Pupils: Personal Records:Written question - 57640

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Asked on: 14 December 2016
Department for Education
Pupils: Personal Records
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many applications to extract information from the National Pupil Database were made by the Home Office in each of the last five years; and how many such requests were approved.
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Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 11 January 2017

The number of applications made by the Home Office to extract information from the National Pupil Database is as follows:

Year

Applications made

Applications withdrawn

Applications approved

2012

0

n/a

n/a

2013

0

n/a

n/a

2014

0

n/a

n/a

2015

7

1

6

2016 (up to 15th Dec)

21

1

20

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was agreed in 2015 which allows the Home Office to access limited data including home address and school details. The MoU is available in the House Library.


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