§ Ms. Armstrong
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will(a) list the number of child minders registered in each local authority in 1991 and (b) list the number re-registered under the Children Act 1989 in each local authority to date; and if she will make a statement.
§ Mr. Yeo
Information about the number of child minders registered by each social services department at 31 March 1991 was published in "Children's Day Care Facilities at 31 March 1991 England"; a copy of which is available in the Library.
The number of child minders who have re-registered in the period to 30 June 1992 is being collected as part of a national exercise to monitor local authority implementation of the Children Act 1989 which will be reported to Parliament by the end of 1992.