Budget for Elective Home Education

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Fiona Nicholson

Dear Cheshire West and Chester 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

Cheshire West and Chester Council

RE: Your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Case Reference: 101002182038

Dear Ms Nicholson

Thank you for your email.

It will be treated as a request within the meaning of the Act: this means that we will send you a full response within 20 working days, either supplying you with the information which you want, or explaining to you why we cannot supply it.

If we need any further clarification or there is any problem we will be in touch.

In the meantime if you wish to discuss this further please contact FOI West. It would be helpful if you could quote the log number.

Yours sincerely

Nicole Owen
Solutions Team

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FOI West, Cheshire West and Chester Council

Dear Ms Nicholson

 

Thank you for your request for information of 21 July 2014 which has been
logged as 2182038 and has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.  I confirm that Cheshire West and Chester Council hold
information relating to your request and am able to provide you with the
following response.

 

For the purpose of clarity,  I have reproduced your request and append the
answers beneath each question:

 

 

1.      Where elective home education currently sits in your authority

 

Children and Young People Directorate

 

2.      Which line in the s251 table included an allocation for elective
home education services in a/ 2013-14 and b/ 2014-15

 

2013/14   1.2.4 and 2.0.3  

      2014/15   1.2.7 and 2.0.3

 

3.      What is the budget sum allocated to elective home education
services for the current year

 

£64,553

 

4.      What is the forward budget sum allocated to elective home
education services for the next financial year

 

Budgeted amount for staff 2015/16 = £65,199 (£64,553 plus anticipated 1%
pay award)

 

 

I trust this answers your enquiry.

 

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Solutions Team

Cheshire West and Chester Council

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Yours sincerely

 

Ruth Winson

Solutions Team

Cheshire West and Chester Council

 

 

 

 

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Dear Ruth

That's very helpful, thank you very much.

Yours sincerely,

Fiona Nicholson

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