Issue details

High Needs Block Recovery Plan / Safety Valve Intervention Programme

Summary

This report will present the detailed High Needs Block Recovery Plan, as submitted to the Department for Education (DfE) under the Safety Valve Intervention Programme. The Cabinet will be asked to agree submission of the Recovery Plan, ahead of a final agreement with the DfE (expected end-2022).

 

This report will initially be considered by the Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 29 November 2022.

 

Access to Information

The report together with any other documents being considered (unless they contain exempt information) will be available for inspection 5 clear days before the decision is taken by the Cabinet. Copies are available on the Council's website or requested from Democratic Services Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR or email democratic.services@medway.gov.uk If you wish to submit information to the Cabinet about the item please also contact Democratic Services.

 

Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private

This report will contain some information which the Cabinet may decide to consider in private. This is because, in the view of the Proper Officer, consideration of the information in public would give rise to the disclosure of exempt information as described in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 - information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information). Should you wish to make any representation for the discussion of this item to be held in public, you should contact: Democratic Services, Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR or email democratic.services@medway.gov.uk

 

The Cabinet’s response to any representations will be published on 5 December 2022 within the Cabinet Agenda. A final decision on whether this item will be determined in private will be taken during the meeting.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/08/2022

Decision due: 13 Dec 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Mrs Josie Iles, Portfolio Holder for Children’s Services – Lead Member (statutory responsibility) josie.iles@medway.gov.uk

Lead director: Lee-Anne Farach

Contact: Celia Buxton, Assistant Director, Education and SEND Email: celia.buxton@medway.gov.uk Tel: 01634 331013.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Children and Young People