Decision details

Herefordshire and Worcestershire All Age Autism Strategy 2024-2029

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The purpose of this report is to approve the Herefordshire & Worcestershire All-Age Autism

Strategy (2024-29).


That Cabinet:



1.    Approves the Herefordshire and Worcestershire All Age Autism strategy, and


      2. Delegated authority be given to the Corporate Director for Community

          Wellbeing and the Corporate Director for Children and Young People to take all

          operational decisions that fall within the responsibility of Herefordshire Council

          to complete, as set out within this strategy.



Alternative options considered:

a) Do nothing. This is not recommended because the actions set out in the strategy

require support from the Council to enable further progress to be made.

Reason Key: Strategic nature / impact on communities;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Details of any declarations of interest: None


Herefordshire Autism Partnership Board
Worcestershire Autism Partnership Board
Herefordshire Social Care Commissioners
Head of Additional Needs for Herefordshire Council Children and Young people
Worcestershire Adult Social Care Commissioners
All-Age Disability Lead for Worcestershire Children’s First NHS ICB Commissioners
Head of Criminal Justice for West Mercia Police
Herefordshire Council - Community Wellbeing Cabinet member
Herefordshire SEND Assurance Board

Contact: Glen Crosier, Senior Commissioning Officer Email: Tel: 01432 383298.

Publication date: 28/03/2024

Date of decision: 28/03/2024

Effective from: 06/04/2024

Accompanying Documents:

  • Herefordshire and Worcestershire All Age Autism Strategy 2024-2029