Issue details

2022/23 Early Years Funding Formula

To agree recommendations to change the funding rates paid to early years’ providers for the funded entitlement for 3 & 4 year olds and disadvantaged 2 year olds for the 2022/23 financial year.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/03/2022

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
The consultation closed on 18 February 2022 and there is a need to approve funding rates by April in order for them to apply for the financial year 2022/23. The LA is under a statutory duty to provide early years providers with an indicative budget for the next financial year by 31 March.

Decision due: 8 Mar 2022 by Corporate Director Children and Young People's Services

Lead member: Executive Member for Education, Learning & Skills

Lead director: Corporate Director Children and Young People's Services

Contact: Sally Dunn, Head of Finance - Schools & Early Years Email: Email:

Consultation process

The recommendations consider the feedback by early years’ providers through a county-wide consultation from 28th January 2022 to18th February 2022


Early years providers


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