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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) - Ombudsman report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

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

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The outcome of a recent ombudsman report into Miss B and her son G is required to be discussed at cabinet to consider the actions taken to remedy.

Decision:

12.1

The Executive Director, People Services, submitted a report setting out the outcome of the recent ombudsman report into Miss B and her son G in relation to fault regarding his education provision between 2014 and 2019, for Members’ consideration.

 

 

12.2

RESOLVED: That Cabinet agrees the actions taken following publication of the Ombudsman report.

 

 

12.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

12.3.1

Sheffield has a statutory and moral duty to provide appropriate education provision for children with Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans.

 

 

12.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

12.4.1

No alternative options have been considered.

 

 

12.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

 

None

 

 

12.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

 

None

 

 

12.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

 

John Macilwraith, Executive Director, People Services

 

 

12.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Children, Young People and Family Support Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee

 

Report author: Tim Armstrong

Publication date: 05/01/2021

Date of decision: 16/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 16/12/2020 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 24/12/2020

Call-in deadline date: 23/12/2020

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