Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This report is for Cabinet to consider a
request for funding to support the written statement of action
which is a requirement coming out of the recent SEND Local Area
RECOMMENDED that: -
(a) Cabinet recommends that Council approve £292k of additional resources to support the SEND written statement of action in 2021/22.
(b) Cabinet recommends that Council approves the £220k additional resources requested in 2022/23 which reduces to £156k in 2023/24, and £137k from 2024/25 onwards.
RESOLVED that Cabinet: -
(c) notes that Council is being requested to approve the additional resources for future years in advance of the formal budget report for 2022/23 as the request includes the appointment to permanent staff posts.
(d) Receive further business cases as required
Portfolio Holder: Covid Resilience, Public Health and Education
To ensure the local authority is in the best position to meet its statutory responsibilities and to produce a Written Statement of Action which the DfE passes as both ‘fit for purpose’ and deliverable (as judged through a follow up monitoring and inspection).
Report author: Sally O'Reilly
Publication date: 06/09/2021
Date of decision: 01/09/2021
Decided at meeting: 01/09/2021 - Cabinet
Effective from: 14/09/2021