fiona Nicholson