Freedom of information response

Educational Health Care Plans

Publication date: 
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Request: 

1. How many requests for EHCP assessments have been made in 23/07/2018-23/07/2019?
2. How many plans were created in this period
3. How many assessments were refused at initial request?
4. How many plans were released after the statutory 20 week deadline?
5. How much was spent on EHCP mediation during 23/07/2018-23/07/2019?
6. How many EHCP mediation sessions were completed?
7. How many applications for appeal to first tier tribunal regarding change to content or name of provision in an EHCP were lodged during 23/07/2018-23/07/2019?
8. How many first tier tribunals went ahead?
9. How many were in favour of the LA?
10. What was the cost to the LA of processing the paperwork involved with, and attending tribunals during 23/07/2018-23/07/2019?

Response: 

1.    283 requests for initial assessment were made in the specified period

2.    175 Draft Education Care Plans were created in the specified period

200 Education Care Plans were finalised in the specified period

Please note some of these would have started before 23 July 2018

3.    95 in the specified period

4.    45 EHCPs completed in the specified period were released after the statutory deadline.  Please note some of these would have started before 23 July 2018.

5.    £4950

6.    3

7.    4

8.    2

9.    None (3 are still ongoing)

10. Information not held in an identifiable form as this work would be part of the administrative duties of the Administrative Assistant for Special Educational Needs Services.

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Request reference:
FOI 9327