Social Sevices response to the Leeways Report on child abuse 1985

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Dear Lewisham Borough Council,

Please could you send me the Lewisham Borough Counci Social Services response to the Leeways Report in 1985

Yours faithfully,

Cathy Fox

Foi, Lewisham Borough Council

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Tominey, David, Lewisham Borough Council

Dear Ms Fox,

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000

Reference No: 244533
Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
Please could you send me the Lewisham Borough Council Social Services
response to the Leeways Report in 1985
There is no public document available.
We hope you find this information useful.
You have a right of appeal against this response. If you wish to appeal
you must do so in writing to the Corporate Information Manager at the
following address:
Corporate Information Team
London Borough of Lewisham
1A Eros House
Brownhill Road
Catford,
London, SE6 4RY
or
[1][email address]
Yours sincerely
James Scott
Childrens Complaints and Representations Officer
Quality Assurance Service
020 831 47435
[2][email address]
 
 
 
Kind regards
 
David Tominey
 
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Children's Social Care
London Borough of Lewisham
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1 Catford Road, SE6 4RU
 
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Dear David,

I am not exactly sure what you mean by no public document available, perhaps you could elaborate under s 16.
There must have been a response by the social services to explain to the council and whether this was a "public document" or an internal one, I am requesting that response.
Otherwise it would seem the council or social services were negligent.

Yours sincerely,

Cathy Fox

Foi, Lewisham Borough Council

Dear Ms Fox

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Appeal
Reference No. 244533

Thank you for your email. We are processing your request below as an appeal to our response to your information request, reference number 244533.

We will endeavour to respond to you again within 20 working days.

Yours sincerely

Maria Kaminski
Corporate Information Team

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Foi, Lewisham Borough Council

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Dear Ms Fox
 
Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000, Response to Appeal 
Reference No: 244533
 
We have now considered your appeal of our original response to you. We are
now able to provide the information requested.
 
Your request was for a copy of our response to the Leeways Report in 1985.
 
After further investigation, we located the attached minutes of an open
meeting on 10/12/1985, which considered the Leeways Inquiry Report.
 
There are no other public documents available.
 
 
 
We hope you find this response to your review satisfactory. However, you
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Contact details: [1]http://www.ico.gov.uk/ or 0303 123 1113 or Wycliffe
House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Maria Kaminski
Corporate Information Team
 

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Dear Maria Foi,

Thank you so much for the Council response to Leeways. That is brilliant - exactly what I wanted. Please thank all who helped

Yours sincerely,

Cathy Fox