Individual Budgets Procedure for Children and Young People
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
A report by the Director of Children’s Services approved a proposed procedure (Appendix 1 of the report) to give families of children or young people with disabilities the option of accessing an Individual Budget to meet their support needs. The Green Paper published on 9 March 2011 stated that by 2014 all families with children with a statement of Special Educational Needs would have the option of a personal budget.
(1) the implementation of an Individual Budget procedure with effect from 1st August 2011, be approved; and
(2) the procedure at (1) above be reviewed in 12 months time.
Report author: David Armstrong
Publication date: 26/07/2011
Date of decision: 21/07/2011
Decided at meeting: 21/07/2011 - Cabinet
Effective from: 03/08/2011