HC Deb 17 June 2002 vol 387 c18W
Mr. Burstow

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what guidance her Department issues to(a) schools and (b) local education authorities on identifying and supporting young carers. [62539]

Mr. Stephen Twigg

The Department for Education and Skills issued guidance to schools on supporting young carers in the circular 10–99. Social Inclusion: Pupil Support, sent in July 1999 to the chairs of governors and heads of maintained schools in England.