Short Breaks Services Statement

Emily Tyrrell made this Freedom of Information request to Sefton Borough Council

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Dear Sefton Borough Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I request the following information in relation to your Short Breaks Services Statement:

1) What evidence do you have that the statement is accessible to families (i.e. unique visitors/ postal reach etc.)?
2) How often do you review the Short breaks statement? When was the last time you revised it and for what reason?
3) How many children have been refused short breaks services because of eligibility criteria in the last twelve months? How many of these had an assessment?
4) How often do you consult families on the content of the short breaks statement? When did this last happen and how many families were involved?
5) What evidence do you have that you deliver short breaks to children and young people as outlined in your statement?
6) How many children do you have records of that you consider to be currently eligible for short breaks?

Yours faithfully,

Emily Tyrrell

Information, Sefton Borough Council

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Dear Sefton Borough Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Sefton Borough Council's handling of my FOI request 'Short Breaks Services Statement'.

By law, you should have responded to me request by now.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/s...

Yours faithfully,

Emily Tyrrell

cs_information, Sefton Borough Council

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