Safeguarding children: Prevent and Channel data sharing

Jen Persson made this Freedom of Information request to Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board
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Dear Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, pleadse provide the following information since Section 1(1) provides that: “Any person making a request for information to a public authority is entitled – (a) to be informed in writing by the public authority whether it holds information of the description specified in the request, and (b) if that is the case, to have that information communicated to him.”

Section 3(2) provides that: “For the purposes of this Act, information is held by a public authority if – (a) it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person, or (a) it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.”

Please can you provide for 2017, 2018 and currently:

1. The document showing the information, such as in the form of the privacy policy and consent form, that individuals (and/or their parent/guardian) receive before personal information is shared about them with third parties as part of the Channel programme.

2. Please provide the total number of onward contact points involved in information sharing as a result of a Channel panel review, and list which third party organisations are always, or may be, involved.

Thank you

Sincerely,

Jen Persson

BSCP Contact Us, Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board

Dear Jen Persson,

I am writing in response to the below information request in relation
'Prevent and Channel'.   Local Safeguarding Children Boards are not public
authorities for the purposes of the freedom of information act 2000.
However, Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) where possible
shares information to enhance understanding of the effectiveness of
partnership working  to safeguard and protect children in Birmingham. 

In relation to this specific information request:

Please can you provide for 2017, 2018 and currently:

1. The document showing the information, such as in the form of the
privacy policy and consent form, that individuals (and/or their
parent/guardian) receive before personal information is shared about them
with third parties as part of the Channel programme.

2. Please provide the total number of onward contact points involved in
information sharing as a result of a Channel panel review, and list which
third party organisations are always, or may be, involved.

The Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board does not hold the information
requested,  however, Birmingham City Council may be able to assist.  The
contact details are detailed below: 

Corporate Information Management Team
PO Box 16366
Birmingham B2 2YY
Email: [email address]

I hope you find this information of assistance.

Kind regards,

Simon Cross
Business Manager
Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board

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