West Midlands Forum (Elective Home Education)

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Dear Wolverhampton City Council,

I would appreciate if you could provide the following information regarding the meetings with the West Midlands regional forum from March 2013 - Present:

1) How often the meetings take place.
2) The number of meetings the EHE team attended.
3) The budget allocated for the EHE team to attend those meetings.
4) A list of who attended each meeting.
3) The agenda for each meeting.
4) Any minutes and/or notes that were taken for each meeting.
4) Any correspondence relating to the meetings (with personal information redacted.)

Yours faithfully,
Mr. R. Tate

FOI, Wolverhampton City Council

WCC/FOI/011533

Dear Mr Tate

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information

I acknowledge receipt of your recent enquiry for information held by the Authority under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.

This is being considered and I shall be in touch with you again shortly.

Yours sincerely

Moira Warren

Moira Warren
Freedom of Information and Data Protection Officer

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Moira Warren, Wolverhampton City Council

WCC/FOI/011533

 

Dear Mr Tate

 

Re:   Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information

 

Your request for information has now been considered and I can provide the
following response to your query:

 

I would appreciate if you could provide the following information
regarding the meetings with the West Midlands regional forum from March
2013 - Present:

 

1) How often the meetings take place.

2) The number of meetings the EHE team attended.

3) The budget allocated for the EHE team to attend those meetings.

4) A list of who attended each meeting.

3) The agenda for each meeting.

4) Any minutes and/or notes that were taken for each meeting.

4) Any correspondence relating to the meetings (with personal information
redacted).

 

Wolverhampton City Council does not co-ordinate the West Midlands Elective
Home Education Network and do not provide admin support for these
meetings.  We therefore do not hold this information. 

If you are not happy with how we handle your request you can ask for an
internal review.  If you would like to do so, please detail your concerns
in writing and send them to:

Information Governance Team

Governance
Wolverhampton City Council

Civic Centre
St Peter's Square
Wolverhampton
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Under section 50 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, you also have the
right to complain to the Information Commissioner.  However, the
Information Commissioner is unlikely to consider a complaint from you
unless you have first attempted to resolve the matter through our internal
review procedure. The Information Commissioner's details are:

The Information Commissioner
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

0303 123 1113

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Moira Warren

 

Moira Warren

Freedom of Information & Data Protection Officer

Tel: 01902 554409

 

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Dear Moira Warren,

From other FOIs that have been conducted, it appears the West Midlands Elective Home Education Forum takes place once per term, and various Local Authority EHE teams are invited to this meeting, including Wolverhampton.

Can you please confirm that:

1. There has been no correspondence received by EHE team in Wolverhampton from other local authorities and organisations regarding the forum (e.g. not even to send them an invitation to attend.)

2. There have been no agenda, notes or minutes regarding the forum received by Wolverhampton.

3. The EHE team in Wolverhampton have not attended any of the meetings between the dates provided.

4. Who runs the West Midlands Elective Home Education Forum.

Yours sincerely,
Mr. R. Tate

Dear Moira Warren,

Please advise as to when a response will be received to the follow up that has been sent.

Yours sincerely,
Mr. R. Tate

Moira Warren, Wolverhampton City Council

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Dear Mr Tate

Please find a response to your follow up queries.

1. There has been no correspondence received by EHE team in Wolverhampton from other local authorities and organisations regarding the forum (e.g. not even to send them an invitation to attend.)

Representatives from Wolverhampton City Council are invited and a representative does attend the meetings of the West Midlands Elective Home Education Forum. There are three networking meetings a year.

2. There have been no agenda, notes or minutes regarding the forum received by Wolverhampton.

There are no minutes provided and the attendees take their own notes for personal use.

3. The EHE Team in Wolverhampton have not attended any of the meetings between the dates provided.

See above (answer to question 1)

4. Who runs the West Midlands Elective Home Education Forum.

Staffordshire Council

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