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Dear Rotherham 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?

Yours faithfully,

Bill Turnball

FreedomofInformation, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr. Turnball

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Request for Information (926)

Thank you for your request for information dated 23 December 2013. We
are still processing your request and we apologise for the delay. We
will endeavour to reply to you with a full response as soon as possible.

Thanks,

Wayne Singleton

Records & Information Management Officer

Information Governance Unit

Legal Services

Resources Directorate

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Tel : (01709) 255834

Internal From New: 55834

Internal From Old: 7455834

Email: [email address]

Visit our website: www.rotherham.gov.uk

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FreedomofInformation, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr. Turnball

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information - 926

 

Thank you for your request for information received on the 23 December
2013.

 

Firstly, on behalf of the Council, may I offer our sincere apologies for
the apparent delay in responding to your request, you should have received
a response by no later than 23 January 2014.

 

However, we are now in a position to provide you with the Council’s
response to your request as per below:

 

Request

 

1. What is your local authority currently offering for online advice and
guidance for Local Offer?

 

Rotherham is currently working to develop their local offer.  Information
can be accesses at Rotherham Families Information Service
[1]http://www.rotherhamfis.co.uk/

 

We also have online information available at Connect to Support.

[2]https://www.connecttosupport.org/s4s/Whe...

 

 

2. What is the name of the person who is leading on the Local Offer within
your  Local Authority?

 

Jayne Fitzgerald – Rotherham Parent Carer Forum is leading the “Giving
Parents Control” work stream, supported by Claire Whiting Educational
Psychologist.  This work stream is looking at Local Offer development.

 

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If you are not satisfied with this response you have the right to an
internal review by the Council.  Please contact us via the above email
address or by post to Sarah Corbett, Information Governance Manager, Legal
Services, Riverside House, Main Street, Rotherham, S60 1AE.

 

If you are not satisfied with the internal review, you can appeal to the
Information Commissioner.  Contact details are: Information Commissioner’s
Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF. Telephone
01625 545700. Alternatively go to [3]http://www.ico.gov.uk/

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Wayne Singleton

Records & Information Management Officer

Information Governance Unit

Legal Services

Resources Directorate

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

 

Tel : (01709) 255834

Internal From New: 55834

Internal From Old: 7455834

 

Email: [4][email address]

Visit our website: [5]www.rotherham.gov.uk

 

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