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Misconduct: Teachers

Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 6 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many allegations of assault or professional misconduct against teachers by pupils were reported to the police in each year since 1997. (202071)

The information requested is not collected centrally. The Home Office is responsible for the recorded crime statistics which includes data on offences of assault recorded by the police. However, it is not possible to identify the employment status of either the victim or the offender.