Education Health Care Plans (EHCP) assessments and approvals

The number of initial requests for an assessment for an Education Health and Care (EHC) plan for each of the academic years 2017/18 and 2018/19

2017 – 2018 = 1,571

2018 – 2019 = 1,504

The number of requests for assessment the authority agreed to assess and the number that were refused.

That information is contained on the government website below, please view LA Tables Special Educational Needs England January 2019

Department for Education published statistics 

In cases where the initial request for assessment was refused, how many were agreed at a later date following mediation or appeal?

2017 – 2018 = 10
2018 – 2019 = 12

How many applications for assessment were refused two or more times before they were agreed at a later date following mediation or appeal?’

We do not hold this information.

Assessments:

How many EHC plans were approved following assessment and how many were denied

Department for Education published statistics 

Of the EHC plans denied, how many were successfully appealed and how many were denied

2017 – 2018 = 5 were successfully appealed

2018 – 2019 = 6 were successfully appealed

How many EHC plans were deemed not necessary (following assessment) two or more times before they were agreed at a later date following mediation or appeal?’

We do not hold this information.