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Special Educational Needs: Young Offender Institutions

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the answer of 12 February 2009, Official Report, columns 2263-64W, on special educational needs: young offender institutions, what the source was of the figure provided by the Learning and Skills Council for the number of young people in juvenile accommodation in young offender institutions referred to special educational needs co-ordinators. (258699)

The Learning and Skills Council (LSC) collects monthly returns from the educational providers with whom they contract to deliver learning and skills provision within juvenile young offender institutions. The providers are required to provide data returns, including information on the number of young people referred to the special educational needs co-ordinators, to the LSC on a monthly basis.