Decision Maker: Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek Lead Member approval to publish the
East Sussex CSA report as required under local authority statutory
duty to report annually to elected council members on how they are
meeting their duty to secure sufficient childcare to meet parental
demand. This report will also be available and accessible to
14.1 The Lead Member
considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services
regarding the publication of the latest update to the
East Sussex Childcare
Sufficiency Assessment for 2019/20.
14.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to approve the publication of the East Sussex Childcare Sufficiency Assessment for 2019/20.
14.3 The Council has a statutory duty to ensure that there are sufficient early education and childcare places to meet present and future demand across the county. The updated Childcare Sufficiency Assessment for the period 2019/2020 clearly sets out the projected demand for places in the future and where the Council thinks it will need to support the sector to provide additional places in the right locations to meet parental demand.
Report author: Jane Spice
Publication date: 31/03/2021
Date of decision: 07/10/2019
Effective from: 15/10/2019