Discretionary Deferral Rates

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Patricia Anderson

Dear East Dunbartonshire 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

East Dunbartonshire Council

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Dear Ms Anderson

Thank you for your request for information. In answer to your enquiry I can
provide the following response on behalf of East Dunbartonshire 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.

Please see answer directly below:
|---------+-------------------------------------------|
| Year |percentage of deferred children granted and|
| | accepted funding (Aug - Dec birthdays) |
|---------+-------------------------------------------|
|2016/2017| 47.60% |
|---------+-------------------------------------------|
|2017/2018| 71.40% |
|---------+-------------------------------------------|
|2018/2019| 45% |
|---------+-------------------------------------------|

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.

Please see answer directly below:


-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
| Year |Total Number of applications| Number of funded | Number of  unfunded |
|--------------+----------------------------+---------------------+-----------------------|
| 2016/2017 | 21 | 10 | 5 |
|--------------+----------------------------+---------------------+-----------------------|
| 2017/2018 | 14 | 10 | * |
|--------------+----------------------------+---------------------+-----------------------|
| 2018/2019 | 20 | 9 | 6 |
|--------------+----------------------------+---------------------+-----------------------|

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Patricia Anderson

Dear East Dunbartonshire Council,

I have not received a response to the Freedom of Information request I submitted to you on 9 Dec 2018. Please could you conduct an internal review and respond to me as soon as possible.

Yours faithfully,

Patricia Anderson

East Dunbartonshire Council

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Patricia Anderson

Dear East Dunbartonshire Council,

Please accept my apologies for asking for an internal review in my last message as I can see you replied earlier today. Please cancel this request and thank you for your response.

Yours faithfully,

Patricia Anderson

East Dunbartonshire Council

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