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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009

Section 252: Information about expenditure: supplementary

853.Subsections (2) to (4) define the education and children’s social services functions of a local authority and accountable resources in relation to a school maintained by a local authority. Local authority education functions include the determination of individual school budgets, and what is spent by the local authority centrally to support those responsibilities, including provision for pupils with special educational needs, and learner support. Local authority functions for children’s social services include expenditure on the children’s services strategy and services to young people, including youth justice.

854.Subsection (5) enables the Secretary of State to amend the section by order for the purposes of adding, removing or changing the description of education functions or children’s social services functions. Orders made under this subsection are to be subject to the affirmative resolution procedure.

855.Subsection (6) defines certain other terms used in this section.

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