Consultation outcome

SEN and disability: detained persons regulations and revised code

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Detail of outcome

Summary of consultation responses and the government’s response outlining the next steps to be taken.

The revised SEND code of practice: 0 to 25 years is also available.

Original consultation


We’re seeking views on the draft SEN and Disability Detained Persons Regulations 2015 and draft revised SEN and disability code of practice.

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Consultation description

We are consulting on:

  • draft Special Educational Needs and Disability (Detained Persons) Regulations 2015
  • draft revisions to the ‘Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years’

The regulations relate to children and young people (under 19 years old) with special educational needs (SEN) who are detained in youth custody. They will commence from April 2015 and are being introduced as part of the Children and Families Act 2014.


Published 22 October 2014
Last updated 29 January 2015 + show all updates
  1. Published government response.
  2. First published.