To inform Cabinet of:
1. The monitoring position of the High Needs budget position on the 1st of September 2022 as per previous agreement to provide update on a quarterly basis:
• The forecast expenditure to year end based on current / anticipated SEND support required during 2022/23.
2. Update on the 2022/23 SEN Review / Sufficiency Programme aimed at bringing High Needs expenditure pressures back into a more manageable financial position in the future.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Decision due: 3 Nov 2022 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cabinet Member - Education
Lead director: Assistant Director of Children's Services (Education)
Department: Children's Services and Safeguarding
Contact: Christopher Lee Email: Christopher.Lee@sefton.gov.uk.
Children's Services Officers