Issue details

DfE-funded Laptops for Disadvantaged and Vulnerable Children

To agree to the disposal of devices provided by the Department of Education for disadvantaged and vulnerable children during the Covid pandemic. It is proposed that the devices be gifted to schools and care leavers as appropriate.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/07/2021

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
Software licences and data allowance for routers expire in September and July 2021 respectively. There is need to notify schools of this decision prior to the summer school holidays.

Decision due: 6 Jul 2021 by Executive Member for Education, Learning & Skills

Lead member: Executive Member for Education, Learning & Skills

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

Contact: Marion Sadler, Business Support Manager/Leadership Support (CYPS) Email: Email:

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