P1 Deferrals

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Sarah McLuckie

Dear Highland Council,

Please could you provide the following information:

1) The total number of requests received to date for the Council to provide discretionary funding for a further year of early learning and childcare for children whose fifth birthdays will fall between the day after the school start date in August 2019 and 31st Dec 2019.

2) A breakdown of the total number in 1. above by requests for
a) continued funding in a private/voluntary setting and
b) continued funding in a council run setting.

3) In relation to question 2, please provide the number of places the Council has agreed to provide continued funding for in a) private/voluntary settings and b) council run settings.

4) For each year from 2013-2014 till 2018-2019 inclusive, please provide the total number of places at council-run settings which parents were permitted to self-finance.

Yours faithfully,

Sarah McLuckie

Highland Council

Case Ref: HC0226-5389  
Dear Sarah McLuckie, 
We acknowledge receipt of your request for information under the
FOI legislation received on 07/05/2019.
Subject: 
P1 Deferrals
Request Detail:
Dear Highland Council, Please could you provide the following information:
1) The total number of requests received to date for the Council to
provide discretionary funding for a further year of early learning and
childcare for children whose fifth birthdays will fall between the day
after the school start date in August 2019 and 31st Dec 2019. 2) A
breakdown of the total number in 1. above by requests for a) continued
funding in a private/voluntary setting and b) continued funding in a
council run setting. 3) In relation to question 2, please provide the
number of places the Council has agreed to provide continued funding for
in a) private/voluntary settings and b) council run settings. 4) For each
year from 2013-2014 till 2018-2019 inclusive, please provide the total
number of places at council-run settings which parents were permitted to
self-finance. Yours faithfully, Sarah McLuckie
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