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Funding for Let's Talk and Enquire: FOI release

Published: 29 Aug 2017

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/01520
Date received: 23 June 2017
Date responded: 12 July 2017

Information requested

Let's Talk ASN:

1. In each year since 2010:

a) How many parents have requested help from 'Let's Talk ASN' in each local authority area?

b) How many parents have received help from 'Let's Talk ASN' in each local authority area?

c) How much Scottish Government funding has been allocated for 'Let's Talk ASN'? Enquire.

2. In each year since 2010:

a) How many parents based in each local authority area have contacted Enquire?

b) How much funding has been given by the Scottish Government to Enquire?

Response

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested. You requested the amount of funding that the Scottish Government has provided to Let's Talk ASN and Enquire since 2010.

Let's Talk ASN was established in 2014 and has received £100,000 of grant funding in each of 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016–17 and 2017-18.

Enquire received £350,000 in 2010-11, £280,000 from 2011-2012 until 2014-15. In 2015-16 and 2016-17 the service received £284,000. In 2017-18 Enquire has received £322,500.

For the information that you requested at points 1 (a) and (b) and 2 (a) you may wish to contact:

Candy Walker at Project Manager at Education Law Unit, Let's Talk ASN, Govan Law Centre, 18-20 Orkney Street, Glasgow, G51 2BZ in relation to the information you have requested at point 1 (a) and (b) above.

Sally Cavers, Enquire, Children in Scotland, Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ in relation to the information you have requested at 2(a) above.

The reasons why we don't have the information are explained below.

Reasons for not providing information

The Scottish Government does not have the information.

The Scottish Government does not have the information you have asked for because the level of detail requested would be held by Let's Talk ASN and Enquire respectively.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses

Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
29 Aug 2017
Funding for Let's Talk and Enquire: FOI release