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Physical Restraint

Volume 450: debated on Friday 20 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) which local authorities have guidance policies on the use of physical restraint in accordance with circular 10/98; (95913)

(2) how many schools in each local authority have a policy on physical restraint;

(3) how many mainstream schools have received training in the use of physical restraint in each local authority according to (a) circular 10/98 and (b) DfES Guidance LEA/0242/2002, Guidance on the Use of Restrictive Physical Interventions for Staff Working with Children and Adults who Display Extreme Behaviour in Association with Learning Disability and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorders.