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Pupils: Personal Records

Question for Department for Education

UIN 57640, tabled on 14 December 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many applications to extract information from the National Pupil Database were made by the Home Office in each of the last five years; and how many such requests were approved.

Answered on

11 January 2017

The number of applications made by the Home Office to extract information from the National Pupil Database is as follows:

Year

Applications made

Applications withdrawn

Applications approved

2012

0

n/a

n/a

2013

0

n/a

n/a

2014

0

n/a

n/a

2015

7

1

6

2016 (up to 15th Dec)

21

1

20

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was agreed in 2015 which allows the Home Office to access limited data including home address and school details. The MoU is available in the House Library.


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