SEN Direct Payments Pilot

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Fiona Nicholson

Dear Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council,

Could you please tell me (i) the number of direct payments for special educational needs which were granted under the SEN (Direct Payments) (Pilot Order) 2012 and (ii) details of what types of provision these payments were awarded
for

Yours faithfully,

Fiona Nicholson

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From: Fiona Nicholson [mailto:[FOI #219968 email]]
Sent: 12 July 2014 15:55
To: informationrights
Subject: Freedom of Information request - SEN Direct Payments Pilot

Dear Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council,

Could you please tell me (i) the number of direct payments for special educational needs which were granted under the SEN (Direct Payments) (Pilot Order) 2012 and (ii) details of what types of provision these payments were awarded for

Yours faithfully,

Fiona Nicholson

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Ian Stewart, Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

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Hi Fiona,

Further to your recent request on SEN direct payments please find below
the information provided by our Pupil and Parent Services Team;

 

Total 21 payments

19 transport only

1 support and transport

1 equipment

 

Regards,

Ian.

 

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Ian Stewart
Exclusions & Admissions Officer
Behaviour & Attendance Improvement Team
Tel: 0191 433 8591  Fax: 0191 433 8583
Dryden Centre. Evistones Road, Gateshead NE9 5UR
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Fiona Nicholson

Hi Ian

Astonishingly swift response thank you very much!

Fiona