Dear Luton 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.
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Thank you for your request dated 1 August 2018. We kindly ask that this is extended to 5 October 2018, as the person responsible for the response will be away until 10 September.
Info and Data Officer
Luton Town Hall
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We write in response to your request for information of 1 August 2018.
Please accept our apologies for the delay in responding.
You requested the below information. We do hold this information and the
response is as follows:-
The council has not outsourced all or any part of its duties and
responsibilities in relation to Elective Home Education to third party
organisations during the years 2016, 2017 and to date. There is no
information available for previous years that would indicate EHE services
have ever been outsourced by the council prior to the dates initially
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