Personal Budgets in Education

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Dear North Lincolnshire 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

Information Governance Team,

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Information Governance Team
North Lincolnshire Council

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