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Education

Volume 711: debated on Thursday 31 March 2022

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Review

The following are extracts from the statement on the Special Needs and Disabilities Review on 29 March 2022.

That is why we are today announcing £1.4 billion—the first tranche of the £2.6 billion—for up to 40 new settings, which will see additional provision going into the system so that parents have the confidence that the provision will be there for their child.

[Official Report, 29 March 2022, Vol. 711, c. 713.]

Letter of correction from the Secretary of State for Education:

An error has been identified in the response to the hon. Member for Twickenham (Munira Wilson).

The correct information should have been:

That is why we are today announcing £1.4 billion—the first tranche of the £2.6 billion—and plans for up to 40 new special and AP free schools, which will see additional provision going into the system so that parents have the confidence that the provision will be there for their child.

Today, we announced the first tranche of £1.4 billion out of £2.6 billion for up to 40 specialist and AP settings.

[Official Report, 29 March 2022, Vol. 711, c. 717.]

Letter of correction from the Secretary of State for Education:

An error has been identified in the response to my hon. Friend the Member for North West Durham (Mr Holden).

The correct response should have been:

Today, we announced the first tranche of £1.4 billion out of £2.6 billion for up to 40 special and AP free schools.