To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish the number of permanent exclusions from school as a proportion of the overall school population in each local authority area in each of the last five years where figures are available.
16 July 2018
The National Statistics release ‘Permanent and fixed-period exclusions in England: 2015 to 2016’ includes numbers and rates of exclusions. The full release is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/permanent-and-fixed-period-exclusions-in-england-2015-to-2016.
Table 15 of the ‘Local Authority tables: SFR35/2017’ includes a breakdown of exclusion rates for each local authority in England in the 2015/16 academic year. Historic information (from the 2006/07 academic year onwards) is also available in the release’s Underlying data: SFR35/2017 section, in file ‘SFR35_2017_national_region_la_school_data.csv’. The figures can be filtered by the ‘la_name’ column.