School Attendance

Part of Education – in the House of Commons at on 29 January 2024.

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Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds Minister of State (Education)

The hon. Member identifies important problems. There are important links between mental ill health prevalence and non-attendance. We will see benefits from the offer to all state schools and colleges of a grant to train a senior mental health lead, as well as the wider mental health support teams that I mentioned.