Dear Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council,
As part of the Government Green paper (Support and Aspiration) the government has outlined a new approach to special educational needs and disability. As part of this initiative the government requires all local authorities in England to set out a Local Offer.
The purpose of the Local Offer is to enable parents and young people to see more clearly what services are available to them in their area and how to access them.
Please provide answers to the following questions
1. What is your local authority currently offering for online advice and guidance for Local Offer?
2. What is the name of the person who is leading on the Local Offer within your Local Authority? Please also provide their job title.
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Dear Jeremy Bartlett
Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
In response to your request for information received at this office on
23.12.2013, Bolton Council is happy to supply the information as
Q1 What is your local authority currently offering for online advice and
guidance for Local Offer?
A1 The Local Authority is currently offering the Family Services Directory
for advice and guidance. The Local Offer will be available from
September 2014, in line with current guidance.
Q2 What is the name of the person who is leading on the Local Offer
within your Local Authority? Please also provide their job title.
A2 Sue Cornwell - Head of SEN Services & Principal Educational
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