Alternative Education:Written question - 109024

Asked by Darren Jones
(Bristol North West)
Asked on: 23 October 2017
Department for Education
Alternative Education
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the legal basis is for her Department's collection of data on pregnancy, health and mental health from January 2018 to inform the Alternative Provision Census.
Answered by: Mr Robert Goodwill
Answered on: 30 October 2017

The Education (Information About Children in Alternative Provision) (England) Regulations 2007, made in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 537A and 537B of the Education Act 1996 provide the statutory basis for the collection of data about children in alternative provision.

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