Patricia Anderson

Dear Aberdeen City Council,

1. Please could you provide the percentage of discretionary deferral requests which the local authority has provided an extra year of early learning and childcare funding for since 2013. Please only include those children born on or after the school commencement date in August and 31 Dec who were granted an extra year of funding.

2. Please could you also provide the total number of applications for discretionary deferral funding received and the total number successful for each year since 2013. Please only include those children born on or after the school commencement date in August and 31 Dec who were granted an extra year of funding.

Yours faithfully,

Patricia Anderson

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

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Dear Ms Anderson,

 

Information enquiry reference FOI-18-1827.

 

Thank you for your recent request for information, which we received on 10
December 2018.

 

The scheduled date for our response to your request for information is on
or before 11 January 2019.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries in the
meantime.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Grant Webster

Access to Information Officer

 

 

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Patricia Anderson

Dear Foi Enquiries,

I have not received a response to the Freedom of Information request I submitted to you on 10 Dec 2018. Please could you conduct an internal review and respond to me as soon as possible.

Yours faithfully,

Patricia Anderson

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

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Dear Ms Anderson,

 

Thank you for your information request of 10 December 2018. Aberdeen City
Council (ACC) has completed the necessary search for the information
requested. Our response is now detailed below.

 

1. Please could you provide the percentage of discretionary deferral
requests which the local authority has provided an extra year of early
learning and childcare funding for since 2013. Please only include those
children born on or after the school commencement date in August and 31
Dec who were granted an extra year of funding.

2013 – we do not hold information from 2013 due to record retention
schedules.

2014 41%

2015 74%

2016 no data available

2017 80%

2018 57%

 

Please note, due to an administrative error, information for 2016 is not
available.

 

ACC is unable to provide you with information on percentage of
discretionary deferral requests which the local authority has provided an
extra year of early learning and childcare funding for 2013 and 2016 as it
is not held by ACC. In order to comply with its obligations under the
terms of Section 17 of the FOISA, ACC hereby gives notice that this
information is not held by it.

 

2. Please could you also provide the total number of applications for
discretionary deferral funding received and the total number successful
for each year since 2013. Please only include those children born on or
after the school commencement date in August and 31 Dec who were granted
an extra year of funding.

Year Applications Successful

2014 34 14

2015 42 31

2016 42 (no data available)

2017 35 28

2018 28 16

 

Please note, due to an administrative error, information for 2016 is not
available.

 

ACC is unable to provide you with information on the total number of
applications for discretionary deferral funding received for 2013 and the
total number successful for 2013 and 2016 as it is not held by ACC. In
order to comply with its obligations under the terms of Section 17 of the
FOISA, ACC hereby gives notice that this information is not held by it.

 

We hope this helps with your request.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Grant Webster

Access to Information Officer

 

INFORMATION ABOUT THE HANDLING OF YOUR REQUEST

 

ACC handled your request for information in accordance with the provisions
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[1]ACC_Crest_for Grant Webster | Access to Information Officer
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Aberdeen City Council | Access to Information Team |
Customer Feedback |Customer

Marischal College | 3^rd Floor | Broad Street | Aberdeen
| AB10 1AQ

 

Dial: 01224 522166

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Facebook.com/AberdeenCC

 

 

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