Children: Care Homes

Department for Education written question – answered on 9th January 2019.

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Photo of Emma Lewell-Buck Emma Lewell-Buck Shadow Minister (Education) (Children and Families)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of children’s homes run by (a) local authorities, (b) voluntary organisations and (c) private sector institutions are rated (i) requires improvement and (ii) inadequate; and how many children are in those homes.

Photo of Emma Lewell-Buck Emma Lewell-Buck Shadow Minister (Education) (Children and Families)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children’s homes run by (a) local authorities, (b) voluntary organisations and (c) private sector institutions have (i) had their operations suspended, (ii) had their registration cancelled and (iii) been issued with a notice restricting accommodation in each of the last five years.

Photo of Nadhim Zahawi Nadhim Zahawi The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

This is a matter for Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman. I have asked her to write to the hon. Member for South Shields and a copy of her reply will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses.

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