Elective Home Education - Outsourcing

N Marlow made this Freedom of Information request to Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council,

This is a request made under the Freedom of Information Act.

Has the local authority outsourced all or any part of its duties and responsibilities in relation to Elective Home Education to third party organisations in the years (from 1st January to 31st December) 2016, 2017 and to the date of this FOI? Please specify in which years EHE services have been/are outsourced.

If yes, please answer the following:

Which roles and responsibilities were or are currently outsourced?

Which third party organisation/s held or currently hold contracts with the local authority?

When do the existing contract/s expire?

How much has the local authority paid for these services for each year specified?

Please provide copies of any information, instructions, directives etc. supplied by the local authority to any outsourced organisation in support of fulfilling their roles/responsibilities as contracted, redacted if required as per s40.

Yours faithfully,

N Marlow

CSG InformationRights^, Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Sir/Madam

I refer to the request, which you have made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for records held by this service.

Acknowledgement

Your request was received by this department on 30 July 2018.

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Yours sincerely
Information Rights Officer

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Rachel Conway, Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

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What do they know   My Ref: CC50919
Mr N Marlow   Your Ref:
   
   
  Date: 02/08/2018
   
Dear Mr Marlow

Subject: Freedom of Information - Learning and Children - Raising
Achievement

I refer to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and to your email/letter to
this service dated 29th July 2018.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, we are able to grant
access to the records requested and accordingly they are as follows:

You requested:
Has the local authority outsourced all or any part of its duties and
responsibilities in relation to Elective Home Education to third party
organisations in the years (from 1st January to 31st December) 2016, 2017
and to the date of this FOI? Please specify in which years EHE services
have been/are outsourced.

If yes, please answer the following:

Which roles and responsibilities were or are currently outsourced?

Which third party organisation/s held or currently hold contracts with the
local authority?

When do the existing contract/s expire?

How much has the local authority paid for these services for each year
specified?

Our response:
The local authority has not outsourced any duties and responsibilities in
relation to Elective Home Education.

Please note:
The information provided in response to your request is copyright
Gateshead Council unless otherwise endorsed. Granting access to this
information under the Freedom of Information Act does not permit you to
re-use the information provided for commercial purposes, for photocopying
or reproduction in any form. If you wish to re-use the information you
need to apply for a Licence. You can do this by writing to Tanya
Rossington, Information Rights Officer, Corporate Services and Governance,
1st Floor, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH. You may be
required to pay a fee or comply with conditions for permitted re-use.

Should you have any queries regarding the contents of this letter, please
contact Rachel Conway on 0191 433 8758.

Yours sincerely

Rachel Conway
 

 

 

 

Rachel Conway
Business Admin Support
Education Support Service

Care, Wellbeing and Learning

 

Tel: 0191 433 8758
Dryden Centre, Evistones Road, Gateshead, NE9 5UR
[1]www.gateshead.gov.uk

 

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