Dear Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead,

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

foi, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Dear Mr Turnball

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your information request - it has been allocated reference FOI65806.

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 provides public authorities with 20 working days to process requests - this period expires on 22/1/2014.

Regards

Martin tubbs
Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead

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David Davies, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Dear Bill

 

Further to your Information request FOI65806 please find your questions
and our responses below:

 

 

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.

 

 

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?

 

Response:

 

1.            It is likely that the Local Offer will need to be in place
by 1st September 2014, subject to confirmation of the implementation date
of this part of the Children and Families Bill.  A Working Group is
currently considering the content and format of the Local Offer.  In the
meantime, Information, Advice and Guidance remains currently available
from David Scott, Head of Education Strategy and Commissioning.

2.            David Scott, Head of Education Strategy and Commissioning,
is leading on this matter.

 

If you require translation of the information you have been sent please do
not hesitate the contact us.

 

If you are unhappy with the information we have provided in response to
your request please write to:

 

Information Management Team Manager

Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead

Town Hall, St Ives Road

Maidenhead

SL6 1RF

 

or send an e-mail to [email address].uk 

 

We are proud to be one of the leading authorities in England for
consistently responding to information requests within the 20 working days
set down by statute. Information about our performance and summaries of
requests received can be found on our website:

 

http://www.rbwm.gov.uk/web/foi_informati...

 

 

We are keen to hear about your experience with the Information Management
Team here at the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and look forward to
receiving any comments you have about the way your information request was
processed.

 

Please send any feedback to the Information Management Team Manager either
by e-mail [email address] or in writing to the address above.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

David Davies

Information Management Officer

Legal Department

Corporate Directorate

Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead

Town Hall, St.Ives Road

Maidenhead SL6 1RF

 

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