Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability - Monday, 23rd November, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: CC2, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Aaron Sams  01273 335274

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Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 22 October 2020 pdf icon PDF 110 KB


10.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 22 October 2020.


Disclosures of interests

Disclosure by all Members present of personal interests in matters on the Agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Member regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct


11.1.    Councillor Kathryn Field declared a personal non-prejudical interest as a Chair of Battle Pre-School.


Urgent items

Notification of items which the Lead Member considers to be urgent and propose to take at the end of the appropriate part of the Agenda


12.1     There were no urgent items.


East Sussex Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2020 pdf icon PDF 241 KB

Additional documents:


13.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services regarding the East Sussex Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2020.


13.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED – to approve an extension to the period covered by the 2019/20 Childcare Sufficiency Assessment to include the 2020/21 academic year.




13.3     Due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the ability to predict how the childcare market could change the sector is in a state of flux. The current published Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2019/20 will provide the local authority with a benchmark against which to monitor the market and provide a basis for decisions by providers and the local authority with regard to childcare provision in the future. It is proposed that a fully updated Childcare Sufficiency Assessment covering the period 2021/22 is published in the autumn of 2021.