Fixed Penalty Notices for Anauthorised School Absences

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Dear Oxford City Council,

I would like to request the following data under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

1. How many Fixed Penalty Notices has your council handed out between September 2018 – July 2019 to parents for the following unauthorised school absences:
a. Persistent lateness (arriving after the register has been taken)
b. Unauthorised leave in term time (e.g. being taken out of school for holiday)
c. Delayed return from authorised leave
d. General unauthorised absence/truancy (including parentally condoned absence)
2. How many FPNs have not been paid within the 21 day allocated time frame?
3. How many FPNs have not been paid within the 28 day allocated time frame, and subsequently gone to court?
4. How much revenue has been collected from FPNs between September 2018 - July 2019?
5. For all of the above information, could you please provide a comparison for questions 1-4 for the previous school year (2017-2018)?

Yours faithfully,

Naomi Aharony

freedomofinformation, Oxford City Council

Dear Ms Aharony,

Oxford City Council – Reference: 8746

Thank you for your email dated 25th October 2019. Unfortunately the Council does not hold the information you require. I recommend you re-direct your enquiry to Oxfordshire County Council who are responsible for Education in the city, via the following link, as I believe they will be better placed to answer your request.

by email: [email address]

or by post:
Freedom of Information Team
County Hall

Yours sincerely

Kathryn Winfield
Freedom of Information Officer 

Kathryn Winfield | Freedom of Information Officer | Oxford City Council | Law and Governance |
St. Aldate's Chambers | Oxford | OX1 1DS | Email: [email address] | T: 01865 252007
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