Council spending on specialist traveller educational support services

Basia Cummings made this Freedom of Information request to Kirklees Borough Council as part of a batch sent to 152 authorities

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Kirklees Borough Council did not have the information requested.

To whom it may concern,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my enquiry as specifically as possible. If however this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you would contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters.

I would like to know how much the council's focus on specialist educational support services for gypsy and traveller children has changed over the past 10 years.

As such, could the following information please be made available:

a) The amount of money the council has spent on specialist educational support services for gypsy and traveller children for the years 2008, 2009 , 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.

I understand that under the Act, I should be entitled to a response within 20 working days. I would be grateful if you would confirm in writing that you have received this request.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

Jasmin Gray

Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

Dear Basia

I confirm receipt of your information request and that I am looking into this.

I will respond to you in due course.

Regards

Information Governance Team
Legal, Governance & Monitoring
Telephone: 01484 221000 (voice activated switchboard – please ask for Freedom of Information)

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Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

Dear Ms Gray

 

FoI 18063 - Council spending on specialist traveller educational support
services

 

I am writing in response to your request dated 15 August 2018.  This has
been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

You asked for the following information:

 

I would like to know how much the council's focus on specialist
educational support services for gypsy and traveller children has changed
over the past 10 years.

As such, could the following information please be made available:

a) The amount of money the council has spent on specialist educational
support services for gypsy and traveller children for the years 2008, 2009
, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.

 

The Council’s response is that it does not hold information prior to
September 2016, and no funding has been provided for specialist
educational support services specifically for gypsy and traveller children
since.

 

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