Decision details

Resourcing Plan for SEND Function

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1. Cabinet noted the actions being proposed to enable compliance with statutory duties to children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (“SEND”).


2. Cabinet approved the increase in capacity in SEND and Educational Psychology services as outlined in this report to address the critical failures of statutory compliance at a cost of £1.575m over two years.


3. Cabinet agreed to repurpose the earmarked reserves (set out in the “Source of Revenue Funding” section) to support the Local Authority in meeting its SEND duties

Report author: Jacqui Jensen

Publication date: 02/07/2019

Date of decision: 02/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 02/07/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/07/2019

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