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Education Capital Update

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to accept and spend capital grant funding from the Department of Education (DFE) for specific Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) projects.



That Cabinet:

1.      Authorised the Executive Director, People in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Education and Equalities to accept, allocate and spend grant funding from the Department for Education and procure and award the contract(s) (including any individual contracts over £500k) necessary for the implementation of the Education Capital Programme in accordance with Appendix I1 and within the maximum budget envelopes outlined in this report including:

1.      DfE Schools Condition Allocation funding for 23-24.

2.      DfE Basic Need Grant Funding for 23-24.

3.      SEND Wave 2 in-year response funding to redistribute funding into the SEND Wave 2 programme.

4.      Capital grant from the Commissioning budget to support the SEND Wave 2 programme and outturn costs for Elmfield School for Deaf Children.

Report author: James Anderson

Publication date: 05/09/2023

Date of decision: 05/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 05/09/2023 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 13/09/2023

Call-in deadline date: 12/09/2023

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