Special Educational Needs:Written question - 211276

Q
Asked by Steve McCabe
(Birmingham, Selly Oak)
Asked on: 21 October 2014
Department for Education
Special Educational Needs
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to page 12 of her Department's publication, Implementing a new 0 to 25 special needs system: LAs and partners, published in July 2014, how the £45.2 million special education needs and disability implementation grant has been allocated to local authorities.
A
Answered by: Mr Edward Timpson
Answered on: 24 October 2014

Small local authorities (Isles of Scilly and City of London) receive £25,000 and all other local authorities receive set up costs of around £50,000, a further sum is allocated on the basis of population estimates for each local authority and, adjusted according to a number of factors including area costs and deprivation.

The link below provides further background and amounts for individual local authorities:

www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/318588/S31_SEND_Implementation_Grant_Determination_Letter__2014-15__FINAL_SIGNE....pdf

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