Local Offer

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Dear Stoke on Trent City 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,

Barry Scott

FOI, Stoke on Trent City Council

Dear Mr Scott

Your request for information ref. SOT29865

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FOI, Stoke on Trent City Council

Dear Mr Scott

 

Your request for information ref. SOT29865 about our Local Offer

 

We have now considered your request for information and a copy of the
information is attached below.

 

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

 

Response:

We are currently developing our Local Offer so that it reflects the views
of parents/carers and young people with special educational needs and
disabilities. It will go live on our website in September 2014 and will be
kept under review and will change in response to the needs of children,
young people and their families.

 

 

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

 

Response – [1]Geoff Catterall - Strategic Lead
([email address])

 

 

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Information Rights

 

Information Rights | Customer Access

Customer Feedback & Information Rights Team, Corporate Services

City of Stoke-on-Trent

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Dear Stoke on Trent City 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,

 

Barry Scott

 

 

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