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Parents in Prison

Volume 455: debated on Tuesday 16 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many local authorities in England have included references to children with a parent in prison in their current children and young people plans. (115461)

[holding answer 15 January 2007]: Recent research undertaken by the National Foundation for Educational Research found that approximately 3 per cent. of children and young people’ plans, from a representative sample of 75 local authorities, make specific reference to children with a parent in prison.