Dear Bedford Borough Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I kindly request the following information regarding Education Health Care Plans (EHCP).

1) How many young people with special educational needs in your local authority area had their ehcp assessment requests denied in 2014,2015,2016,2017,2018, 2019 jan-March

A) how many of these resulted in appeals which were upheld?
B) What was the cost to Bedford borough council for these appeals?

2) How many young people with special educational needs in your local authority area had new final ehcps issued in 2014,2015,2016,2017,2018, 2019 jan-March

A) how many of these resulted in appeals for section b and f
B) What was the cost to Bedford borough council for the appeals as per a?
C) how many of these resulted in appeals for section I which was upheld
D) what was the cost to Bedford borough council for the appeals as per c?
E) how many of these resulted in appeals for section b, f and I
F) what was the cost to Bedford borough council for the appeals as per e?

3) How many young people with special educational needs in your local authority area had annual reviews resulting in updated ehcps issued in 2014,2015,2016,2017,2018, 2019 jan-March

A) how many of these resulted in appeals for section b and f
B) What was the cost to Bedford borough council for the appeals as per a?
C) how many of these resulted in appeals for section I which was upheld
D) what was the cost to Bedford borough council for the appeals as per c?
E) how many of these resulted in appeals for section b, f and I
F) what was the cost to Bedford borough council for the appeals as per e?

4) how many total appeals lodged by parents with the send tribunal were cancelled before the final hearing date because the councils decision was over turned?

5) what was the cost to Bedford borough council in 2014,2015,2016,2017,2018 for private needs assessments (ot and slt) because the nhs were unable to assess?

Yours faithfully,

L Wharton

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Dear L Wharton

 

Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No 14016

 

I refer to your recent enquiry for information held by the Council. 

 

Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, the authority must
state whether or not the information exists and I confirm that we do hold
the information you requested.

 

Please find the information you requested enclosed. 

 

You requested:

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I kindly request the following
information regarding Education Health Care Plans (EHCP).

 

1) How many young people with special educational needs in your local
authority area had their EHCP assessment requests denied in
2014,2015,2016,2017,2018, 2019 Jan-March

 

A) how many of these resulted in appeals which were upheld?

B) What was the cost to Bedford borough council for these appeals?

 

2)  How many young people with special educational needs in your local
authority area had new  final EHCPs issued in 2014,2015,2016,2017,2018,
2019 Jan-March

 

A) how many of these resulted in appeals for section b and f

B) What was the cost to Bedford borough council for the appeals as per a?

C) how many of these resulted in appeals for section I which was upheld

D) what was the cost to Bedford borough council for the appeals as per c?

E) how many of these resulted in appeals for section b, f and I

F)  what was the cost to Bedford borough council for the appeals as per e?

 

3)  How many young people with special educational needs in your local
authority area had annual reviews resulting in updated EHCPs issued in
2014,2015,2016,2017,2018, 2019 Jan-March.

 

A) how many of these resulted in appeals for section b and f

B) What was the cost to Bedford borough council for the appeals as per a?

C) how many of these resulted in appeals for section I which was upheld

D) what was the cost to Bedford borough council for the appeals as per c?

E) how many of these resulted in appeals for section b, f and I

F)  what was the cost to Bedford borough council for the appeals as per e?

 

4) how many total appeals lodged by parents with the send tribunal were
cancelled before the final hearing date because the Councils decision was
over turned?

 

5) what was the cost to Bedford borough council in
2014,2015,2016,2017,2018 for private needs assessments (ot and slt)
because the NHS were unable to assess?

 

 

Response:  Please see Excel Spreadsheet attached.

 

 

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