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Anti-Semitism: Children

Volume 489: debated on Tuesday 17 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 2 March 2009, Official Report, column 1253W, on anti-Semitism: children, if she will make it her policy to record the circumstances behind each such case; and if she will make a statement. (263259)

The Government intend to introduce a new statutory duty on schools to record all incidents of bullying between pupils. We are planning to launch a full public consultation in May on draft regulations, and will be consulting on making it compulsory for incidents of bullying to be recorded by type, as related to race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexuality etc.