HC Deb 17 December 2001 vol 377 c68W
Mr. Rosindell

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what criteria the Government follow in determining the suitability of(a) publications and (b) materials to be used in the teaching of sex education. [22881]

Margaret Hodge

Our sex and relationship education guidance published last year, and underpinned by the Learning and Skills Act 2000, gives heads and governors a statutory responsibility to have regard to the guidance in ensuring that young people are protected from inappropriate teaching and materials.