Further call for HE evidence

S Tyler made this Freedom of Information request to Gloucestershire County Council

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Dear Sir or Madam,

Please supply the Local Authority response made to Graham Badman's call on 17 September 2009 for further evidence regarding the Report into Home Education.

Yours faithfully,

S Tyler

Dear Sir or Madam,

I have not yet received an acknowledgment of my Freedom of Information request, made on 7 October (below).

On 17 September, Graham Badman via a DCSF email made a further call for evidence to Local Authorities regarding the Review/Report into Elective Home Education.

I am requesting Gloucestershire's response to that call.

Please confirm that you have received said request and that the 20 days will commence from 8 October.

Yours faithfully,

S Tyler

Freedom of Information questions/information requests, Gloucestershire County Council

Thank you for your e-mail; this acknowledgement was sent to you on 8
October at 14.07

From: MORRIS, Sue
Sent: 08 October 2009 14:07
To: '[email address]'
Subject: Acknowledgement of FOI request Reference

Dear Ms Tyler

Request for Information (Reference 09/FOI/1665)

Thank you for your request for information for Report on Home education,
received on 7 October 2009.

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to the principles of the
Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) and will wherever possible provide all
the information requested unless constrained by another statute or by an
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defined by the FoIA; that date is 4 November 2009.

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Yours sincerely

Sue Morris

Information Management Service Administrator

Information Management Service

Gloucestershire County Council

Community & Adult Care Directorate

Shire Hall

Gloucester

GL1 2TG

Tel: 01452 426837

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Dear Freedom of Information questions/information requests,

I made a Freedom of Information request on 7th October, which is now overdue a response.

In not providing a response within the 20 working-day limit of 4th November, you are now breaking the law. Therefore I am requesting an internal review.

The information requested is below:

On 17 September, Graham Badman via a DCSF email made a further call for evidence to Local Authorities regarding the Review/Report into Elective Home
Education.

I am requesting your response to that call.

The documents requested by the DCSF can be found at the link below:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/everychildmatters/ publications/documents/laeelectivehomeeducation/

Note I have inserted a space before the word 'publications' to ensure the link is visible.

Please note that I am NOT requesting your Public Consultation response.

Please supply the information requested as a matter of urgency.

Yours sincerely,

S Tyler

Freedom of Information questions/information requests, Gloucestershire County Council

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Dear Ms Tyler,

Further to your e-mail dated 11 November enquiring about your Freedom of
Information response, I would like to inform you a response was sent to
you on 6 November 2009 as below.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

Regards

Victoria Wathen
Information Manager
Information Management Service
Gloucestershire County Council
Shire Hall
Gloucester
GL1 2TG

Tele 01452 425071
Fax 01452 425772

e-mail [email address]

_____________________________________________
From: JAMES, John
Sent: 06 November 2009 09:17
To: '-[email address]'
Cc: Freedom of Information questions/information requests; WATHEN,
Victoria; WILMSHURST, Teresa
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Further call for HE evidence
09 FOI 1665
Importance: High

Please find attached a revised document from EHE colleagues, which I hope
answers your original question.
Regards
John
John James
Commissioning Manager ~ Data Management
Data Management Team
Commissioning Section
Children & Young People's Directorate
Information Management & Strategic Planning
Gloucestershire County Council
Quayside House Room 109
Shire Hall, Westgate Street
Gloucester GL1 2TP
( Tel: 01452 425329
2 Fax: 01452 426415
* email: [1]mailto:[email address]

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P Consider the environment. Please don't print this e-mail unless you
really need to.

_____________________________________________
From: JAMES, John
Sent: 27 October 2009 10:31
To: '-[email address]'
Cc: Freedom of Information questions/information requests; WATHEN,
Victoria; WILMSHURST, Teresa
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Further call for HE evidence
09 FOI 1665

Dear sir/madam,
Since sending this to you, I have since discovered I may have sent the
wrong thing. I am making further enquiries, and will obtain the
appropriate response/document ASAP.

Yours faithfully
John
John James
Commissioning Manager ~ Data Management
Data Management Team
Commissioning Section
Children & Young People's Directorate
Information Management & Strategic Planning
Gloucestershire County Council
Quayside House Room 109
Shire Hall, Westgate Street
Gloucester GL1 2TP
( Tel: 01452 425329
2 Fax: 01452 426415
* email: [3]mailto:[email address]

Go to [4]www.gloucestershire.gov.uk to find information on any County
Council service. It could not be easier to find information instantly and
in some cases apply for services online.
P Consider the environment. Please don't print this e-mail unless you
really need to.

_____________________________________________
From: JAMES, John
Sent: 26 October 2009 14:02
To: '-[email address]'
Cc: Freedom of Information questions/information requests; WATHEN,
Victoria; WILMSHURST, Teresa
Subject: FW: Freedom of Information request - Further call for HE evidence
09 FOI 1665
Importance: High

Dear sir/madam,
Thank you for your email. I have been provided with the attached document
in response to your FoI request.
<< File: Consultation response - October.pdf >>
If you are unhappy with this response, you are entitled to request a
review of the decision by writing to:

Victoria Wathen
Information Manager.
Shire Hall
Westgate Street
Gloucester
GL1 2TG.

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by the Council.

The Information Commissioner can be contracted at:-

The Information Commissioner's Officer
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Yours sincerely
John
John James
Commissioning Manager ~ Data Management
Data Management Team
Commissioning Section
Children & Young People's Directorate
Information Management & Strategic Planning
Gloucestershire County Council
Quayside House Room 109
Shire Hall, Westgate Street
Gloucester GL1 2TP
( Tel: 01452 425329
2 Fax: 01452 426415
* email: [5]mailto:[email address]

Go to [6]www.gloucestershire.gov.uk to find information on any County
Council service. It could not be easier to find information instantly and
in some cases apply for services online.
P Consider the environment. Please don't print this e-mail unless you
really need to.

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Dear Freedom of Information questions/information requests,

Thank you for the information. However, just for your information, I would like to say that I did not receive it in an earlier message.

Thanks again.

Yours sincerely,

S Tyler

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