Decision details

Executive response to the Review of Special Educational Needs and Disability Provision

Decision Maker: Cabinet member children and families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the executive response to the recommendations from the task and finish group’s review of Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) provision.  The task and finish group assessed SEND provision in Herefordshire and made thirteen recommendations to the executive.  It is proposed that twelve of the recommendations are accepted and the responses are set out in appendix 1.





a)    the response to the children and young people’s scrutiny committee’s recommendations regarding the review of SEND provision in Herefordshire, as attached at appendix 1 are approved.

Alternative options considered:

1.         None proposed; it is a statutory requirement to provide a response to recommendations made by the children and young people’s scrutiny committee.  It is open to the executive to accept, partially accept or reject a recommendation from scrutiny committee; should a recommendation not be accepted an explanation should be provided.


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Les Knight, Head of Additional Needs, Childrens Wellbeing Email: Tel: 01432 261724.

Publication date: 11/09/2019

Date of decision: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

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