EHCP plans

Michael Gaffney made this Freedom of Information request to St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council,

How many applications did St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council receive for children to get Education, Health and Care Plan assessments in 2019, 2018 & 2017?
How many of these applications were refused in 2019, 2018 & 2017?
How many of these applications led to Education, Health and Care Plan assessments taking place, in 2019, 2018 & 2017?
How many Education, Health and Care Plans were issued by St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council in 2019, 2018 & 2017?

Yours faithfully,

Michael Gaffney

Contact Centre, St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr Gaffney

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Subject:Freedom of Information request - EHCP plans

Dear St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council, How many applications did St
Helens Metropolitan Borough Council receive for children to get Education,
Health and Care Plan assessments in 2019, 2018 & 2017? How many of these
applications were refused in 2019, 2018 & 2017? How many of these
applications led to Education, Health and Care Plan assessments taking
place, in 2019, 2018 & 2017? How many Education, Health and Care Plans
were issued by St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council in 2019, 2018 &
2017? Yours faithfully, Michael Gaffney
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St.Helens Council, St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

Good Morning Michael,

 

We have recently received a freedon of information request from you
regarding Education, Health and Care Plans, (EHCPs).

The questions you have asked are answered by all local authorities as part
of the national 'SEN2' statistical return, the results of this can be
viewed online.

For example, for the 2019 data you have requested, visit:

 https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics...

Open the national local authority tables and see 'table 8'.

Other years' data can be selected by looking up the appropriate years
return.

 

I hope this helps

 

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