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Special Educational Needs

Question for Department for Education

UIN 126458, tabled on 5 February 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 18 January 2018 to Question 123606, on special education needs, how much was spent on the training and SEND leadership programme in the last two years; and which bodies and local authorities have been involved in that training.

Answered on

13 February 2018

The costs of the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities leadership programme form part of the department’s contract with the Delivering Better Outcomes Together consortium, led by Mott MacDonald, with the Council for Disabled Children and the National Development Team for Inclusion. We are unable to provide a detailed breakdown of pricing within the contract, as the information is commercially in confidence.

A list of the local authorities and their partner organisations which have participated in the programme is attached.

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The Member has declared that they have interests which may be relevant to the subject matter of this question.