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Home Education: Radicalism

Question for Department for Education

UIN 191969, tabled on 15 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the evidential basis is for the statement in his Department's consultation, Elective home education: call for evidence, that home education may present increased risk (a) to safeguarding and (b) of radicalisation.

Answered on

20 November 2018

The text of the call for evidence made it clear that there were concerns amongst local authorities that home education increased these risks but did not claim to present evidence to show whether this was in fact the case – one of the purposes of the call for evidence was to allow respondents to give information on views on these matters, and on the issues of registration and monitoring of home education.

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