Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Part of Education – in the House of Commons at on 12 June 2023.

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Photo of Debbie Abrahams Debbie Abrahams Labour, Oldham East and Saddleworth

The Children’s Commissioner has expressed concerns about the gaps in the Government’s plan to improve the system for children with special educational needs and disabilities, identifying:

“A vicious cycle of late intervention, low confidence and inefficient resource allocation” that needs addressing. In particular, she points to the issues for looked-after children with SEND. Given that the plan is to be implemented by 2025, what are the Government doing now to achieve those things?