Post-16 Child Benefit Home Education after 16 if YP has special needs

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Fiona Nicholson

Dear HM Revenue and Customs,

I am writing in relation to this web page https://www.gov.uk/child-benefit-16-19 which has recently been amended to add "or after 16 if they have special needs" to the bullet point
"home education - if it started before your child turned 16"

Please could you provide me with the relevant extract of the decision makers guide or other operational manual or amended regulation which sets out what exactly is meant by "or after 16 if they have special needs".

Please could you also provide copies of forms sent to parents where this addition re post-16 SEN occurs.

Yours faithfully,

Fiona Nicholson

foi.team@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk on behalf of B&C FOI Team, HM Revenue and Customs

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Fiona Nicholson

Dear [email address] on behalf of B&C FOI Team,

That's great, thanks, I will await your further response

Yours sincerely,

Fiona Nicholson

foi.team@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk on behalf of B&C FOI Team, HM Revenue and Customs

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Dear Ms Nicholson,

We are writing in response to your request for information, received 9
July.

Yours sincerely,

HMRC Freedom of Information Team

Dear [email address] on behalf of B&C FOI Team,

Thank you very much for this response.

May I clarify whether the "statement" cited in your answer includes EHCPs (Education Health and Care Plans) as the legislation you signpost to says "a statement, plan or assessment" and the last statements were - supposedly - transferred to EHCPs by 1 April 2018.

Sorry, I am aware this may be a new request, but I am hoping not.

Yours sincerely,

Fiona Nicholson

HM Revenue and Customs

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