Consultation Mounton House School

Monmouthshire County Council’s cabinet agreed on the 6th March 2019 to commence statutory consultation the proposed closure of Mounton House Special School with effect from 31st December 2019.

Statutory consultation on the proposals will commence on the 18th March 2019 and will last a total of42 days, concluding on 29th April 2019. The Council has developed a consultation document, which can be accessed via the Monmouthshire County Council website, and specifically via the following link www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/statutoryconsultation.

A hard copy of the consultation document can be provided on request by emailing strategicreview@monmouthshire.gov.uk.

You are encouraged to take some time to study the consultation document and submit any comments, observations and/ or concerns in relation to the proposal. It is important to clarify whether you support or object to the proposal. All views expressed throughout the consultation period will be considered in deciding next steps, so it is imperative that you take sometime to share your views by:

· Completing the on-line response proforma at www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/statutoryconsultation

· Completing the appendix 1 response proforma located within the consultation document and returning it to School & Student Access Unit, Monmouthshire County Council, PO Box 106, Caldicot,NP26 9AN.

Following the conclusion of the statutory consultation process Monmouthshire County Council’s Cabinet will receive a further report on the 5th June 2019 and decide on the next steps to be taken. Should the Cabinet undertake a decision to proceed with proposals, statutory notices will be published providing a 28 day notice period for formal objections to bemade.

I look forward to receiving your observations, if you have any further question regarding the proposal please email strategicreview@monmouthshire.gov.uk, Please remember that all responses must be received by the Council no later than 29th April 2019.