§ Mr. Tom Clarke
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of district health authorities are not complying fully with section 10 of the Education Act 1981.
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
We do not collect this information centrally. However, the arrangements for identifying and providing for children under the age of five with special educational needs should be met through the continuous process of child health surveillance, including any necessary follow up arrangements, carried out by health authorities.