Children and Young People meeting - 5th August 2014

A meeting report is now available

The roundtable discussion gave the opportunity to share updates and challenges and to discuss recent developments and changes in the sector. We heard from two speakers: 

SEN children with disabilities – personal budgets
Christine Lenehan, Director, Council for Disabled Children
Christine presented on the impact of the SEN & Disability reform changes, focusing on looking at what's going to change and what funders need to know. This presentation was followed by questions and group discussion.

Christine's presentation is available here

Declaration of Interdependence
Kathy Evans, Chief Executive, Children England
Kathy presented on the origins and aims of the Declaration of Interdependence, which was launched recently with exclusive coverage in the Financial Times. Questions and discussion explored its relevance and potential implications for the future development and funding of children’s services, for the voluntary and community sector and its charitable funders.

Kathy's presentation is available here


The report from the meeting is available to download here