WSCC Learning Disability services, review Terms of Reference

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Dear West Sussex County Council,

I received a letter from Paul Rogers, Team Manager, Community Learning Disability Team (CLDT) Western referring to a project to review commissioned Learning Disability services. It was not clear from the letter, or from a response to my email what the Terms of Reference or Aims and Objectives of this project are. Please can you provide in response to this FOI request any information you have about this project, including but not limited to its Terms of Reference, who has commissioned it, who it reports to, who is involved and its scope and objectives.

Yours faithfully,

Howard Kerr

Freedom of Information Act, West Sussex County Council

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Dear West Sussex County Council,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of West Sussex County Council's handling of my FOI request 'WSCC Learning Disability services, review Terms of Reference'.

This request seems to have been answered in very vague terms, although the answer says this is not a project ‘as such’ even though a council employee used that terminology in a letter and specific out of area resources have been allocated to the review process (namely Kate Kelly and Dalene Middleton from CLTD Western for a service that comes under CLTD Northern) I must ask for clarification of the information that has been given to them as the basis for the reviews and what information they have been specifically asked to collect as part of the aims and objectives of the 'project'.

Additionally the aims and objectives that have been set for the ‘changed emphasis of the role of the senior contracts officer’ presumably include some targets or KPI's (for example any percentage or absolute savings in money or commission hours to be achieved or job roles to be reduced to address the recruitment issue) which I would like to have seen in answer to this request.

Please can this request be answered as asked with some actual factual information please, including who has change the emphasis and so on.

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

Yours faithfully,

Howard Kerr

Freedom of Information Act, West Sussex County Council

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Dear Mr Kerr,

 

Thank you for your email.

 

I can confirm that a review will be arranged as requested. The results of
the review will be sent to you within twenty working days, that is by or
on 09.11.17.

 

Kind regards,

 

Helen Thompson.

 

 

 

Freedom Of Information |  [1]West Sussex County Council | Location:
County Hall, Chichester PO19 1RQ
E-mail: [2][email address]

 

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