When a local authority (LA) decides to take away, or end, an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan, this is called ‘ceasing to maintain’ the EHC plan. This means that the EHC plan will come to an end and the LA will no longer have the legal duty to ensure that the educational provision specified in the EHC plan is received by the child or young person.

Our webinar explains when and why an LA might decide to cease to maintain an EHC plan and covers the following:

  • The law that applies to decisions about ceasing to maintain plans
  • The process that an LA must follow before ceasing a plan
  • How a decision to cease to maintain a plan can be challenged 

The content is particularly relevant to parents, carers or young people who have been informed by an LA of its decision to cease to maintain an EHC plan, or those who think that is likely to happen. 

Duration: 15 minutes

Purchase: Ceasing to maintain an EHC plan webinar (£9)


Upon purchase, this recorded webinar will be made available to you for the next 30 days, and can be watched an unlimited number of times during this period. A copy of the webinar presentation slides will also be provided for you to download and keep for future reference.  

What do I need to join?

For the webinar you will need:

  • Speakers/headphones to hear the presentation 
  • A good internet connection 

Who should I contact if I have a problem accessing a webinar?

If you have any issues accessing a webinar, please contact the IPSEA training team via email at [email protected], or call our office on 01799 582030 and ask to speak to the training team.