§ Sandra Gidley
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills when he will update the guidance in DfES Circular 10/95, 'Protecting Children from Abuse'; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Margaret Hodge
My Department consulted widely about new guidance to replace that contained in its Circular 10/95 earlier this year. The consultation attracted a large response and the draft guidance is being rewritten to reflect those comments. We will publish revised guidance as soon as possible.