Dear Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please can you supply the following information:

i) The total amount of funding the LA has received to pilot the children and families SEN pathfinder and which agencies have provided this money.

ii) A list of all of the internal budgetary codes used for this funding.

iii) A list of every transaction against each of these codes since the funding was received.

iv) The amount left in the overall budget as of the end of June 2013.

Yours faithfully,

B Saunders

Information Governance (Social Care & Performance), Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear B Saunders
 
Freedom of Information request – Ref 4513
 
Thank you for your enclosed request for information which we received on 5
July 2013.  Your request is being considered under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and we will aim to provide you
with a response by 2 August 2013.
 
For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent release of the information you have requested. If this is the case
you will be advised of any considerations, subsequent decisions and your
rights of appeal. There may also be a fee payable for this information,
this will be considered and you will be informed if a fee is payable.
 
You will be free to copy, distribute, transmit, adapt or otherwise exploit
any information disclosed to you providing to you that you do so in
accordance with the conditions which can be found on the council’s website
[1]http://www.solihull.gov.uk/about/copyrig....
 
Advice on the Freedom of Information Act is available from the Information
Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9
5AF, telephone: 01625 545 700, website: [2]http://www.ico.gov.uk.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Beverley Haywood
Management Assistant (PA to Ian Ash)
Corporate Performance, Policy and Information Division
Business Transformation Directorate
Solihull MBC
 
Tel: 0121 704 6666
Email: [3][email address]
[4]www.solihull.gov.uk
 
 

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Information Governance (Social Care & Performance), Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear B Saunders

 

Re: FOI Request – Reference Number 4513

 

With reference to your request for information, our response is given
below:

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please can you supply the following
information?

 

i)                    The total amount of funding the LA has received to
pilot the children and families SEN pathfinder and which agencies have
provided this money.

 

The funding received is shown in the cost centre breakdown as income and
equates to £150,000 pa pro rata.  2011/12 - £75,000.  2012/13 - £150,000
and 2013/14 – expected income is £150,000 paid in quarterly instalments of
£37,500.  This funding is provided directly by the Department for
Education (DfE) as a grant.

 

ii)                   iA list of all of the internal budgetary codes used
for this funding.

 

See attached spreadsheet.

 

iii)                 iA list of every transaction against each of these
codes since the funding was received.

 

See attached spreadsheet.

 

iv)                 The amount left in the overall budget as of the end of
June 2013.

 

See attached spreadsheet.

You may copy, distribute, transmit, adapt or otherwise exploit any
information disclosed to you providing to you that you do so in accordance
with the conditions which can be found on the council’s website
[1]http://www.solihull.gov.uk/about/copyrig....

I hope this information is of interest and assistance.  If however you are
dissatisfied with the response you have received and wish to request a
review of our decision or make a complaint about how your request has been
handled you should write to the Corporate Information Governance Manager,
Corporate Performance, Policy and Information, Business Transformation
Directorate, Council House, Manor Walk, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3QB or
email [2][Solihull Borough Council request email].

Your request for an internal review should be submitted to us within 40
days of receipt by you of this response. Any requests received after this
time will be considered at the discretion of the Corporate Information
Governance Manager.

If having exhausted the review process you are not content that your
request or review has been dealt with correctly, you have a further right
of appeal to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for a decision. 
Generally, the ICO will not make a decision until you have exhausted the
complaints procedure provided by the council.  The Information
Commissioner can be contacted at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF, telephone: 01625 545 700, website:
[3]http://www.ico.gov.uk.

 

Should you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact
me.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Beverley Haywood

Management Assistant (PA to Ian Ash)

Corporate Performance, Policy and Information Division

Business Transformation Directorate

Solihull MBC

 

Tel: 0121 704 6666

Email: [4][email address]

[5]www.solihull.gov.uk

 

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