Dear Rhondda Cynon Taff Council,
In the second reading of the Home Education bill in the House of Lords.
Lord Soley stated:
"I have had help from across the board, but two of the councils that have been most helpful to me on this are Hampshire and Kent. They have given me information that I hope that the Government will see in due course."
Please provide a copy of all communications (if any) specific to the Home Education bill from or to your local authority between 2016 - 2017. This includes, but is not limited to; Lord Soley, the House of Lords, other local authorities and MPs.
Please redact any identifiable information under S40.
Dear A Thurston
Thank you for your request for information.
Your request will be processed in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (or Environmental Information Regulations 2004, if it
relates to environmental information).
You should ordinarily expect to receive a response to your request no
later than 20 working days following the date of submission to the
Council. We will contact you should this not be the case.
Corporate Governance Team
for Director of Legal & Democratic Services
Dear A Thurstan
We refer to your Freedom of Information Request in respect of a copy of
all communications (if any) specific to the Home Education bill from or to
our Authority between 2016 – 2017, that includes, but is not limited to;
Lord Soley, the House of Lords, other Local Authorities and MPs. The
Authority’s response is as follows:
No communication has been sent from the Education Department in our
Authority to any settings or organisations in relation to the Home
Education Bill during 2016-17.
If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been
handled, you can request a review of the Council’s response. If you wish
to exercise this right, please set out in writing your grounds and send
your appeal to Mrs Julie Llewellyn. She may be reached at
[email address] or at RCT CBC, Pavilions, Clydach Vale,
Tonypandy, CF40 2XX.
Additionally you may, if you wish, find out more about the Freedom of
Information Act & Environmental Information Regulations from the
Information Commissioner at
We trust this answers your queries.
Swyddog Gwasanaethau Democrataidd / Democratic Services Officer
Gwasanaethau Cyfreithiol a Democrataidd / Legal and Democratic Services
Ffon: 01443 424102 / Tel No: 01443 424102