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1128320
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star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Social Services more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for children's services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough remove filter
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 257561 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>Funding for children’s services is made available through the local government finance settlement. We are in the final year of a multi-year settlement deal and have made £46.4 billion available this year for local services including those for children’s services. The government has also made £410 million available to local authorities this year specifically for adult and children social care.</p><p>My department is working with the sector, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and with HM Treasury, as part of our preparation for the next Spending Review, to understand the level of funding local government needs to meet demand and deliver statutory duties.</p><p>The Department for Education are also working closely with MHCLG on the review of relative needs and resources to develop a robust, up-to-date approach to funding distribution for children's services at local government finance settlements.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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less than 2019-06-05T07:56:25.27Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T07:56:25.27Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1128421
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Special Educational Needs: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for children with special educational needs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough remove filter
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 257606 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>We do not make a separate assessment of adequacy of funding for services to assist deaf children, instead considering funding for these services in the round alongside funding for children with other special education needs and disabilities (SEND). We keep under review the adequacy of funding for children and young people with all SEND, including for services to help deaf children, in making allocations to local authorities and schools.</p><p> </p><p>Last December we announced additional high needs funding for those with more complex needs, amounting to £250 million, across last year and this year, bringing the total high needs funding to £6.3 billion in 2019-20. We understand that local authorities and schools are experiencing pressures on their budgets because of increasing costs and are looking carefully at how much funding will be needed in future years as we approach the next Spending Review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 257607 more like this
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less than 2019-06-05T07:41:44.977Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T07:41:44.977Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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4638
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1128422
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Hearing Impairment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for services to assist deaf children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough remove filter
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 257607 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>We do not make a separate assessment of adequacy of funding for services to assist deaf children, instead considering funding for these services in the round alongside funding for children with other special education needs and disabilities (SEND). We keep under review the adequacy of funding for children and young people with all SEND, including for services to help deaf children, in making allocations to local authorities and schools.</p><p> </p><p>Last December we announced additional high needs funding for those with more complex needs, amounting to £250 million, across last year and this year, bringing the total high needs funding to £6.3 billion in 2019-20. We understand that local authorities and schools are experiencing pressures on their budgets because of increasing costs and are looking carefully at how much funding will be needed in future years as we approach the next Spending Review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 257606 more like this
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less than 2019-06-05T07:41:45.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T07:41:45.027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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4638
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1128538
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Special Educational Needs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment he has made of trends in the number Education Health and Care Plans required in (a) the UK and (b) Slough constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough remove filter
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 257809 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>Trends in the number of new Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans in England are published in the annual ‘Statements of SEN and EHC plans’ statistical release which can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/statements-of-sen-and-ehc-plans-england-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/statements-of-sen-and-ehc-plans-england-2018</a>.</p><p>The information is not held centrally, regarding constituency level or the whole of the UK. Figures are collected for each local authority in England.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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less than 2019-06-05T07:40:27.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T07:40:27.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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4638
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1128601
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to increase the level of high needs block funding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough remove filter
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 257810 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>Last December we announced an additional high needs funding for those with more complex needs, amounting to £250 million. This brings the total high needs funding to £6.3 billion in 2019-20. We understand that local authorities and schools are experiencing pressures on their budgets because of increasing costs. The department is looking carefully at how much funding will be needed in future years as we approach the next Spending Review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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less than 2019-06-05T07:43:13.333Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T07:43:13.333Z
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4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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4638
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1128616
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Special Educational Needs: Schools more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effect of demand for Education, Health and Care Plans on local authority budgets for school transport. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough remove filter
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 257812 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>Local authority spending on home to school transport for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) generally increases year on year. Section 251 outturn data shows for example, total SEND transport spend (on a gross basis) was £645 million in 2014-15 and £769 million in 2017-18: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-local-authority-school-finance-data" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-local-authority-school-finance-data</a>. This increase is likely to be the result of a number of factors and cannot be attributed solely to the demand for education, health and care plans.</p><p>We have invested a total of £365 million through the special provision capital fund from 2018-19 to 2020-21, which will help local authorities to create new places and improve facilities for pupils with SEND.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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less than 2019-06-05T07:50:51.423Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T07:50:51.423Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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4638
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1128625
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Special Educational Needs: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department has plans to ring-fence notional funding of £6,000 for pupils with special educational needs in mainstream settings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough remove filter
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 257813 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>We want to make sure that the funding system for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities is working effectively to get money to the right places at the right time, and have launched a call for evidence: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/send-and-ap-provision-call-for-evidence" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/send-and-ap-provision-call-for-evidence</a>. The aim is to gather the information necessary to make improvements where they are needed, and particularly so that we can identify and address any perverse incentives in the financial arrangements. This includes gathering information on the notional funding of £6,000 and how it operates.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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less than 2019-06-05T07:51:50.517Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T07:51:50.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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4638
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this