DfE launches consultation on doubling EHCP timescales

Joe Lepper
Thursday, June 16, 2022

The government is considering doubling the time limit for councils to amend education, health and care plans (ECHP) for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Increased pressure on councils due to a rise in applications for EHCPs is a factor behind the proposals, DfE says. Picture: Adobe Stock
Increased pressure on councils due to a rise in applications for EHCPs is a factor behind the proposals, DfE says. Picture: Adobe Stock

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