FOI Request - Court Prosecutions for Truancy
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I request copies of the following:
For the past year (1st January – 23rd November 2016):
1. The number of parents in your council area who have been prosecuted/appeared in court for their child’s truancy or unauthorised absences
2. For each instance, the name of the school that their child attended and how many days their child was off school without permission
3. For each instance, the outcome of the prosecution (e.g. any fines given?), how many parents appealed the decision and how many appeals were successful
We acknowledge that data protection may mean that some details cannot be released. In these instances, please provide as much detail as possible.