Children and Families Bill

Amendments
to be moved
in GRAND committee

Clause 25

BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD

 

Page 20, line 36, at end insert—

“( )   In exercising its functions under this Part a local authority must—

(a)   facilitate co-operation between local authorities, schools, other
educational providers and providers of health care and social care;

(b)   ensure that schools, other educational providers and providers of
health care and social care have sufficient resources including
financial resources, to meet and carry out their responsibilities
under this Part;

(c)   develop strategies to ensure the identification and support of
persons, who may be described as lead professionals or key
workers who may come from local authorities, schools, other
educational providers and providers of health care and social care,
and who shall take a lead role in the integration of services.”

Clause 30

BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD

 

Page 24, line 36, at end insert—

“( )   how an authority monitors admissions of children with special
educational needs (whether or not those children have a statement
or EHC plan) to schools in their area;

( )   how an authority will provide support to schools in their area with
regard to making special educational provision for children with
special educational needs;

( )   how an authority will secure training, advice and support for staff
working in their area with children with special educational needs;
and

( )   the action an authority is taking to encourage schools in their area
to share their practice in making special educational provision for
children with special educational needs.”

Clause 49

BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD

 

Page 36, line 14, leave out “must” and insert “may”

 

Page 36, line 19, at end insert—

“( )   A local authority shall not prepare a personal budget if it accepts
representations from a school, college or other educational institution that
a direct payment should not be made.”

 

Page 36, line 39, at end insert—

“( )   about the criteria the local authority uses for deciding whether or
not to make a personal budget”

Prepared 25th September 2013