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Council cuts funding with no notice!

mamalewismamalewis Member Posts: 3
Has anything like this happened to you?

My nursery emailed the council this week to ask how they go about getting reimbursed for the 15 hours of one-on-one support they were promised for my daughter. The council emailed them back and said "sorry there is no more money."

That was it - no reason, no warning, and still no call to my husband and I to even inform us.

I wondered if anyone else had come across this since the election. The council told my nursery in a conversation that now that it is a Tory government there is no more money. But, the Tories only got in a few weeks back!

Shocking.

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  • renacahillrenacahill Member Posts: 145
    Hello

    We have not got as far as nursery yet. Did your daughter have statement?. I thought it was a legal obligation if they have a statement to fund the one to one? I'm not sure at all though so ask the CAB to find out for you and start fighting!!
    Good luck
  • shrekshrek Member Posts: 4
    your council cannot do this as the one on one worker need to be payed they have to give you one month notice
    they have to tell you y they are stoping it and what they are going to put in place to help your daughter at nursery
    i would fight them all the way
    your shrek

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