This House of Commons Library briefing sets out the system of support for children and young people in England aged 0-25 with special educational needs (SEN). The briefing provides an overview of the new system introduced in 2014, the transitional arrangements, and how the new system differs from that which preceded it. It also includes a brief history of the movement towards reform that preceded the 2014 changes, and information on the impact of the new system available to date.
The updated version of this briefing paper is entitled Children: when agreement cannot be reached on contact and residence (England and Wales).
This Commons Library Briefing Paper provides information on out of area placements for looked after children in England. It also provides information on placements for looked after children in unregulated and unregistered accommodation.
The Commons is due to consider Lords amendments to the Domestic Abuse Bill 2019-21 on 15 April 2021. This paper provides full background.