Children: Corporal Punishment

Department for Education written question – answered on 6th September 2019.

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Photo of Paul Farrelly Paul Farrelly Labour, Newcastle-under-Lyme

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment she has made of rates of compliance with the ban on the smacking of children in England.

Photo of Kemi Badenoch Kemi Badenoch The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

There is no specific ban on ‘smacking’ children in England.

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