Home education and abuse statistics

C Murton made this Freedom of Information request to London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

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Dear Sir or Madam,

I would like to know:

A. The number of persons in the local authority of compulsory
school age who are, or claimed to be, electively home educated and
who have been either suspected or found to be involved in child
abuse, neglect, forced marriage, sexual exploitation or domestic
servitude.

B. How many (if any) Serious Case Reviews or Joint Area Reviews
have reported with respect to home educated children in the LA.

C Murton

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Dear C Murton,

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should expect to receive a response within 20 working days; your reference
is LBBD/35540.

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ahmed remi, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

Dear C Murton

Thank you for your e-mail received 31 March 2009 requesting information about Home education and abuse statistics.

Janet Ryan in the Children's Services Department will arrange for the information to be provided to you no later than 30/04/09.

Whilst it is the Council's policy to provide information wherever possible, I need to advise you that there are a number of exemptions under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. These may prevent me from releasing all or some of the information you have asked for. You will, however be informed if this is the case and why.

Yours sincerely

Remi Ahmed
Complaints Officer

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Fenn Michael, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

Dear C Murton

Request for information LBBD:35540

Your request for information about Home education and abuse statistics has
now been considered and the information is below;

A. The number of persons in the local authority of compulsory

school age who are, or claimed to be, electively home educated and

who have been either suspected or found to be involved in child

abuse, neglect, forced marriage, sexual exploitation or domestic

servitude.

B. How many (if any) Serious Case Reviews or Joint Area Reviews

have reported with respect to home educated children in the LA.

The answer for both questions A. and B. is that we do not have any
recorded.

If you need any more information, or if I can be of any further help,
please contact me.

If you are not satisfied with the way that I have dealt with your request
you can make a complaint by writing to the Corporate Complaints Team,
Corporate Strategy Department, Room 196, Civic Centre, Dagenham RM10 7BN.
Alternatively you can make your complaint on-line at
[1]www.barking-dagenham.gov.uk or you can e-mail your complaint to
[2][email address].

If you are still not satisfied, after following our Corporate Complaints
procedure, you can take your complaint to the Information Commissioner.
Full details of how to do this will be made available on request.

Yours sincerely

Michael Fenn | Senior Information Officer

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham | Room B16 Civic Centre | Dagenham
| RM10 7BY

Phone: 020 8227 2619 | Fax: 020 8227 2324

Email: Michael.Fenn[3]@lbbd.gov.uk | [4]www.barking-dagenham.gov.uk

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Dear Fenn Michael,

Thank you for this information

Yours sincerely,

C Murton

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