Agenda item

High Needs Block Funding for SEND and Inclusion Support - Report of Corporate Director of Children and Young People's Services


The Cabinet considered the report of the Corporate Director of Children and Young People’s Services that provided an update on spend and pressures on the High Needs Block (HNB) of the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG), which supported Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) and inclusion support services for children and young people living in County Durham.


The 2021/22 forecast financial outturn position was outlined, along with the latest five-year financial plan and project updates, which collectively aimed to help ensure HNB spending was maintained within budget and the accumulated deficit in the HNB was recovered between 2020/21-2024/25(for copy of report see file of Minutes).




That the recommendations in the report be approved.



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