School Spend

Francesca Sandiford made this Freedom of Information request to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

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Francesca Sandiford

Dear Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council,

Could you please provide me with the agency spend for all schools, including primary,secondary,sen, pru's and alternative education settings
for September 2015-present ideally split by the total cost, agency names and cost per agency.

Yours faithfully,

Francesca Sandiford, Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Sandiford,


Thank you for your request for information about Agency spend for all
schools, which was received on 28 September 2016.


In accordance with provisions within Freedom of Information Act 2000, the
council will respond to your request within 20 working days, saying
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so quoting the above reference number.


Yours sincerely



Julie Noble, Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Sandiford,


Freedom of Information Request RFI1084/16


Further to your request for information about Agency spend for all
schools, I can tell you the following:


 1. Could you please provide me with the agency spend for all schools,
including primary, secondary, sen, pru's and alternative education
settings for September 2015-present ideally split by the total cost,
agency names and cost per agency


Walsall Council do not hold the information you have requested, agency
workers are hired and paid for by the individual school and to obtain the
information your require a request will need to be made direct to them.


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Yours sincerely


Laurie Andrews

Information Rights Officer

Information Governance Team, Business Change , Change and Governance,
Walsall Council, Darwall Street, Walsall WS1 1TP

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