First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

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Dear Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council,

I would like to know:

· The number of cases Stockport Local Education Authority has defended in the First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability) in 2019, 2018 and 2017
· The number of cases at the Tribunal which Stockport Local Education Authority won, for each of those years
· The amount of money spent by Stockport Local Education Authority on legal costs for defending cases at the Tribunal, for each of those years

Yours faithfully,

Michael Gaffney

FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

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Yours sincerely,

Paul Metcalf
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FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr Gaffney,

 

I am writing in response to your request for information (ref FOI 5510890
).

 

The relevant Council Service(s) has searched for the requested information
and our response is as follows.

                                  

·         The number of cases Stockport Local Education Authority has
defended in the First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and
Disability) in

2019,          7

2018           4

2017            3

·         The number of cases at the Tribunal which Stockport Local
Education Authority won, for each of those years

2019         cases still ongoing

2018           3

2017           1

·         The amount of money spent by Stockport Local Education Authority
on legal costs for defending cases at the Tribunal, for each of those
years

2019          £3600  

2018            0

2017            0

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Paul Metcalf

Information Governance Officer

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