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Sex and Relationship Education: LGBT People

Question for Department for Education

UIN 142513, tabled on 9 May 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Government's engagement with stakeholders on the scope and content of Relationships and Sex Education, if he will publish a summary of the evidence received from stakeholder groups representing LGBT people.

Answered on

14 May 2018

The Department has conducted a thorough engagement process on the scope and content of Relationships Education and Relationships and Sex Education, and on the status of Personal, Social, Health and Economic education, involving a wide-range of interested stakeholders, including those representing the interests of LGBT groups such as Stonewall and Terrence Higgins Trust.

The Department has also sought views on these subjects from parents, teachers, young people and other interested parties through a call for evidence, which closed on 12 February. The call for evidence attracted over 23,000 responses.

The Department is currently considering the responses and will publish the outcome of the call for evidence and the engagement process in due course.

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