§ Mrs. Brooke
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) if he will reassess his guidelines on sex and relationship education for under 16-year-olds with reference to the Sexual Offences Bill; 
(2) if he will reassess his guidance to teachers of under 16-year-olds with reference to the Sexual Offences Bill. 
§ Mr. Stephen Twigg
[holding answer 11 November 2003]: At present, the Department has no plans to revise its Sex and Relationship Guidance for schools. This position will be reviewed when the Sexual Offences Bill is passed.