HC Deb 27 February 1995 vol 255 c418W
Mrs. Lait

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of children(a) in the Hastings and Rother area, (b) nationally and (c) in east Sussex are on the child protection register.

Mr. Bowis

Figures in "Children and Young People on Child Protection Registers Year Ending 31 March 1994", copies of which are available in the Library, show that 0.32 and 0.60 per cent. of the population aged under 18 were on the child protection register at 31 March 1994 in England and east Sussex respectively. Information is not available centrally for areas smaller than local authorities.