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 of Children and Young People's Services
Lead member: Executive Member for Education and Skills, including early years, schools, apprenticeships, FE colleges & UTC`s, and engagement with the skills agenda of the LEP
Lead director: Corporate Director of Children and Young People's Services
The recommendations consider the feedback by
early years’ providers through a county-wide consultation
from 28th January 2022 to18th February 2022
Early years providers