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Home Education

Department for Education written question – answered on 14th March 2016.

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Photo of Lord Storey Lord Storey Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Education)

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whose responsibility it is to collect data on the number of home-educated pupils.

Photo of Lord Nash Lord Nash The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

Some local authorities maintain voluntary registers of children educated at home but as they have no statutory basis, they cannot be regarded as an authoritative source of data.

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