Decision details

2023/24 Children's Services - Budget Monitoring

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Committee - Children and Families

Decision status: Implemented

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee received a presentation on the 23/24 Children’s Services budget and a verbal update on the month 6 position, which is showing a slight increase in forecast overspend (£11.8m to £12.4m).


A key area of deficit is the DSG, High Needs Block and will include more detail on this and the 2 areas overspending in the next update to the Committee.


Also requested a briefing note explaining differences between ‘mainstream home to school transport’ and ‘SEND transport’ (statutory / non statutory elements).

Report author: Sian Kenny

Publication date: 20/11/2023

Date of decision: 15/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 15/11/2023 - Scrutiny Committee - Children and Families