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Procedures Relating to Soham Murders Inquiry

Volume 462: debated on Thursday 28 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills whether he plans to introduce a central scheme pursuant to recommendation nineteen of the Bichard Inquiry Report. (140279)

I have been asked to reply.

A central vetting scheme created to deliver recommendation 19 of the Bichard Inquiry Report will be launched in autumn 2008.

Full information on the progress of the development of this new scheme is available in the Fourth Progress Report on the Bichard Inquiry Recommendations (pages 45 to 49 inclusive) published by the Home Office in May 2007.