§ Mr. Cohen
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science, further to his answer to the hon. Member for Leyton,Official Report, 17 October, column 87, how many schools he estimates are currently in breach of the Data Protection Act; and if he will place in the Library the guidance to schools he intends to publish.
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
The Department does not collect information about schools' compliance with the Data Protection Act. A copy of the promised guidance will be placed in the Library on publication.