Spending on Additional Support for Learning

Kate Higgins (fSDC liaison project) made this Freedom of Information request to Angus Council This request has been closed to new correspondence. Contact us if you think it should be reopened.

The request was refused by Angus Council.

Kate Higgins (fSDC liaison project)

Dear Sir or Madam,

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002:

1. Please provide information confirming how much money your local authority, by department and/or relevant budget head, has spent or is spending on implementing the Additional Support Needs framework (as provided for in the Education(Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act (2004)) in:

a) 2006-07;
b) 2007-08;
c) 2008-09; and
d) 2009-10.

In responding to this request, please consider all relevant information that might accurately confirm the amount spent, including information contained within documentation such as budgets and related papers; council and committee papers and minutes; correspondence between and among officers, or between officers and third parties; meeting papers; and any other relevant papers and documents.

2. Please provide information that shows how much your local authority has spent and is spending on:

a) providing and co-ordinating staff, equipment, aids, information, transport, training, services and other support for children with additional needs; and
b) all other services and expenditure relating to supporting children in education with additional needs in:

i)2006-08;
ii) 2007-08;
iii) 2008-09; and
iv) 2009-10

Yours faithfully,

Kate Higgins (fSDC liaison project)

AngusBM, Angus Council

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Dear Ms Higgins

Thank you for your information request dated 8 November 2009 (received by
the Council that same day) which has been passed to the Council's
Education Department for attention.

The Council will respond to your request within 20 working days following
the date of receipt, but we hope to respond to your request at an earlier
date where possible.

In the meantime, if you have any queries, please ask for me on 01307
476245 or email [2][email address]

Yours sincerely

Brenda Angus

Brenda Angus

Clerical Officer

Law and Administration

Corporate Services Department

Angus Council, Angus House,

Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar, DD8 1AN

Tel: 01307 476234

Fax: 01307 476299

Email: [3][email address]

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From: Kate Higgins (fSDC liaison project)
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Sent: 08 November 2009 23:31
To: LAWADMIN
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Spending on Additional Support
for Learning

Dear Sir or Madam,

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom
of Information (Scotland) Act 2002:

1. Please provide information confirming how much money your local
authority, by department and/or relevant budget head, has spent or
is spending on implementing the Additional Support Needs framework
(as provided for in the Education(Additional Support for Learning)
(Scotland) Act (2004)) in:

a) 2006-07;
b) 2007-08;
c) 2008-09; and
d) 2009-10.

In responding to this request, please consider all relevant
information that might accurately confirm the amount spent,
including information contained within documentation such as
budgets and related papers; council and committee papers and
minutes; correspondence between and among officers, or between
officers and third parties; meeting papers; and any other relevant
papers and documents.

2. Please provide information that shows how much your local
authority has spent and is spending on:

a) providing and co-ordinating staff, equipment, aids, information,
transport, training, services and other support for children with
additional needs; and
b) all other services and expenditure relating to supporting
children in education with additional needs in:

i)2006-08;
ii) 2007-08;
iii) 2008-09; and
iv) 2009-10

Yours faithfully,

Kate Higgins (fSDC liaison project)

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Kate Higgins (fSDC liaison project)

Dear Sir/Madam,

I note that the response to request Spending on Additional Support for Learning is now overdue, and therefore outwith the statutory time limit, nor have you provided an explanation for the delay.

Kindly provide both a substantive response and an explanation at the earliest opportunity.

Yours sincerely,

Kate Higgins (fSDC liaison project)

FriedrichM, Angus Council

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Dear Ms Higgins,

Thank you for your email following up on an outstanding response by the
Council to your information request dated 8 November 2009. I apologise
for the delay in responding to you. A few days ago I contacted the
Council's Education Department with regard to your request but I have not
had a response yet. I will revert to you again as soon as I will have
received a response.

Please refer to the attached information which explains your right to
complain if you are unhappy with how the Council has dealt with your
request. If you have any queries, please contact me on 01307 476246 or
e-mail [2][email address]

Yours sincerely

Martin Friedrich

Martin Friedrich
Paralegal
Corporate Services Department
Angus Council
Angus House, Orchardbank
Forfar DD8 1AN
Tele: 01307 476246
E-mail: [email address]

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McBridePB, Angus Council

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I attach the Council's responses to your recent enquiries.

Please accept my apology for the delay in these responses which has been
due tio unforeseen circumstances.

Peter McBride

Senior Systems Management Officer

Angus Council

Education

Angus House

Orchardbank Business Park

Forfar

DD8 1AE

Tele 01307 476353

Fax 01307 461848

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