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Request for number of applications, approvals, rejections and appeals for Education and Health Care Plans

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Mrs Joanne Corney

Dear Essex County Council,

Please can you provide me with the numbers of applications, approvals, rejections and appeals (including those upheld, overturned and in progress) for Education and Health Care Plans made since it's implementation in 2014/15?

Many thanks
Yours faithfully,
Mrs Joanne Corney

Your Right To Know, Essex County Council

Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for your recent request for information.

Your request is covered by the Freedom of Information Act, which requires us to respond within 20 working days.

We will determine and let you know whether we hold the information you have requested and consider whether we are able to release the information or if it is exempt from disclosure.

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Yours sincerely,

Sophia Turnbull
Your Right to Know
Essex County Council
Telephone: 033301 38989
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Your Right To Know, Essex County Council

Dear Joanne,

 

Thank you for your recent request for information. In order for us to
process your request we are seeking clarification:

 

Are you asking for the number of appeals (e.g. tribunal) or are you asking
for number of requests for EHC needs assessments, and how many of those
assessments were approved and those rejected as well as appeals for
tribunal?

 

 

Your request will be closed and logged as a new request once we receive
such clarification from yourself. 

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Trevor Anthony-Jones

Your Right To Know

Essex County Council

T: 033301 38989

E: [email address]

W: www.essex.gov.uk

 

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Mrs Joanne Corney

Dear Your Right To Know,

Thank you for your email. Please could you provide the following: I would like to know the current figures for the number of EHCP assessment requests, the number of those which were approved and those which have gone to tribunal/appealed as a result of a rejection.

1. Total No. of EHCPs issued since 2014/15 (please can you also provide number of applications for each year since 2014/15).
2. No. of assessment requests for EHCPs since 2014/15 (please can you also provide number of assessment requests for each year since 2014/15).
3. Of the assessments, please can you provide the number of those which were rejected and those which then went to tribunal. Are you also able to provide the number of those which were granted after Tribunal? If you can please provide this information per year that would be great.

I hope this helps. Please let me know if you need anything else.

Yours sincerely,

Mrs Joanne Corney

Your Right To Know, Essex County Council

Dear Madam,

Thank you for your request for information which we will handle under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, under the new Ref number above.

The Act allows us up to 20 working days (excluding statutory holidays) to process a valid request for information. We may be in touch with you should we require any further clarification.

If no clarifications are required, you should expect to receive a response within the statutory time frame.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Please note, requests and responses may be published on our website.

Yours sincerely,

Trevor Anthony-Jones
Your Right To Know
Essex County Council
T: 033301 38989
E: [email address]
W: www.essex.gov.uk

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