§ Lord Hylton
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Under the Education Act 1996, as amended, how many (a) fines and (b) sentences of imprisonment have been imposed on parents for condoning non- attendance of pupils at schools. [HL4401]
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills (Baroness Ashton of Upholland)
Information about the number of parents fined or imprisoned following a prosection for truancy is not collected centrally.