Temporary changes to SEND law

On 29th June 2020, the Secretary of State issued a notice to extend the temporary changes to the law on what provision has to be made currently for those with Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans.

The temporary changes to the law have been in force since 1st May 2020 and are now extended to 31st July 2020. Once the notice expires, the Secretary of State can issue a further notice for a period of up to a month if it would be appropriate and proportionate to do so in the context of coronavirus.

A minor update has been published: Changes to the law on education, health and care needs assessments and plans due to coronavirus.