HC Deb 02 December 1994 vol 250 c919W
Mr. Garnier

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when she intends to issue further guidance to local authorities on the registration of child minders; and if she will make a statement.

Mr. Bowis

The Department has today issued local authority circular (94)23, "The Children Act 1989: Registration of Child Minders", which clarifies current guidance on the use of physical punishment by child minders. Copies of the circular have been placed in the Library.

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