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Special Educational Needs: Greater London

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 17 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils have been statemented in schools in each London borough in each of the last five years. (179289)

The information requested is given in the following table.

Maintained mainstream schools: number of pupils for whom statements were newly made, London local authorities, 2002-06, position in January each year

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

London1

4,840

4,930

4,520

4,040

3,840

Inner London1

1,790

1,860

1,710

1,460

1,450

Camden

103

169

179

117

94

City of London

5

0

4

2

2

Hackney

174

147

149

142

136

Hammersmith and Fulham

128

127

104

92

66

Haringey

159

181

137

118

146

Islington

92

87

102

130

100

Kensington and Chelsea

60

46

36

43

32

Lambeth

126

197

143

112

166

Lewisham

250

121

182

136

126

Newham

37

41

45

40

50

Southwark

213

241

178

149

166

Tower Hamlets

186

199

190

166

125

Wandsworth

164

204

165

133

131

Westminster

95

99

97

82

108

Outer London1

3,050

3,070

2,810

2,580

2,390

Barking and Dagenham

160

140

114

80

62

Barnet

161

87

116

143

157

Bexley

194

197

208

207

120

Brent

117

171

156

141

168

Bromley

206

166

152

198

186

Croydon

244

273

240

193

145

Ealing

181

196

156

156

146

Enfield

210

203

188

139

82

Greenwich

111

167

149

129

186

Harrow

152

150

108

102

119

Havering

97

113

94

67

36

Hillingdon

248

187

100

103

103

Hounslow

230

250

230

174

121

Kingston upon Thames

79

89

98

72

46

Merton

149

140

165

128

100

Redbridge

170

150

168

161

187

Richmond upon Thames

79

66

75

78

78

Sutton

107

142

107

123

131

Waltham Forest

157

185

186

188

214

1 Regional totals have been rounded to the nearest 10.

2 One or two pupils.

Source:

SEN 2 Survey 2003-06.