Dear Mansfield District 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)?
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Dear Ms Aharony
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST – Ref No: 003773
Thank you for your email of the 25 October 2019 where you requested
information about fixed penalty notices for unauthorised school absences.
I am writing to advise you that, following a search of our paper and
electronic records, I have established that the information you requested
is not held by this Council.
Nottinghamshire County Council may hold the information you are seeking.
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Information, Nottinghamshire County Council, County Hall, Loughborough
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