Local offer

Jeremy Bartlett made this Freedom of Information request to Buckinghamshire County Council

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Dear Buckinghamshire County 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.

Yours faithfully,

Jeremy Bartlett

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Dear Mr Bartlett

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST – BCC/016636

Thank you for contacting Buckinghamshire County Council.

Your request for information has now been considered and the information you have requested is attached.

1. What is your local authority currently offering for online advice and guidance for Local Offer?
Local Offer information being developed and is on the Buckinghamshire Family Information Service website - see link www.bucksfamilyinfo.org/localoffer Pages of advice and guidance continue to be added to in this area

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.
Local Offer lead is Liz Smith, Programme Manager (includes management of the Buckinghamshire Family Information Service)
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