Dear Kent County 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
Dear Ms Nicholson
Thank you for your email below.
Kent County Council acknowledges your request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Assuming KCC holds this information, we
will endeavour to supply the data to you as soon as possible but no later
than 5th September 2014 (20 working days from date of receipt).
We will advise you as soon as possible if we do not hold this information
or if there are exemptions to be considered and/or any costs for providing
the information. Please quote our reference - FOI/14/1469 - in any
communication regarding this particular request.
Information Access Officer
Information Resilience & Transparency Team
Strategic and Corporate Services, Governance & Law
Kent County Council, Room 2.71, Sessions House, County Road, Maidstone,
Telephone: 01622 694261, Internal: 7000 4261, Fax: 01622 696075
Dear Ms Nicholson
Thank you for your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA) 2000, relating to Elective Home Education. Please
accept my sincere apologies for the slight delay in responding to you; I
appreciate that the Council has not complied with statutory timescales on
this occasion. I am pleased to provide the response below:
1) Where elective home education currently sits in your authority?
Within Fair Access, part of Education and Young People’s Services
2) Which line in the s251 table included an allocation for elective home
education services in a) 2013-14 and b) 2014-15?
In both years split over ‘support for inclusion’ and ‘education welfare
service’ lines of the s251 budget statement.
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?
Kent County Council does not hold this information. Budgets for 2015/16
will be not approved until February 2015.
If you are unhappy with this response, and believe KCC has not complied
with legislation, please ask for a review by following our complaints
process; details can be found at this link
on our website. Please quote reference FOI/14/1469.
If you still remain dissatisfied following an internal review, you can
appeal to the Information Commissioner, who oversees compliance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Details of what you need to do, should
you wish to pursue this course of action, are available from the
Information Commissioner’s website http://www.ico.org.uk/concerns.
Jemila Dodge | Information Access Officer | Information Resilience &
Transparency Team | Kent County Council | Room 2.71, Sessions House,
Maidstone, ME14 1XQ | Internal: 7000 6265 | External: 01622 696265 |
That's great, thank you very much.