Special Educational Needs

Department for Education written question – answered on 8th July 2020.

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Photo of Tulip Siddiq Tulip Siddiq Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many Education, Health and Care plans have been recorded in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of Vicky Ford Vicky Ford The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

The number of education, health and care (EHC) plans is available in the statistics publication, ‘Education, health and care plans’, which is available at:


This also includes the number of statements of special educational needs (SEN), which EHC plans began to replace from September 2014. The number of statements of SEN and EHC plans in each of the last ten years are shown in a table, which is available at:


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