Dear Hartlepool Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, could you please
provide details of:

(i) the number of direct payments for special educational needs
granted under the SEN (Direct Payments) (Pilot Order) 2012.

(Ii) details of what types of provision these payments were awarded for

(iii) the number of requests refused and the reasons for the refusals (including head teache refusing consent)

(iv) copies of any block funding contracts with health service providers for special educational needs provision

Yours faithfully,

Mrs Richards

Freedomofinformation, Hartlepool Council

Dear Mrs Richards,

 

Thank you for your request dated 17^th July 2013.

 

Please find the information you require below.

 

 

 

Question(s) Response(s)
   

(i) the number of direct payments 7
for special educational needs
granted under the SEN (Direct
Payments) (Pilot Order) 2012.

 
(Ii) details of what types of Work placement; support for an
provision these payments were Occupational Therapy programme;
awarded for additional English and Maths tuition;
home education programmes; equipment;
  transport; TA support

 
(iii) the number of requests refused  
and the reasons for the refusals
(including head teacher refusing 0
consent)

 
   

(iv) copies of any block funding Does not apply
contracts with health service
providers for special educational  
needs provision

 
   
   

 

 

We hope that this information deals with your request, however if you are
dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask
for an internal review. Internal review requests should be submitted
within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your original
request and should be sent to Chief Executives Department, Legal Services
Division, Level 3, Civic Centre, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY,
[email address].

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF, [1]www.ico.gov.uk

 

 

Kind Regards

 

Leanne Purdy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leanne Purdy

Legal Support Clerk

Legal Division
Chief Executive's Department

Hartlepool Borough Council

 

[2][email address]

 

[3][email address]

 

 

 

 

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