Dear Milton Keynes Council,

Personal Budgets for Education January 2024 update (information previously accessed January 2023)

Please could you answer the following questions in relation to your Local Education Authority:-

1. How many children/young people within your Local Authority with an EHCP have no school or setting named in Section I of their Plan (as at Jan 24)?
2. How many children/young people within your Local Authority with an EHCP are electively home educated (as at Jan 24)?
3. How many children/young people within your Local Authority have been awarded and currently access Personal Budgets for Education (as at Jan 24)?
4. How many of the Personal Budgets for Education currently accessed have been provided as part of an Education Otherwise Than At/In School or College (EOTAS(C)/EOTIS(C)) provision described in their Education Health and Care Plan (as at Jan 24)?
5. How many of the Personal Budgets for Education currently accessed have been awarded to children/young people who are being Electively Home Educated (EHE) (as at Jan 24)?
6. How many of the Personal Budgets for Education currently being accessed are awarded in the form of Direct Payments to families (as at Jan 24)?
7. What is the total annual cost of Personal Budgets for Education within your Local Authority (as at Jan 24)?
8. What is the total annual cost of Personal Budgets for Education allocated as Direct Payments to families within your Local Authority (as at Jan 24)?

I very much appreciate your response in this matter.

Yours faithfully,

Sarah Lockwood

Freedom of Information Team, Milton Keynes Council

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Reference: FOI-580255277
Date of request: 24/01/2024
Title of request: Personal Budgets in Education

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Reference: FOI-580255277
Date of request: 11/01/2024
Title of request: Personal Budgets in Education
Information request:

 

Dear Milton Keynes Council,

 

Personal Budgets for Education January 2024 update (information previously
accessed January 2023)

 

Please could you answer the following questions in relation to your Local
Education Authority:-

 

1.      How many children/young people within your Local Authority with an
EHCP have no school or setting named in Section I of their Plan (as at Jan
24)?

2.      How many children/young people within your Local Authority with an
EHCP are electively home educated (as at Jan 24)?

3.      How many children/young people within your Local Authority have
been awarded and currently access Personal Budgets for Education (as at
Jan 24)?

4.      How many of the Personal Budgets for Education currently accessed
have been provided as part of an Education Otherwise Than At/In School or
College (EOTAS(C)/EOTIS(C)) provision described in their Education Health
and Care Plan (as at Jan 24)?

5.      How many of the Personal Budgets for Education currently accessed
have been awarded to children/young people who are being Electively Home
Educated (EHE) (as at Jan 24)?

6.      How many of the Personal Budgets for Education currently being
accessed are awarded in the form of Direct Payments to families (as at Jan
24)?

7.      What is the total annual cost of Personal Budgets for Education
within your Local Authority (as at Jan 24)?

8.      What is the total annual cost of Personal Budgets for Education
allocated as Direct Payments to families within your Local Authority (as
at Jan 24)?

 

I very much appreciate your response in this matter.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Sarah Lockwood

 

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Dear Freedom of Information Team,

You don't seem to have answered the questions in your response. Please could you check this.

Yours sincerely,

Sarah Lockwood

Freedom of Information Act, Milton Keynes Council

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Dear Sarah

 

Thank you for your email.

 

We have indeed responded to all your questions. Due to a persistent
problem with WhatDoTheyKnow.com, which the site’s administrators possibly
still haven’t fixed, you often need to click “See quoted sections” to see
our full reply. Unfortunately, this is a problem outside our control and a
message to this effect was placed on the site by the owners.

 

Kind regards

 

 

 

Dave Finlow

Corporate Information Officer

Information Governance

 

 

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Dear Freedom of Information Act,

Ah thank you. I can see the response now.

Yours sincerely,

Sarah Lockwood