Reporting year 2021

Children in need

Pre-release access list


Besides Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Special advisers
  • Chief Data Officer and Chief Statistician
  • Deputy Director Data Insight and Statistics and Deputy Head of Profession for Statistics
  • Policy Section Head, Children in Need Outcomes
  • Policy Team Leader (2), Children in Need Outcomes
  • Policy Adviser (4), Children in Need Outcomes
  • Head of News, Communications
  • Deputy Head of News, Communications
  • Chief Media Officer, Communications
  • Senior Media Officer, Communications