Home Education bill communications

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Dear Derbyshire County Council,

In the second reading of the Home Education bill in the House of Lords.
https://goo.gl/kBXzgJ

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.

Yours faithfully,

A Thurstan

Access 2 Info (Commissioning Communities and Policy), Derbyshire County Council

Dear A Thurstan

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Derbyshire County Council
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CS DP and FOI (Childrens Services), Derbyshire County Council

Dear Mr Thurstan

 

 

Thank you for your information request dated 1^st December 2017.  I can
confirm that we do hold the requested information. The request has been
considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  The response to
your request is as follows:

 

In the second reading of the Home Education bill in the House of Lords.

[1]https://goo.gl/kBXzgJ

 

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.

 

Derbyshire County Council has not made any contact/communication with
others, such as LAs or MPs regarding the Bill.

One council sent the Hansard publication link to Derbyshire.

 

 

 

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Derbyshire County Council

County Hall

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DE4 3AG

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Julie Yates

 

 

Julie Yates | Management Information Assistant | SAR / FOI Team |
Information & ICT | Children’s Services | Derbyshire County Council |
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A Thurstan left an annotation ()

This LA has not made contact regarding the home education bill. A link to the Hansard publication was sent to them.