Andrew Baxter, Community of Change Programme Lead

Andrew joins us on secondment from the 0-25 SEN and Disability Unit at the Department for Education. He currently leads In Control's Children's Programme and the development of our 'whole life' approach.

Andrew Baxter

He led the development of personal budgets policy and legislation from the publication of the Support and Aspiration Green Paper through to the 0 -25 Code of Practice for SEN and Disability and, from September 2014, implementation of the Children and Families Act. He also led on the SEND reforms in relation to young offenders.

He has previously worked on policies to improve child health and wellbeing and in relation to children's rights (working on UK Government reports to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and providing policy expertise to Sir John Dunford on his independent review of the Children's Commissioner for England).

Last Updated : 03 October 2016. Page Author: philippa.barker.