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Pre-school Education: Arson and Vandalism

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 24 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) how many and what proportion of (a) all childcare settings and (b) childcare settings in the (i) five per cent. most deprived, (ii) 10 per cent. most deprived, (iii) five per cent. least deprived and (iv) five per cent. most deprived areas have closed for a period of one day or more as a result of an act of arson in each year for which records are available; (257628)

(2) how many and what proportion of (a) all childcare settings and (b) settings in the (i) five per cent. most deprived, (ii) 10 per cent. most deprived, (iii) five per cent. least deprived and (iv) five per cent. most deprived areas have closed for a period of one day or more as a result of an act of vandalism in each year for which records are available.

Data are not collected centrally on the temporary closure of child care settings.

Therefore, it is not possible to provide this information.