Agenda and draft minutes

Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability - Monday, 15th November, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: CC2, County Hall, Lewes

Contact: Aaron Sams  01273 335274

Items
No. Item

49.

Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 18 October 2021 pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Minutes:

49.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 18 October 2021.

50.

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

Minutes:

50.1     There were none.

51.

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

Minutes:

51.1     There were none.

52.

East Sussex School Organisation Plan 2021-2025 pdf icon PDF 200 KB

Report by the Director of Children’s Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

52.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services seeking approval to publish the School Organisation Plan for 2021-2025.


52.2     RESOLVED – to approve the publication of the School Organisation Plan for 2021-25.

 

Reason

 

52.3     The local authority has a statutory duty to ensure there are sufficient school places to meet present demand across the county. The School Organisation Plan for the period 2021-25 sets out the projected demand for places in the future and where the local authority thinks it will need to commission additional places or reorganise existing provision to maintain a sustainable network of schools with the right number of places in the right locations to serve local need.

53.

Household Support Fund pdf icon PDF 236 KB

Report by the Director of Children’s Services

Minutes:

53.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services seeking approval to use a portion of the Household Support Fund to provide food vouchers over the Christmas, February and Easter school holidays to eligible free school meal pupils between December 2021 and March 2022.

 

53.2     RESOLVED – the Lead Member approved the use of a portion of the Household Support Fund to provide food vouchers over the Christmas, February and Easter school holidays to eligible free school meal pupils between December 2021 and March 2022.

 

Reason

 

53.3     The Household Support Fund provides an opportunity to support East Sussex families and individuals who are experiencing financial challenges, including the provision of food vouchers to eligible children and families.