Reporting year 2022

Children accommodated in secure children's homes

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 (Children and Families)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Schools System
  • Special Advisers
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Director General for Operations and Infrastructure
  • Chief Social Worker for Children and Families
  • Director, Families Group
  • Director, Children's Social Care Practice and Workforce
  • Director, Chief Data Officer and Chief Statistician
  • Head of Data Insight and statistics Division, Deputy Director
  • Head of Children and Schools Statistics Unit, G6
  • Children's Social Care, G6 x2
  • Team Leader, Secure Children's Homes, G7
  • Chief Media Officer, Safety & wellbeing, G7
  • Media Officer, Safety & Wellbeing, x2