Send reform grants

Catherine Griffiths made this Freedom of Information request to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Catherine Griffiths

Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please could you provide me with the following information.

How much to date has Wirral been given for both the initial implementation of the SEND reforms and subsequent money given after initial implementation grants.
Could these figure be given with the date alongside please?

A comprehensive breakdown on how the money received has been used.

Could you also inform me of any further money the authority will be expecting from central government/DfE in the short term?

Yours faithfully,

Catherine Griffiths

Dalton, Chelsea, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Griffiths,


Thank you for your recent FOI submitted under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000. Please see response below.


Grants received:

2014-15 £260,029.00
2015-16 £174,997.00
2016-17 £196,083.00
2017-18 £217,057.00
2018-19 £165,310.00


This has been used to partially offset staffing costs incurred in
transferring children and young people to Education Health and Care Plans.
No further funding is anticipated.


I trust this satisfies your request in full.


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Chelsea Dalton

Information Management Officer

Business Management - ICT

Treasury Building

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