Assistance for parents of children with special needs

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-05-22
Session date: 
May 22, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1781
Question By: 
James Cleverly
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

For single parents of children with severe special needs, what is being done on a Londonwide basis to assist those parents to remain in full-time employment, given that not all boroughs have specialist services for exceptional cases?

Answer

Answer for Assistance for parents of children with special needs

Answer for Assistance for parents of children with special needs

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Local authorities have the responsibility to ensure adequate childcare provision is available to meet the needs of working parents. I would hope that they would be able to co-operate to provide specialist services where necessary.