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Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to strengthen Ofsted’s powers to prosecute and close illegal unregistered schools following comments by the Chief Inspector of Schools in her annual report that the current legislation is inadequate; and what guidance they will provide to local authorities regarding steps that can be taken against such schools using (1) health and safety provisions, and (2) child protection measures.  HL4335

Question HL4335: tabled on 19 December 2017 and due for answer by 5 January 2018

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Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to strengthen Ofsted’s powers to prosecute and close illegal unregistered schools following comments by the Chief Inspector of Schools in her annual report that the current legislation is inadequate; and what guidance they will provide to local authorities regarding steps that can be taken against such schools using (1) health and safety provisions, and (2) child protection measures.  HL4335
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