Freedom of information request response - 06486

FOI request

FOI ID number

I would like to request the following data under the Freedom of Information Act 2000: 

  1. How many Fixed Penalty Notices has your council handed out between September 2018 – July 2019 to parents for the following unauthorised school absences:
    persistent lateness (arriving after the register has been taken)
    Unauthorised leave in term time (e.g. being taken out of school for holiday)
    Delayed return from authorised leave
    General unauthorised absence/truancy (including parentally condoned absence)
  2. How many FPNs have not been paid within the 21 day allocated time frame?
  3. How many FPNs have not been paid within the 28 day allocated time frame, and subsequently gone to court?
  4. How much revenue has been collected from FPNs between September 2018 - July 2019?
  5. For all of the above information, could you please provide a comparison for questions 1-4 for the previous school year (2017-2018)?

Our response


Thank you for your Freedom of Information (FOI) request which has been logged under reference FOI: 06486.

Please note that as a district council we do not have responsibility for schools.

Go to Freedom of Information on Cumbria County Council’s website to make your FOI request.

Response date
30 October 2019