Decision details

Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman in connection with Special Education Needs Provision

Decision Maker: Dorset Council - Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

Decision

 

(a)          That the action taken since receipt of the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s report (18 016 599) be noted and the Ombudsman’s ten recommendations, as set out in paragraphs 3.3 and 3.6 of the report to Cabinet of 1 October 2019, be accepted.

 

(b)          That the actions identified by the Director of People - Children in response to the Ombudsman’s recommendations set out in paragraphs 3.3 and 3.4 to 3.6 of the report to Cabinet on 1 October 2019 be approved.

 

(c)          That the Portfolio Holder for Children, Education and Early Help and the Executive Director for People – Children be asked to commission a review of the agreed actions arising from the eight previous investigations of Dorset County Council undertaken by the Ombudsman as set out in paragraph 4.5 of the report to Cabinet on 1 October 2019.

 

(d)          That the Portfolio Holder for Children, Education and Early Help be asked to oversee reporting to the People Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Health and Wellbeing Board on the monitoring of progress made both in addressing the outstanding actions and the review of the eight previous investigations, including a first report to the Board at its meeting on 30 October 2019.

Report author: Ed Gerry

Publication date: 03/10/2019

Date of decision: 01/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 01/10/2019 - Dorset Council - Cabinet

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