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Home Education (Duty of Local Authorities) Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages

Published Monday, November 20, 2017

This House of Lords Library briefing provides information on the Home Education (Duty of Local Authorities) Bill 2017-19, a private member's bill introduced by Lord Soley (Labour), ahead of its second reading in the House of Lords on 24 November 2017.

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The Bill would create a duty for local authorities to monitor the educational, physical and emotional development of children receiving elective home education in England and Wales, and for a parent to register home-educated children with the local authority.

Lords Library notes LLN-2017-0084

Author: James Ainsworth

Topics: Schools, Students

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