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Special Educational Needs

Question for Department for Education

UIN 4675, tabled on 18 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether the proposed new local SEND partnerships will be required to include representation from services for children with low incidence needs, such as sensory impairment.

Answered on

26 May 2022

The department is consulting on new local partnerships that will bring together representatives across early years, schools, further education, alternative and specialist provision, in addition to health and care partners and other partners, including youth justice.

The government will publish a national special educational needs and disabilities and alternative provision delivery plan setting out the government's response to the consultation and how change will be implemented in detail.