SEND staffing in the LA

Eleanor Bernardes made this Freedom of Information request to Warrington Borough Council

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Eleanor Bernardes

Dear Warrington Borough Council,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Please send me:
1. The number of full time equivalent members of staff employed centrally by the council with responsibility for Special Educational Needs (SEN/SEND) during each of the years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 in the following:
a. working with more than one LA school and based in a Local Authority office
b. working with more than one LA school and based elsewhere
c. working in one LA school for that school
2. The numbers of full time equivalent members of staff who are dyslexia and literacy specialists employed by the council in each of the following years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 in the following:
a. working with more than one LA school and based in a Local Authority office
b. working with more than one LA school and based elsewhere
c. working in one LA school for that school
3. The amount of hours contracted to external specialists (for example but not limited to consultants/educational psychologists etc) employed by the council in each of the following years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
4. The job specification for the person responsible for:
a. Managing SEN/D provision for the LA
b. Compiling the Local Offer for the LA
5. The qualifications held by the person responsible for the following role in each of the following years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015:
a. Managing SEN/D provision for the LA
b. Compiling the Local Offer for the LA

I would like the above information to be provided to me electronically.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.
If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Yours faithfully
Eleanor Bernardes

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FOI CHI, Warrington Borough Council

Dear Ms Bernardes,

 

Freedom of Information Act Request - Our Ref: FOI 01163

 

Thank you for your email dated 21 July 2015 which was received at this
office on 22 July 2015. I acknowledge that your request was in respect of
SEND staffing in the LA.

 

Your request has been logged and a response will be with you within the
statutory 20 working days.    

 

In the meantime if you require any further information, please do not
hesitate to contact [1]chi_[Warrington Borough Council request email] quoting the above
reference number.

 

 

Kind regards,

 

Helen Finn

Administration Support Manager

Families and Wellbeing Directorate

Warrington Borough Council

2nd floor, New Town House

Buttermarket Street

Warrington

WA1 2NH

 

Tel: 01925 442954

Email: [2][email address]

Web: www.warrington.gov.uk

 

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FOI CHI, Warrington Borough Council

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Ms Bernardes,

 

Please find attached our response to your request for information ref:
FOI01163.

 

 

Kind regards,

Sarah Rayner

Children's Complaints Manager
Administration Support Team

Families and Wellbeing Directorate
Warrington Borough Council
Lower Ground Floor,
New Town House,
Buttermarket Street
Warrington,
WA1 2NH

Tel:              01925 442965
Email:         [1][email address]
web:          [2]www.warrington.gov.uk

 

 

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Eleanor Bernardes

Dear Sarah,

Many thanks for your time and effort in getting this information for me.

Yours sincerely,

Eleanor Bernardes