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Extension of Tribunal Powers

In line with Schedule 2 of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014 all local areas in England are required to publish details in their local offers for ‘notifying parents and young people of their right to appeal a decision of the local authority to the Tribunal’ and this includes their extended rights as part of the single route of redress national trial. The following information on the national trial, to supplement the information that must already be published on the right to appeal a decision of the local authority, has been included below to support local authorities in fulfilling this duty.

Single Route of Redress - National Trial

What is the National Trial?
What does this mean for parents and young people?
When can a parent or young person request recommendations about the health and social care elements of an EHC plan?
What does this mean for local areas?
How can a parent or young person request a health or social care recommendation?
Taking part in the evaluation
As a parent or young person, do I have to consider mediation as part of the trial?
Help and further information